Job Description: Associate Property Appraiser Statement of Position
Under the general direction of the Business Tax Administrator, the Associate Property Appraiser appraises the more difficult and complex railroad and utility land parcels and nonunitary improvements for property tax purposes. This position also performs the annual editing function during the unitary appraisal process for state-assessed property. The incumbent may act as a lead person in the appraisal of state-assessed property.
Assistant Property Appraiser Statement of Position
Under direct supervision of the Supervising Property Appraiser, the Assistant Property Appraiser appraises the less difficult and less complex railroad and utility land parcels and nonunitary improvements for property tax purposes. This position also performs the annual editing function during the unitary appraisal process for state-assessed property.
Junior Property Appraiser Statement of Position
Under the Supervision of a Business Tax Administrator II, and with the guidance from senior and associate-level appraisers, the Junior Property Appraiser learns and performs beginning level field and office appraisal duties. Incumbent may be required to travel throughout the state up to 75% of the time.
California property tax laws, rules and regulations administered by the Board of Equalization, and related legal opinions and court decisions
Appraisal principles and standards, appraisal techniques and recommended appraisal policies and procedures
Property assessment procedures utilized in county assessors’ offices
Apply the above listed knowledge effectively
Analyze complex appraisal situations
Create and maintain cooperative working relationships
Evaluate data and draw sound conclusions
Evaluate situations accurately and take effective action
Prepare clear, complete and concise reports
Work under pressure and meet deadlines
Operate personal computers
Sit for extended periods of time
Travel throughout the state up to 50 percent of the time
Work long and irregular hours, both in and out of the office and in various locations throughout the State
Must be flexible and willing to adjust to changing assignments and priorities
Strong communication skills
Proficiency in using a personal computer, including various software packages such as word processing, spreadsheet, and relational database program for report writing, data analysis and presentations
How to Apply:
Submit a Standard State Application (std. 678), with original signature, along with a resume to the address listed. Please indicate the position and the position number you are applying for on the State application. Please DO NOT send applications via email.
2 positions available.
All applicants will be considered however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority.
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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