The Revenue Assistant is a classified, non-exempt position within the Property Tax Commissioner's office that works in the areas of Collections, Business Personal Property and Assessments as needed. Work includes implementing procedures, requirements, programs and policies of the Department of Revenue as it has to do with Collections. Work involves receiving, receipting, and recording cash collections and data entry work in connection with collection activities and records maintenance, receiving and assisting customers and answering inquires by telephone. Work also includes, conducting research, mailing tax notices, calling delinquent tax payers and assisting with the tax lien auction and sale. The position also works with Business Personal Property in processing on-line renditions, assessments and exemption forms as set forth by the Department of Revenue. Based on the abstract and tax sale total revenue generated is approximately $194 million dollars. In addition, work will include working with the Assessment area processing property assessments for homestead, vacant land, and business use. Will answer assessment questions for the tax payer.
- Receives, receipts, and records cash collections.
- Balances daily receipts and makes deposit slip.
- Enters data in connection with collection activities.
- Answers inquiries from the public by telephone, assists contacting delinquent tax payers.
- Conducts research, mails tax notices, assists in tax lien auction and sales.
- Processes land redemption certificates.
- Processes mobile home reports, as required.
- Compares Business Personal Property information from the previous year to current year on the listed assets as well as processing on-line renditions.
- Confers with, advises and directs taxpayers with the assessment and collection of taxes.
- Processes property assessments for homestead, vacant land and business use.
- Assists customers to complete current use forms, all types of exemptions for assessment purposes and enforces deadlines.
- Contacts Business Property accounts to collect insolvent accounts.
- Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner.
- Performs all other duties as assigned by supervision.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- One year experience handling money and working with the public in a high volume environment.
- Clerical office experience.
- Work experience with Microsoft Excel.
- Three years of experience in area of tax assessment, appraisal or collection.
- Bachelor's degree in Business, or Finance.
- Experience in the collection process of ad valorem taxes.
- Experience in tax assessments, homestead exemptions and areas of assessment for real property and business personal property.
No written or performance examination will be required for this position. Applicants are screened and certified based on an evaluation of their education, training, experience and other requirements as outlined in this Position Announcement and denoted on their Job Application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire.
Shelby County, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.