Full Time Assessing Administrative Assistant - Town of Scarborough


The Town of Scarborough is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to join the Assessing Department. This is a customer service position that involves considerable contact with the public, as well as providing clerical support to the Assessor and Deputy Assessor. Duties include greeting the public, providing information, screening and directing calls, data entry and filing, maintaining real estate property records and personal property files, preparing official reports, reviewing tax collection data for accuracy, reviewing deeds, preparing and mailing personal property declaration forms, and other general administrative duties. This position reports directly to the Town Assessor.
Requirements for the position include: prior administrative experience; attention to detail and experience working with large volumes of detailed work and data; effective multitasking skills; demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public; experience addressing customer service challenges with professionalism and tact; the ability to work independently; experience with the advanced features of word-processing programs; familiarity with database management and spreadsheet software programs. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Municipal experience, or training, education, or experience in a related field is preferred (e.g., appraising, paralegal, legal assistant). Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered at the discretion of the Town.
This position is open until filled. All job applicants are required to apply online: https://applitrack.com/townofscarborough/onlineapp/

The Town of Scarborough offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits. For additional information call 207.730.4025 or email hr@scarboroughmaine.org.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-
Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment. Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We also have a balance with our commercial businesses. The newest area for businesses to locate in Scarborough is along the Haigis Parkway, located right at Exit 42 off the Maine Turnpike. We are a suburban community that offers open spaces, parks and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.
Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.

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