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Commercial Appraiser and Residential Appraiser

Wharton CAD is growing and adding a new position!  There are two appraiser positions now available, one commercial and one residential.  The Commercial position requires basic knowledge of Income and Cost schedule building. Prefer Level III or above, or three years’ experience in the Property Tax Field. 

Wharton offers a good benefit package, auto allowance and excellent working and learning environment.  You are required to work M-F, 8-4:30, and have access to reliable transportation. 

Please forward resume and references to:
 tgamble@whartoncad.net, or mail to:

Wharton CAD
308 East Milam
Wharton, TX 77488

Positions open until filled, anticipating start date September 1st- November 1st.  No calls please.

(posted July 30, 2015)

Chief Appraiser

Swisher County Appraisal District (Swisher CAD), located in Tulia TX, is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Appraiser.  Applicants should have a Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA) designation from the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration.  The following qualifications will be considered valuable: experience in all phases of appraisal district operations consisting of knowledge of the Property Value Study and MAP Review, and professional customer experience.  Minimum of five years’ experience in an appraisal district with management of staff preferred. 

Salary will be contingent upon qualifications and commensurate with experience.  Benefit package is provided with employment.  Interested persons should send resume and salary expectations to:
Swisher County Appraisal District
Board of Directors
PO Box 8
Tulia TX  79088


(posted July 28, 2015)

Mapping/Deed Clerk

La Salle County Appraisal District is accepting applications for full time mapping/deed clerk with experience for the Appraisal District.  Qualifications for this position:  High School Diploma required.  Mapping (ESRI knowledge) and deed experience required.  Computer skill experience:  database, spreadsheets office word, processing software, strong customer service skills and phone skills. 
Salary:  Based on qualifications. 
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please submit application or resume to:
La Salle County Appraisal District
Annie Garcia, Chief Appraiser
P. O. Box 1530
Cotulla, Texas 78014
Phone: 830-879-4756   Fax:  830-879-4067

(posted July 8, 2015)

Field Appraiser

The Val Verde County Appraisal District (VVCAD) is accepting applications for the position of Field Appraiser.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to office and field work associated with the appraisal of residential, rural, commercial, and personal properties.  Duties also include data collection, inspection, analysis, and application of appropriate valuation approaches and techniques.  Appraisers assist with taxpayer inquiries, prepare data and represent the District in the informal and formal protest hearing process.

Education and Experience:
•  High School Graduate
•  Must have experience with the use of a personal computer and the Windows operating
•  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to perform mathematical tasks    
    associated with appraisal.
•  Ability to work effectively with others and the general public.
•  Ability to work independently.
•  Ability to complete educational requirements mandated by the Texas Department of
    Licensing and Regulations.
•  Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Physical and Mental Abilities:  Must have sufficient mobility to visit property sites that may feature rough terrain and work outdoors in unfavorable weather conditions.  Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time with ability to reach, bend and move up/down on steps.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pound file boxes.  The position requires considerable concentration, creativity and ability to manage time effectively.  It is subject to stress caused by a changing public environment, diversity in the organization, mandatory deadlines and heavy workload.  Requires the ability to operate office equipment and communicate on the telephone and face to face.  Requires the ability to ask questions that will bring forth the information needed to make sound decisions.

Closing date:  This position will be opened until filled.  An application is available on our website: valverdecad.org 

Application and Resumes should be submitted to:

Val Verde County Appraisal District
417 W. Cantu Road
Del Rio, TX   78840. 

A background check will be performed.

(posted July 2, 2015)

Review Appraiser

The Harris County Appraisal District has an opening for a Review Appraiser.
The selected candidate will represent the Appraisal District in the review of properties and values for litigation purposes. This is accomplished by reviewing the valuation of pending lawsuits and determining an appropriate value for the property. Consult with legal counsel while working towards case resolution. Other responsibilities include reviewing and writing appraisal reports, attending mediations and settlement conferences, attending depositions, serving as an expert witness and performing other duties as needed.


  1. Bachelor‘s degree required from an accredited four year college or university; major in Real Estate or Finance preferred.  RPA completed.  Degree requirement may be waived for an individual with one of the following:
    • an RPA and current active registration with TDLR.
    • a general appraiser license currently active with TALCB.
    • five (5) or more years of active appraisal experience within the last ten (10) years of the date of application.
    • an honorable discharge from a branch of the US Armed Services.  Minimum of two (2) years responsible experience in professional appraisal techniques and procedures.
  2. Experience writing appraisal reports.
  3. Familiarity with three approaches to value.
  4. Ability to perform mathematical tasks associated with appraisal. 
  5. Knowledge of USPAP.
  6. Position requires use of personal vehicle.  Valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance, verified acceptable driving record is mandatory.

Please submit resumes to jadkins@hcad.org

(posted June 25, 2015)

Chief Appraiser

The Hardin County Appraisal District is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Appraiser.  Applicants must have a Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA) designation from the TDLR and experience in all phases of appraisal district operations.  Preferred qualifications include previous Chief Appraiser experience and a certified Chief Appraiser designation from the Chief Appraiser Institute.  Familiarity with issues arriving from the Property Value Study, the M.A.P. Review, current  technology in appraisal usage and excellent personal skills in all areas are all necessary skills.

Mail resumes to:                  

Board of Directors
Hardin County Appraisal District
PO Box 670
Kountze, Texas 77625

Attn:   Linda Pullin
Chief Appraiser Application

(posted June 17, 2015)

Chief Appraiser

The Armstrong County Appraisal District, located in Claude, Texas, is accepting applications for the position of Chief Appraiser, to begin January 1st, 2016.  Applicants must have a Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA) designation from TDLR, and experience in all phases of appraisal district functions.  A Bachelor’s Degree, Chief Appraiser experience and certification are preferred.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, and a benefits package is included. 

All applicants should submit their resume and salary expectations to the:

Armstrong County Appraisal District
P.O. Box 835
Claude, Texas  79019

(posted June 3, 2015)



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