Data Entry/Collection Clerk Job Opportunity

 
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The Austin County Appraisal District is accepting applications for the position of Data Entry / Collection Clerk at the Appraisal District office, 906 E. Amelia St., Bellville, Texas. This position is responsible for answering all incoming telephone calls and assisting the public in various collection and appraisal matters.  Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED.  One to three years clerical experience is required.  Working knowledge of various computer programs and basic office machinery is necessary. Being able to effectively communicate with the public and co-workers in a positive and pleasant manner is essential.  Salary will be based on experience.  Serious applicants may obtain an application and a complete job description at 906 E. Amelia St., Bellville, Texas or on the Appraisal District’s website at www.austincad.org.  Applications are due at the Appraisal District office by 5 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018.  You may contact the Appraisal District at (979)865-9124 with any questions.  Only applicants meeting stated qualifications will be considered.  ACAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

JOB TITLE:    DATA ENTRY / COLLECTION CLERK

STATUS:  NON-EXEMPT

REPORTS TO:  DIRECTOR OF COLLECTION ADMINISTRATION AND / OR CHIEF APPRAISER

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Assist in operation of a smooth and efficient appraisal and collection system.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Education/Certification:

High School Diploma or GED

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Working knowledge of computer programs

Good communication skills required

Pleasant personality

Basic skills in office machines and typing

 

Minimum Experience:

One to three years clerical experience required

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES CAN INCLUDE BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

 

  1. Assist in answering all incoming telephone calls,
  2. Receive and process all data entry from appraisal staff,
  3. Receive and process all exemption applications,
  4. Assist in collecting taxes and issuing receipts from taxpayers,
  5. Receive and process all agricultural applications,
  6. Receive and process all tax payments sent by mail,
  7. Receive and balance all cash receipts and payment of taxes,
  8. Prepare deposits for all participating taxing entities into the respective bank depositories,
  9. Prepare monthly tax collection reports for participating taxing entities,
  10. Process all tax certificate requests and prepare and distribute all tax certificate billings,
  11. Receive and process all tax statement requests from mortgage companies,
  12. Assist with all functions of appraisal review board (ARB) hearings,
  13. Offer taxpayer assistance in all appraisal, collection, and ARB matters,
  14. Keep informed and comply with all state and district policies and regulations concerning primary job functions, and
  15. Other duties as assigned by Chief Appraiser and/or the Director of Collection Administration.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

Uses computer, printer, copier, calculator and typewriter

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment