Charlotte County Property Appraiser - Paul L. Polk, CFA, AAS, RES
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Employment Opportunities

Application

An application must be completed. If a resume is available, please attach it to the completed application. This application pertains to openings in the Property Appraiser’s office only. If you wish to apply for a position with the Board of County Commissioners or another Constitutional officer you must complete another application at those offices.

Review Of Qualifications

All active applications are reviewed when a position becomes available. If you are to receive further consideration at that time, you will be contacted by telephone. If you are not contacted, your application will remain in our active file. All applications are kept active for six months from the date of application. If you call to update your application within those six months, the application will be updated from the date of your call.

Interview

Interviews are granted on the basis of qualifications, depending on the position that is available.

Selection

At each step in the process a candidate's qualifications are carefully reviewed for further consideration. If you are selected for the position you will be notified via telephone and given an exact date and time to report to work. If you are interviewed and not selected, you will receive notification by mail stating that the position has been filled. Your application will remain in the active file.

Thank you for your interest in the Property Appraiser's Office. If you have any questions, please call 743-1470.

NOTE: Please retain this letter for your records.

Job Requirements: 
1. High School diploma or equivalent.
2. Demonstration of acceptable typing skills.
3. Ability to effectively communicate with the public.
4. Familiar with use of personal computers and various applications, including MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe.

Brief Description of Job:
1. Work accurately with routine clerical duties.
2. Assist public in obtaining desired information from office records.
3. Accept telephone calls and route to appropriate personnel as necessary.
4. Process various form letters.
5. Data Entry as required.
6. Take exemption applications.
7. Assist others with completion of their duties as needed.
8. Answer questions of a non-technical nature.
9. Refer more technical questions to proper personnel.
10. Operate various office machines.
11. Perform specialized tasks for the department to which assigned.
12. Assist in maintaining varied records.
13. Assist with coordination of mass mailings.
14. Maintain inventory of department office supplies and order as necessary.
15. Advise Director of all matters affecting departmental operations coming to your attention.

Salary:
$26,000 - 34,943

Benefits:
HEALTH INSURANCE
Group medical coverage includes physician services, hospitalization, prescription drugs, maternity, and mental health benefits. Dependent coverage is available if employees wish to cover a spouse and/or child(ren). Premiums may be paid on a pre-tax basis.

DENTAL INSURANCE
Coverage for preventative and diagnostic care such as exams, cleanings and x-rays is at 100%. Restorative care such as fillings, extractions, root canals and oral surgery are covered after a deductible and co-insurance limits have been satisfied. Major services such as crowns, dentures and bridges are covered after a deductible and co-insurance have been satisfied. Orthodontic coverage is also available for children under age 19.

VISION COVERAGE
Coverage includes eye examination and lenses in network, paid at 100% after a $10 copay. Exams and lenses are available every 12 months; frames are available every 24 months.

LIFE INSURANCE/ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT (AD&D):
Term life insurance and AD&D coverage equal to two times annual salary, not to exceed $50,000. Premium is at no cost to employees.

LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)
An optional benefit available at the employee’s expense. LTD provides coverage after an employee is unable to work for 6 months. The benefit is 60% of monthly salary up to age 65, or according to the age schedule if over 65 at the time of the disability.

SHORT TERM DISABILITY (STD)
An optional benefit available at the employee's expense.  STD Provides replacement of wages when an employee is unable to work due to a non occupational injury/illness.  The benefit is 60% of weekly salary after the employee has been unable to work for 30 days.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS
Medical and dependent care accounts are available on a pre-tax basis for payment of qualified out-of-pocket medical or daycare expenses.

OTHER OPTIONAL PLANS
During Open Enrollment, optional plans are available at the employee's expense.  These include cancer policies, accident policies and optional life insurance for employee, spouse and child(ren).

The County also offers retirement plans and other Special discount offers not listed here.

Where to Apply:
Send Resume and application to rp@charlottecountyfl.gov
or
18500 Murdock Circle, Room 328
Port Charlotte, Florida
33948-1076

Closing Date:
Open until position filled.
Minimum Qualifications: 
1. High School diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of real estate appraisal and /or residential construction is preferred.
2. Familiarity with Charlotte County and ability to read maps for navigational purposes preferred.
3. Ability to effectively communicate with others.
4. Hold valid Florida driver’s license and insurance.
5. Have experience in the use of standard office equipment. Should be familiar with and able to utilize personal and/or tablet computers. Have experience in the use of software such as MS Excel and MS Word to compile, interpret, analyze, and display data.
6. Must be able to work in the field and tolerate the extremes of weather conditions common to Southwest Florida.

Brief Description of Job:
1. Measure, draw, and photograph improvements, record construction type, shape, condition, age, and other relevant data and notes; classify improvements in accordance with current office standard reference manual.
2. Develop knowledge of laws, regulations, and skills necessary for effective performance of duties.
3. Utilize digital imagery technology in partial fulfillment of the statutory requirements to inspect every property once every five years.
4. Utilize, after proper consideration of all, one or more of the cost, market, and income approaches in the appraisal process and make recommendation as to value.
5. Familiarization with location and characteristics of applicable property classes.
6. Maintenance of accurate property record files.
7. Physically inspect applicable properties as needed.
8. Explain routine appraisals to public.
9. Advise Senior Appraiser of all matters affecting departmental operations coming to your attention.
10. Assist others, as needed, with their duties to insure timely and accurate completion of tax roll.

Salary:
$28,031 - 38,925 Commensurate with experience.

Benefits:
HEALTH INSURANCE
Group medical coverage includes physician services, hospitalization, prescription drugs, maternity, and mental health benefits. Dependent coverage is available if employees wish to cover a spouse and/or child(ren). Premiums may be paid on a pre-tax basis.

DENTAL INSURANCE
Coverage for preventative and diagnostic care such as exams, cleanings and x-rays is at 100%. Restorative care such as fillings, extractions, root canals and oral surgery are covered after a deductible and co-insurance limits have been satisfied. Major services such as crowns, dentures and bridges are covered after a deductible and co-insurance have been satisfied. Orthodontic coverage is also available for children under age 19.

VISION COVERAGE
Coverage includes eye examination and lenses in network, paid at 100% after a $10 copay. Exams and lenses are available every 12 months; frames are available every 24 months.

LIFE INSURANCE/ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT (AD&D):
Term life insurance and AD&D coverage equal to two times annual salary, not to exceed $50,000. Premium is at no cost to employees.

LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)
An optional benefit available at the employee’s expense. LTD provides coverage after an employee is unable to work for 6 months. The benefit is 60% of monthly salary up to age 65, or according to the age schedule if over 65 at the time of the disability.

SHORT TERM DISABILITY (STD)
An optional benefit available at the employee's expense.  STD Provides replacement of wages when an employee is unable to work due to a non occupational injury/illness.  The benefit is 60% of weekly salary after the employee has been unable to work for 30 days.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS
Medical and dependent care accounts are available on a pre-tax basis for payment of qualified out-of-pocket medical or daycare expenses.

OTHER OPTIONAL PLANS
During Open Enrollment, optional plans are available at the employee's expense.  These include cancer policies, accident policies and optional life insurance for employee, spouse and child(ren).

The County also offers retirement plans and other Special discount offers not listed here.

Where to Apply:
Send Resume and application to rp@charlottecountyfl.gov
or
18500 Murdock Circle, Room 328
Port Charlotte, Florida
33948-1076

Closing Date:
Open until position filled.