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Assessment-Recording-County Clerk Technician I

Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk

Recruitment #0343-17-08

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The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk are accepting applications for the position of Assessment-Recording-County Clerk Technician I.

CURRENT VACANCIES: There are four (4) full-time vacancies in the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk which will be filled at the Assessment-Recording-County Clerk Technician I or the Assessment-Recording-County Clerk Technician II level. Please note, to be considered for the Assessment-Recording-County Clerk Technician II position, you must complete a separate application. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies that may occur while the list remains active. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.

Position Information

THE DEPARTMENT: The Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk oversees the valuation of taxable real and business personal property; records and maintains documents regarding property ownership, births, deaths and marriages; performs civil marriage ceremonies; and processes marriage licenses, fictitious business names and other legal documents. The Assessor-Recorder-Clerk’s mission is to provide excellent customer service by administering property tax law, state law and local ordinances with integrity in a fair, efficient and consistent manner. Please see our department’s website for more information.

THE POSITION: The Assessment-Recording-County Clerk Technician I is a member of a team responsible for providing support related to the recording, assessment, clerk and business processes of the department. The technician will provide administrative and technical support to the department and to external customers at the department’s public counters and via telephone, email, etc. The technician will use a variety of computer programs through the course of work. The technician is required to understand and perform technical and routine tasks with a high degree of accuracy and reliability.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, and understands and performs important technical and complicated tasks with a high degree of accuracy and reliability. The ideal candidate possesses excellent interpersonal skills; interacts, communicates and works successfully within a team environment; and has experience interfacing with staff at all levels, as well as members of the public. He/she successfully utilizes computer software programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and has the ability to learn department specific computer programs. The ideal candidate has experience processing paperwork related to property transfers, document recording, and/or legal document processing.  He/she has the flexibility to work independently and as part of team, successfully adapts to changing work assignments, and learns and executes progressively difficult tasks with increasing independence and reliability.

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to graduation from high school and two years of full-time clerical or administrative support experience providing technical information to the public and assistance to professional staff; OR two or more years of post-secondary education. Experience in a field related to the work such as, but not limited to, property transfer process, recording, or legal document experience which has provided the required knowledge and skills is desirable.

Testing Schedule

Depending on the number of qualified applications received, testing may consist of a highly qualified review, supplemental application screening, online assessment, skills testing, practical/performance test, written or oral examination or any combination of these exams. Successful candidates will have their names placed on the eligible list. If additional testing is not conducted, applicants that meet the minimum qualifications may be notified to contact the department for a selection interview.