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Company: Loudoun County Government
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


Recruitment #22-118-3859

Date Opened

6/3/2022 08:00:00 AM

Closing Date

Open until filled

Salary Range




Job Type

Open and Competitive




Full Benefits



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Job Description

The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue is currently seeking applicants for a Tax Exemptions and Deferrals Specialist II. The successful candidate must have great organizational, time management and customer service skills with ability to manage a high volume of applications and work under deadlines.
The Specialist II will join a team of five other program specialists responsible for administration of the following County exemptions and deferrals programs: tax relief for elderly and disabled, tax exemption programs for disabled veterans and surviving spouses of members of the armed forces, tax exemptions for revitalized real estate, tax exemptions for solar equipment, tax exemptions by designation and/or classification and land use assessment.
Job Responsibilities include:
- Guides the public through the entire pre-screen, application, qualification determination and recertification process, advises on scenarios based upon fact patterns presented to them and how they may affect said exemption or deferral program.
- Ensures the equitable treatment of all property owners and organizations applying for, or potentially entitled to, a tax deferral or exemption from real or personal property taxation and in collaboration with the Division Deputy, interprets and applies laws, regulations, and opinions from the Virginia Tax Commissioner and Attorney General in compliance with Virginia State Code and County Ordinances.
- Maintains, updates, and improves the online access to exemption documentation, applications, and information that is provided to county officials, taxpayers and the general public in accordance with state and local laws.
- Responds to inquiries in person, by telephone, e-mail, and in writing as needed in a friendly, informative, accurate, and timely manner (i.e. to general public, property owners, non-profit organizations, potential sellers and purchasers, real estate agents and settlement attorneys).
- Conduct field inspections for properties enrolled in exemption or deferral programs to verify usage and continuation in said program.
- Maintains knowledge and assists with the administration of the other tax exemption and deferral programs administered by the Division.
Hiring Range: $48,115.94-$64,956.51
Salary commensurate with experience

Job Requirements

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree and one (1) years of experience in Real Estate, Finance, Taxation or related field. Knowledge of real estate, assessment principles along with local taxation are preferred.
Candidate must display analytical skills (research skills); attention to details; customer service and team work; Planning and organization; Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel; Solid written and verbal communication skills to interact with business owners, their accountants and attorneys.
Must be flexible and have the ability to independently exercise good professional judgment.

Special Requirements

Valid driver's license required.
Be able to conduct field visits and inspections of properties as needed All applicants seeking employment with the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue are expected to comply with tax obligations. Failure to do so could impede consideration of your application.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo a criminal background, credit and DMV record check.

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If you have questions about how to apply online, you may contact us by phone at (703) 777-0213 or email us at HR@loudoun.gov. EOE.

Fill out our application-request form.
We encourage you to submit your application on-line as this is the preferred application method. If you experience difficulties, we can send you an application packet by conventional mail. -->

Contact us via conventional means.
You may contact us by phone at (703) 777-0213,

or e-mail at HR@loudoun.gov, or apply for a job in person at the Loudoun County Division of Human Resources.


Keywords: Loudoun County Government, Leesburg , TAX EXEMPTIONS AND DEFERRALS SPECIALIST II, Accounting, Auditing , Leesburg, Virginia

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