Starting Pay: $27.9591 Hourly ($58,155)
After 1st Year: $29.7390 Hourly ($61,857)
After 2nd Year: $33.4007 Hourly ($69,473)
After 3rd Year: $34.4980 Hourly ($71,756)
Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO 3);
Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO 2) AND one (1) year of appraisal experience Commercial/industrial appraisal experience.
Michigan State Tax Commission Personal Property Examiner Certification (PPE) preferred.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs difficult and technical work in the appraisal of real and/or personal property; works under the general supervision of the Director; performs related duties as required.
STATEMENT OF TASKS:
- Prepares field sheets or drawings of buildings and/or alterations;
- Studies individual parcels of property including permanent structures to determine value;
- Classifies property so that proper computation of its value may be attained;
- Uses appropriate methods to determine value of land, business and commerce and property;
- Ensures that new parcels and construction are on tax rolls;
- Assists in the preparation of the annual equalization report for the purpose of verifying State Equalized Valuation;
- Audits and checks the accounting records of corporations, individuals, and partnerships to ensure that all items of inventory, machinery and equipment have been properly reported for the valuation process;
- Takes physical inventories of machinery and equipment;
- Maintains cost data files on all types of personal property and compares information obtained in the field with known averages and statistics in similar personal property accounts;
- Contacts rental agencies to find where they have leased equipment within the County to verify its accountability;
- Ensures that items on the appraisal are not double counted.
- Determines valuations through the use of the State Tax Commission Manual.
- Determines valuations through the use of the Michigan Annual Report
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of State tax laws;
- Knowledge of personal property appraising;
- Knowledge of real property appraising:
- Knowledge of BS&A Equalizer software, Microsoft Excel and Word;
- Ability to deal with the public in an effective manner;
- Ability to make mathematical computations accurately;
- Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships;
- Ability to attend work regularly and work under stressful conditions;
- Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and respectfully in a complex, multicultural work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion.