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202105005 PROPERTY APPRAISER I POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Lenora Murphy

Assessor's Office

NATURE OF WORK:
 
Under limited supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in collecting property appraisal information. Performs analysis of data to produce property values for ad valorem tax purposes. Preforms related work as assigned.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:
 
·         Coordinates and performs field inspections in assigned areas. May perform plan reviews for complex properties.

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

·         Performs simple to complex 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.

·         Processes applications for Agricultural status, and Tax Clearances for manufactured homes.

·         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.

·         Performs Personal Property audits and tax roll corrections.

·         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:
 
Working knowledge of:
·         Principles, practices of fundamental to intermediate and complex level property assessment techniques.

·         Statutes and rules affecting property assessment.

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

·         Considerable knowledge/skills reading topographical maps, Assessor maps and Assessor parceling techniques.

·         Interpret legal descriptions.

·         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.

·         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).

 

International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) or Appraisal Institute designation preferred.

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

This position pays $13.11 per hour.

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