Assessor Job Description

assessor job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Assessor Job Description

The assessor is a person, typically appointed by the city or county, who is responsible to value a property.

The assessor’s job is to value property, so that taxes are levied equitably.

The assessor’s office is staffed by an assessor, an administrative manager, a chief deputy assessor, and a clerical assistant.

The assessor’s actual task involves valuing property, but in many states the assessor’s activities also include the preparation and mailing of tax bills, property transfers, and tax appeals.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Assessor who is able to provide accurate and timely property assessments in accordance with the relevant legislation. The Assessor will be required to liaise with owners, tenants and other relevant parties to obtain the necessary information and documentation to complete the assessment.

Assessor Duties:

  • Develop and oversee work sites for both new construction and remodel projects, coordinating site activities and assuring that all disciplines directly involved in the project are in phase with the project goals and objectives.
  • Oversee and provide direction to general contractors, subcontractors, and vendors when doing groundwork ensuring quality standards are met.
  • Liaise between engineers, architects, and others working on the project.
  • Prepare and manage estimates, budgets, timetables, and resources.
  • Manage assessment programs, such as home inspections, infrared inspections, termite inspections, etc.
  • Work with lenders to ensure property condition reports satisfy lending requirements.
  • Evaluate contractor bids and contracts to ensure timely delivery of projects.
  • Oversee and approve subcontracts.
  • Review contractor invoices to ensure accuracy.
  • Manage the inventory and product distribution of materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Prepare and process job-related reports.
  • Develop business contacts.

Assessor Responsibilities:

  • Manage direct reports; oversee recruitment, retention, and performance evaluation.
  • Prepare, update, and file policies and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, laws, ordinances, and codes.
  • Attend meetings, trainings, and conferences.
  • Assist with strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Maintain and update the assessment database.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the property/casualty insurance industry.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.

We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a successful team. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, religions, nationalities, genders, , and ages.

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