Clerk - Tax

Competition Number: 04.18

Job Title: Clerk - Tax

Department: Finance - Revenue Services - Property Tax

Position Type: 5 Temporary Full Time - Approximately 9 weeks with a possibility of extension up to 4 months; anticipated start date of mid-May (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $27.02/hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: January 12, 2018

Closing Date: February 5, 2018

Last Modified: February 6, 2018, 5:00 am

Status: Closed


This closing date for this competition has been extended to Monday, February 5, 2018.

The position of Clerk-Tax involves routine keyboarding and clerical work in the Revenue Services Division where considerable contact with the public is required.  The primary responsibilities are the performance of detailed assignments in accordance with well-established work methods and procedures and responding to enquiries from the public, legal firms and lending institutions. Major duties include routing visitors and calls, securing and providing basic information related to property tax and obtaining missing information from clients relating to home owner grants, property tax payments and medical certificates.  The successful candidates will use simple arithmetic calculations to compute late payment penalties, prepare batches of tax payments for data entry and type articles, forms, letters and other routine correspondence.  

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent, experience in dealing with the public, minimum of one year’s experience in an office environment and basic keyboarding skills of 40 wpm. 

*Testing will be conducted, however, applicants must provide proof of typing speed from a recognized educational institution or hiring agency*

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