This is a full time position responsible for the preparation and defense of property assessments. The primary goal of work is to defend property valuations presented before the Value Adjustment Board. This position is responsible for researching, preparing and defending cases before the VAB. This position performs duties related to applying appraisal theories and techniques to property assessments for valuation purposes. The following duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required or assigned as necessary.
 Represents the Property Appraiser in the administrative petition process before the VAB.
 Prepares data for presentation to the taxpayer, taxpayer’s representative and/or the VAB.
 Researches and defends data in defense of assessment petitions.
 Utilizes a variety of mathematical and statistical appraisal models including: income, cost and sales comparison approach to arrive at value.
 Compiles and utilizes market information such as rental and cap rates in determining value.
 Meets with property owners to discuss issues related to property valuation and petitions.
 Applies statistical analysis and appraisal skills to cost data in order to specify models of market behavior.
 Applies advanced statistical analysis to sales and income data to calibrate each of the models of market behavior to reflect current market conditions.
 Assists taxpayers with issues through the use of maps, sales analysis and automated data.
 Operates and utilizes personal computers in the creation and/or editing of statistical data prepared with spreadsheets, word processing and specialty software.
 Prepares and generate a variety of reports.
 Performs other duties as assigned.
 Prepares evidence for defense of assigned property assessments before the VAB.
 Attend VAB hearings in defense of property assessments.
 Compiles and utilizes market information in determining values.
 Perform valuation and analysis of individual properties using the cost, market and income approach.
 Perform extensive research and compiles data for VAB hearings, produces required documents and review cases for possible settlements.
 Explains assessment criteria to property owners and/or their agents, answers inquiries relative to property values, appraisal techniques and statutory provisions regarding property assessment.
 Assembles evidence packages with all appropriate documentation for assessment defense. Uploads information and assures notification of petitioner.
 Tracks VAB hearing decisions and attorney reviews for proper response.
 Create resolves, withdrawals and Property Adjustment Control cards (PAC).
 Perform routine clerical tasks such as data entry, faxing, scanning, responding to email and phone messages.
 Attends staff meetings to exchange information.

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