Job Details for 1345 - Assistant Supervisor of Assessments
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Under general supervision; performs work of
considerable difficulty in assisting in the administration of the Assessment
Department in accordance with State statutes and established procedures;
performs related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE
This is highly responsible technical, administrative and
supervisory work in assisting in the direction of the department's activities.
The Assistant Supervisor of Assessments is the assistant director of the
department. General supervision is exercised over all departmental activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and
responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of
all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
• Assists in the preparation of the annual instructions to the Township
Assessors per statue and correlates their efforts
• Provides technical
and administrative assistance to the Assessors and their staff
in the preparation of the budgets for the Board of Review, Property Record
Card System and Supervisor of Assessments office
• Assists in the
Statistical analysis of assessment data to provide recommendation of
equalization of assessments to the Board of Review and to justify the position
of the County at the State of Illinois Equalization hearing
with taxpayers, their attorneys and/or agents
• Consults with County's
legal officer in preparation of presentations before courts and boards
Acts as Director of Property Assessment in absence of the Supervisor of
• Recommends hires and promotions, direct and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
regular attendance and punctuality
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
• Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event
of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response, and
recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment may maintain
required emergency management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.
To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Building construction practices and building and land values
and regulations relating to property assessment
• Functions of the
• Effective supervisory techniques and practices
• Appraisal methods
• Current office practices, procedures and
• Management and leadership principles
• County policies
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules,
regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Planning and
supervising the work of others
• Analyzing reports and recognizing the
various factors affecting the assessment program
• Analyzing and drawing
conclusions from valuation indicators
• Planning, scheduling and
supervising the work of others
• Using computer hardware and software
including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc.
Applying an acquired knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services
applicable to the assigned office
projects and multiple priorities simultaneously
• Monitor and evaluate
• Prioritize and assign work
• Analyze problems, identify
alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement
recommendations in support of goals
• Plan, organize, manage and
evaluate the work of the division to ensure efficient, timely and
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and
services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
• Establish and
maintain effective working relationships with department and division staff,
other departments and others, such as vendors
• Communicate and use
interpersonal skills to interact with coworkers, supervisor, the general
public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive
• Provide leadership to effectively resolve issues
• Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules,
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
Exercises supervision of personnel in
related area of responsibility.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or
Finance and three years of experience in property appraisal or assessment
including one year of experience in a supervisory or administration capacity;
or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to
successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed
The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force
occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to
lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if
walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary
criteria are met.
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
Position is typically office or
administrative work and is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
position requires certification as an Illinois Assessing Officer.