• Clerk II - Declarations and Exemptions

    Chief County Assessment Office - Edwardsville, IL
    Full Time
    High School
    $17.48 Hourly

    Madison County Government offers a competitive compensation package including:

    • Competitive wages on a step plan with guaranteed increases based on years of service.
    • Complete health insurance benefits package with Medical & Prescription, HSA & FSA, Dental and Vision.
    • Retirement contributions via the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension.
    • Eight-hour workday, which includes a one hour, paid lunch.
    • 14 paid holidays.
    • Employee Assistance Program.
    • Life Insurance and Supplemental Accident & Critical Illness coverage.
    • Paid time off in the form of Vacation, Sick, and Personal days that begin accruing day one.
    • You may be eligible for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

    Summary of Position:

    Completes documentation related to all real estate property transfers and exemptions in the County; assists taxpayers with problems or questions.

    Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Completes transfer of property cards for all parcels located within the County; transfers pertinent information such as ownership names, sale prices, etc; copies for files and submits copy to data entry operator.
    2. Completes and makes copies of Declaration Sheets, sends copies to State of Illinois, County Treasurer's office and Local Township Assessor's offices.
    3. Processes Homestead Improvement Exemptions General Homestead Exemptions and/or state/local exempt properties; prepares applications, determines eligibility, and assures that the correct information is entered into the system.
    4. Maintains accurate records of those entitled to exemptions.
    5. Performs telephone and front counter duties; receives and refers customer inquiries, requests, checks and verifies discrepancies, obtains and provides information and implements appropriate corrective procedures.
    6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
    7. Madison County, IL residency requirements must be met within 6 month of hire.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A high school diploma or equivalent and zero to six (6) months related experience are required.

    Physical Requirements:

    Sit for extended periods of time. The employee is required to walk or move up to 200 feet from primary desk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


    This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing the duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Closing Date: July 11, 2022 or Until Filled

    If you prefer to submit a paper application, please submit to:
    Joe Dauderman at jrdauderman@co.madison.il.us or by mail to Joe Dauderman, 157 N Main St. Ste. 229, Edwardsville IL, 62025

    Visit http://www.co.madison.il.us/jobs for paper application and full posting.

    Internal Candidates should apply via Self-Service -> Company Information -> Job Opportunities