Assessment Technician I/II

  • County of Colusa
  • Colusa, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Records Management
  • Salary: 2,829 USD
  • Salary Top: 4,651
  • Apply By: Sep 01, 2021

Job Description

The County of Colusa is recruiting for an Assessment Technician I/II who can skillfully perform daily operations to process, update, balance and maintain the assessment roll; receive and analyze recorded documents including deeds and affidavits relating to real property transactions and determine categories of action for the assessment rolls; and to provide responsible staff assistance for the Assessor’s Office. There are currently two positions available.

Job Requirements

Assessment Technician I:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade
  • One year of related office experience in filing documents or processing of records

Assessment Technician II:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized clerical assessment training
  • Three years of responsible assessment office experience or Title Company Experience

Special Instructions

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APPLICATION PROCESS Applications may be obtained from and returned to:
Human Resources Department
250 5th Street
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: 530-458-0420
Scanned completed application packets may be emailed to
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A complete application packet will include:

  • A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV.111317
  • Resume

Submitting an incomplete packet may result in the disqualification of your application
The applications will be used to select the best-qualified applicant to participate in the selection process. A skills examination may be administered to those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications. A qualifications appraisal interview will be used to assess the candidate's knowledge, skills and training experience. The top applicants will be ranked on a hiring list. The Assessor will make the final selection and appointment.

Additional Information

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs customer service functions by providing information and assistance in person and by telephone.
Assists customers in preparing/filing property documentation.
Checks property statements, forms, records, and other assessment material for accuracy, completion and conformance with established procedures.
Prepares business questionnaires to identify personal property.
Prepares and mails business property statements.

Assists in the review, posting, and filing for the Secured Roll.
Receive and analyze recorded documents including deeds and affidavits; verify current property ownership, parcel numbers and location, coding and other information against master property records; initially identify for determination by Appraisers, real property affected by documents; perform title searches.
Checks for accuracy and posts exemptions on computer program.
Reviews secured and unsecured files for accuracy.
Researches returned mail, makes address corrections and forwards to taxpayers.
Copies and distributes maps, correspondence, reports, and related documents.
Maintains a variety of office reference tools including updating materials as new documents are received, filing new materials and disposing of outdated documents; maintain copies of past assessment rolls.
Provides information and explain assessment procedures and regulations to the public; assist the public in the use of office reference tools, the completion of assessment related forms, and in locating property sites in map books.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
In addition to the duties listed above, the Assessment Technician II responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Process a variety of recorded legal documents and forms such as deeds and affidavits; enter data into a computer and forward appropriate information to appraisal staff.
Maintain the assessment rolls and related assessment files; process changes on appraisal records to reflect changes in ownership, parcel splits and combinations; pull old files, assign new parcel numbers as appropriate, and assign new records to appraisal staff member.
Process and maintain all assessment records regarding mobile homes including keeping an accurate count of all mobile homes in the County, notifying other counties of new mobile homes moved into their area, and entering data related to mobile homes moved into the County and sold as new.
Maintain boat and aircraft registrations within the County.
Review appraisal records on secured/unsecured roll; review records of parcel values each month; proof appraisal calculations, base year values, and direct assessment charges pertaining to the secured/unsecured roll and supplemental rolls.
Type and maintain all correspondence relating to oil and gas wells including change in ownership and new construction.

CalPERS retirement plan, either 3 @ 60 for Classic, or 2 @ 62; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; Health Reimbursement Arrangement account; paid health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance for employee. If employee elects not to enroll in County insurance and can provide proof of other group health insurance coverage, they may be eligible for a $300 monthly cash in-lieu benefit. This position is part of the Colusa County Employees Association (CCEA), Miscellaneous Unit.

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED, FIRST REVIEW: AUGUST 13, 2021. It is to your advantage to file your application as soon as possible as the recruitment may close at any time following the review date. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Faxed and closing date postmarked applications will not be accepted. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process.
Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website.
Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

Job Address

Colusa, California 95932 United States View Map