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Commercial Staff Appraiser Position

The Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD) is accepting resumes for a Commercial Staff Appraiser position. Responsibilities include office/field work and ARB presentations associated with ad valorem mass appraisal.

A bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred, but will consider applicants with college course work in appraisal, accounting and/or business management with experience in commercial ad valorem mass appraisal. RPA designation is preferred, but will consider applicants currently working towards these designations or those having a Texas general appraisal designation. Good communication skills are required. Working knowledge of PACS CAMA software (PACS) is preferred.
 
This is an exempt position with some evening and weekend work required to meet deadlines. Applicants must have reliable transportation, a valid Texas driver’s license, and proof of auto liability insurance. CCAD does not hire individuals that use or test positive for using tobacco products. Applicants must pass a background check, employment physical, and drug and tobacco testing. Salary is contingent upon experience and qualifications.
 
Resumes will be accepted through August 22, 2014. Candidates should detail their appraisal experience, computer knowledge, communication skills and formal education. CCAD is an EOE.

Submit resumes to:

Jim Webb, %Collin CAD
250 W. Eldorado Pkwy
McKinney TX 75069 or jim.webb@cadcollin.org.

(posted July 24, 2014)


Multiple Regression Modeler

The Lubbock Central Appraisal District is accepting applications for Multiple Regression Remodeler.

Responsibilities include developing mass models using multiplicative and additive (log linear) multiple regression techniques, analyzing the results of model programming and modifying programs to optimize performance.  Incumbent will also test, document and validate models, prepare and analyze a variety of technical, statistical, or narrative reports, and assist in presenting information on models.

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years experience in computer assisted mass appraisal, multiple regression analysis, or sales ratio studies OR one year experience in ad valorem appraisal and one year experience in an Assessor’s Office computer assisted mass appraisal unit.  Applicant must be able to successfully complete the requirements for the RPA designation with the TDLR.    

A complete description of the job posting can be found on our website at www.lubbockcad.org.

Salary to be determined based on experience and educational qualifications. LCAD offers a competitive benefits package. Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, application and resume to:

Margie Smith,
Fiscal/HR Coordinator
Lubbock CAD
P.O. Box 10542
2109 Avenue Q
Lubbock, Texas 79408
E-mail to msmith@lubbockcad.org

(posted July 15, 2014)


Appraiser

The Lubbock Central Appraisal District is accepting applications for Residential Appraiser position.

Responsibilities include office and field work associated with the mass appraisal of taxable real property and personal property which include inspection and classifying all types of taxable real and personal property for valuation purposes.

A minimum of two years’ experience in appraisal and/or real estate and two years of college required.  Good computer skills and ability to work well with others is mandatory.  Preferred qualifications include RPA, four-year degree in related field/and or additional years of mass or fee appraisal experience.
Salary to be determined based on experience and educational qualifications. LCAD offers a competitive benefits package.

Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, application and resume to:

Margie Smith
Fiscal/HR Coordinator
Lubbock CAD
P.O. Box 10542
2109 Avenue Q
Lubbock, Texas 79408

or e-mail to msmith@lubbockcad.org

(posted July 15, 2014)


Geographic Information System Specialist (Property Records/Exemptions)

The Dallas Central Appraisal District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Geographic Information System Specialist (Property Records/Exemptions)

Description - The candidate will be responsible for performing complex research from various source documents, and then digitizing and compiling the database necessary to maintain plats and ownership records for property splits and new additions.  Candidate must be able to interpret legal descriptions on conveyance documents, field notes, and other records in order to update changes to the GIS maps and Mars (Mass Appraisal Records System) accounts.  This position will be required to research source documents, internet, microfilm, fiche, plats, surveys and personal contact to insure correct ownership, owner address, acreage, property location, and legal description and account number.  The candidate must be able to perform surveying calculations, utilizing coordinate geometry, to rectify recorded legal descriptions to digital base maps.

Requirements - Associate Degree in geographic information systems or related field preferred with three years of related experience OR equivalent combination.  A technical or professional certification is desirable.  Candidate must be competent in the use of ESRI suite or ArcGIS products.  The preferred candidate should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites.

Pay – $30,100.00 - $48,100.00

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume or application to:

Dallas Central Appraisal District
Attn:  Human Resources
2949 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX  75247
www.dallascad.org

Or

hr@dcad.org

(posted July 15, 2014)


Senior Appraiser

The Williamson Central Appraisal District has an opening for a Senior Appraiser.

