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TAX COLLECTOR

  • 504245
  • PHOENIX
  • VARIOUS-STATEWIDE
  • DEPT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY
  • Full-time

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY

Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona.

DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.

DES serves more than 3 million Arizonans Our Mission is to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable.

TAX COLLECTOR
Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS)
Unemployment Insurance Administration (UIA)

Job Location:

1789 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85005
www.azdes.gov

Posting Details:

Salary: $32,130.80 ANNUAL 

Grade: 17

Closing Date:  Open until sufficient resumes are received

Job Summary:

Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS) performs an integral role in improving Arizona’s workforce by assisting individuals who are unemployed or underemployed, and those with barriers, to prepare for and obtain meaningful employment. DERS supports Arizona employers with recruitment assistance by connecting them to a skilled workforce.

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Tax Collector with the Unemployment Insurance Administration (UIA). This position helps to ensure employers comply with Unemployment Insurance Tax. This position contacts those entitles that failed to submit quarterly reports or tax payments. The Collector enforces collections by lien, and levy actions.

Job Duties:

• Contacts employers through telephone or letter.
• Documents all collection action using the computer system.
• Reviews and analyzes employer account information to determine process the step taken
  in collection process.
• Skip traces assets for levy recommendations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Knowledge in collections laws and procedures.
• Knowledge of skip tracing and collection.
• Skills in written and oral communication.
• Skill in utilizing a wide variety of resources available to locate individuals.
• Ability to relate to employers under stress.
• Ability to perform rapid and accurate mathematical computations.

Selective Preference(s):

• Bilingual in English and Spanish

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-
  Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.
• Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon
  completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably
  accommodate any restrictions.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.
-Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
-10 holidays per year
-Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day
-Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
-Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
-Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
-Career Advancement Opportunities
-Tuition reimbursement
-Training will be onsite
-Opportunity to work remotely (home office) on an ad-hoc basis

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.

On, or shortly after your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

Contact Us:

For questions about this career opportunity, please call Maritza Duffy at (602) 679-5360 or email maritzaduffy@azdes.gov.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting (602)679-5360 or email maritzaduffy@azdes.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.