Appraiser I

Recruitment #18-CO0195-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exist is to collect the information needed to assess appropriate property tax values.  Primary work responsibilities may include: performing field inspections on various types of real estate including residential, farm, and commercial properties and business personal property; compiling and enters data collected from field inspections into database for appraisal use; assisting tax payers, tax representatives, and other appraisers with questions relative to values and determination of property values; and performing other duties as assigned.  The Appraiser I classification is distinguished from the Appraiser II classification in that the Appraiser I classification collects field data for the determination of appraised value; final valuation decision duties are reserved for higher level Appraiser classifications.  Appraiser Is receive close guidance and direction from higher level Appraiser IIs & IIIs; supervision is provided by the Chief Appraiser.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, or a closely related field.  


Special Requirements

Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and an insurable driving record.

WORK CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office environment as well as out of the office, with frequent contact with individual home owners, business owners, contractors, and the general public.  Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements to include direct sun exposure, extreme heat and/or cold, rain, and lightning.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the Montgomery County Revenue Commission - Appraisal Division. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and  supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, an assembled test will be administered to rank applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order. 


Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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