POSTED: 03/18/22


Greet taxpayers in person and on the telephone in a professional manner; process tax and license payments; issue non-assessment forms; answer taxpayers' questions; provide direction to taxpayers; generate correspondence and follow up as required; create and process rejected payment notices; receive, open, distribute, and process mail; process refunds and credits; manage and process returned payments; process probate claim payments; prepare probate claims and track cases; coordinate microfilm projects; process installment payments; process escrowed tax payments; perform duties related to delinquent tax certificate sale; and enforce merchant licensing and food operating permit requirements; serve as office Notary Public; locate taxpayers using skip tracing tools; count and balance daily receipts; open and prepare office for business day; and routine office tasks.


Full-time, non-exempt, benefited

Working hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


High School diploma or equivalent, minimum of two to four years of clerical experience, including automated spreadsheet and word-processing applications; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer experience working in a professional office setting; assisting the public in person and on the telephone; and experience in cashiering or handling cash. Ability to secure and maintain qualifications for a $50,000 surety bond once employed.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$15.45 - $16.41 per hour

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Apply by clicking the link above or by visiting our website at . Call (573) 886-4395 if you have questions. Please contact us in advance if an accommodation is needed in order to apply.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer