Under the general direction of the Principal Property Appraiser, the Senior Forest Property Appraiser-Supervising (SFPA) performs duties to support the administration of the Timber Yield Tax; to ensure that forest products are taxed as they are harvested as required by the Revenue and Taxation Code, Part 18.5 of Division 2.
The SFPA supervises the forest property appraisers in the evaluation of harvest plans, harvest operations and the purchase of standing timber from both public and private lands from timber lands, and the auditor-appraisers in the review and audit of timber yield tax returns. The SFPA plans, organizes, and directs the work of forest property appraisers in setting timber values to be enrolled on the semiannual 'harvest value' schedule used by all timber harvesters in computing the amount of tax due. The SFPA further directs the field investigating activities of forest property appraisers to determine if the proper tax is reported on the quarterly returns.
The position directs studies as well as performs the more complex studies of economic factors and trends affecting timber, the timber industry, and forest property values and valuation practices. The position also manages the division's registration program including registration of taxpayers and processing of timber harvest plans and contracts. Travel required up to 25% of the time. All applicants will be considered however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority.
Candidate must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
If interested please submit a standard state application STD. 678 (Rev. 6/2010) with original signature to the address listed on this bulletin.
Applications must be received or post marked by the final filing date. DO NOT email applications.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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