Newton County Board of Commissioners Hiring 2021 - Newton County Board of Commissioners is seeking a new worker to apply APPRAISER I that will be placed in Covington.
*APPRAISER I (1213)
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to appraise property values via mass appraisal for the purpose of assessing taxes.
Incumbents in this classification focus on the collection of data and routine appraisals.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude
them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties
may be required and assigned.
Conducts routine property appraisals: performs basic level appraisals of real, personal, commercial, and exempt
property; creates or verifies data for existing and/or new construction; and uses department procedures and current
data to establish fair market values.
Collects property data: compiles data specific to each property; measures, sketches, or photographs new property,
additions, and renovations to determine property values; compiles sales information; and audits existing appraisal
Performs field inspections: visits properties; verifies and audits reports versus actual property for errors and
problems; and verifies data for new construction and additions or renovations.
Prepares appeal data: gathers information and documentation; verifies records; conducts additional research and
field reviews; and prepares related data for appeal hearings.
Assists property owners, tax representatives, and the general public with routine tax-related matters: and provides
information and answers questions regarding appraisal methodology, appeals process, parcel ownership, parcel
mapping, land characteristics, physical improvement data, and current or historical valuation.
Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated
timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation; reviews, completes,
processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and
other documentation; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and
maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.Newton County, Georgia Appraiser I
Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet,
database, presentation, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as
necessary to complete essential functions.
Communicates with supervisor, other County employees, builders, real estate agents, outside agencies, the public,
and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve
Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED is required, supplemented by vocational or technical training in property appraisal
preferred; supplemented by one year of experience in property appraisal; or any equivalent combination of
education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must possess
and maintain Appraiser I certification.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential
functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all County or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary
to function effectively in the position.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising
discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose
of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding
the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control
the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and
information, such as permits, field sheets, construction plans, etc.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to
calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may
include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes,
weights, and measures.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving
evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.Newton County, Georgia Appraiser I
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some
combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing
and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds,
depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental
conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, unsafe
structures, heights, confined spaces, vibrations, animal/wildlife attacks, animal/human bites, water hazards, or
Newton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County
will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective
and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Employee Signature: _____________________________ Date: _____________________Job Type: Full-time
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