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


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


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Six months of experience in appraising tangible personal property.

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.


  • Working knowledge of appraisal practices and procedures related to tangible personal property valuation.
  • Working knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Florida Statutes and rules of the Department of Revenue related to tangible personal property appraisal.
  • Working knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping practices and procedures.
  • Ability to render judgments concerning the value of tangible personal property.
  • Ability to record descriptive data accurately and completely.
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to work in sub-tropical climates under adverse weather conditions.


  • Plans, organizes, and prepares daily work activities by reviewing TPP returns; and acquires property record cards and maps, using the Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal System (CAMA).
  • Conducts on-site inspections to locate, list, and value tangible personal property described by the property owner or TPP returns.
  • Verifies values are uniform and are reflective of fair market value.
  • Determines value of taxable tangible personal property using information provided on tangible personal property returns, and investigates incomplete or questionable returns.
  • Investigates inquiries and complaints concerning value; 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 the 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.
  • Discusses, reviews, and responds to general assessment inquires from the public.
  • Performs other related duties as required.