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Commercial Appraiser at McLennan CAD

The McLennan County Appraisal District is accepting applications for one (1) position of Commercial Appraiser.

Applicants should have their RPA designation with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or 3 years of commercial appraisal experience.  Qualifications require high school graduation or equivalent, good computer skills and ability to work well with others.  The position requires use of personal vehicle.  A valid Texas driver’s license with proof of liability insurance and a verified acceptable driving record is required.

Salary is contingent upon qualifications and experience.

Send application/resume to:

McLennan County Appraisal District
Attn: Joe Don Bobbitt
PO Box 2297
Waco, TX 76703

Applications close upon being filled.

Posted July 12, 2019

Personal Property Appraiser at Limestone AD

The Limestone Appraisal District is accepting applications for the position of Personal Property Appraiser.

Responsibilities include office and field work associated with the appraisal of personal properties for ad valorem tax purposes.  Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA) designation along with past experience beneficial.

Salary contingent upon qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefit/retirement package included.

Please submit resumes (including three references) to:

Karen Wietzikoski
Chief Appraiser
303 South Waco Street or P O Drawer 831
Groesbeck, Texas 76642

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted July 12, 2019

Chief Appraiser at Lynn CAD

Lynn County Appraisal District is accepting applications/resume for Chief Appraiser.

Successful applicants should possess: RPA and/or RTA designation from Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  The RTA designation may be worked toward once hired.

Prior appraisal experience, bookkeeping, QuickBooks knowledge, management experience and excellent communication/leadership skills.

Salary is contingent on qualifications and experience.  Benefit package provided.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, interviews begin immediately.

Send resume to:

Lynn County Appraisal District
Attn:  Carolyn Klaus, Chairman
P O Box 789
Tahoka, TX  79373

LCAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted July 11, 2019

Residential Appraiser at Williamson CAD

The Williamson Central Appraisal District (WCAD) is currently accepting applications for two Residential Appraisers.

Successful candidates will be part of a team responsible for developing and defending appraisals within WCAD’s jurisdiction each year.  The position offers a combination of desk and fieldwork.  Appraisals are developed using appraisal software and field devices for field work.

For these positions, a bachelor’s degree, real estate or previous appraisal experience is preferred.

Benefits include paid medical and dental.  Employees also receive 10 paid holidays, paid time off, a retirement plan and the option of a 4-day work schedule.  The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Further details and online application are available on our website at: www.wcad.org/employment.

Posted July 9, 2019

Assistant Chief Appraiser at Rockwall CAD

Rockwall Central Appraisal District is currently accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Chief Appraiser.

 SUMMARY:

 The Assistant Chief Appraiser holds a key administrative position, reporting to the Chief Appraiser.  The Assistant Chief Appraiser is responsible for overseeing daily operations in the appraisal department and assisting in the collections department as needed.  Responsibilities include providing overall leadership, training and development to employees, maintaining methods of appraisal, ability to analyze data and provide solutions, critical thinking with strong conflict resolution skills.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Must be registered with the TDLR and have attained an RPA designation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Exercising general supervision and development of employees as directed;
  • Assist in selection of prospective employees;
  • Develop administrative procedures as necessary;
  • Perform valuation duties necessary in order to maintain acceptable level of appraisal;
  • Provide customer service with a strong skillset in conflict resolution;
  • Additional duties assigned by the Chief Appraiser.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 High school diploma or equivalent, RPA designation

Experience: 5+ years related experience

COMPENSATION

 Competitive base salary and benefits. Salary based upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO:

Kevin Passons, Chief Appraiser

kpassons@rockwallcad.com

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Posted July 8, 2019

County Appraiser in Sedgwick County, Kansas

SEDGWICK COUNTY (Wichita), KANSAS

 COUNTY APPRAISER

Sedgwick County, Kansas is seated in Wichita and covers 1,008 square miles. It is one of the most populous of Kansas’ 105 counties with an estimated population of 508,000. It is the sixteenth largest in area and reportedly has the second highest per capita wealth among Kansas’ counties.

Sedgwick County residents enjoy a central location, a diverse population, a strong local economy and four distinct seasons. Quality of life amenities, including education, are excellent and the cost of living is well below the national average.

Sedgwick County utilizes a Commission/Manager form of government under which the County Manager’s Office implements the priorities and goals of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). The BOCC is the County’s governing body.  It is comprised of five-members and meets in regular weekly sessions. Commissioners are elected according to geographical area (districts) and serve four-year overlapping terms. The Chairman of the Board is elected by the Commissioners and serves a one-year term. In addition to the BOCC, citizens of Sedgwick County elect the County Clerk, the Register of Deeds, the County Treasurer, the Sheriff, the District Attorney and the18th Judicial District Judges.

Sedgwick County is recognized by the International City-County Management Association as a Council-Manager form of government. Accordingly, the Board appoints a professional County Manager to administer most County functions and to implement policy decisions. The BOCC also appoints the County Counselor, County Appraiser and the Assistant County Manager for the Department of Public Works, Facilities Maintenance & Project Services.

Sedgwick County employs nearly 2,800 persons and functions on a current budget of $439,530,627. The County provides a full range of services including public safety, public works, criminal justice, recreation, entertainment, cultural, human/social, and education.

