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PROPERTY ASSESSMENT AUDITOR

The Property Assessment Auditor is responsible for leading the work of an audit team, auditing county assessment records, and appraising property. This position is

Class Code:

X117C

Job Grade:

GS05

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Serves as group leader of appraisal team by planning daily work activities, training new appraisers, assigning and reviewing work, and providing technical assistance to lower-level appraisers. Researches deed and assessor records to collect information on sales that qualify as market value transactions. Confirms real property transactions selected for audit, by interviewing buyers, sellers, and realtors to ensure sales are valid for market ratio analysis, reviews the various types and quantities of properties present in the county, and selects a sample for appraisal. Assesses market desirability, inspects, measures, and reviews the physical characteristics of real property, records appraisal information, and draws diagrams of property on appraisal card. Computes property value based upon compiled appraisal information, agency procedures, and valuation techniques. Advises and assists county and private appraisers by explaining procedures, assisting in complex property appraisals, and advising on proper record keeping methods. Appraises complex and unique properties, such as apartment complexes, golf courses, buildings of various sizes and shapes, and race tracks as specialist in area. Prepares reports and studies of assessments and/or appraisals required by division needs and/or request. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of property appraisal methods and techniques. Knowledge of real property values. Knowledge of county assessment record systems. Knowledge of state assessment laws. Ability to perform unique or technical property appraisals. Ability to research records and prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to assign and coordinate the work activities of subordinates. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education of an associate’s degree in real estate or a related field; plus one year of experience in specialized complex appraisals and property assessment or a related field. Must be certified as Appraiser by the Arkansas Public Service Commission in accordance with ACA 26-26-503. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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