Details for Jackson County is recruiting for a permanent, full-time Tax Administrator/Assessor.


Jackson County is recruiting for a permanent, full-time Tax Administrator/Assessor. An employee in this position provides professional and supervisory work in directing the operations of the Tax Administration Department to include management of the real property, personal property, mapping and tax collections divisions. Position plans, directs, and coordinates the administration of mapping, listing, assessment, appraisal, billing and collection of all taxes as they pertain to real and personal property within Jackson County. All tax administration functions are performed in accordance with NC General Statutes that regulate and control taxation of real and personal property. Position responsibilities include: plan, organize, and oversee a periodic county-wide re-assessment of all real property in accordance with the NCGS; serve as the Clerk to the Board of Equalization and Review annually; organize, prepare and conduct all hearings related to tax assessment appeals; assist the Finance Director, County Manager and/or Budget Officer in establishing county-wide assessment amounts for annual budgetary purposes; meets with county commissioners, municipality officials, department heads and/or other county officials to correspond and confer about tax administration information; prepare and oversee an annual departmental operating budget; supervises departmental supervisors, managers and staff and responsible for departmental personnel related matters to include recommendations for hire, dismissal and disciplinary action; directs training, education and evaluation of all departmental employees, and evaluates; assesses and determines the technological needs and functions of the department; and performs other duties as assigned. Bachelor's degree in public administration, finance, accounting, or related and three to five years of directly related experience including managerial and supervisory experience or an equivalent of education, experience and training that would produce concrete knowledge base for this position. Prefer a bachelor's or master's degree in related field with previous tax administration or tax collections experience in local government and certification from the NC Department of Revenue. Starting salary range $58,080-$89,790 dependent upon direct and/or indirect experience. Benefits include employer-paid medical and dental, retirement benefits. To apply, submit an Application for Employment (Form PD107) to the Sylva branch of the NCWorks Career Center or the Jackson County Human Resources Office. Closing Date: 2/8/2019. EOE 44-46e