This position is an entry level position. Perform complex technical work applying knowledge of cartographic processes and Geographic Information Systems in the assembly, analysis, storage, display and maintenance of the parcel layer in the geographic database. Perform a variety of duties related to the creation and maintenance of parcel records including ownership, sales data, legal descriptions, tax areas, maintenance of taxing authority boundaries, mobile home information, and property tax exemptions. This position completes complex analysis of recorded conveyance documents, court orders and plats. Provides technical support in mass appraisal by the retrieval, manipulation and analysis of spatially referenced data. Also provides information to the public over the phone and in person concerning all areas of assessment data and ownership records. This position must be able to work in an ever changing work environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition, an individual must be able to perform the county-wide Core Competencies. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These general duties cover the basic responsibilities for this position. Additional duties will be assigned depending on the project or the need.
• Use automated computerized drafting equipment, computers and plotters for the creation and maintenance of parcel, roadway, subdivision boundaries and tax district coordinate data in the geographic information database.
• Produce requested documents from the parcel layer such as district maps, split images, plat maps or other recorded documentation.
• Research, read, interprets, review and depict all manner of recorded documents to ascertain accurate ownership, tax authority boundary changes and parcel boundary changes.
• Use and understand the tools of overlay analysis in ArcMap.
• Create new parcels based on recorded documents using legal and administrative standards.
• Updates mobile home information following statutory regulations.
• Maintains comprehensive and accurate sales data records.
• Maintains state parcel number system providing the link to the tabular parcel data.
• Maintain ancillary geographic data including street names, tax district codes, subdivision names and filings, lot and block numbers.
• Researches and applies property tax statutes and administrative rules to assessment administration problems.
• Interacts with attorneys, title companies, municipalities and the general public to verify the accuracy of data and to respond to inquiries regarding chain of title, and all other assessment questions.
• Communicates effectively in verbal and written form with administrative staff, appraisal staff, supervisors and managers.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with supervisor, other employees, governmental agencies, professional, and the public.
• Monitors workload, works in an efficient and organized manner and meets deadlines and goals.
• Monitors current procedures and offers suggestions and ideas for ways to improve the processes.
Individual performance goals will be established during performance reviews and must be completed satisfactorily. Additional duties may be assigned as determined by management depending on the project or the office requirements.
• High School diploma or equivalent required.
Experience in ArcMap software preferred or any combination of surveying, GIS, automated assessment mapping or education which provides the required skills, knowledge and ability, subject to the approval of the Assessor. Experience in working with Microsoft Excel and Word required. Technical knowledge of PLSS, legal descriptions and title work preferred.
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