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Tangible Pers Prpty Appraiser III (#TPPA3PAO) PAO
$19.53-$33.01 Hourly / $3,385.20-$5,721.73 Monthly / $40,622.40-$68,660.80 Yearly


Performs supervisory and/or program management duties collecting and organizing tangible personal property (TPP) data for valuation purposes in preparation of the ad valorem tax roll.


An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university; and

Three years of experience appraising tangible property; and

A Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation OR

Designation of Senior Member in the Discipline of Machinery and Equipment by

the American Society of Appraisers; and successful completion of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Courses 101 and 102; and

Possession of a valid Driver 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of tangible personal property appraisal procedures and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of Florida Statutes and rules of the Department of Revenue related to the appraisal of tangible personal property.
  • Considerable knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Ability to render judgments concerning the appraisal of tangible personal property.
  • Ability to record descriptive tangible personal property data accurately and completely.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to effectively work with others inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use initiative, think independently, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage the work of others.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to work in sub-tropical climates under adverse weather conditions.


  • May supervise the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • May recommend and implement administrative procedures and guidelines to ensure operational efficiency and effective administration of assigned projects or programs.
  • Conducts on-site inspections to locate, list, and value tangible personal property described by property owner or TPP returns.
  • Verifies values are uniform and are reflective of fair market value.
  • Determines value of tangible personal property using information provided on more complex tangible personal property returns, and investigates incomplete or questionable returns.
  • Investigates inquiries and complaints concerning values; confers with property owners or their representatives to explain the method, procedures, and policies with respect to the value placed on tangible personal property.
  • Collects, updates, and inputs data from multiple sources into a computer system related to tangible personal property type, age, location, size, condition, use, purchase price, and market value.
  • Records information for property valuation on prescribed forms and compiles and reviews various reports.
  • Performs minor safety and operational checks on assigned vehicles.
  • Handles more complex property appraisals and inspections.
  • Researches value review requests and represents the department at value adjustment board hearings to provide an accurate account of the methods and procedures used in property valuation.
  • Performs team leader or supervisory duties as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Successful completion of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Course 500- Assessment of Personal Property within one year of hire. Subject to waiver or extension by the appointing authority due to extenuating circumstances.

CLASS: TPPA3PAO; EST: 5/21/2008; REV: ;