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Clerk-Assessor's Office-Temporary Full-time

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.00-$10.50 per hour DOQ
  • Announcement Date:09/09/2019


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DATE:  September 9, 2019

 CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled


Position Summary: This position is responsible for assisting customers and providing administrative duties in the Assessor's Office.

Major Duties: Represents the majority of the time spent working in class.  Management may assign additional tasks, as necessary.

  • Records property transfers: receives and stamps deeds; maintains log of deeds processed; submits property splits to Mapping Technician; mails necessary forms; compiles sales report for public viewing.

  • Enters data to computer; verifies accuracy of property and parcel information.

  • Prepares and sends courtesy tax bills to new property owners.

  • Calculates and compiles actual rollback tax information for auditing purposes.

  • Assists the public in person and by telephone, including providing information regarding parcel numbers, addresses, size, property and building locations, appraised values, manufactured homes, legal residence, and agricultural use.

  • Collects monies and issues receipts.

  • Processes mailing address changes for property owners as requested.

  • Assists the public with using the GIS computer and obtaining maps.

  • Issues mobile home permits and moving permits; collects fees and taxes; issues receipts.

  • Reconciles cash drawer on a daily basis.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:


  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of various real estate forms and documents, including deeds, plats, and sales contracts.

  • Knowledge of GIS computer and mapping systems.

  • Skill in reading and interpreting maps and deed information.

  • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations.

  • Skill in operating a computer, GIS computer, plotter, mapping machine, and standard office equipment. 

  • Skill in dealing with the public.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Application Procedure:  Only applicants submitting an application to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC  29936 will be considered.  Applications are available on line at www.jaspercountysc.org  or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government Building, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC  29936.  APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.   APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.  






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