One (1) Full Time Administrative Assistant II
Tax Department – Assessor
Duties and Responsibilities: Performs a variety of administrative and secretarial duties for the Tax Department, many of which are of a highly confidential nature. Coordinates and performs the daily administrative activities of the Tax Department; schedules meetings and appointments; organizes activities of the County’s Board of Equalization & Review; schedules training and continuing education events for Tax Department personnel. Performs administrative and skilled clerical duties including coding and processing invoices, purchasing, maintaining files, processing mail, personnel actions, timekeeping records, and supplemental counter and phone coverage. Assists in preparing the Department’s annual operating budget and monitors spending levels and expenses throughout the year. Exercises tact and courtesy in interactions with County employees and management, business and professional representatives, government officials, and the public. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of statutes and laws pertaining to property tax administration. Performs related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Reports to the Tax Administrator.
Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of modern office management principles, practices, and techniques; County policies, procedures, and regulations; the essential requirements of the functions within the separate divisions of the Tax Department; general knowledge of statutory requirements pertaining to property tax, requests for public information requests, record retention and disposal; thorough knowledge of computers and various software applications, and other required office equipment; general knowledge of the organization and functions of County government; ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to exercise independent judgment to prioritize tasks, manage time and resources, and maintain efficient work schedule; ability to attend work regularly; excellent interpersonal skills.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college level course work in administrative office management, secretarial sciences, and computer courses and considerable experience in office management including public contact. Paralegal or administrative experience and certification as a Notary Public for the State of North Carolina preferred.
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Completion within two years of employment the North Carolina Fundamentals of Listing and Fundamentals of Tax Collection.
Pre-employment drug test and background checks required of finalist applicants.
Applications must be obtained, fully completed, and submitted to Henderson County HRD by mail 112 First Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28792, by email ([email protected]), or by fax (828) 698-6184. Please see our website, www.hendersoncountync.gov/hr and refer to the Additional Applicant Information section for more detailed instructions.
The deadline for application is: Open Until Filled
Starting rate: $17.54 per hour