Job Opportunity: Durham, NC

21 Jul

Durham county government has an opening for a Tax Division Supervisor. One of the qualifications includes a paralegal degree. You can apply for the position using the link at the bottom of this post.

DURHAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Position Title
TAX DIVISION SUPERVISOR

Department
TAX ADMINISTRATION

Contract Type
Full-time

Work Percentage
100.00

Posting Date
07/21/2014

Closing Date
08/01/2014

Salary Range
$43,560- $78,408.00

Position Number
40000036

Tasks
Maintains Computer Assisted Assessment System (CAAS) database. Reviews and adjusts CAAS valuation tables to ensure the same reflect proper appraisal schedule rates. On an annual basis, supervises listing of individual personal property including manufactured housing, boats/motors, aircraft and unregistered vehicles. Supervises discovery process for unlisted property, corrects value and tax bills, and the release of annual personal property tax bills. Supervises personal property appraisal personnel work planning. Trains workforce in adopted personal property appraisal techniques, methods, and procedures. Reviews personal property appraisals and answers inquiries. Coordinates and monitors work flow. Assures personal property appraisals meet standards set by NC Department of Revenue and Office of Tax Administration. Acts as resource person for complex personal property appraisals. Establishes and monitors internal control processes and ensures procedures comply with NC Machinery Act and local Ordinances. On a monthly basis, ensures timely Registered Motor Vehicle NC Department of Motor Vehicles data processing for billing purposes. Prepares formal assessment appeals cases; testifies and delivers oral presentation before the Board of Equalization and Review and/or North Carolina Property Tax Commission. Serves as primary contact on any escalated personal property complaint issue and recommends appropriate resolution. Measures effectiveness of Listing Line personnel; assists with hiring, training, evaluating, and disciplining. Maintains customer service by effective personnel work scheduling and coordination. Assists in development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures of Office of Tax Administration Listing Division. Participates in and recommends best practices for special projects. An Associate’s Degree in Real Estate, Business Management, Paralegal Studies or training in Tax Accounting, Collections or other closely related setting with one (1) year of supervisory experience is highly preferred.

Requirements 
Require any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a community college with an associate’s degree in accounting, business or a related field and extensive experience in a tax, accounting, collection or other related setting with six months of supervisory experience.

Special Requirements: Must complete training and obtain certification in appropriate tax area from the North Carolina Tax Collectors’ Association or North Carolina Department of Revenue within two years of employment.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply, click here

NCCP Exam Application Deadline Extended

14 Jul

The deadline to apply to sit for the NCCP exam on October 11, 2014 has been extended to August 5, 2014. For more information, see the blog’s Certification page.

Internship Opportunity: Durham, NC

14 Jul

The law office of Hopler & Wilms, LLP, has an opening for a part-time unpaid intern. If you are interested, put together a cover letter and resume, and contact them directly.

http://hoplerwilms.com/
Hopler & Wilms, LLP
2402 S. Miami Blvd., Ste 203
Durham, NC 27703
(919) 244-2019 (office)

Parking Passes

14 Jul

Parking permits are available at the Campus Police and Public Safety office, located on the Main Campus in Building 8, one week prior to the start of classes. You may fill out the parking permit/identification card form and bring it to the office along with your driver’s license.

Campus Police and Public Safety Office Hours for Obtaining Parking Decals and ID Cards:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – noon
Saturday: The first 2 Saturdays after the start of the semester: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Information can be found here on the Parking Passes Page (how’s that for alliteration?) of the DTCC web site.

Job Opportunity: Durham, NC

14 Jul

DURHAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Position Title
TAX ASSISTANT

Department
TAX ADMINISTRATION – Call Center/Customer Service

Contract Type
Full-time

Work Percentage
100.00

Posting Date
07/14/2014

Closing Date
07/25/2014

Salary Range
$29,282 – $52,708

Position Number
40000058

Tasks
Assists with the operations of current collections and provides customer assistance in the Tax Administration’s public access areas. Interprets laws related to North Carolina taxation and explains departmental procedures and legal requirements to taxpayers. Responds to questions, complaints and requests from the public, attorneys, paralegals and other parties regarding North Carolina taxation. Prepares documents as needed, collects appropriate fees and issues receipts. Consolidates receipts, verifies receipts against records/reports and makes corrections as needed. Ensures all revenues are received, deposited and correctly recorded. Experience with PC spreadsheet applications and 10-key proficiency preferred.

Fluency in Spanish highly desired.

Requirements

Requires any combination of experience and education equivalent to graduation from high school and three years experience in a public service oriented job in the areas of office/clerical work, accounting or bookkeeping.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply click here. The link takes you to the Durham County Career site.

Job Opportunity: Durham, NC

8 Jul

A law firm in Durham is looking for part-time help. Please contact them directly.

Job Description

Title: Secretary/Receptionist/Legal Assistant

Situation: Small law office in downtown Durham seeks student for part-time work, supplementing and complementing the work of one other part-time support person.

Two attorneys concentrate on representation of clients on criminal and traffic matters; many of these clients are of Latin-American origin.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. answer and make phone calls; receive and send emails & faxes;
2. greet and deal with clients who come to office;
3. accept, account for, and secure payments;
4. create, process and close case folders;
5. enter data into case management and financial management databases;
6. create and edit a variety of word-processing documents;
7. research case and court information on the internet;
8. deliver to and retrieve material from the courthouse

Qualifications

Required:

  • Education: Successful completion of high school
  • Experience: Familiarity with word-processing & email

Preferred:

  • Education: Enrollment at Durham Tech in courses leading to an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or Paralegal studies
  • Experience: Familiarity with computers and business-related software programs, such as spreadsheets and databases. Previous employment in an office setting.
  • Other: Some oral and written fluency in Spanish. Ability and willingness to work with the other part-time support people in creating and adhering to staffing schedules, minimizing gaps and overlaps.

Pay: negotiable

For further information, and/or to schedule an interview, please call or email.

Office phone: (919) 321-8277
Cell phone: Stephen Motta (919) 599-4236 or Miguel Muños (919) 609-5718
Email: stephen@mottaandmunozlaw.com  or miguel@mottaandmunozlaw.com

Certification Update

2 Jul

If you’re planning on taking the NALA or NCCP exams this Fall, the application deadlines are approaching.

For the October 11, 2014 NCCP exam, the application deadline is July 15th, 2014. NALA’s deadline for the September examination window is August 1st, 2014. 

More details can be found on the blog’s Certification page.

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