Real Estate Assessor
Prince George County is seeking a Real Estate Assessor to direct the day-to-day operation of the Real Estate Assessment Department. Individual will perform complex professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, evaluating and directing the appraisal, assessment and annual reassessment of real property in the County and proper maintenance of accompanying records. Qualified applicant will also be responsible for the determination of fair market value and equalization of assessable real estate taxable and non-taxable; administer programs related to real property taxation, including Land Use; provide professional leadership and management of personnel, ensure compliance with all laws, rules, regulations, associated with real property taxation; represent the Assessor’s Office before the Board of Supervisors, Board of Equalization, property owners, and Courts.
Successful candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of the modern principles and practices of real property assessment, particularly mass appraisals; comprehensive knowledge of the methods and modern techniques of appraising real property; thorough knowledge of laws, rules and regulations covering real property appraisal and assessment, including the State Land Evaluation Advisory Council (SLEAC) regulations, the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Assessment Standards of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO); coordinating the proper designation and valuation of land uses through knowledge of land use taxation laws; ability to interpret laws and ordinances; thorough knowledge of modern building construction practices and building materials; ability to analyze factors which would tend to influence the value of property and to exercise sound judgement in the determination of property values; ability to prepare well-written, clear and concise reports; knowledge of basic research techniques and statistical analysis; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other governmental officials and the general public; skilled in workforce planning, goal-setting, management, counseling, coaching, mentoring, and evaluating; ability to professionally defend appraisals to property owners, the Board of Equalization, and the Courts, as necessary.