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202102001 APPRAISER APPRENTICE POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Lenora Murphy

Assessor's Office

NATURE OF WORK:
 
Under close supervision and training, performs work of moderate difficulty assisting in the field measurement of buildings and other property for appraisal purposes; performs related duties as required or assigned.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:
 
·         Performs field inspections in assigned areas.

·         Answer public inquiries at the front counter, by telephone and email.

·         Performs simple residential appraisals, including measuring and listing of building components, drawing and calculating of various components in a mass appraisal environment.

·         Performs simple land appraisals including the collection of land attributes, analysis and calculation of land values in a mass appraisal environment.

·         Interprets field notes, accurately draws and calculates fieldwork, and completes official property records for respective areas.

·         Works with various computer assisted mass appraisal programs and tools. Maintains databases.

·         Reviews and verifies recorded Affidavit of Property of Property Value. Determine validity of sale to be used in market studies.

·         Processes land split/combination requests and new subdivisions.

·         Processes Business Personal Property statements.

·         Interacts with State and Local agencies as well as internal business partners.

·         Maintains official property records.

·         Review, analyze and respond to real and personal property Petitions of Review at the Assessor level.

·         Interacts with the public by providing information on valuation issues or referrals to other departments or agencies as needed and assists in resolving complaints.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Basic Knowledge of:
·         Principles, practices of fundamental property assessment techniques.

·         Statutes and rules affecting property assessment.

·         Multiple specialized computer applications (Tyler/Eagle Assessor, Excel and Access)

·         Topographical maps, Assessor maps and Assessor parceling techniques.

·         Mapping technologies such as GIS systems.

Skill in:
·         A significant level of diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.

·         Working with Elected Officials, County Departments and Regulatory Agencies

Abilities to:
·         Analyze and interpret the factors affecting residential/personal property and vacant land values.

·         Interpret legal descriptions.

·         Prepare reports and present facts clearly orally and in writing.

·         Make accurate mathematical computations.

·         Work independently exercising judgement and initiative.

·         Prepare accurate sketches and diagrams of assessed property.

·         Work out of doors in varying weather conditions or other potentially hazardous conditions.

·         Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety.

·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.

·         Follow written and verbal instructions.

·         Manage multiple deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
 
High school diploma or GED Certificate. Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access skills preferred.

 

One-year experience in property appraisal as applied to the assessment field; OR, any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

 

Possession of a valid Arizona driver’s license (or ability to obtain license within 3 months).

 

Level I certification for property assessment from the Arizona Department of Revenue (or be able to gain licensure within 18 months of hire).

 

(Position is in the classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

This position pays $12.17 per hour.

ALL POSITIONS MUST HAVE AN APACHE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.

To obtain an application, please click HERE

Please click “Apply for Job” to send a completed application.

 

To apply for this job email your details to employment@co.apache.az.us