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Hillsborough County Government

Appraiser I (#APPR1GNTI) GNTI
$13.38-$21.25 Hourly / $2,319.20-$3,683.33 Monthly / $27,830.40-$44,200.00 Yearly


Performs trainee duties collecting real estate valuation data of residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural property for the preparation of the tax roll.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six months of experience in real estate appraisal, leasing or sales; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Current registration as a Real Estate Broker, Sales Associate, Appraiser or Assistant Appraiser; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Some experience in a Property Appraiser Office; and
Successful completion of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Course 101; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of general office policies, practices and procedures.
  • Some knowledge of real estate property appraisal and construction principles, practices, methods and procedures.
  • Some knowledge of construction materials.
  • Skill in measuring building structures.
  • Ability to use measuring devices, such as tape measure, scale, and measuring wheel.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, blueprints, plats and aerial photos.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and record structural features, construction methods and quality, and/or zoning, size, and use.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate property location, size, use, purchase price, and market value.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work in subtropical climates under adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Plans, organizes, and prepares daily work activities by reviewing deeds and legal descriptions using the Clerk of the Circuit Court Information System (CRIS) and through the acquisition of property record cards, permits, and maps using the Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal System (CAMA).
  • Conducts on site inspections to locate, list, and value real or tangible personal property as described by property owners or contained in blue prints, building permits, and/or aerial photos.
  • Collects and updates data related to property location, size, use, purchase price and market value.
  • Conducts review, confirmation, and followup inspections.
  • Records information for property valuation on prescribed forms and compiles and reviews various reports.
  • Responds to property assessment inquiries from the general public.
  • Performs minor safety and operational checks of assigned vehicle.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.


Incumbents function in a trainee capacity to gain proficiency in the duties listed and become eligible for promotion to Appraiser I. Employees in this class are required to complete a six month training program as defined by the agency and complete the International Association of Assesssing Officer (IAAO) Course 101. Upon certification by the Agency Head or designated representative of successful completion of training, incumbents will be promoted to Appraiser I . The training period may be extended by the appointing authority due to extenuating circumstances.

CLASS: APPR1GNTI; EST: 7/20/2005; REV: 6/13/2008;