Laramie County GovernmentGovernmental Complex Downtown, WYFull Time
Job Posting for Auto Titles Clerk UCC at Laramie County Government
Under direct supervision, performs a variety of functions within the Auto Title/UCC Department. Essential function, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Examines and analyzes legal documentation for the transfer of ownership of personal property; ensures compliance with State and Federal statutes and Wyoming Department of Transportationand Department of Revenue rules and regulations.
Interviews, confers and advises taxpayers on requirements associated with compliance; works to resolve complex transactions.
Maintains vehicle identification number database and associated titling/ownership information.
Accepts and verifies financial statements and other documents presented for filing and perfection of liens on personal property; maintains database of UCC filing information.
Terminates liens or performs partial releases of collateral upon presentation and verification of documentation; files and perfects continuations, amendments, assignments and substitutions of collateral.
Conducts research of State and local databases to resolve discrepancies in vehicle identification numbers, ownership disputes, and chain of title; provides information to law enforcement agencies; liaises with other titling jurisdictions to obtain necessary information to resolve disputes; researches transfer of ownership laws of other states and countries; researches military rules and regulations pertinent to the purchase, registration and shipment of motor vehicles from overseas duty stations.
Corresponds with motor vehicle dealers, banks, credit unions, insurance/finance companies and the general public regarding motor vehicle titling requirements; liaises with the Department of Transportation to obtain vehicle history reports as required; coordinates with the Department of Revenue regarding lien filings and the collection of overdue motor vehicle sales tax payments.
Determines the taxable value of personal property including motor vehicles, recreational vehicles and motor cycles; verifies the payment of property tax on mobile homes prior to executing transfer of ownership; calculates and collects fees.
Stays current regarding Federal/State statutory changes or policy modifications; provides assistance with developing policies and procedures.
Prepares documents for microfilming and scanning; prepares and transmits documents for off-site storage of inactive records; prepares and transmits copies of documents to the Department of Transportation and the Department of Revenue.
Provides bi-annual elections support and assistance including serving as a board member as required.
Serves as a backup to the Elections and Marriages Department as required.
Provides Spanish/English translation services to taxpayers/residents as required.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of auto titles functions and activities.
Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to the transfer of legal ownership of personal property.
Knowledge of laws and regulations for filing, perfecting, releasing and terminating liens.
Knowledge of processes for determining the taxable value of personal property.
Knowledge of processes for microfilming, scanning and transmitting documents.
Skill in performing a variety of auto title functions and activities.
Skill in analyzing documentation in relation to the transfer of ownership of personal property.
Skill in maintaining vehicle identification databases and titling/ownership information.
Skill in terminating liens and performing partial releases of collateral.
Skill in conducting research and determining the value of personal property.
Skill in liaising with various parties in relation to motor vehicle title activities.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; two years experience in consumer lending or processing motor vehicle titling documentation with a governmental entity or motor vehicle dealership; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must be bondable.