Full-Time Appraiser II
WEBER COUNTY ASSESSOR’S OFFICE – FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
MAJOR DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Under the direction of real estate supervisor, the employee will perform the following duties: Field Inspection – Review properties throughout county and inspect improvements to land, methods and materials used on construction sites, collect data and property information, and calculate square footage and acreage. Appraisal Reports – Organize property data and complete formal appraisal reports. Contact other appraisers and real estate professionals to verify sales information. Board of Equalization Presentations – Prepare evidence for local hearing, present oral testimony and evidence, and argue case informal hearing setting. Public Information – Research files, answer phones, and provide building card information. Appraises real property to determine fair market value and assesses taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules. Collects factual data from a variety of sources including courthouses, real estate offices, and financial institutions concerning legal descriptions of real estate, records of taxes, and rental or sales information on comparable properties; gathers cost income and market data as required. Conducts on-site visits to verify information on appraisal records; reviews books and/or takes physical inventory of property. Processes a variety of appraisal forms, reviewing for completeness and accuracy; assists in preparing narrative reports and exhibits including photographs, floor plans, and maps; posts appraisal information to appropriate records; compiles simple tabulated data and makes mathematical computations. Performs related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Required education, training, and experience: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with at least an Associate Degree. AND Experience: Two years of experience as or in a position equivalent to Appraiser I. OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of appraising principles, practices and techniques; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and procedures; working knowledge of construction methods and procedures as required by the position. Skills: Skill in preparing written appraisal reports. Abilities: Ability to prepare reports and tabulate results following standard guidelines; ability to think logically, to analyze and evaluate data and to reach sound conclusions; ability to obtain the cooperation of others and to exercise mature judgment; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, and the general public.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Valid state driver’s license, or ability to obtain one. Employee must be a Certified Residential Appraiser with the Utah Division of Real Estate in good standing or have and maintain a real estate appraisal designation from the International Associaton of Assessing Officers (RES, CAE), Appraisal Institute (SRA, MAI) or American Society of Appraisers (AM, ASA). Employee must successfully complete Courses 501and 502 ad valorem courses offered through the Utah State Tax Commission within 24 months of hire date or promotion to Appraiser II.