Collects, analyzes, investigates, and studies subdivision property to determine appropriate values and classifications. Advises/assists taxpayers, providing supporting documentation in a team-based environment for tax purposes.
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.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Receives general supervision from the Chief Deputy Assessor.
- Exercises direct and indirect supervision over GIS Technicians and clerical staff within the Subdivision Section of the Assessor's Office.
- Exercise direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations, and activities within the Subdivision Section; may include coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work, participating in the interview and selection process, making recommendations that impact pay, status, and disciplinary action, evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher-level supervisor/manager, and approving time off.
- Prepare information for new Subdivisions, Replats and Amended Plats, and Parcel splits from legal documents.
- Identify parcels by legal description, legal ownership, and GIS coordinates.
- Research and compile plats, legal deeds, survey monument records, planning documents, engineering documents, and various data records ensuring consistency in the collection and preparation of data documents for mapping purposes.
- Identify map errors and data inconsistencies followed by the editing, interpretation, and correction of known map and data errors.
- Contact the appropriate parties of the properties that are associated with a subdivision in regards to problems encountered, and relate what actions are necessary to resolve the different issues.
- Prepare maps and data records as necessary for quality assurance procedures or in response to internal and external customer service data and mapping requests.
- Review, evaluate, and verify mapping data, subdivision data, or coverage's provided by other government agencies or private sector contractors for accuracy and consistency, modifying and correcting database values as necessary.
- Operate a computer workstation to input, edit, adjust, and maintain property profiles, map features, attributes, and data files.
- Assist in the administration of the COGO and topological parcel database coverage.
- Implement the exchange of data essential to the development of parcels, addresses, and ownership.
- Review and update subdivision plats and deeds and create vouchers from new plats to ownership database.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures.
- Legal descriptions, mapping, building materials, practices, and terminology.
- Computer operation with standard and business software applications including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, mapping, presentation, and database software.
- Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, discipline, and evaluation.
- Language, terms, and formats used in deeds, legal descriptions, surveying records, planning, and engineering reports.
- Standard procedures and techniques related to maintenance of digital maps and data base files.
- Features, functions, and operational characteristics of computer software and hardware as applied to Geographic Information Systems technology.
- Analyze data, making needed calculations and determining appropriate classifications and/or other actions.
- Perform duties independently without close supervision.
- Organize material and present/communicate information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
- Accomplish the assigned workload following mandated timelines.
- Effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.
- Provide professional customer service to clients and the public that includes both verbal and written communication.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Four years of experience in geographic information systems and land records research, including a complete understanding of legal descriptions and mapping principals and their application for tax purposes.
- One year of lead/supervisory experience strongly preferred.
- High School diploma or GED required.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.