Field Appraiser Job at Laramie County – 3.0 in Cheyenne, WY
Under general supervision, performs technical work of routine difficulty in gathering property appraisal information in Laramie County.
Essential Job Functions
: (Essential function, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Performs field inspections of properties, and interviews residents to obtain technical property information; collects data using state and County guidelines and procedures.
Verifies the features and characteristics of the land and property to be appraised; draws to scale the components and property as an aid in determining its value.
Conducts visual inspections and makes qualified judgments regarding the condition and effective age of properties; ensures assessments accurately reflect property values and are legally defensible to the County Board of Equalization.
Measures and photographs all structures in sufficient detail and accuracy; draws improvements using computer software sketch program; makes square footage and perimeter calculations based on measurements obtained from structures inspected.
Determines the classification of structures and other factors which determine the value of property.
Documents gathered information into the State of Wyoming Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) computer system and property assessment database in order to obtain fair market value.
Accesses and updates computer mapping programs and records systems.
Assists in the research of land and improvement records for inclusion in appraisal reports; researches historical records to determine when structures were built.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of drawing software and digital cameras.
Knowledge of GPS and GIS.
Knowledge of digital cameras.
Skill in analyzing and interpreting the factors affecting property values.
Skill in visiting properties and interviewing relevant parties to obtain technical property information.
Skill in conducting visual inspections and making qualified judgments regarding the condition and effective age of properties.
Skill in conducting research utilizing field data and historical records.
Skill in documenting and recording property information.
Skill in making arithmetic calculations.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of experience in clerical or office administration, real estate or data entry or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Permanent Certification of Property Tax Appraiser issued by the State of Wyoming. Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
About the Company
Company: Laramie County – 3.0
Company Location: Cheyenne, WY