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Title: TAX COLLECTOR
Email: sponella@trentonnj.org
Hours: Full Time
Dept./Org.: Finance Department
Job Type: City of Trenton

 
DEPARTMENT Finance           DIVISION Tax
                                                                                         
TITLE Tax Collector                       NUMBER OF VACANCIES 1
                                                                                         
ANNUAL SALARY $86,811 to $119,716 HOURS OF WORK 8:30AM - 4:30PM      
                                                                                         
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
The CITY OF TRENTON, (Mercer County), is seeking a Certified Tax Collector with New Jersey Fiscal Year Certification issued by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs with 5 years of Tax Collector experience.  Applicants must have thorough knowledge of municipal tax collection laws and practices. Duties include estimated tax bills, billing taxes, lien redemptions, online tax sale, tax appeals, delinquent notices, in lieu of taxes and foreclosures.  Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential.  Knowledge of First Byte is a plus.  Water and Sewer billing is done by a separate division, cashiers functions are performed under the Treasurer’s office.  Trenton’s most recent tax billing was based on a just completed revaluation.  Our current collection rate for FY17 was 93.77%.  There are approximately 27,500 line items of which 2,830 are tax exempt.  The tax exempt properties are 51% of the total ratables.  
 
                                                                                         

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply by sending their resume by December 20, 2017 to: Steve Ponella, Personnel Director at 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 or via email to sponella@trentonnj.org. For emails, the Subject Line should include the title of the job for which you are applying.  Resumes can also be dropped off to the Department of Administration, 3rd Floor, Trenton City Hall.

 


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