This position is open to Cobb County Tax Commissioner’s Office employees only.
Salary $17.70 - $28.32 per hour Grade Code 13 Position Number 1101006 Essential Duties
Attempts to collect delinquent real estate, personal property taxes and other fees in accordance with applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures: amends and records Fieri Facias (FI FA); conducts pre-levy site visits; notifies taxpayer as required; conducts non-judicial tax sales; may administer other means of collection such as levies; delivers bank levies to financial institutions for seizure of funds; and prepares legal advertisements.
Researches, investigates, and analyzes tax inquiries:
utilizes government systems and databases, various internet search engines, and tax map queries to assist in investigations; conducts detailed owner search to ascertain ownership of property; researches data; verifies legal codes and exemptions; prepares for site visit; reports and analyzes data; and verifies personal property returns for ownership and tax identification.
Performs field inspections of personal, commercial, residential and special use properties: posts writ of FIFA prior to transfer of liens; photographs physical and economic characteristics of properties; identifies potential properties for tax sale; makes recommendations for bank levies; resolves complex problems such as senior citizens exemptions, structures and businesses that no longer exist, new businesses with no parcel identification number, and incorrect fair market values; and documents, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates information obtained from site visit.
Performs customer service functions:
receives and responds to inquiries from taxpayers/debtors, attorneys, trustees, mortgage companies and bankruptcy court employees; answers questions, provides information and assistance; initiates problem resolution; and assists attorneys in court during bankruptcy proceedings as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hours worked per week (include over time) 40 Department Code 230 Department Name Tax Commissioner Office Unit Code 9610 Unit Name ADMIN-TAX COMMISSIONER DP Position Information Position Type Promotional Job Category Tax Administration Internal or External Internal-County Employees Only Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by three years of experience in tax billing and collections; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Ability to use IasWorld greatly desired. Strong research skills. Working knowledge of Georgia Code and local ordinances. Team player. Comfortable making contact with delinquent tax payers. Strong organizational skills. Proper grammar in both written and spoken communications.
Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as rude/irate customers.