Conditions of Employment :
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Qualifications : Essential :
Experience providing clerical and administrative support
Experience reading legal descriptions, survey and / or subdivision plans
Experience working with database systems, including data entry for updating and maintaining file information
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel or similar other programs
Strong interpersonal skills for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with the public and staff
Strong verbal communication skills for dealing with the public and staff by phone and in person
Strong written communication skills for preparing letters and other types of written documents
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong organizational and time management skills for meeting strict deadlines
Experience processing and analyzing documents with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Proficiency with mathematics concepts and calculations
Comprehensive knowledge of Manitoba Land Titles
Knowledge of assessment services including policy, taxation and applicable statute law
Experience searching land titles
This is a senior clerical position in the district Assessment Office that provides higher level of clerical support services to the assessment program by reviewing incoming land title documents, updating changes such as owner, address, property characteristics and jurisdictional changes in databases;
calculating property values and confirming measurements for taxation purposes; and applying the appropriate tax class and liability to new owners of property.
The position responds to general and routine inquiries from the public and forwards more complex inquiries to the appropriate assessors.
The position also trains new assessment staff including assessors on matters pertaining to the processing of assessment data, assessment and tax cycles and associated computer applications.