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Real Property Appraiser I, II, or III

Walton County Board of Commissioners

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POSITION TITLE: Real Property Appraiser I, II, OR III FY21-117

DEPARTMENT: Tax Assessors

STARTING SALARY: $34,145.31 per year to $39,598.09 per year, depending on experience (plus benefits)

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the appraisal of real property. Assists with compiling and analyzing sales ratio studies to determine fair market values. Defends valuations at Board of Equalization hearings; explains assessment rules and regulations and uses ratio studies and property sales to validate and substantiate property values. Locates, measures, and describes new construction by conducting on-site reviews; measures structures to determine square footage; observes quality of materials; checks for permits. Conducts on-site inspections of existing real estate for any unreturned properties, including mobile homes; notes materials used, quality of labor, amenities, road conditions, utilities, and other improvements. Assists taxpayers and other interested parties by explaining property valuation, describing potential exemptions, explaining tax assessment rules and regulations, and defending or justifying assigned property values. Processes real property tax returns. Processes appeals by reviewing taxpayer statements and assertions of value; conducts desk or on-site reviews. Records mapping and address changes. Processes homestead exemption applications and exemptions; processes and resolves motor vehicle appeals. Performs related duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to meet necessary requirements of Appraiser I as mandated by the Georgia Department of Revenue.


REPLY TO: Walton County Human Resources – 303 S. Hammond Drive, Suite 331 - Monroe, GA 30655

POSTED: 05/19/2021

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