Appraiser Trainee

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Published date: November 21, 2020 7:27 am

Location: San Bernardino, California, United States

The Assessor-Recorder-Clerk is recruiting for Appraiser Trainees who work in a training capacity while learning to apply appraisal principles and arrive at valuations for single residential and moderate sized multiple-unit residential properties for tax assessment purposes. Incumbents are responsible for gathering market and cost data; reviewing financial documents; performing field inspections of real property (land and buildings) and personal property (business equipment, fixtures, etc.); interviewing business and property owners, contractors, and realtors; explaining assessment laws, policies and procedures to the public; preparing appeals; representing the County before the Assessment Appeals Board and court hearings; and participating in training and review of Revenue and Taxation codes. All duties are performed in accordance with property tax laws. Offices are located in Big Bear, Hesperia, Joshua Tree, Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino and Twin Peaks.

For a more detailed description of job duties, refer to the Appraiser Trainee job description.

Note: Applications are also being accepted for Appraiser I, Appraiser II, and Appraiser III. Review announcement and requirements on our website. A separate application is required for each level. Appraiser Trainee, I, and II may be filled at any level. In order to increase your opportunities, you are encouraged to apply for all levels in which you feel you meet the minimum qualifications.
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1) Promotion: Appraiser Trainees are eligible for promotion to Appraiser I ($50,502 - $69,305 annually) upon meeting the minimum requirements for that class including obtaining, within one (1) year of employment, a valid permanent Appraiser's Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization and receiving a satisfactory work performance evaluation. Incumbents must promote within eighteen (18) months or be terminated. Likewise, Appraiser I are eligible for promotion to Appraiser II (Up to $77,833 annually) within 24 months or employment will be terminated. Regular status can only be achieved at the Appraiser II level.

2) Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation. Mileage reimbursement is available.

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