Lenoir County Government Tax Administrator — Neuse News


Salary range: $62,359 – $94,886; Minimum entry salary: $83,865.35

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES Performs complex professional work directing the mapping, listing and valuation of real and personal property and the collection of property taxes, coordinating work with the County Manager and Department Managers, ensuring compliance with legal requirements , keeping records and files, preparing reports and related work as apparent or assigned. The job is to establish policies and objectives under the guidance of the Board of County Commissioners and the County Executive. Departmental supervision is exercised over all the personnel of the department.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform essential functions.

• Plans, organizes and directs the appraisal of real and personal property; projects tax bases and interprets laws.
• Recruits and selects department staff; assigns, directs and inspects work and supervises and evaluates assigned personnel; ensures the proper training of staff; recommends suspensions and termination.
• Oversees the collection of property taxes and delinquent property taxes, including bankruptcies; applies applicable legal remedies and tax seizures In Rem.
• Oversees and directs internal county-wide property tax reassessments.
• Oversees the management of land records and the GIS program. • Serves as clerk of the Equalization and Review Board.
• Develops and adheres to assessment, collection and reassessment budgets; selects suppliers and consultants; manages associated projects.
• Leads and administers annual commercial property audits, exclusions, exemptions and land use audits.
• Reports the annual settlement to the Board of County Commissioners
• Complies with, enforces, and participates in the implementation and ongoing monitoring of Randolph County government safety standards and regulations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Thorough knowledge of parts of the law relating to tax collection and property tax laws; in-depth knowledge of relevant property assessment principles, practices and laws for valuation purposes; in-depth knowledge of government accounting procedures and tax management; in-depth skills in the use of standard accounting software; in-depth ability to use standard office equipment, hardware and software; ability to do arithmetic calculations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to calculate rates, ratios and percentages; ability to understand and apply government accounting practices in maintaining financial records; ability to develop and implement an effective system for collecting, receiving and reporting large sums of money; ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to prepare detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county officials, the general public and associates.

MINIMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree with courses in business, accounting, management, or a related field and six or more years of experience in business, accounting, management, real estate, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS This work requires the occasional effort of up to 10 pounds; work regularly requires sitting, talking or hearing and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, using hands to touch, manipulate or feel, reaching with hands and fingers arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; the work requires near vision and distance vision; vocal communication is necessary for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of speech and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, aloud or quickly; hearing is needed to perceive information at normal levels of spoken words; the work requires preparation and analysis of written or computer data, visual inspection of small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machinery, operation of motor vehicles or equipment and general observation of the environment and activities; the work is not exposed to environmental conditions; the work is usually done in a moderately noisy location (eg business office, light traffic).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS North Carolina Department of Revenue GS 105-294 certification.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications must be submitted online @ https://lenoircountync.gov/human-resources-department/ to be considered for the position.

CLOSING DATE: March 2, 2022



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