General

Perform duties supporting valuation appraisal of commercial real property and or personal property at a fair and accurate market value for the assessment of ad valorem taxes in accordance with the Texas Property Tax Code.  Duties will include data collection by conducting on-site measurements and inspections, analysis of market information, application of mass appraisal techniques, conducting protest hearings with property owners, tax agents and the Appraisal Review Board, and participating in binding arbitrations, mediations, and court proceedings.

Education, experience and training

College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.  Applicant must be able to meet the State of Texas requirements to become licensed as a Registered Professional Appraiser within a reasonable timeframe.  Prior experience in appraising commercial and/or personal property in a mass appraisal setting is preferred.

Skill in:

Performing mathematical and statistical calculations; reading aerial photos and GIS; use of reference manuals for valuation purposes; writing clear and concise records, appeal responses, reports and statistical data.  Good computer skills including, knowledge Microsoft Office including Access as well as proficiency in Excel are required.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; perform research; perform effectively at appeal hearings; make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; make sound judgment in making decisions regarding property values; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; gather and analyze sales data and compile into meaningful reports; gather and analyze income and rental data and compile into meaningful reports;  develop income and market appraisal models;  physically inspect and measure properties; interpret sophisticated property specific information including profit and loss statements, rent rolls, fee appraisals and renditions in limited amounts of time ;  establish and maintain records and statistical data; understand and interpret deeds, legal property descriptions and maps; work independently; efficiently manage time to meet deadlines; prepare and present reports; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, property owners, boards, courts, fee appraisers, other agency representatives, businesses, professionals and the public (intense levels of public communications) in sometimes adverse situations

Physical demands and work environment

Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in the office and outdoors and may require bending, climbing, keyboarding, lifting up to 30 pounds, walking rough terrain, pushing, pulling and reaching. Ability to use a field device to capture property data and characteristics while physically measuring a structure.  Work performed outdoors is in an environment which involves everyday risks and discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. A considerable amount of driving is required.

Additional Details

Applicants must have a pleasant, positive personality and good work ethics are necessary.  Along with reliable transportation, a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.  Salary is contingent on experience and qualifications.  Resumes will be accepted until July 31, 2014.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and application to:

Williamson Central Appraisal District
Attention: Human Resources
625 FM 1460
Georgetown TX 78626-8050

Or

**Submit digitally to our website at
http://www.wcad.org/employment.**

(posted July 8, 2014)


Commercial Appraiser

The Van Zandt County Appraisal District is accepting applications for the position of Commercial Appraiser.  Responsibilities include discovery, inspection, compiling and analyzing market data, assisting in calibration of appraisal model, and communicating with owners/agents.  Accounting, finance, and/or commercial appraisal experience preferred.  Salary is contingent upon experience and qualifications.

Applications/Resumes should be directed to:

Van Zandt County Appraisal District
P.O. Box 926
Canton, TX 75103
Ph#: (903) 567-6171
Fax:  (903) 567-6600
scott.hyde@vzcad.org

(posted July 1, 2014)


Appraiser - Howard CAD

Howard County Appraisal District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Appraiser. The successful applicant will do office and field work associated with the appraisal of residential, rural, commercial and personal property in HCAD. Candidates must have organizational skills, along with effective communication and people skills. A high school diploma is the minimum educational requirement, college preferred. RPA registration with Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is preferred. Previous appraisal experience and knowledge of a CAMA software system is preferred.

Must be physically able to complete on site measurement and inspection of property over rough and uneven terrain, as well as stand and/or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires bending, reaching, lifting heavy file boxes and moving up and down steps and steep grades.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The Appraisal District provides excellent Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and 401A Retirement Plan, and optional 457b Deferred Comp. Retirement Plan.
Howard County Appraisal District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

Mail resume to:
Ronny Babcock, RPA, RTA/C
Chief Appraiser
Howard County Appraisal District
PO Drawer 1151
Big Spring, TX 79721-1151

(posted July 1, 2014)


Mapping Section Supervisor (GIS)

The Harris County Appraisal District is currently hiring for a Mapping Section Supervisor (GIS).

Perform administrative and supervisory duties to include direct responsibility for the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Mapping section.  Perform complex administrative planning and organizational work; provide technical assistance to staff, and information to property owners in both verbal and written form.

