Boone County Missouri


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Boone County, located in Columbia, MO, is looking for a DEPUTY COLLECTOR.

Summary of Responsibilities: 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.

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

Qualifications: 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.

Join the Boone County team and Make a Difference! Boone County Government offers a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive health/dental/vision insurance on day one (with options for medical/dental with NO employee premium!), a pension plan, two matching deferred compensation plans, 14 paid holidays, generous sick and vacation leave, and no-cost disability and life insurance options. Boone County is a Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer.

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Columbia, MO is a thriving college town and the cultural hub of mid-Missouri, hosting popular events such as the True/False Film Festival and the Roots N Blues BBQ Festival and a diverse art, music, and restaurant scene. Columbia is the fourth most populous and fastest-growing city in Missouri with an estimated 126,254 residents in 2020. Resting upon the forested hills and rolling prairies of Mid-Missouri near the Missouri River valley, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the surrounding Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Mark Twain National Forest, and Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, in addition to hiking over 278 miles of our local trails! Many popular destinations are a short drive away, including the Capitol of Jefferson City, the Lake of the Ozarks, Saint Louis, and Kansas City all within a two-hour drive or less.

Apply online at or call (573) 886-4395 ext. 2 with questions. The Apply Now link will take you to our online application system where you can create a user profile or log into a profile you have previously created. You must have a user profile to apply for any county position.

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