APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Property Appraisers value real and personal property, conduct ratio studies to evaluate work of county assessors, value mining improvements, and research agricultural values for approval by the Nevada Tax Commission.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The position works in the Locally-Assessed Section of the Division of Local Government Services, Department of Taxation, in Carson City. Under general supervision, a Property Appraiser 2 appraises and assesses real property for property tax purposes by applying advanced and extensive knowledge of appraisal theory. The incumbent collects data; conducts field studies; computes square footage; develops scaled drawings; uses prescribed procedures to classify the uses, character, and quality of construction; analyzes sales; determines replacement costs of new improvements; and prepares documents to be used in connection with the appraisal of real and personal property. The incumbent evaluates applications for certain agricultural use designations; performs special appraisals assigned by the State Board of Equalization; conducts independent internal and field audits to validate, verify, and establish fair and equitable property valuations; applies a working knowledge of statistical procedures; analyzes results to determine if valuations established by county assessors conform to the requirements of law and generally applied appraisal practices; and writes detailed, complete and timely narratives including the findings, conclusions and recommendations relating to the Department's ratio study. The incumbent conducts performance audits of county assessors and treasurers to determine performance effectiveness of the property tax system; and researches, collects, prepares, and presents information and data to various taxpayers, public officials, agencies and Legislature as requested. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, accounting, economics or related field and two years of experience in property appraisal; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience in property appraisal; OR one year of experience as Property Appraiser I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certification as a Property Tax Appraiser by the Nevada Department of Taxation is required within two years of appointment.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience in valuation of commercial property? This experience is preferred, but not required.