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Clerk Treasurer / Tax Claim

Job Title:
Clerk Treasurer / Tax Claim
County Name:
Susquehanna County
TITLE:                             Clerk - Treasurer / Tax Claim
DEPARTMENT:              Treasury/Tax Claim
LOCATION:                  Susquehanna County Courthouse
REPORTS TO:               Treasurer/Tax Claim Director
SUPERVISES:                 None
POSITION STATUS:      Part-Time Union Eligible
WAGE:                        $13.56 per hour
This position is known as an “at will” appointment, that is filled by the County Treasurer.  The incumbent for this position is selected/chosen by the County Treasurer as long as the position of Treasurer/Tax Claim Director is an appointment by the County Commissioners or an Elected Official position. Section 1620 rights asserted.

Education/skills required
  • Must be able to read / write and understand the English language.
  • Must have accurate computer and typing skills.
  • Business Casual Attire.
  • Skills (Abilities):
  • Ability to work well as a team member and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow procedures both written and verbal accurately.
  • Ability to be organized, learn quickly, and retain the information learned.
  • Must have good attention to detail
  • Accurate computer and typing skills with experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows
  • Ability to communicate with both peers and the public, in person, and over the phone
  • Must have good collaboration, problem solving, and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding client and County information and records.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the Treasurer / Tax Claim Director with:
  • Collection of Hotel Tax
  • Issuance of Small Games of Chance and Bingo Licenses 
  • Preapring tax sale files
  • Know all licensing requirements and manage accordingky for:
    • Dog Licenses
    • Hunting Licenses.
    • Fishing Licenses
    • Small Games of Chance Licenses
    • Bingo Licenses
    • Special Firearm Permits
  • Assist with public and inter-office daily operations
  • Assist in answering questions from the public in person or by phone.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements
  • May be required to lift/move in excess of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods throughout the work day, with occasional pushing, pulling, standing, walking, twisting, or reaching as necessary to carry out essential job functions
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details and concentrate on work.
  • Must possess ability to record, convey and present information, explain procedures and follow instructions.
Special Requirements:
  • The applicant must pass the pre-employment required screening;
  1. background check with results indicating there is no record of criminal convictions;
  2. drug screen with negative results;
  3. providing documents as required by Homeland Security for the I-9 process
The above statements are intended to descibe the general  nature of, and level of duties being performed by a person assisgned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required to perform this position. 

Posting Date:
Monday, April 22, 2024
Expiration Date:
Contact Name:
Aimee Wademan
31 Lake Avenue
(570) 278-6612