This position is in the Pima County Finance and Risk Management Department. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. 1st screening is November 1st, 2019.
Salary Grade: U3
This position is located in the Budget Division of the Pima County Department of Finance and Risk Management. The successful candidate will work in a team environment, serving as an appraiser for a team processing litigation and other actions regarding assessment of real and personal property. This position will work with the Pima County Attorney's Office in preparing responses to property tax litigation, which includes current valuation on properties and research of all other issues addressed in the litigation. This position presents detailed analysis regarding valuation and property tax impact as well as recommendations on litigation settlements to Pima County Finance Administration and the Pima County Attorney's Office. In addition, this position conducts special projects, studies and analyses relating to property valuation or taxation issues for Pima County management. We are looking for a person with a positive attitude and who is passionate about their work to join our Budget Division team. This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.
Proof of education will be required at time of interview.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus, significant professional experience in management.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.
Preferred Qualifications (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (relevant work experience may be substituted).
Possess current Arizona Department of Revenue Level II Appraisal or Assessor Certification, and/or a current Arizona Certified General Appraisal License.
Experience in commercial and residential property appraisals, as a property tax agent, in tax appeals, construction, and/or real estate. (Acceptable construction experience includes estimating, obtaining building permits, and/or reading blueprints)
Working knowledge of Arizona property tax statutes, procedures and policies.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Selection Procedure: Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.
Licenses and Certificates: Some positions may require specific licenses, or certifications required by law, statute, accrediting agencies or contract provisions. Failure to obtain/maintain such licenses or certifications may be grounds for termination. Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services' review and approval of the candidate's driving record.
Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County. This is classification in the Unclassified-series and is exempt from the Merit System Rules.
Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position.
Internal Number: 2019-01227
About Pima County
Pima County serves more than 1 million people and its 9,200 square miles cover an area larger than New Jersey, featuring some of the most spectacular landscapes in Arizona, from deserts covered in towering saguaro cacti to towering mountains covered in thick ponderosa pines. One of those mountains is home to the country’s most southern ski slopes, just a short hour-long drive from the University of Arizona. Governed by our elected Board of Supervisors, Pima County is divided into several functional/operational areas including Administration, Justice and Law Enforcement, Public Defense, Public Works, Public Safety, Health and Community Services. We have over 50 different departments with a variety of missions, roles and responsibilities. We have more than 6,000 employees in over 640 different job classifications. Accountants, doctors, lawyers, researchers, social workers, detectives, machinists, lab techs, engineers, librarians, teachers, mechanics, equipment operators, geographers, electricians, coders, computer techs, and more all work for Pima County. Your future starts here.
Pima County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to an ...inclusive and diverse workforce and do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national original, age, disability, gender, sexual preference, kinship, political interest or any other characteristic protected by law.