The County Appraiser’s Office is required by law to annually appraise all tangible, taxable property by January 1.  In Sedgwick County there are 221,814 residential, agricultural, multi-family, commercial and industrial parcels as well as 33,791 personal property accounts.  In addition, the Office applies classification rates and determines tax exemption eligibility of religious, charitable, educational and municipal properties. The County Appraiser leads, manages, plans, organizes, administers and directs the activities and operations of the Sedgwick County Appraiser’s Office in compliance with County policies and applicable Kansas law. In conformance with the Kansas State Property Valuation Division, the County Appraiser Office serves and assists the property assessment needs of the citizens and the community. The County Appraiser is responsible to deliver quality public service through use of effective leadership, strategic planning, performance measurement, teamwork, maximizing resources, innovative approaches and high professional standards.  The County Appraiser’s Office currently employs sixty-five (65) FTE’s and has an FY 2019 budget of $4,843,692.

The County Appraiser advises the County Commissioners and County Manager on matters pertaining to property appraisals and attends meetings of the BOCC, responds to inquiries made by the Commissioners and other County officials and makes presentations on a regular basis. He or she also presents testimony to state legislators and assists the County’s Division of Finance with long-term valuation forecasting. For more information about Sedgwick County and the County Appraisers Office visit www.sedgwickcounty.org

Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Regional/Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university; certification as a General Real Property Appraiser pursuant to Article 41 of Chapter 58 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated and amendments; OR Registered Mass Appraiser (RMA) pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the Secretary of Revenue; OR Holds a valid Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES) or Certified Assessment Evaluation(CAE) designation from IAAO. Must have one of the required appraisal designations or successfully obtain one within six (6) months of appointment by the Board of County Commissioners. Must have a minimum of five (5) years CAMA experience with five (5) years commercial property appraisal experience including three (3) years’ in a managerial/supervisory capacity.

Preferred qualifications are a Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Regional/Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university combined with additional CAMA assessment administration or other local government education and training plus ten (10) years of experience in assessing properties which includes five (5) years in a managerial/supervisory capacity. IAAO designation, CAE preferred.

Compensation

The compensation package includes a competitive base salary and benefits that will ultimately depend upon the qualifications of the selected candidate. The beginning salary will be commensurate with experience. The County offers excellent benefits which include: State retirement, a generous paid time-off program, medical/prescription insurance (95% County paid), dental vision, Life & AD&D insurance, a Flexible Healthcare Spending Account, a Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Account, AFLAC and other benefits.

To Apply

The County is anxious to fill this position. It will remain open until filled. The first review of resumes is tentatively scheduled for August 9, 2019.  For consideration, please email your cover letter, resume and current salary to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
Email: slavin@bellsouth.net

Sedgwick County is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer

Posted July 1, 2019

Field Appraiser at Young CAD

Currently accepting resumes for the position of Field Appraiser

General Duties

  • Perform data collection and analysis of all categories of real and personal property to generate fair, accurate and consistent market values in accordance with the Texas Property Tax Code
  • Conduct on-site inspections consisting of measuring all improvements, photographing property attributes that contribute to or detract from the market value of the property, assign appropriate quality, condition and age of improvements.
  • Analyze market area sales for the calibration of mass appraisal schedules and neighborhood adjustments
  • Conduct protest hearings with property owners, tax agents and the Appraisal Review Board.

Required Skills

  • Computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office and Apple iOS
  • Reading aerial imagery and GIS maps
  • Taking and recording measurements with electronic devices
  • Use of appraisal and reference manuals to ensure consistency in valuations
  • Writing clear and concise notes, correspondence with property owners, appeal responses, reports and statistical data
  • Excellent customer service skills are required, some adverse or volatile conversations are to be expected and must be managed with courtesy and professionalism
  • Self-motivation and ability to remain on task with limited supervision

Physical Demands

  • Duties to be performed both in the office and outdoors may require bending, climbing, lifting up to 30 pounds, pushing, pulling, reaching, walking rough terrain, sitting and standing for long periods of time
  • Work performed outdoors is in an environment which involves everyday risks and discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions.

Education, Experience and Training

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA) license from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is preferred but not required.
  • An unlicensed applicant must be willing and able to successfully complete the requirements to obtain the Registered Professional Appraiser license within a reasonable timeframe and maintain all subsequent continuing education requirements as mandated by law.

Additional Details

  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid Texas Driver’s License and show proof of liability insurance.
  • Young Central Appraisal District offers a competitive salary contingent on education and qualifications, excellent benefits including health, dental and vision insurance and retirement plan.

Please submit resume with references via email to:

Luke Robbins, Chief Appraiser  Luke.Robbins@youngcad.org

Posted on June 19, 2019

Deputy Chief Appraiser at Comanche CAD

Comanche CAD Accepting Résumés for Deputy Chief Appraiser

Must be a licensed RPA. Complete Job Description and applicant information sheet are available at www.comanchecad.org under employment tab.

Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Please submit applicant information sheet and résumé to:

info@comanchecad.org in pdf format or bring to 8 Huett Circle in Comanche, TX

This position will remain open until filled.

Comanche CAD is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted June 17, 2019 ***