Tax Clerk Senior
May be filled as Tax Clerk depending on qualifications

Department of Finance

Non-Exempt, Pay grade 10 

The Tax Clerk Senior performs simple to moderate tasks for tax administration; interacts extensively with taxpayers and the legal community; completes related assignments as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Essential functions include, and are not limited to the following:

QUALIFICATIONS:   Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, and one or more years extensive, increasingly responsible experience in taxation, real estate, accounting/bookkeeping, general clerical work or related field; and experience involving contact with the public; an Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Taxation, or related field, or designation of Master Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner of the Revenue earned through the Commissioners of Revenue Association of Virginia is desirable. OR any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Knowledge of tax assessment, and ordinances. Some knowledge of tax laws. Ability to interact professionally under difficult circumstances and to communicate effectively under pressure. General knowledge and ability to use computer operations, systems, and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to meet and deal effectively with businesspersons, attorneys, and the public, and to enforce the tax ordinance with firmness. Ability to interpret and apply various complex tax laws. Ability to educate others on all aspects of practices and law. Ability to comprehend and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to represent the county in various professional, association and education seminars and meetings.


PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Regular contacts made with individuals from: (a) other internal organization units; or (b) outside organizations; or (c) frequent contact with the general public for purposes of exchanging factual information which may require some judgment or interpretation in order to be responsive to questions or applicable to a specific situation. Communication is usually cooperative in nature, with infrequent conflicts resolved by higher authority. Conducts work in a sitting position; however, job requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping and light lifting. Requires frequent operation of a variety of office machines.


SALARY:  Hiring Range: $15.22 - $18.27/ per hour based on experience and education

                 Internal candidates will receive pay adjustments in accordance with Local Government Personnel Policy, §P-60..