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Tax Claim Director - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
This position is full-time, 8 AM - 4:30 PM, M - F.

Overall Responsibilities:
To coordinate and supervise the work and staff of the Tax Claim Bureau and to perform specialized clerical duties within the department

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Greets members of public and professional clients and assists with requests by collecting requested information and/or resolving any/all issues or problems; performs routine accounts payable and receivable functions; receives and processes vendor billing statements; operates and maintains typewriter, computer, and other office equipment as needed. Maintains supply inventory and orders office supplies; receives and processes reports from the Treasurer’s office and Tax Collectors; updates computer data bases, as needed; calculates and communicates payment agreements for delinquent taxpayers; collects delinquent taxes and processes incoming payment, often handling very large amounts of cash; processes and updates deed information for property sold at tax sales and readies such information for recording; updates repository list with all unsold properties; provides delinquent tax information to Sheriff’s department as needed; provides bank with instructions on handling of checks returned for any reason; processes bankruptcies and ensures information is up to date and clients are notified; reviews payments options with clients; responsible for bank deposits and balancing of cash drawer; responsible for balancing monthly and payouts; processes and files check requests and purchase orders; supervises the work of the clerical staff; prepares yearly budget; prepares petitions and other court related documents for filing in the Court of Common Pleas; prepares and maintains files for tax sale properties; liaison between Tax Collectors and other entities to resolve issues; interacts with USPS to coordinate and implement mass mailings of Certified/Restricted mail; interacts with other County, State and local entities in regard to department duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, plus some computer and bookkeeping skills required.

1 - 3 years of experience interacting with the public and experience in assessment and mapping preferred.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status.

For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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