Erroll G. Williams, Assessor Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office
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HUMAN RESOURCES Orleans Parish Assessor's Office Mrs. Reba T. Johnson City Hall - Room 4E01 1300 Perdido Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 (504) 658-1399 (504) 658-1398 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT THE ORLEANS PARISH ASSESSOR’S OFFICE The Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office is pleased to offer an online job information page.  The Assessor’s Office is committed to hire the most qualified individuals possible.  The Assessor’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer with regard to race, gender, age, ethnicity or disability.  The positions for which we are currently accepting applications are listed below.  To view the job announcements for a particular position, click onto the job title.  Please be advised that we will not be able to respond to all resumes’ submitted; however, we will contact those applicants that are most qualified and arrange an interview. To apply for a position, please submit your Resume´ to: Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office Attn:  Mrs. Reba T. Johnson Human Resource P.O. Box 53406 New Orleans, Louisiana  70153 COMMERCIAL APPRAISER 1    This position requires: Participate in the collection, analysis and review of data obtained from operations of commercial properties located throughout Orleans Parish. Must be able to research and gather market data for the relevant property type and develop income models. Requires field visits to commercial properties (condition, new construction, sales, priority re-checks, etc.). Must have ability to consult with attorney(s) and/or property owners/agents. To make field investigations, studies, and appraisals of commercial properties. To explain valuation methods, data and logic to property owners regarding valuation issues, and answer questions regarding commercial LAT forms. Working knowledge of CAMA system preferred. QUALIFICATIONS: Education:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration.  Related field and a professional designation such as (CAE or  MAI), State Certified Real Estate Appraiser (license is required) may be substituted for educational requirements. Experience: Three (3) years of commercial property appraisal experience, strong accounting background preferred. Must have experience with the use of a personal computer using Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and must be able to accurately read maps, plats and architectural plans. Requirements: Comprehensive knowledge of commercial mass appraisal methods, procedures and techniques and must demonstrate ability to deal with the general public, and effectively present information. Position requires use of personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license with proof of liability insurance not less than $100,000- $300,000-$100,000. Successfully complete a driving and criminal background investigation. Compensation:  The salary range is $40,000 to $66,000 based on experience with a monthly car allowance of  $507.00.  Excellent benefits (Life, Medical, & Dental) and paid vacation.  |Back to Top| PERSONAL PROPERTY SUPERVISOR Personal Property Supervisor is responsible for development of procedures, training methods and policies for the  preparation of the annual business personal property tax roll. This position requires: Plans and develops a program of personal property appraisal, including recommendations scheduling of  work, training full and part-time employees, work assignment and supervision.  Prepares and researches production reports and monitors progress of staff towards goals, provides input  and recommends changes to the specifications of the Personal Property Assessment System; researches,  analyzes and summarizes information; informs staff of legislative statue changes; ensure compliance with  State and Federal Laws; ensure staff is on schedule and objectives are met. Review and analyzes appraisals made by staff to minimize inconsistences; counsels appraisers on conduct  of large and intricate appraisals and assigns additional staff when needed.  Participates in continuing  education of personal property auditor-appraisers. Oversees departmental contacts with taxpayers to assure maximum cooperation and promote general  understanding of appraising methods. Coordinates and reviews property appeals, clerical errors, and tax grievances. Testifies at Board of Review and Louisiana Tax Commission hearings, and in Court as an expert appraiser  of personal property. Conduct studies of depreciation methods and of useful life expectancy tables to assist in updating the  Louisiana Tax Commission (LTC) tax manuals. Writes narratives and statistical audit-appraisal reports on personal property. Performs other work as required. QUALIFICATIONS:  Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or four years experience as an  appraiser or auditor of taxable business personal property, two of which must have included responsibility for  frequent conduct of large commercial and industrial personal property appraisals.  Requirements:  Must possess an in-depth understanding of all approaches or techniques to value and their  application as used in conjunction with the Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal System, and be able to perform the  functions and activities associated with the appraisal of assigned classes of properties including inspections, data  collection, analysis, application of appropriate valuation approaches and techniques while reviewing and  exercising broad discretion regarding appraisal values.  Position requires use of a personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license with proof of liability insurance not less than $100,000-$300,000-$100,000.  Successfully complete a driving and criminal background investigation. Compensation:  The salary range is $55,000 to $75,000, based on experience with a monthly car allowance of  $507.00.  Excellent benefits (Life, Medical & Dental) and paid vacation. |Back to Top| RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER 1 This position requires: The ability to secure, gather and analyze data for the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. To perform research and assessment analysis calculations. Perform office and field work associated with mass appraisal of taxable real property. To explain valuation methods, data and logic to property owners regarding valuation issues and questions. To defend property values in administrative hearings. Working knowledge of CAMA system preferred. QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with relevant courses or experience in appraisal, business, accounting, construction, architecture or real estate. Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in appraisal and/or real estate fee appraisal experience.  Must have experience with the use of personal computer using Microsoft Office products Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Requirements: Comprehensive knowledge of commercial mass appraisal methods, procedures and techniques and must demonstrate ability to deal with the general public and effectively present information. Position requires use of personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license with proof of liability insurance is mandatory. Compensation:  Salary is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate. Starting salary is $32,000. Excellent benefits (Life, Medical, & Dental) and paid vacation.  |Back to Top|
EAST BANK: City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, City Hall Room 4E01 • (504) 658-1300 WEST BANK: Algiers Courthouse, 225 Morgan Street • (504) 368-7642 Office Hours (East and West Bank): Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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           POSITION                   EMPLOYMENT TYPE      SALARY Commercial Appraiser I        Full-time                           40K - 66K Personal Property          Full-time      55K-75K Supervisor Residential Appraiser I         Full-time      $32,000