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Chief Assessor - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
This is a full-time position - 8 AM to 4:30 PM, M - F.

Overall Responsibilities:       

To evaluate all County real estate/property, to determine a tax value on land, buildings and improvements, and to transfer ownership of properties in accordance with applicable state and county regulations.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Supervises staff, assigns and reviews work and handles all related personnel issues; develops annual budget and oversees all expenditures within department; assesses, analyzes and evaluates property, changes or appeals on property and assures records are recorded in books; provides real estate tax base figures and statistics to determine how much revenue is generated from real estate and per capita; conducts assessments on major commercial and industrial properties; answers questions and resolves problems regarding real estate and valuations to property owners and general public; represents County at all assessment appeal hearings in local/state courts; maintains accurate records, new construction, tax base and other assessment information as required and assures required reports are completed in timely manner; interacts with external companies, agencies, staff and internal County and state departments and offices.

Minimum Qualifications:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Degree in Public Administration or related field preferred.  Must possess Certified PA Evaluation License certification from State Bureau of Professional and Occupation Offices and remain current every 2 years.
3 years experience in appraisal of real property for tax purposes, real estate, and assessment principles, or any acceptable combination of experience and training.
1.      C.P.E., Certified Pennsylvania Evaluator.  Must maintain license and fulfill mandatory education courses required and approved by Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission.
2.         Must have valid driver's license.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status.
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.

The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
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