DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is clerical work in the County Department of Finance, involving coordination of activities concerned with collection of delinquent tax accounts. The County is notified of delinquencies by Town and School Tax Collectors, and collection is conducted in accordance with Real Property Tax Law and other related laws. Duties include telephone collection work, as well as mailing, posting, and advertising of delinquent accounts. Work is performed under general supervision with leeway allowed for determining procedures used in the completion of tasks within legal guidelines and restraints. Direct supervision is usually exercised over a small group of subordinate clerical personnel. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the New York State Real Property Tax Law as it pertains to the collection of delinquent taxes; good knowledge of Business Math; good knowledge of Business English; good knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the maintenance of records; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to oversee the work of others; integrity; initiative; tact and courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Post-secondary level education in accounting, business, public administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience indicated above on the basis of thirty (30) college credits per year of experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
8/81; 9/97; 2/08; 1/09
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512