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Appraiser - Osborne County

Osborne County is requesting applicants for the position of County Appraiser. Responsibilities are administrative and supervisory work in appraiser's office, be responsible for annual valuation of all real and personal property, as well as field inspections, data collection, index/ depreciation studies; valuation hearing; and prepare annual maintenance reports. Strong leadership, interpersonal communication, planning and decision-making skills are necessary, as well as fiscal management experience. Requirements include CAE, RES, RMA, or general certification from Kansas Real Estate Appraisal board, three years appraisal experience, along with high school diploma or equivalent. Applicant will be qualified by Director of Property Valuation and meet all qualification of the State of Kansas. Salary Based on Experience. EOE and ADA employer. Please send resumes to: Osborne County Clerk, P.O. Box 160, Osborne, KS 67473 or for more information call 785-346-2431.

Appraiser – Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie County, Kansas - seated in Westmoreland - is one of the fastest growing of Kansas' counties.

The County Appraiser’s Office is required by law to annually appraise all tangible, taxable property.  In Pottawatomie County there are 15,880 residential, agricultural, multi-family, commercial and industrial parcels as well as 3,591 personal property accounts. The County Appraiser leads, manages, plans, organizes, administers and directs the activities and operations of the Pottawatomie County Appraiser's Office in compliance with County policies and applicable Kansas statutes. In conformance with the Kansas State Property Valuation Department, a division of the Department of Revenue, the County Appraiser Office serves and assists the property assessment needs of the citizens and the community.

The County Appraiser advises the County  Administrator and Board of County Commissioners on matters pertaining to property appraisals and attends meetings of the BOCC, responds to inquiries made by the Commissioners and other County officials and makes presentations on a regular basis. For more information about Pottawatomie County and the County Appraisers Office visit www.Pottcounty.org.

Minimum qualifications include a diploma, GED, or equivalent.  Employee is required to be listed as an eligible Kansas Appraiser by the Property Valuation Department, a Division of the Department of Revenue and either certified as a General Real Property Appraiser pursuant to Article 41 of Chapter 58 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated and amendments OR possession of one of the required appraisal designations which includes:  a Registered Mass Appraiser pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the Secretary of Revenue or having obtained a valid certified Residential Evaluation Specialist or Certified Assessment Evaluation designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers, as required by K.S.A. 19-430.  Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ CAMA experience and property appraisal experience and also direct supervision experience. Must have superior written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include any Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Regional/Urban Planning or a related field combined with additional CAMA assessment administration or other local government education and training or (3) years of experience in assessing properties.   Combination of education and experience accepted. Commercial experience a bonus.

Compensation

The compensation package includes a competitive base salary and benefits that will ultimately depend upon the qualifications of the selected candidate. The beginning salary will be commensurate with experience. The County offers excellent benefits which include: KPERS retirement, paid time-off, medical/prescription insurance, dental, vision, and other benefits.

To Apply

The position will remain open until filled.  For consideration, please apply at www.ksjobs.gov. You may contact Human Resources at: Pottawatomie County, KS; PO Box 348; Westmoreland, KS 66549, or humanresources@pottcounty.org; or 785-457-3455 for more information.

Pottawatomie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.