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It is the policy of Georgetown County to hire, train and promote employees without discrimination because of race, religion, color, physical disability, national origin, sex or age. This policy applies to all other aspects of human resources management including recruiting, testing, interviewing, disciplining, adjusting salaries and administering benefits. Georgetown County complies with the provisions of the Fair labor Standards Act as applied to local governments and adheres to this policy in order to maintain and build an organization of the highest quality that provides equal employment opportunities to all persons on the basis of individual merit.

Georgetown County Employment

Position: Part-Time Cashier, Delinquent Tax Office
Salary: $9.50/hour
Job Function:

Under general supervision, performs specialized clerical, administrative, and collection work in the collecting of delinquent taxes and fees for Georgetown County Delinquent Tax Office. Work will include researching, locating, and collecting delinquent real & personal property taxes. The employee must use independent judgment in a wide variety of collection activities and must exercise considerable tact and firmness in dealing with the public.

•Perform various clerical duties in collecting delinquent taxes, collects monies and issues receipts, posts transactions in computer and in tax books, balances money drawer daily, prepares and makes bank deposits into appropriate account, and prepares daily balance sheet.

•Answers incoming calls, providing guidance and assistance, routing calls to appropriate personnel, and taking messages, as needed.
•Processes incoming mail – opening, verifying, posting payments, and mailing receipts.

•Communicate and work with other county offices and employees.

•Operates a county vehicle and general office equipment such as a computer, calculator, telephone, copier, etc…

•Use County and State tax forms and computer software such as MS Word, Excel, AS400, Internet, etc…

•Perform mass mailings notifying the general public of taxes, notifying bidders of tax sale and redemptions, notifying lienholders of all real estate and mobile home accounts with delinquent taxes.
Job Requirements:
•Perform other related duties as required.


A high school diploma and 2 years of experience working with the public, or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must have a good driving record.


Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including computers, typewriters, printers, image-makers, calculators, etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.

Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of reports, correspondence, reports, forms, indexes, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control and confidence.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages including legal and tax terminology.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas to add and subtract multiply and divide utilize decimals and percentages.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination and Visual Acuity: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color requires the visual acuity to determine depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, inspection for small parts preparing and analyzing written or computer data, etc.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing work under some stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via a telephone.

Knowledge of Job: Has thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of the Delinquent Tax Collectors Office as they pertain to the performance of duties of a Cashier. Has considerable knowledge of the laws affecting the collection of real and personal property taxes. Has working knowledge of the laws affecting the collection of real and personal property taxes and charges for privilege licenses. Has considerable knowledge of modem office practices and procedures, including the handling and accounting of large sums of money. Has considerable knowledge of investigative techniques used in the collection of delinquent taxes.
Quality of Work: Maintains high standards of accuracy in exercising duties and responsibilities. Exercises immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility. Maintains high quality communication and interacts with all County departments and divisions, co-workers and the general public.

Quantity of Work: Maintains effective and efficient output of all duties and responsibilities as described under "Specific Duties and Responsibilities."

Dependability: Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and meeting deadlines. Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, County policy, standards and prescribed procedures. Accepts accountability for meeting assigned responsibilities in the technical, human and conceptual areas.

Attendance: Attends work regularly and adheres to County policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to vacation time and time off requests.

Initiative and Enthusiasm: Maintains an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and accountabilities. Strives to anticipate work to be done and initiates proper and acceptable direction for completion of work with a minimum of supervision and instruction.

Judgment: Exercises analytical judgment in areas of responsibility. Identifies problems or situations as they occur and specifies decision objectives. Identifies or assists in identifying alternative solutions to problems or situations. Implements decisions in accordance with prescribed and effective policies and procedures with a minimum of errors. Seeks expert or experienced advice and researches problems, situations and alternatives before exercising judgment.
Cooperation: Accepts Supervisory instruction and direction and strives to meet the goals and objectives of the same. Questions such instruction and direction when clarification of results or consequences is justified, i.e., poor communications, variance with County policy or procedures, etc. Offers suggestions and recommendations to encourage and improve cooperation between all staff persons and departments within the County.

Relationships with Others: Shares knowledge with supervisors and staff for mutual and County benefit. Contributes to maintaining high morale among all County employees, staffers and managers in other departments, representatives from organizations, and the general public so as to maintain good will toward the County and project a good County image. Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions and complaints from other departments and persons in order to maintain good will within the County. Interacts effectively with fellow employees, supervisor, professionals and the general public.

Coordination of Work: Plans and organizes daily work routine. Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-management methodology. Avoids duplication of effort. Estimates expected time of completion of elements of work and establish a personal schedule accordingly. Attends meetings, planning sessions and discussions on time. Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules. Maintains a calendar for meetings, deadlines and events.

Safety and Housekeeping: Adheres to all safety and housekeeping standards established by the County and various regulatory agencies. Sees that the standards are not violated. Maintains a clean and orderly workplace.

Qualified applicants may apply in writing through the closing date to SC WORKS, 1107 CHURCH Street, Georgetown, SC 29440 or Human Resources Department, P O Box 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442.
Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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