TAX COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST, Wilkes County Tax Collections - Grade 59. This is an entry level position that involves taking the necessary steps to collect delinquent property taxes in accordance with State law governing these activities. This includes garnishing wages and attaching bank accounts. This person will also be trained in all the daily activities of the Collection's office. This includes taking payments, handling the mail and balancing a drawer. The job requires knowledge of general accounting principles, money handling skills and computer proficiency. Individual work initiative and considerable tact working with the public is needed. Physical requirements include the ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift 25 lbs. Minimum graduation from a two or four year college with a related degree and 1 to 3 years of experience in accounting, banking or business or equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the necessary skills and abilities needed to perform the job. Employee must pass the required courses needed to be certified by the N.C. Tax Collector's Association within 2 years. Possession of a valid N.C. driver's license and a background check are required. Hiring rate - $25,590. Applications will be accepted through August 31, 2020. Applications may be obtained from the Wilkes County Office Building, 110 North Street, Wilkesboro, N.C., 28697 or online at: Wilkes County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Wilkes County participates in E-verify.


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