Property Assessment Specialist

Salary: Hiring Range: $23-$27.36
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted January 11, 2023

Hiring Range: $23-$27.36 Hourly

Start your career in county government as a Property Assessment Specialist. This is a great position to begin a career with a team-oriented department, focused on growth and development! The Property Assessment Specialist assists the public in person and on the phone, answers questions and solves problems regarding property assessments. Uses computer and specialized software to enter and retrieve data, search databases, conduct research, create documents, and send emails regarding assessment information and processes. Interacts with other County departments and outside agencies in order to obtain and provide assessment information. Learn the Assessor’s Office property mass appraisal practices, statutory timelines and procedures, property valuation, ownership transfers and record management. Specialists will start by learning three or four essential functions and will continue to cross-train and develop to learn all functions after several years.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM

 

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Qualifications

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification, or Registration:

  • High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by continuing education in secretarial science, business or a job-related field.
  • Associate’s degree in business or job-related field or, any combination of education and experience which produces the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Two years of clerical experience along with the interpersonal skills needed to effectively interact with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and extricate information in a courteous and friendly manner. It is acceptable to substitute any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Knowledge of related computer software, including word processing and spreadsheets, grammar, spelling and punctuation, along with general office equipment, (copier, facsimile machine, calculator, postage machine, scales) and office procedures and practices.
  • Capability to perform numerical calculations; verify information from complex forms and transfer to easy-to-read reports.
  • Three or more years of clerical experience along with the interpersonal skills needed to effectively interact with internal staff, citizens, and other departmental staff in order to give and extricate information in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Attendance of Introduction to Assessment (Admin 100) State of Colorado, Department of Property Taxation, 32 hour continuing education.
  • Attendance of Assessor’s Role in Listing Property (Admin 701) State of Colorado, Department of Property Taxation, 32 hour continuing education.
  • May be required to attend additional continuing education classes, i.e. “Manufactured Homes, “Basic & Advanced Title Conveyance,” etc.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently on multiple, complex projects.
  • Works well under stress and is deadline oriented.
  • Able to concentrate and pay close attention to detail with constant breaks in concentration associated with answering phones or speaking in person to citizens and staff requiring assistance. Work in a fast-paced environment with heavy workloads.
  • Proficient in the use of information technology, including email, web navigation and software such as Google Suite or Microsoft Office applications. Experience with Google Suite is preferred.
  • Demonstrating drive and commitment to work.
  • Identifies need, arranges for, and obtains resources needed to accomplish own goals and objectives in a timely manner.

Culture & Benefits

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today!

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities,
  • FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement.
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides.

Great benefits! See the details

  • Comprehensive and low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance (as low as $75/month for employee only)
  • Wellness program where you can earn cash or extra days off
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid time off (starting at 12 days) and additional medical leave
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • 6% (dollar for dollar match) retirement plan
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings)
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Bilingual Pay Incentive
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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