Are you a highly motivated person with experience in commercial real estate? If yes, The Wake County Department of Tax Administration is seeking a new team member to fill an open Senior Appraiser position. As a Senior Appraiser you will perform real estate appraisals of commercial properties for ad valorem tax purposes. Your goal will be to provide fair and equitable tax assessments for a wide range of property types.
To assist in your performance and job satisfaction, you will be provided top-quality equipment, software, data resources and professional development opportunities. Additionally, our employee benefits package is amongst the best available. Come join us! We are not just appraisers but valued Team Members!
Essential functions include:
Visits properties and gathers physical and economic information to appraise properties
Revalues land as a result of splits, combinations, new parcels and zoning changes
Reviews information supplied by taxpayers and performs analysis to support and defend the values during all levels of appeals
Reviews exemption and exclusion applications and documentation
Prepares and implements the general revaluation
Provides technical guidance and leadership to the staff in the absence of Appraisal/Collection Manager
About Our Team
The Department of Tax Administration serves the citizens of Wake County by appraising, assessing and listing all real estate and personal property within the county, its fourteen municipalities and related service districts. The Department is responsible for the collection of all current and delinquent taxes on such property excluding registered motor vehicles.
Consistently leading the state in property tax collection, Department of Tax Administration staff have been recognized over the years for leadership and computer system innovation. The Department also oversees the billing and collection of local gross receipts taxes including: Prepared Food & Beverage Tax, Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax, Heavy Equipment Gross Receipts Tax, Rental Vehicle Tax as well as Special Assessments and various licensing.
It is the goal of Wake County Department of Tax Administration to maintain the highest possible level of customer satisfaction while delivering quality work including accurate valuations along with the listing of all taxable and exempt property within the jurisdiction. To accomplish its goal, the Department works as efficiently as possible to increase productivity and control costs.
How Will We Know You're 'The One'?
Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing and customer service skills
Computer and organizational skills
Aptitude to interact with all levels of the organization
Advanced critical thinking skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to exercise independent and sound judgment in performing the duties of the position
Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Advanced commercial and industrial appraisal knowledge
Extensive knowledge of property tax general statutes
Ability to work independently
About This Position
Location: Justice Center Raleigh, NC 27601
Employment Type: Regular
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:15pm
Hiring Range: $57,623 - $77,794
Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on 1/31/2023
The Basics (Required Education and Experience)
Associate's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
Four years of experience in real or commercial property appraisal
North Carolina Department of Revenue - Real Property Appraiser I within one year of employment
Valid drivers license and "safe" driving record
Equivalent education and experience are accepted
Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)
Four years of experience in commercial/industrial appraisal or a certified residential designation by the North Carolina Appraisal Board