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Chief Tax Appraiser

Whitfield County

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Whitfield County Chief Tax Appraiser

Job Description: The Whitfield County Chief Appraiser will be responsible for all aspects of the Whitfield County Tax Assessors Office as required under the provisions of O.C.G.A., Title 48, Chapter 5, Department of Revenue Rules and Regulations; the Appraisal Procedures Manual; and the Candler County Board of Assessor’s Policies.

Successful candidates must possess and maintain the following:

  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Strong Leadership
  • Priority Management
  • Have at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in property appraisal and assessment work;
  • Computer skills; WinGap
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to the staff, taxpayers, and the public;
  • A full understanding of all aspects of the appraisal process.


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have experience in real property appraisal, real property transactions, taxation or local government. 

Certification Requirement:       

Appraiser IV Certification from the State of Georgia is preferred for this position.

An applicant with an Appraiser III Certification may be considered if they demonstrate skills and experience required for the position and the ability to obtain the required certification within 12 months of employment. 

Benefits:  Benefits include paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), Extended Leave Bank (ELB), life, health, dental and vision insurance.  401a/457b retirement plan available.

Salary Range:  $90,000 - $120,000 (Salary commensurate with experience).

Real Parcels: 41,125

Personal Property: 6,969

Pre-Bill M/H’s: 4,042

Taxable: 39,792

Exempt: 1,327


Application Deadline:     Open until filled

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