Town of Enfield

Job Title: Assessment Clerk

Salary: $21.92 per hour

Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: July 11, 2017


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides assistance to the Assessor and the Deputy Assessor concerning the initial processing and updating of ownership changes and approved exemptions for the municipal assessment records. Degree of responsibility is commensurate with experience.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Assessor or the Deputy Assessor.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Regular and punctual attendance; routine typing, filing; deals directly with the public and municipal departments concerning general information as contained on the assessment records; answers in writing general inquiries relative to standard assessment information and motor vehicle assessment pro-ration procedures; checks assessment maps and field cards for location of properties and parcel demarcations; makes changes on exemption summary cards for all applicable exemption programs sanctioned by state law or sanctioned by council and approved by adoption of local ordinance, assists in the preparation for mailing of the personal property declaration forms, increase notices, elderly tax relief application mailings; arranges appointments for the board of Tax Review at the direction of the Chairman of the Board of Tax Review; reads deeds and determines changes of ownership; reads deeds and initially identifies splits, recombination, re-subdivisions and takes proper course of action to notify the Assessor and/or Deputy Assessor; performs computer updates on ownership and creates new account fields for newly created properties; computer update on exemptions; computes sales ratio forms for the State of Connecticut on a timely basis; acquires proof of disposition documentation and preliminarily completes forms for motor vehicle pro-rations; acquires proof of disposition for issuance of corrections via C.G.S. 12-60 and C.G.S. 12-57; tracks and gathers the sales of property from a recipient of Elderly Tax Relief Benefits; tracks and gathers death notices for recipient of Elderly Tax Relief; inputs pre-furnished data for computerized C of O program; must track and update personal property annually.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Ability to use calculators, follow written and verbal instructions; ability to deal effectively, cooperatively and tactfully with the general public and other employees; perform simple mathematic functions accurately; basic knowledge
of assessment laws; local ordinances effecting local exemptions. Must be proficient with computer.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from high school or possession of high school equivalency diploma (GED) and four (4) years experience in moderately complex office work requiring some computer literacy. Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.

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