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COUNTY OF DEL NORTE
invites applications for the position of:

PROPERTY APPRAISER AIDE I/II

Office of Assessor

SALARY: Beginning biweekly salary: Aide: $1,372.01, Level I $1,646.13 & Level II $1,764.15
A 5% step increase is provided upon satisfactory completion of the 6-month probationary period.

JOB OPPORTUNITY:
The County of Del Norte, Office of Assessor is seeking a qualified candidate to fill one (1) vacancy for the position of
Property Appraiser Aide/I/II. This position is classified as permanent full-time. A standard application is required.
Resumes are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials. Applications which are
incomplete as of the final date to apply will be eliminated from consideration. Candidates who meet all the minimum
qualifications may be invited to an oral interview. This recruitment will establish a list of candidates to be used in
filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may be used for future vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1)
year.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Carefully read recruitment flyer.
2. Download and fill out a standard Del Norte County application on our County Site.
3. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Applicant screening will take place on a bi-weekly basis.
4. Applications are required to be submitted by email to hrjobs@dnco.org, by fax (707) 465-1470 or by mail Attention:
Human Resources, 981 H Street, Suite 250, Crescent City CA 95531.
5. Candidates will be notified via phone or mail about their status within two weeks of the closing date as the
recruitment proceeds.

CORE COMPETENCE:

  • The Property Appraiser Aide: Under direct supervision, assists in the classification and appraisal of residential,
    commercial, agricultural and other types of real properties for taxation purposes. Assists in the review of real
    property records to ascertain property data. Participates in and assists with field inspection of property sites to
    collect and verify property data. Under general supervision, interviews property owners and other relevant
    parties to obtain and verify property data. Under general supervision, reviews and verifies appraisal
    information on the tax roll. Assists in compiling and organizing Assessor’s Office records for presentation at
    appeal hearings. May attend and participate in appeal hearings. Acts as information source to property owners
    and other interested parties regarding property appraisal matters. Maintains and updates individual property
    records. Performs routine to technical clerical duties pertaining to property appraisal and office workload.
    Attends required hours of appraiser training courses to attain required certification. Performs related duties as
    required.
  • The Property Appraiser I/II: Classifies and appraises residential, commercial, agricultural and other types of
    real properties for taxation purposes. Analyzes, interprets and documents all required information to derive
    equitable and justifiable property appraisals. Reviews real property records to ascertain property data.
    Conducts field inspection of property site to collect and verify property data. Interviews property owners and
    other relevant parties to obtain and verify property data. Reviews and verifies appraisal information on tax
    roll. Reviews and interprets regulations and requirements governing property appraisal. Draws property
    diagrams for appraisal and documentation purposes. Acts as information source to property owners and other
    interested parties regarding property appraisal matters. Compiles and organizes Assessor’s Office records for
    presentation at appeal hearings. Attends and participates in appeal hearings. Attends required hours of
    appraiser training courses annually. Performs related duties as required.

For a full detailed description of the job functions and requirements visit our Job Descriptions Page.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training and experience which would likely provide the
required knowledge and abilities may be considered qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and
abilities would be:

Property Appraiser Aide:

  • Graduation from high school supplemented with college course work equivalent to Associates degree in a related field; some experience in a field related to the property appraisal; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Property Appraiser I/II:

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License or equivalent if a resident of another state &
  • Possession of a college degree or graduation from high school &
  • Four (4) years of relevant experience pursuant to Rule 283 of the California State Board of Equalization
    property tax rule; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Note: Possession of a valid State Board of Equalization Appraiser’s Certificate or the ability to obtain the required certification prior to the end
of probation.

BENEFITS:
A generous package of benefits is provided, including: health and dental care benefits, life insurance, and a retirement plan. Paid leave: Vacation: 1-5 years of continuous service: 10 working days per year. Sick Leave: 1 day of sick leave with pay for each month of service from the date of employment. Holidays: 13 working days each year. Floating Holidays: 3 working days each fiscal year. Retirement: The County is a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) integrated with Social Security. Group Insurance: The County pays a portion of the employee’s group health, dental, and life insurance premiums with dependent health and dental care benefits available at group rates.

Note: The information listed above is a general summary of benefits for this position. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as an employment contract.

SELECTION PROCESS:
The County of Del Norte does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual preference, or disability in any of its programs, activities, or hiring practices. All applications will be reviewed and those individuals with backgrounds most closely meeting the needs of the county will be selected for further review. In the event of a large number of qualifying applicants, a written examination may be given to determine which applicants will be invited to attend an oral interview. An eligibility list will be established upon completion of the oral interviews. Expenses (i.e. travel, food, lodging) incurred in connection with the interview shall be the burden of the applicant. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office prior to the interview/examination so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, Del Norte County is required to verify, within three days of employment of any person, that he/she is: 1) a citizen or national of the United States; 2) an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence or authorized by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to work in the United States.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
Del Norte County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants. Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements should contact the Human Resources Department prior to the filing deadline. In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide acceptable proof of identity or authorization to work in the United States. A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to employment. The investigation may include reference
checks, fingerprinting, credit check, driver history and inquiry to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history information.
All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process. Selection processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: application review, competitive screening, written examination, performance examination, and/or oral examination. This bulletin is solely for the purpose of announcing a job opening. It does not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein
may be modified or revised without notice.

DEL NORTE COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES
981 H Street, Suite 250
Crescent City CA 95531
Call: (707) 464-7213
Fax: (707) 465-1470
Email: hrjobs@dnco.org

Possession of a valid State Board of Equalization Appraiser’s Certificate or the ability to obtain the required certification prior to the end of probation.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 48
Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Salary Range: Beginning biweekly salary: Aide: $1,372.01, Level I $1,646.13 & Level II $1,764.15