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Georgia Association of Assessing Officials
Deputy Chief Appraiser - G23
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates annual appraisal of real estate parcels and personal property accounts to formulate the tax digest and preparation of the annual Muscogee
County tax digest. Supervise and directs the operation of the office of the Board of Tax Assessors. Assists the staff in modern valuation and assessment
techniques and procedures. Coordinates employee continuing education program to maintain certifications. Assist the Chief Appraiser in performing
complex statistical analysis; interprets and implements government policies, ordinances, statutes, and regulations; formulates office policies, procedures,
and rules. In absence of Chief Appraiser represents the Board of Tax Assessors at public meetings; assists the Chamber of Commerce in efforts to attract
new industries to Muscogee County. Prepare and administer the department budget. Maintains and expands job knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Interviews potential new employees; responsible for department employee performance and disciplinary actions. Performs other related duties as
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of all methods of real and personal property valuation. 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.
Educational and Training Requirements
A Bachelor degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting is required with additional training related to
residential/commercial/personal property appraisal and assessment is required. Master's Degree preferred. Five plus years experience and knowledge
sufficient to thoroughly understand and coordinate diverse objectives and functions of property tax administration. Ability to meet necessary
requirements of Appraiser IV as mandated by the Georgia Department of Revenue. 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 work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table with intermittent standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. Some field work is
required. The employee must frequently lift light objects.
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