About the Position
If you thrive in a dynamic environment where your keen eye for detail and ability to adapt can be utilized to your full potential, then Assessor Clerk I is the position for you!
As the Assessor Clerk I, you will provide a wide range of customer support to property owners, property tax agents, and others seeking information. We will count on you to assist with Assessor applications and processes, conflict resolution on matters related to property ownership, and assessment. This position will require knowledge of multiple Assessor processes and programs across several divisions and how the programs relate to the Recorder's and Treasurer's Offices.
Join a team with a purpose – apply now!
About the Office of Assessor
We pride ourselves on supplying property appraisals and assessments that uphold fairness and equity for Maricopa County property owners and residents. We are leading the industry, integrating state-of-the-art appraisal systems, and seeking the best and brightest to join our team! If you'd like to contribute to the value of Maricopa County, apply today!
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.
High school diploma or GED
- Two years of clerical experience in an office environment
- Post-secondary education may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Our Preferred Candidate has
- Experience handling intake of data, including receiving and processing documents
- Experience working with real estate, legal descriptions, title research, and permit processing
- Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and 6i OnBase
The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.
Ensures prompt, customer-focused, and accurate customer services to property owners, property owner representatives, and other citizens at the Assessor's front counter by answering questions related to property ownership, property maps, and records assessment
- Explains Assessor processes, helps with applications for valuation relief programs, resolves problems, etc.
- Addresses the above in-person, over the phone, and also via email and response to mail
- Supports accurate Assessor records by data entry of rental registrations, mailing address changes, situs addresses, Legal Class Verification, application information, processing tax clearances for mobile homes by accessing MVD and Treasurer's sites to ascertain meeting requirements
- Supports other areas by assisting with notice of claims, ownership, and mobile homes processes
- Performs other special projects as needed, such as data entry, quality control, mail distribution, or handling time-sensitive material and confidential information
The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Attention Current Maricopa County Employees: As of 1/1/2022, the Judicial Branch of Arizona in Maricopa County will formalize themselves as a separate entity and employer from Maricopa County. To learn more about how that may affect you, please click here.
Maricopa County offers a Total Compensation Package that includes competitive salaries and a comprehensive, affordable benefits package. High value is placed on employee well-being and meeting the needs of our employees and their families. Our benefits package is comprised of traditional benefits like medical, prescription, dental, vision, and other health benefits. Employees are supported by various wellness programs including classes, coaching, and fitness center opportunities. Our generous benefit options are some of the best in Arizona and just one of the unique advantages of working for Maricopa County. Below is a representative listing of typical benefits received by most full-time employees.
Holidays and Leave
Maricopa County observes ten paid holidays per year. Most County employees accrue vacation (starting at three weeks per year for full-time employees) and sick leave (starting at one hour for every 30 hours worked for all employees). Employees also receive paid leave for other needs such as jury duty, civic duty, and bereavement.
Medical, Prescription, Behavioral Health, Dental, Vision, and Flexible Spending Accounts
We understand how important health care is to maintaining a good quality of life. We also know our employees want to have the freedom to choose benefit plans to best meet their needs. Eligible employees may choose from four medical plan options, an HMO, PPO, and two HDHP (High Deductible Health Plans) with a health savings account. When employees enroll in medical coverage, they are automatically enrolled in prescription and behavioral health coverage as well. There are three dental plans from which to choose, two PPO plans and a pre-paid dental plan that functions like an HMO. As is the case with medical, the plans range in cost, flexibility, and network of providers. The vision plan provides employees and their covered dependents access to routine vision services and materials, including an annual eye exam. For those who wish to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible healthcare and dependent care expenses, the flexible spending accounts are suitable for that need.
Life and Disability Insurance
Because life sometimes takes unexpected turns, the County offers life insurance coverage to help employees and their loved ones in the event of death. Basic life and basic accidental death & dismemberment insurance equivalent to one times an employee's annual base salary is provided at no cost, with the option for employees to purchase additional coverage including spouse and child life insurance. Disability insurance is available to replace a portion of an employee's salary should they experience a short-term illness or injury.
Eligible employees are covered by one of several State-sponsored retirement pension plans, including the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS). Additionally, there's the option to contribute to a 457(b) Savings Plan that provides employees with a variety of investment opportunities. For those employees who retire from the County and from their retirement system, and have accrued 1,000 or more hours of sick leave, the County makes a $10,000 contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan set up on their behalf to be used for payment of eligible out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.
Group Legal Plan
Maricopa County offers employees group discounts to purchase coverage for legal services such as adoptions, family matters, wills and trusts.
Maricopa County's Wellness Works program promotes health and wellness for employees and their families by focusing on physical activity, good nutrition, self-care and stress management. Maricopa County offers eligible employees a wellness incentive for completing required activities. By meeting a set of criteria, employees and their families can get reimbursed for participating in a Weight Watchers Program. On-site fitness facilities and fitness classes are provided to employees at various locations around the County. Employees and their families also have the opportunity to receive a discounted fitness club membership at LA Fitness. Employees have access to smoking cessation programs and health-related classes on various topics including nutrition, exercise and stress management. Employees located downtown benefit from an onsite pharmacy and clinic. Every fall, flu vaccines are offered to employees at various County locations.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
When employees and their families are faced with personal issues, confidential, short-term counseling and referral services are available to them at no cost.
Maricopa County subscribes to a service association which provides employees with volume discounts for sporting events, entertainment, and many other services.
Commute Options Program (COP)
Maricopa County provides free Valley Metro passes for the bus and light rail systems for commuting to/from work; a vanpool subsidy is also provided. Employees can decrease stress, decrease wear and tear on their vehicle and help the environment all at the same time.
New Employee Orientation (NEO)
NEO provides new employees with information about Maricopa County such as: history, organizational structure, Merit Rules, County policies and procedures, County pay system and benefits and employee programs.
Rewarding Ideas/Employee Suggestions
Employees are provided with incentives to generate ideas for improvements that result in cost reduction through increased efficiency and productivity, improved processes and procedures and elimination of duplication and waste. Our employees' ideas could put money in their pocket!!
To promote Maricopa County's long term employee retention objectives, our employees are eligible to receive financial assistance to continue their education, help make them more productive, enhance their job performance, and equip them to pursue new opportunities within County government.
To learn more about the County's generous benefits, visit the Maricopa County Employee Benefits and Wellness website.
301 W Jefferson
Phoenix, Arizona, 85003