Entry Level Appraiser


Job Classification: Entry Level Appraiser or Higher (dependent upon qualifications)
Job Description: Appraiser shall appraise all property within the county for tax purposes. This includes: locating property, performing field inspections, collecting data, analyzing data, communicating with property owners, and determining the appraised value.
On the Job Training: All new appraisers will receive "On the Job Training" (OJT) in order to completely perform the job description above. It is the district's goal to have every appraiser certified within 5 years.
General Requirements: Must submit complete Employment Application by deadline (if specified)
If selected, Must pass pre-employment drug screen & physical.
Physically able to work in inclement weather (heat, cold, rain, etc.)
Willing to work comp time when needed.
Maintain a neat appearance, and deal tactfully with the public
Specific Requirements: Ability to attend and pass appraisal courses as required for advancement (according to TDLR) within 5 years
Valid Driver's License
Use of personal vehicle
Reliable Transportation
Current vehicle liability Insurance
Education & Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent (minimal)
College background with emphasis in business or mathematics (preferred)
Prior field work or similar real estate appraisal experience (preferred)
Skills: Good math skills
Bilingual (preferred)
Operate multi-line telephone
Good telephone etiquette
Excellent customer service
Computer skills - Microsoft Word, Excel
Compensation: Starting salary of $29,000 - $34,000 is based on qualifications, experience and education.
Reimbursement for auto usage will be paid by auto allowance and/or mileage (IRS rate used).
Contact Norma Jimenez - HR/Personnel Director
Phone: (956) 399-9322 Ext #8257