Human Resources Department
City of New Berlin
3805 South Casper Drive
New Berlin, WI  53151-5097

Phone: 262-786-8610

E-mail:

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Web Site: 

 www.newberlin.org/hr

 

POSITION:

ASSESSMENT CLERK
 

DESCRIPTION:

Performs specialized and complex clerical work requiring the application of knowledge gained through experience in property assessment record keeping.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Processes all recorded conveyances, mortgages, leases, judgments, affidavits, easements, disclaimers and transfer fee forms.  Review recorded legal descriptions and compose appropriate taxing descriptions.  Processes and records permit information on data cards and prepares listings by date and key numbers.  Assists with the collection, verification and valuation of assessable personal property.  Maintains plat book updates for accuracy. Performs Real Property Listing duties for the City, assisting with land splits, updating tax parcel maps for assessment purposes and parcel mapping including numbering, changing, deleting and adding parcels as well as recording land transfers.  Prepares files for Open Book and Board of Review hearings.  Assists in the collection of data to develop unit value factors for revaluing neighborhoods.  Reviews the Department of Revenue industrial real estate roll for accuracy in ownership, legal description, key number and area; enters final values.  Provides information on plat descriptions, ownership, addresses and code numbers as requested by City departments, surveyors, realtors and the public.  Maintains records and types letters, forms, reports, articles and other material from copy or rough copy.  Performs data entry relative to various databases on personal computer and mainframe operations.  Processes all incoming mail.  Maintains assessment staff appointment books and general office calendar.  Operates duplicating, calculating, word processing and other office equipment.  Composes correspondence in accordance with standard policy.  Assists in the supervision of duties of subordinate personnel.  Keeps time and attendance records for department.  Maintains an inventory of office supplies, materials and equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned.
 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

Two years experience in clerical work within an assessment office or real estate related is required along with the following knowledge, skills and abilities:  Wisconsin Department of Revenue Assessment Technician certification.  Knowledge of the state laws and municipal ordinances governing the assessment and collection of taxes.  Ability to read, verify and interpret property records and legal property descriptions. Proficient in the use of spreadsheet and word processing software. Knowledge of records management, business mathematics and office procedures.  Ability to work harmoniously with staff and public. Excellent communication skills. Good organizational skills.
 

STARTING SALARY:

Start $16.27/hr     After 1 year $17.99/hr     After 2 yrs. $18.26/hr
 

 

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday, September 10, 2010
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 Applications may be downloaded at www.newberlin.org/hr

                                    Or pick one up at the New Berlin City Hall
 

MAIL TO:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

3805 S. Casper Drive

New Berlin, WI 53151

 

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