Assessor Technician II at County of Bernalillo

IT/Software Development
County of Bernalillo
Tijeras, NM 87059
Overall Job Objective

Position Summary & Duties Responsible

Position Summary

Under general supervision, verify legal descriptions of real property identify/verify UPC code to parcel(s), and review and research a variety of legal documents in order to update data on Integrated Assessment System (IAS) on property ownership, exemptions, situs, and/or any changes affecting property value. Perform customer service and clerical functions to support the Assessor's Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Utilize Assessors coding system to identify/verify UPC number to document(s).
  2. Verify legal descriptions of real property contained in deeds and other documents and compare with information on IAS/cadastral maps to identify the location of the property.
  3. Trace routine chains of title to determine ownership of property using coding knowledge.
  4. Reviews, verifies and/or researches information submitted by taxpayers for accuracy.
  5. Maintain and update property ownership information on Integrated Assessment System (IAS).
  6. Respond to inquiries in person, in writing and over the telephone in a courteous and exemplary manner; provide information within scope of knowledge or refer to supervisor or other personnel as necessary.
  7. Review and verify daily transactions for quality assurance and accuracy of prior day data entry.
  8. Coordinate preparation, distribution, and processing of department mail and/or faxes.
  9. Research appraisal records for comparison to tax records to determine property ownership and ensure appropriate measures are taken to correct discrepancies.
  10. Identifies legal descriptions, UPC Codes, real and personal properties, deeds, split and combinations and various file folder documents for input relating to valuation or sale of property.
  11. Perform other related job duties as required or assigned.

*The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of all employees assigned to this job.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED, plus four (4) years office/clerical experience, training and/or post-secondary education with two (2) years in the area of document/form processing governed by statutes and/or strict administrative guidelines.
  2. Knowledge of standard office procedures and practices.
  3. Knowledge legal terminology related to the transfer or real property, Assessment Appeals and Exemptions claims.
  4. Ability to perform moderately complex mathematical calculations involving; pro-ration of ownership; percent of reappraisal; square footage of floor plants, area calculations of properties; costs, depreciation, replacement value and full assessed values.
  5. Ability to organize and schedule functions and activities in order to meet established goals
  6. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the public, supervisors, and co-workers.
  7. Ability to prioritize work and coordinate several activities to meet critical deadlines.
  8. Ability to work independently and learn to carry out assignments with minimal supervision.
  9. Ability to operate standard office machines including typewriter, word processor, computer and multi-line telephone systems.
  10. Must be able to communicate in oral and written English.

Supplemental Information

Screening and Compliance

The offer of this Bernalillo County position requires compliance with the following:

  1. Employee must successfully complete the County's post-offer medical examination.
  2. Employee must comply with the County's safety guidelines.

Working Conditions

  1. All essential duties are performed indoors.
  2. Duties are performed in a temperature-controlled environment.
  3. Duties are performed on an even surface, which may be carpeted or tile. Working surface is typically dry.
  4. Workers often work along with general direction from supervisor.

Equipment, Tools and Materials

  1. Equipment typically used in the performance of office duties includes telephone, computer terminal, computer printer, computer keyboard, typewriter, photocopy machine, fax machine and calculator.
  2. Materials and products handled include files, forms, reports, various other paperwork, and a wide variety of basic office supplies.