PERSONAL PROPERTY APPRAISER - 40000065, 40001984

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

Tax Administration

DATE POSTED:         

   

SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY MIN:  

 

$42,909.00

SALARY MAX:

 

$77,237.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40000065, 40001984

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
 

Performs responsible technical work in Tax Administration in appraising personal property for assessment purposes; does related work as required.

 

Work is performed under general supervision.


TYPICAL TASKS:


• Assists taxpayers, business owners, accountants and others in completing listings; prepares and maintains roster of new listings and associated reports and records; amends tax rolls;
• Performs desk compliance review of all listings to ensure complete returns and property compliance as per NC Machinery Act during each revaluation cycle;
• Ensures that all persons and organizations that have personal property within the tax jurisdiction are listed for taxation; determines correct value to assess per NC General Statutes;
• Researches and discovers unlisted taxable property and sends correspondence to owners advising of the need to list property; determines applicable penalties; makes field reviews as needed;
• Prepares adjustments/refunds to correct assessment of personal property, vehicles and all other individual personal property, corrects tangible and computer records as appropriate;
• Receives appeals regarding valuation of personal property;
• Provides assistance to tax staff and public;
• Keeps abreast of local personal property trends and modern appraisal methods and techniques;
• Processes exemption programs as per the NC Machinery Act;
• Ensures that monthly Department of Motor Vehicles tape information is loaded into tax system; determines proper status for DMV records; values DMV records; reviews discrepancies and values as per NC General Statutes;
• Performs related tasks as required or requested.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of personal property appraising for tax assessment purposes; thorough knowledge of the N.C. Machinery Act and county tax policies; thorough knowledge of geographical areas and subdivisions of the county; some knowledge of standard office methods and procedures, business English, spelling, arithmetic and office management; ability to perform a large volume of detailed work with a high degree of accuracy; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, co-workers and the general public.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school with five years experience in a tax, accounting or other related areas; or graduation from a community college with two years experience in a tax, accounting or other related areas.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:


Must complete training and obtain certification as a personal property appraiser and real property appraiser by the North Carolina Department of Revenue within two (2) years of employment.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh