This employment opportunity has expired as of 09/18/2020.

Deputy Tax Collector

Date Posted: 09/10/2020

Department: Tax Collections

Compensation: $22,068

Hours: Full-time

Deadline: 09/18/2020

Position Objectives

Accept payments at counter and by mail

Assist taxpayers at counter and by phone

Research and prepare tax accounts for collections

Prepare department reports

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to deal professionally and tactfully with the public

Strong problem-solving and multi-tasking skills

Advanced computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products including Excel


High school graduation

Pre-employment drug screening is required.

NC License is required


Desirable Training and Experience

Two years of experience in an office environment performing clerical and accounting work

Experience in collecting of delinquent accounts/debts



Benefited after 90 days

Medical, dental and life insurance

Sick, vacation and holiday pay

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


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