Assessment Technician II
Performs responsible, technical, and specialized work in the preparation of the assessment rolls, maintenance of real property records, and the calculation of real and personal property assessments and property market values.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
- Receives general supervision from professional- or administrative-level supervisor.
- Exercises no supervision.
- Process all deeds and other documents dealing with property changes within the County and maintain a variety of master property records.
- Maintain records, logs, and files involving change of ownership and change of location information.
- Assist public with looking up and verifying plot information to determine property ownership.
- Respond to public inquiries and direct to appropriate office staff to resolve concerns.
- Prepare computer-assisted drawings and computer-assisted maps to scale of dwellings for purposes of determining assessed valuations.
- Make corrections to records that support the assessment roll.
- Input data and verify all permanent assessment information and records.
- Prepare documents for scanning; organize and review information to ensure completeness and appropriate documentation.
- Retrieve and file maps and related documents.
- Research records and maps for specific information as requested by professional/technical staff.
- Perform routine department duties; i.e., mail pick-up, distribution, and delivery, collecting, and summarizing timesheets for payroll.
- May work with sign and building permits; research leasing records; monitor department's fleet records, manage records, and prepare records for scanning/imaging.
- Maintain personnel policy manuals.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Operation of standard office equipment including fax machines, copiers, and computers.
- Standard office practices and procedures.
- Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- State revenue and taxation laws governing the preparation of the assessment roll and property assessments.
- Scope and application of laws and regulations pertaining to property assessment.
- Mapping procedures and interpreting information in assessment work.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures.
- Follow written and verbal instructions.
- Provide professional customer service to clients and public.
- Read and interpret property deeds, abstracts, and other legal documents.
- Understand and apply pertinent laws, rules, and regulations.
- Work independently in the absence of supervision.
- Make accurate mathematical calculations involving formulas, fractions, percentages, and interest.
- Understand and plat legal descriptions.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- One year of experience in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities as an Assessment Technician I in Larimer County.
- High School diploma or GED required supplemented by training courses offered through the Department of Property Taxation as well as specialized training on the County's designated software programs.
- Maintain continuing education hours annually or as required.