Residential Property Tax Appraiser

State of Montana Kalispell, MT
Our services touch EVERY Montanan!

MISSION STATEMENT

The quality of life for all Montanans is better because we excel at public service and effective administration of the tax and liquor laws of Montana.

The Montana Department of Revenue administers almost 40 state taxes, property appraisals, liquor laws, and unclaimed property for the state of Montana. The division is responsible for ensuring that all classes of property in the state are valued uniformly and equally throughout the state.

DUTIES

The Residential Appraiser conducts property reviews and discoveries, data research, and field appraisals and inspections to determine final valuation of residential properties; assists in the discovery, listing, and analysis of residential properties; analyzes, assesses, and reclassifies land uses; and assists with specification, calibration, and benchmarking of land models, sales comparisons, and property characteristics. The incumbent also coordinates and provides a range of specialized services in support of ongoing program operations and activities including responding to taxpayer inquiries; explaining appraisal activities; dispute resolution; and participating in appeal hearings.

* This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources.

REQUIRED

List detailed work experiences including if each job was full/part time, temporary or seasonal. Resumes are not reviewed.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired through two years of post-secondary education or vocational training in appraisal, construction, agriculture, or related field and two years of real estate job-related experience. One year of experience should be in real estate, construction, agriculture, forestry, surveying, or related field. Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

This position does not require any postsecondary education – however, if you have documented graduation and a college degree please attach your transcripts.