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.

Summary:
This Position involves the valuation of commercial real estate for ad valorem purposes through the application of standard appraisal techniques, including the sales comparison, income, and cost approaches. Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Real Property and guidance of the Property Appraiser.
General Duties:
  1. Act in a supervisory capacity over other commercial personnel. Conduct employee performance evaluations.
  2. Assist in the scheduling of workflow.
  3. Coordinate timely collection, analysis, and application of appraisal data.
  4. Participate in the collection, analysis and review of commercial property data located in Charlotte County, FL.
  5. Analyze and reconstruct income and expense statements upon adherence to confidentiality and non-disclosure obligations.
  6. Verify and/or qualify all sales in assigned work area and review units verification to follow Department of Revenue guidelines; ensure sales are qualified to be used in statistical analysis.
  7. Utilize after proper consideration of each, one or more of the cost, market and income approaches in the appraisal process and make recommendations as to value.
  8. Conduct statistical analysis and review valuation techniques to accurately reflect market value of commercial real property within the County.
  9. Maintain knowledge of professional appraisal practices and standards necessary for effective performance of the Property Appraiser’s office.
  10. Prepare parcel splits and combinations within assigned property types with correctness with respect to technical and valuation aspects.
  11. Explain and defend appraisals to property owners and/or their agents.
  12. Appear before the Value Adjustment Board, Special Magistrate or in Civil Court on behalf of the Property Appraiser’s Office.
  13. Assist others as needed, with their duties to ensure timely and accurate completion of tax roll.
  14. Training of new personnel.
  15. Assist with procedural changes necessary to meet new or additional requirements.
  16. Notify Director of all matters affecting departmental operations coming to your attention.
  17. Duties and responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Minimum of seven (7) years mass and/or single property appraisal experience.
  2. Possession of Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation, or professional designation bestowed by a recognized appraisal organization. State Certification (General) Preferred.
  3. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to interpret statistical measures accurately and efficiently.
  5. Must be proficient in the use of software such as MS Excel, MS Word to compile, interpret analyze and display data.
  6. Must be capable of performing the valuation of commercial property types with little assistance of oversight from Director.
  7. Requires the ability to demonstrate advanced proficiency and competency in valuing commercial real estate.
  8. Management experience or demonstrated managerial ability.
Salary:
$45,951 to $75,387

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 CCPAAdministration@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:
$31,200

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 CCPAAdministration@charlottecountyfl.gov
or
18500 Murdock Circle, Room 328
Port Charlotte, Florida
33948-1076

Closing Date:
Open until position filled.
Accountability Objective
Performs executive level administration support for the Charlotte County Property Appraiser and senior management staff. This position is responsible for providing a wide range of services to the Charlotte County Property Appraiser, deputies, citizens, and taxpayers. The position assists in the overall administration of the executive office while maintaining knowledge and compliance with state laws, rules of local ordinances, and policies of the Property Appraiser’s office.

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 the essential functions.
  1. High School Graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
  2. Five (5) or more years of executive assistant, administrative support, or para-professional experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  3. Must possess a valid Florida Driver License.
  4. Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as Microsoft Office.
  5. Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  6. Ability to conduct research, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, and prepare reports.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively over the telephone and in person.
  8. Ability to compose professional correspondence including, but not limited to knowledge of E-mail and ability to communicate to all staff effectively with this tool.
  9. Skilled in organizational methods and time management.
  10. Ability to establish priorities and accomplish a variety of responsibilities.
  11. Considerable knowledge of administrative practices and procedures.
  12. Knowledge of State and Property Appraiser’s record management retention requirements.
  13. Knowledge of Florida statutes, local ordinances, rules, and regulations pertaining to the operations of the Property Appraiser’s office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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 the essential functions.
  • Adheres to all Property Appraiser’s office policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and practices.
  • Represents the office in a professional manner.
  • Maintains an organized and clean work area, including disinfecting surfaces.
  • Performs complex administrative duties requiring independent planning, coordinating, and completing special assignments as directed.
  • Acts as point person for incoming public record requests; logs and forwards requests to appropriate department manager for fulfillment, and assists and/or responds to request as necessary.
  • Monitors, researches, distributes and ensures timely completion of incoming e-mail correspondence.
  • Registers deputies for attendance at various educational offerings. Makes travel arrangements for deputies attending educational courses and conferences. Maintains a record of courses taken and deputies’ progress. Submits professional designation applications to the Florida Department of Revenue on behalf of deputies once all requirements have been met.
  • Assists in the maintenance of confidentiality of records, reports and information regarding the Property Appraiser’s Office.
  • Assists in preparation of the annual budget.
  • Composes correspondence on behalf of the Property Appraiser including routine, special assignments, and releases and advertisements for the news media.
  • Serves as a point of contact; receives and screens incoming calls for the Property Appraiser and facilitates the resolution of customer inquiries, requests, and /or complaints that escalate to the executive level.
  • Attends meetings and takes minutes; transcribes and submits to Property Appraiser’s intranet site for future viewing.
  • Schedules and attends meetings with the Property Appraiser or on behalf of the Property Appraiser within the organization as well as other agencies. Makes travel arrangements for Property Appraiser attending educational courses and conferences. Maintains calendar of appointments and events.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining administration office filing systems, reorganizing files as required, establishing subject matter files, and purging files based on records schedules and statutory records retention requirements.
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining personnel files for all deputies, including, but not limited to creating, maintaining, and updating, along with reporting as applicable to all departments.
  • Assists in the processing and screening of job applicants as needed.
  • Assists staff members when necessary and covers for office personnel during absences.
  • Advises Property Appraiser of matters affecting office operations coming to your attention.
Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 CCPAAdministration@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.
  2. Ability to effectively communicate with the public.
  3. Must be familiar with and able to utilize computers. Must have experience in the use of software such as MS Excel and MS Word to compile, interpret, analyze, and display data.
Brief Description of Job:
  1. Assist public with completion in obtaining desired information from office records and providing information necessary to ensure accurate maintenance of the tax rolls.
  2. Accept telephone calls and route to appropriate personnel as necessary.
  3. Data entry as required.
  4. Answer questions of a non-technical nature. Refer more technical questions to proper personnel.
  5. Create working files as needed.
  6. Assist others with completion of their duties as necessary.
  7. Operate various office machines.
  8. Advise Director of all matters affecting departmental operations coming to your attention.
Salary:
$27,040

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 CCPAAdministration@charlottecountyfl.gov
or
18500 Murdock Circle, Room 328
Port Charlotte, Florida
33948-1076

Closing Date:
Open until position filled.