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Chief Appraiser

Columbus Consolidated Government

Posted: Nov. 1, 2018

End Date: Dec. 1, 2018

Columbus Consolidated Government is seeking a Chief Appraiser.  The Chief Appraiser directs the annual appraisal of real estate parcels and personal property accounts to formulate the tax digest; plans and directs the preparation of the annual Muscogee County tax digest.  Plans, organizes, reviews, and directs the operation of the office of the Board of Tax Assessors.  Instructs the staff in modern valuation and assessment techniques and procedures; coordinates continued education program.  Performs complex statistical analysis; interprets and implements government policies, ordinances, statutes, and regulations; formulates office policies, procedures, and rules.  Represents the Board of Tax Assessors at public meetings; assists the Chamber of Commerce in efforts to attract new industries to Muscogee County.  Prepares and administers the department budget.  Maintains and expands job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Interviews potential new employees; hires and fires employees for the department.  Conducts orientation for newly appointed Board of Equalization members; plans and coordinates Board of Equalization educational requirements.  Performs other related duties as assigned. The Chief Appraiser should possess knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations of the state concerning ad valorem taxation.  Knowledge of mathematics, statistics, and automated systems.  Knowledge of deeds, legal descriptions, mapping, data processing, and geographic information systems.  Skill in interpreting and explaining statutory requirements, regulations, and procedures.  Skill in analyzing and solving management problems.  Skill in planning, developing, and presenting ideas, concepts, plans, designs, schedules, and status reports.  Skill in the valuation and grading of complex properties.  Skill in interpersonal relations.  Skill in oral and written communication.
A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting or related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.  Ability to meet necessary requirements of Appraiser IV as mandated by the Georgia Department of Revenue, Section 48-5-264.  Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
The Columbus Consolidated Government offers an exceptional compensation and benefits packet. The salary range for this position is $76,671.24 – $116,664.36.
Benefits include the following:
Low-cost Medical Insurance                                                                                       Retirement Plan
Dental Programs                                                        
Supplemental Life Insurance                                     
Long Term Disability                                                
Sick Leave                                                                 
Direct Deposit & Credit Union                                  
Prescription Drug Card
Retirement Plan
Life Insurance Plans
Deferred Compensation Plans
Vacation Leave
11 Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
How To Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/columbusga/jobs/2256342/chief-appraiser-g25?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting period.
Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Reather Hollowell
Director of Human Resources
Columbus Consolidated Government
P. O. Box 1340
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone: 706-225-3631
E-mail: rhollowell@columbusga.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer