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Job Position for Deputy Assessor

By on September 27, 2022 2:51 PM

TITLE: BERWYN TOWNSHIP DEPUTY ASSESSOR

DEPARTMENT: TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

REPORTS TO: Township Assessor Jacqueline Pereda

JOB STATUS: Salaried. $15.00-$18.00 (depending on experience)

Full Time WORKWEEK BASIS: 37.5 Hours

SKILLS: Bilingual (Spanish)

EDUCATION:  Associate (Bachelor’s preferred)

JOB SUMMARY:

Communicate with the public to provide information, explain procedures and answer a wide variety of questions. Professional with strong Management and Leadership Skills, administrative and supervisory experience, able to communicate with diverse populations and explain complicated assessment details to the public. Able to work effectively and professionally with people in a courteous, understanding manner. Able to pass criminal background check.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Complete Deputy Assessor duties as assigned.
  • Perform data entry of real property information including clerical corrections, homeowner exemptions, senior freeze exemptions, senior exemptions, et al., ownership and address changes, and other changes as required.
  • Answer the telephone and route calls to the appropriate office or individual.
  • Perform basic data analyses, queries and spreadsheets.
  • Have a good understanding of all aspects of the Assessor’s office and the programs that it administers in order to serve as resource person to the public and other county departments.
  • Communicate in written and oral form.
  • Assist the public with completion of required forms; and other property information at the public’s request. During Appeals, must be willing to work longer and/or weekend hours.
  • Attend meetings, seminars and training sessions as designated.
  • Review deeds and other legal documents concerning property ownership within the county with accuracy.
  • Requires ability to use Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • And other duties as needed.
  • Assist other departments and other duties as needed.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to utilize computer database, word processing, spreadsheet and other programs as required.
  • Ability to quickly learn and assimilate new software and hardware technology.
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents, legal descriptions.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving decimals and percentages.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to project a professional and cooperative manner toward the general public and co-workers.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle interruptions while working with complex and/or time-sensitive projects.

Competitive benefits package includes medical, dental and life insurance, vacation and sick time, and retirement plan available after initial probationary period. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Operations Manager at [email protected]

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Meet Assessor Jacqueline Pereda

Jacqueline Pereda is a lifelong area resident who was born in Chicago and raised in Little Village. She learned her values from hardworking immigrant parents who have been small business owners throughout their lives. She is a graduate of Lourdes High School and The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where she was awarded a full academic scholarship. As a member of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, she volunteered to teach English to the local immigrant population and visited senior citizens in nearby nursing homes. She interned at CNA Insurance, Bank of America and Pederson and Houpt Law Offices, on her way to earning her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a Minor in Latino/a Studies. READ MORE