Property assessment Supervisor Job Description and Profile

Under direction, the job of the Property Assessment Supervisor supervises the work of staff engaged in property ownership transfer as well as assessment of residential and business properties for tax purposes. Property assessment supervisor is responsible for the supervision of appraisers and support staff.  He is primarily responsible for the daily operations of a property appraisal group.

Duties and Specifications

  • Plans, organizes and evaluates work of clerical, technical and professional staff responsible for appraisal and audit of residential, business, commercial, agricultural and mineral properties as well as reviews of title transfer and exemption claims; supervises preparation of various appraisals, audits and appeals; approves property cost estimates.
  • Within area of specific assignment: creates and forms goals and objectives; closely monitors progress through compilation of data and meetings; created procedures to standardize daily operations; modifies operation achieve maximum efficiency
  • Prepares various narrative and technical reports with the use of word processor and other spreadsheet applications and provides data to management on the progress towards group goals and objectives.
  • May testify as expert witness before Assessment Appeals Board; participates on groups that will review existing department procedures and policies and recommend improvement and changes in property tax administration procedures
  • Responsible in selecting candidates to be hired; identifies training requirements; completes evaluation of employees and the need for disciplinary actions for unit staff.

Skills and Specifications

  • Able to apply appraisal and audit methods.
  • Can interpret and apply local as well as state laws governing ownership transfer and real and personal property appraisal.
  • Can learn training and supervision techniques.
  • Able to plan, prioritize, organize and delegate work.
  • Can create statistical and narrative reports.
  • Be able to create and implement procedures in the maintenance of operational efficiency.
  • Can collect and analyze valuable information and make recommendations.
  • Able to interpret and explain various technical data to staff, management and the public

Education and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college institution.


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