Position Overview back to top
The Town of Stratford is accepting Applications for Tax Collector.
This is very responsible administrative work involving the direction of a municipal tax collection operation. Work involves responsibility for collecting current and delinquent taxes and Town income from various departments. Duties include policy recommendation/planning/direction/administration of departmental activities. This position is also invested with making difficult tax collection technical decisions. The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of tax collection work (all relevant laws/regulations/ordinances).
Directs the operations of the Division and administers and evaluates collection activities such as the preparation of tax bills, the receipt of current taxes, the pursuit of delinquent taxes, and the collection of revenues from other departments.
Confers with banks, Town officials and taxpayers providing information/resolving problems/complaints.
Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to supervise department staff.
Qualifications back to top
A four year degree from a recognized college or university, majoring in accounting, finance or public administration plus three years of municipal Tax Collection experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting on the basis of one year of experience for each year of education.
How to Apply back to top
For the full job description, please go to: http://www.townofstratford.com/content/39832/39846/39917/default.aspx