Interested individuals must come to the Human Resources Office to complete an application for the position between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday or online at the Pulaski County website at www.pulaskicounty.net. The Human Resources Office is located in Suite 100 of the Pulaski County Administration Building - 201 S. Broadway, Little Rock.

POSITION:                            Assessment Specialist II

                                                This position is open to the General Public and County Employees.             

POSITION NO:                            075

STARTING SALARY:              $26,747 - $29,914

DEPARTMENT:              ASSESSOR (700)

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY/FUNCTION:              Responsible for assisting taxpayers with the assessment of personal property, business personal property, or real estate; providing the general public with information regarding assessment records using maps, computer records, deeds, and microfilm; and inputting data into the computer system. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

-  Obtains correct and complete assignment information in person or by telephone for personal property belonging to individual taxpayers; enters data into computer system.

-  Prints assessment verification; mails to taxpayers when needed.

-  Answers taxpayer questions concerning assessment deadlines and procedures.

-  Verifies within computer system the payment of taxes and answers questions concerning payment of personal property taxes and licensing of vehicles.

-  Identifies values for property not listed in database as defined by State guidelines.

-  Inputs modified assessments for divorce and debits and credits for any changes made to assigned property values.

-  Conducts research within microfilmed records, maps, computer database, etc., to obtain ownership information, real estate records, and land boundaries for mortgage companies, law offices, government offices, and the general public.

-  Makes copies of assessments, legal descriptions, and maps as requested by public.

-  Completes name and address change forms to distribute to appropriate divisions within department.

-  Schedules appointments with the Board of Equalization (BOE) for customers requesting an assessment appeal; explains process involved with BOE hearings and materials needed for hearings.

-  Answers general information questions concerning the BOE or the reappraisal as back up for the appraisal staff.

-  Files assessment sheets.

-  Produces computer generated reports of vehicles licensed, but not assessed to submit to the State.

-  Provides guidance to Customer Service Specialist I’s as needed.

-  Performs other related duties as required.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work performed in a smoking restricted office environment.  Position requires performance of duties within the Assessor’s main office and at various substations within the County or within the main Assessor’s Office.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of high school or GED equivalency; considerable experience with property assessment, maintenance of real estate records, or related duties; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. 

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess or be able to immediately obtain a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.

Completion of ACD Courses 1-5 and IAAO Courses I and II within one year of employment.

 

OPEN DATE:  05-11-2018                                                                                 CLOSE DATE:  05-17-2018 (5:00 p.m.)

 

Please Note:  Applications will not be accepted after the Close Date.  A selection will not be made until the Close Date and all applications have been received by the selecting official.

 

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