Sales Tax Technician Part Time

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Sales Tax Technician Part Time

Colorado Springs, Colorado




Job Description

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of technical tax collection activities for the City; explain City policies to the taxpayers and the general public; and perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. Supporting and coordinating of efforts with the Sales Tax Auditors, Sales Tax Investigators, Sales Tax Planner, other City departments and other agencies as needed.

  • Process and verify the accuracy of various divisional forms and reports related to the collection of delinquent sales and use taxes; balance receipts and returns; and examine submitted tax forms and verify for mathematical accuracy.
  • Issue or deny the issuance of sales and use tax licenses according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Notify taxpayers of under or overpayments.
  • Answer questions from taxpayers and the general public over the telephone and in person; explain and defend City policies and procedures; and consult higher level City staff.
  • Perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties including collecting payments and fees, balance the petty cash fund, contact vendors, contractors, and outside agencies as related to sales and use tax payments or reimbursements.
  • Participate in developing divisional goals and procedures; and identify opportunities for improvement of service delivery.
  • Update the division’s master list of taxpayer names, company names, addresses, phone, and fax numbers and other relevant data.
  • Prepare statistical reports, design forms, open mail, and maintain various files.
  • Maintain a variety of financial ledgers, records, and logs; and file and process related documentation.


Drug Screen Required 


Long term: Up to six months with possibility to extend.

Pay: $19.94 to $25.27 Depending on experience. 

Schedule: Part-time 20 hours a week (business hours 8:00am to 5:00pm), spread between 4 days (can work with 3 days if necessary)