|Salary||$25.82 - $31.39/hour; $4,475.87 - $5,440.43/month|
|Date Opened||8/3/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/24/2018 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
South Placer (Granite Bay, Loomis, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Heidi Kernytsky|
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for administering the County property tax assessment program. Revenues from property tax assessments benefit the public by funding public schools and services provided by the County, cities, and special districts.
The Assessor’s Office has one current full time/permanent vacancy for Appraisal Technician. Appraisal Technicians provide technical support to many areas in the Assessor’s Office including Residential Property, Commercial Property, Ownership, Business Property, Exemptions and Land Development.
Technical support includes, but is not limited to:
This recruitment will be used to fill both open and promotional vacancies in the Assessor's Office as they arise in both Auburn and South Placer, subject to specific position requirements.
To provide para-professional and specialized technical duties related to property tax assessment and cost estimates within the Assessor Department; performs the most complex and difficult specialized work in the preparation of cost estimates; to compile data for the assessment of taxable properties and preparation of the assessment roll; and to assist the professional appraisal staff by collecting, assembling, processing and recording information pertaining to real and business personal property.
This is a journey level para-professional position. Incumbents initially perform the more routine duties assigned to positions in this class and work under close supervision. However, as experience is gained, incumbents are expected to perform the full range of duties as assigned with increasing independence. This class is distinguished from the Appraiser or Auditor–Appraiser series in that the latter perform the full range of professional duties necessary to make property appraisals and are required to have a higher level of training and possess a valid certificate as an Appraiser issued by the California State Board of Equalization.
Receives general supervision from management, professional or supervisory personnel.
May exercise technical and functional supervision over clerical personnel.
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible technical or administrative clerical experience which has included the interpretation and application of complex rules and regulations. Experience in an Assessor Department is desirable.
Training: Equivalent to completion of an Associate of Arts Degree with major course work in economics, business administration, construction or a closely related field.
License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department.
NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
Written Examination (100%) - Examination is tentatively scheduled for 9/20/18
The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
Week of 8/27/18 Minimum Qualifications Screening
Week of 9/17/18 Written Examination
Week of 9/24/18 Establish Eligible List