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Title:  Property Tax Program Specialist III

Application Deadline Date:  12/09/2019
Req ID:  3441
Department:  Taxes
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.35
Overview

This position will work with the Current Use Section of the Property Valuation and Review Division.  The Current Use Program, or Use Value Appraisal Program, manages the property tax benefits to those landowners who chose to enroll in this working lands program.  The position will have significant interaction with local assessing officials, consulting foresters, real estate professionals, and other state employees.

Who May Apply

This position, Property Tax Program Specialist III (Job Requisition # 3441), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
  
If you would like more information about this position or other details, please contact Elizabeth.Hunt@vermont.gov.
 
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
 
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF TAXES (VDT) BACKGROUND CHECKS:  This position will primarily support the Department of Taxes. Candidates must agree to be fingerprinted and pass a background check to be eligible for this position, which will involve access to sensitive federal tax information. Background checks are required by the Internal Revenue Service and are authorized under Vermont law. 3 V.S.A. § 241. In accordance with VDT Standard Operating Procedure 2018-01, Background Investigations, Vermont and national criminal record checks will be conducted on all candidates. This requirement shall not apply to the following: current classified State employees seeking transfer, promotion, or demotion into a VDT classified position, or those who are exercising re-employment (RIF) rights. Candidates will have the right to withdraw their application before fingerprinting or a background check is conducted.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting. Strong and conflicting public opinions may be encountered on a regular basis. Workload pressure may vary over a period of time. Some degree of telephone, letter, and face-to-face contact with irritated taxpayers may be anticipated.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's Degree or higher AND two (2) years of experience at a technical level in land management, natural resources, property assessment, planning, or program administration.

OR

Associates Degree or higher AND four (4) years of experience at a technical level in land management, natural resources, property assessment, planning, or program administration.

OR

High School diploma or equivalent AND six (6) years of experience at a technical level in land management, natural resources, property assessment, planning, or program administration.

OR

Two (2) years of experience as a Property Tax Program Specialist II

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in natural resources or property assessment.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier