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Administrative Assistant - Assessor's Office

Posted: 04/20/2021

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These examples of typical duties do not include all possible tasks for this classification and do not limit the assignment of related tasks. Regular attendance according to the department's approved work schedule is required for all Sherburne County positions.

1. Process all Certificates of Real Estate Value.
2. Update field books and the computer with information from Certificate of Real Estate Values, Quit Claim deeds, Warranty deeds, Divorce Decrees, Life Estates, etc.
3. Correctly and accurately process all deeds, direct transfers and parcel splits to their rightful owners.
4. Calculate and provide Green Acre estimates and billings as requested by title companies, attorneys, real estate agents, or as a result of a recent title change.
5. Process Annexations and Right of Way orders.
6. Assign new parcel numbers to newly created properties as a result of an Administrative Subdivision (parcel splits), plat or omitted property.
7. Process new plats after verification of the legal description and ownership information on the recorded plat.
8. Process Administrative Subdivisions (parcel splits) as approved by the City or County Zoning Office.
9. Effectively respond to general questions relating to property assessment, taxation and ownership.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two or more years of relevant experience in the areas of real estate, legal descriptions, surveys, deeds, and/or title transferring
  • Postsecondary education in a related field is preferred

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