  1. Must be a Bachelor’s level graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with a major emphasis in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  2. Previous supervisory experience required.
  3. Must have 5 years’ experience using ESRI suite of products, ArcGIS, and preferably a working knowledge of 10.2, web based mapping technologies (Google Earth/Maps, ESRI, JavaScript, API Web Services), or related work experience.
  4. Must have successfully completed TDLR courses 101, 102, and 7, or complete within two (2) years of employment.
  5. Must have understanding of advanced cartography, linear asset mapping concept and land mapping concepts.

Please visit our website at www.hcad.org to complete an online application.

(posted June 19, 2014)


Residential Appraiser

The McLennan County Appraisal District is accepting applications for one (1) positions of Residential Appraiser. We prefer applicants to have at least a Level III-Appraiser designation with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  We will consider those without that designation.  Qualifications require high school graduation or equivalent, good computer skills and ability to work well with others.  The position requires use of personal vehicle.  A valid Texas driver’s license with proof of liability insurance and a verified acceptable driving record is required. Salary is contingent upon qualifications and experience.

Send application/resume to:

McLennan County Appraisal District, Attn: Linda Jaynes-Spangler
PO Box 2297
Waco, TX 76703

Applications close upon being filled but no later than July 18, 2014.

(posted June 19, 2014)


Residential Appraiser

Williamson Central Appraisal District has an opening for a Residential Appraiser.

General

Perform duties supporting valuation appraisal of real property at a fair and accurate market value for the assessment of ad valorem taxes in accordance with the Texas Property Tax Code.  Duties will include data collection by conducting on-site measurements and inspections, analysis of market sales, application of mass appraisal techniques, and conducting protest hearings with property owners, tax agents and the Appraisal Review Board.

Education, experience and training

College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.  Applicant must be able to meet the State of Texas requirements to become licensed as a Registered Professional Appraiser within a reasonable timeframe.

Skill in:

Performing mathematical and statistical calculations; reading aerial photos and GIS; use of reference manuals for valuation purposes; writing clear and concise records, appeal responses, reports and statistical data.  Good computer skills including, knowledge Microsoft Office including Access as well as proficiency in Excel are required.

Ability to:
Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; perform research; perform effectively at appeal hearings; make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; make sound judgment in making decisions regarding property values; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; gather and analyze sales data and compile into meaningful reports; establish and maintain records and statistical data; understand and interpret deeds, legal property descriptions and maps; work independently; efficiently manage time to meet deadlines; prepare and present reports; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, property owners, boards, courts, fee appraisers, other agency representatives, businesses, professionals and the public (intense levels of public communications) in sometimes adverse situations.

Physical demands and work environment
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in the office and outdoors and may require bending, climbing, keyboarding, lifting up to 30 pounds, walking rough terrain, pushing, pulling and reaching. Ability to use a field device to capture property data and characteristics while physically measuring a structure.  Work performed outdoors is in an environment which involves everyday risks and discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. A considerable amount of driving is required.

Additional Details
Applicants must have a pleasant, positive personality and good work ethics are necessary.  Along with reliable transportation, a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.  Salary is contingent on experience and qualifications.  Resumes will be accepted until June 30, 2014.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and application to:

Williamson Central Appraisal District
Attention: Human Resources
625 FM 1460
Georgetown TX 78626-8050

Or

Submit digitally to our website at http://www.wcad.org/employment

(posted June 17, 2014)


Field Appraiser

Mills Central Appraisal District is accepting resumes for the position of Field Appraiser.  Salary based upon qualifications and experience.  Benefits include health insurance, vacation, retirement, and sick leave.  Please direct inquiries to the chief appraiser at Mills CAD. 

Send resumes to millscad@centex.net or

Mills CAD/Field Appraiser Position
PO Box 565
Goldthwaite, TX 76844.  

Equal Opportunity Employer.

(posted June 13, 2014)


Appraiser at Haskell County Appraisal District, Haskell, TX

The Haskell County Appraisal District is accepting application for the position of Appraiser.  Duties include appraisal, gathering field data, updating records, inspecting properties, understanding and explaining the appraisal process.  Knowledge of the Texas property tax system is a must.  Salary is contingent on experience and qualifications.  Resumes and applications will be accepted until June 20, 2014.

Send resumes to:
Haskell County Appraisal District
            Chief Appraiser
            PO Box 467 
            Haskell, Texas 79521
Fax:    (940) 864-3075
lrobertson@haskellcad.com

(posted May 21, 2014)


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