Full-Time Personal Property Appraiser I
WEBER COUNTY ASSESSOR’S OFFICE – FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
JOB SUMMARY Under the close supervision of the County Assessor or designated administrator, performs appraisals on taxable business personal property in Weber County and makes recommendations on accounts to be audited.
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.) Discovers, inspects, appraises, lists and estimates taxable personal property, mobile homes and offices, and leased personal property. Recommends accounts for auditing. Discovers taxable personal property through all available means. Determines ownership or assessable entity for personal property and collects all information necessary to perform the entire assessment process. Determines taxable status for assessment purposes and assigns correct taxing district to account. Inspects completed personal property signed statements for accuracy and completeness and resolves discrepancies in statements as necessary. Contacts taxpayers who have not filed personal property signed statements. Records all information pertinent to the assessment of the property.
Field inspects and appraises all types of taxable business personal property as necessary. Assists taxpayers with filing personal property signed statements; assists taxpayers in proper classification and valuation of all types of tangible assets. Estimates value of the personal property of non-filing taxpayers based on known facts and circumstances using all available appraisal information.
Helps monitor delinquent personal property accounts; collects delinquent personal property taxes. Helps monitor delinquent personal property accounts; collects delinquent personal property taxes. Researches returned mail and assists in correcting tax roll mailing information. Maintains accurate records and documents on information gathered on individual businesses.
Identifies delinquent personal property accounts using computerized delinquent reports. Monitors collection process. Makes contact by phone and/or writing to affect collection of the tax. Investigates out-of-business accounts. Researches real property records and secures payments by attaching personal property taxes to real estate when necessary. Researches and notifies secured creditors about pending sales. Understands and complies with all Utah laws regarding seizure and sale of personal property. Responds to questions from property owners regarding appraisals and assessments. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation AND Four (4) years of full-time experience performing accounting, bookkeeping, finance, or appraisal duties, or an acceptable combination of education and experience; related college education may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Preference for experience performing real or personal property appraisal. OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience