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.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Mass and/or single property appraisal experience required (minimum of 5 years).
  2. Hold Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) or equivalent designation bestowed by a recognized appraisal organization.
  3. State certified general or residential Appraiser (Florida) preferred.
  4. Four (4) year degree in real estate, finance, or a related field. Appropriate experience may be substituted for degree.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate with others.
  6. Have experience in the use of software such as MS Excel, MS Word to compile, interpret, analyze, and display data.
  7. Knowledge of or ability to learn the Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system to organize, plan and prepare daily work activities necessary to mass update values.
  8. Hold a valid Florida driver’s license and insurance.
General Duties:
  1. Collection and analysis of income and expense, cost, and comparable sales data relating to the appraisal of commercial, industrial, and multifamily propertie.
  2. Qualify sales and verify purchase prices and terms.
  3. Develop knowledge of laws, regulations, and skills necessary for effective performance of duties.
  4. Utilize, after proper consideration of all, one or more of the cost, market, and income approaches in the appraisal process and make recommendations 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 and defend appraisals to property owners and/or their agents and before the Value Adjustment Board or Special Magistrate.
  9. Assist others as needed, with their duties to ensure timely and accurate completion of tax roll.
  10. Process new accounts, splits, consolidations, and tax roll corrections in market areas assigned.
  11. Advise Director of all matters affecting departmental operations coming to your attention.
  12. Assist training with other personnel.
  13. Become aware of departmental interactions necessary to effect accurate and timely completion of tax roll.
Salary:
$39,214 - $58,821

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 commercial construction is preferred.
  2. Familiarity with Charlotte County and ability to read maps for navigational purposes preferred.
  3. Ability to read blueprints.
  4. Ability to effectively communicate with others.
  5. Mass and/or single property appraisal experience preferred.
  6. Possession of Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation preferred or the ability to successfully obtain within two years of hire date.
  7. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  8. Ability to interpret statistical measures accurately and efficiently.
  9. Have experience in the use of software such as Apex, Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word to compile, interpret, analyze and display data.
  10. Familiarity with tools used in the field appraisal process such as but not limited to a tablet PC.
  11. Must be able to work in the field and tolerate the extremes of weather conditions common to Southwest Florida.
General Duties:
  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 and through Core Logic.
  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 in assigned areas.
  4. Process reviews assigned in work areas for timely completion of tax roll; including but not limited to permits, sales, owner request, and five-year reviews.
  5. Insure timely completion of assigned work and the accuracy of data collection.
  6. Conduct statistical analysis and review valuation techniques to accurately reflect cost, market and or income value of commercial real property within the County.
  7. Maintain knowledge of professional appraisal practices and standards necessary for effective performance of the Property Appraiser’s office.
  8. Explain and defend appraisals to property owners and/or their agents, before the Value Adjustment Board, Special Magistrate, or in court.
  9. Advise Director of Real Property of all matters affecting departmental operations coming to your attention.
  10. Assist others, as needed, with their duties to ensure timely and accurate completion of tax roll.<
Salary:
$31,200 - $38,925

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.
Job Summary:
This is an entry-level position under the general direction of the Senior GIS Cadastralist. This position provides skilled technical work in assisting with the development and maintenance of the Property Appraiser’s official assessment maps.
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. High level of attention to detail and quality control mindset.
  3. Knowledge and experience with reading legal descriptions, lot, block, metes, and bounds is preferred.
  4. Ability to work independently, self-motivated, and task oriented.
  5. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing with members of the public, and internal and external customers.
  6. Familiarity with Charlotte County.
  7. Experience in the use of software such as Access, Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word to compile, interpret, analyze, and display data.
General Duties:
  1. Research and interpret resource materials such as deeds, plats, Public Land Survey System (PLSS), aerial or ortho photographs, maps, property surveys/sketches and road right-of-way maps to assist in maintaining accuracy of GIS map.
  2. Review and provide applicable notification when errors are discovered within legal instruments to resolve and avoid transferring such errors into the tax roll and maps.
  3. Maintain digital maps for appraisers to use for analysis.
  4. Become proficient with CAMA (computer assisted mass appraisal system) and other software programs as they apply to the work performed.
  5. Maintain and update internal databases of mapping related documentation.
  6. Prepare and log incoming owner requested parcel cuts and consolidations.
  7. Processes public related emails.
  8. Additional tasks as needed.
Salary:
$29,120

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.