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The Avon Cares Food Pantry needs volunteers!

Are you a caring compassionate person? Would you like to help families in need right in your own neighborhood?

Please call the Avon Township at 847-546-1446  


HELP WANTED FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE

 

Position:

The Avon Township Assessor’s Office is seeking a full-time deputy assessor, starting immediately.

Duties:

Duties including but  not  limited to responding to telephone and counter inquiries, requests for information and assist the general  public, taxpayers, attorneys or other officials.   Accurately maintain paper and computerized records.  Create, generate and utilize computer reports to determine taxpayer’s status and eligibility for various exemptions.  Research and record property transfers. Schedule field inspections and update field cards. Accurately enter building permits, Certificates of Occupancy and Certificates of Compliance. Respond to and resolve property owner’s inquiries. Determine value of commercial property utilizing the income and expense approach and comparable sales approach. Represent Avon Township before the Lake County Board of Review. Perform other related assessment matters as they arise.

Qualifications:

This position requires a high school diploma and the applicant must have at least three years previous work experience with the assessment process, either as a deputy assessor or a licensed appraiser or experience with building design and construction, such as an architect or building inspector or field inspector for an assessment office. The applicant should have experience with computers, typing, filing, telephone skills, working with the public in a professional manner, and usual clerical functions.  Applicant must have general knowledge of Avon Township Real Estate relating to current market values and possess the ability to read maps and locate properties. Must be good at multi-tasking, highly organized, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be a team player. A C.I.A.O. designation is a plus.

Pay commensurate with experience.

Benefits available.

Please send resume to: R. Christopher Ditton, Avon Township Assessor, 427 E. Washington St., Round Lake Park, IL 60073.


The township has initiated a bi-weekly newsletter for township resident that will be sent electronically via email.   If you are interested in receiving the eNewsletter, you can sign up when you view the newsletter. Please click HERE to see the most current Avon Township eNewsletter OR you can stay in touch and sign up to automatically receive the newsletter HERE. Archived newsletters can be viewed by clicking on the Archived eNewsletter Tab at the top of this Home Page.

 

Community Links

Avon Township is looking for a Deputy Clerk. The Deputy Clerk will attend meetings in the Clerk’s absence. In addition, the Deputy Clerk may be called upon to help with office functions such as FOIA requests or needed assistance with issues of long or short term storage of records. When attending a meeting for the Clerk, you must record the minutes, take notes and transcribe the meeting according to standards. If needed to fill a Freedom of Information request in the Clerk’s absence, you must be able to locate the items for the request and communicate with those requesting information. We are looking for an individual that may be interested in public service or running for office in the future.

Position:              Deputy Clerk for Avon Township

433 E. Washington St.
Round Lake Park, IL 60073
Employment:     Part-Time as needed            Education:           High School Diploma/GED

Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Average to above typing skills
  • Above average writing and editing skills

Our Community Links Tab offers an excellent array of services in Avon Township and Lake County, such as transportation, food pantry, park districts, senior centers, villages and many more. Just added, Affordable Housing Opportunities for low-income families.

 

Basic Budget Classes

Avon Township is pleased to announce that we will be offering “free” Basic Budgeting Classes for Township Residents on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We also provide one-on-one budget counseling (English & Spanish) every Friday.  To set up an appointment, please call 847 546-1446 ext 301.  This service is provided at no cost to you.