Administrative Clerk I

  • Type:

    Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:

    13.83 per hour
  • Announcement Date:

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Assists in the collection of delinquent taxes and related duties.

Major Duties:

• Collects overdue taxes on aircrafts, boats, boat motors, inventories, mobile homes, and real estates on a daily basis. • Prepares and mails execution notices, certified letters, and redemption letters, taxpayer receipts and general correspondence. • Corrects deficiencies and advises the appropriate county officials of any errors. • Files proof of claims with the bankruptcy court. • Notifies mortgage and lien holders. • Notifies defaulting taxpayers of returned checks. • Categorizes the certified restricted letters of preparation for posting. • Prepares list for posting on property. • Assists the tax collector with the procedural duties of the tax sale. • Balances daily collection report. • Performs general clerical duties such as making routing bank deposits, retrieving mail from the post office, answering the telephone, returning calls, filing, sending and receiving faxes, making copies, etc. • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

• Knowledge of the Uniform Tax Collection Act of 1985. • Knowledge of Smith Data’s Tax System program. • Skill in operating equipment such as a computer, typewriter, calculator, facsimile machine, postage meter, and copier. • Skill in the use of personal computers and required software applications. • Ability to make mathematical computations accurately. • Ability to maintain confidentiality. • Skill in interpersonal relations. • Skill in oral and written communication. • Ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and effectively with a diverse population both orally and in writing. • Ability to read and interpret documents.

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to sit, stand and walk; to reach with hands and arms. Ability to talk and listen. Ability to use hands to handle or feel; must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.


This work is typically performed in an office.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. • One year certification from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Application Procedure:

Only applicants submitting a fully completed Jasper County application will be considered. Please submit completed documents to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

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