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Tangible Pers Prpty Appraiser IV (#TPPA4PAQ) PAQ
$21.71-$37.90 Hourly / $3,763.07-$6,569.33 Monthly / $45,156.80-$78,832.00 Yearly


Performs mid-level managerial and administrative or program management duties in collecting and organizing tangible personal property (TPP) data for valuation purposes in preparation of the ad valorem tax roll.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university; and
Two years of experience managing a tangible personal property appraisal function; and
A Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation.
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.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; 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.


  • Extensive knowledge of the practices and procedures of tangible personal property valuation and appraisal.
  • Extensive knowledge of Property Appraiser office policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of Florida Statutes and rules of the Department of Revenue related to the appraisal of tangible personal property.
  • Extensive knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Ability to render appraisal judgments concerning tangible personal property.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software to record descriptive tangible personal property data accurately and completely.
  • 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, manage, and evaluate 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.


  • Supervises subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Manages appraisal process and/or subordinates performing various tasks involved in the analysis and valuation of tangible personal property.
  • Recommends and implements administrative procedures and guidelines to ensure operational efficiency and effective administration of assigned projects or programs.
  • Develops policies and procedures to facilitate and control tangible personal property appraisal operations in the achievement of operational goals and objectives.
  • Develops short and long-range plans that include work priorities, schedules, and training.
  • Reviews laws and regulations and explains to staff and the general public the methods and procedures used in tangible personal property assessment.
  • Reviews reports, statistics, and work submitted by subordinates to ensure the accuracy of data and compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Coordinates technical matters with other departments/agencies which provide input or obtain information from the Property Appraiser’s files.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of budget estimates, monitors status of allocated funds, controls expenses, and provides budget allocation guidance to subordinates.
  • Leads task force groups in conducting interdepartmental projects and activities.
  • Acts as a representative for the State, County, and Property Appraiser’s Office in court and in administrative proceedings when required.
  • Utilizes computers and related software and makes tangible personal property data entries into the appropriate computer system.
  • Performs minor safety and operational checks on assigned vehicles.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


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


CLASS: TPPA4PAQ; EST: 5/21/2008; REV: ;