Unclaimed Property Examiner

Recruitment #190917-UNCF-154



Under direction or general supervision, performs routine technical examination and inspection work in the enforcement of state unclaimed property law.

• Assists holders in completing unclaimed property reports; makes routine explanations of the provisions of unclaimed property law; enters reports into unclaimed property system. 
• Computes interest on late remittance of unclaimed property; prepares assessment orders; reviews holder reports for completeness, correctness, and conformity with the unclaimed property law, rules, and procedures.
• Composes letters concerning discrepancies; contacts holders by phone to encourage submission of past due reports and remittances.  Maintains holder files/reports to reflect pertinent transactions and updates unclaimed property records.
• May assist as unclaimed property examiner and/or clerical personnel engaged in the examination and evaluation of unclaimed property reports and supporting documents.
• Performs complex technical examination of unclaimed property reports under supervisory direction, to determine or verify unclaimed property liabilities and/or accuracy.
• Explains and discusses unclaimed property law by telephone, letter, or personal contact; investigates cases of suspected violation of the law; works on assigned or self-developed cases for collection of delinquent unclaimed property.
• Assists supervisor in difficult cases and reviews daily reports; may train new personnel and instruct them in unclaimed property procedures. 
• Performs related work as required and assigned. 

The Unclaimed Property Examiner job family consists of levels which are distinguished based on the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, and the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned projects.

Employees at this level perform various tasks at the full-performance level in examining unclaimed property reports to ensure compliance with the unclaimed property law, rules, and procedures.  They organize and control work to be done, may train technical and clerical personnel in procedures to be used and, in some cases, perform related administrative and supervisory duties.

Knowledge of business arithmetic; basic computer skills; and office procedures, including maintenance of records; and of supervisory principles and practices.  Skill in interpreting and applying laws, rules; in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; in expressing ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and in directing and supervising the work of others.

Completion of three (3) years of experience in bookkeeping, tax computation, or related clerical work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.