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Chief County Assessment Officer
Stephenson County
Stephenson County has a full-time opening for a Chief County Assessment Officer (CCAO). This position is responsible for administration of the County’s property tax assessment process pursuant to the Illinois Property Tax Code, equalizing assessments amount the county’s township assessment districts, applying various tax exemptions and serves as the Clerk of the Board of Review. This position is appointed by the Chairperson of the County Board with advice and consent of the Bounty Board.  Candidates for the CCAO position must be qualified in accordance with Section 3-5 of the Property Tax Code (35 ILCS 200/3-5). To be eligible for appointment to the office of Chief County Assessment Officer, individuals must meet all three of the following qualifications:  Have two years’ experience in the field of property sales, assessments, finance or appraisals; Pass the Chief County Assessment Officer examination conducted by the Department of Revenue; and Possess one of the following:  Certified Illinois Assessing Officer (CIAO) certificate from the Illinois Property Assessment Institute, plus any additional training required for additional compensation under 35 ILCS 200/4-10.  Or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) certificate from the International Association of Assessing Officers, plus current continuing education requirements as prescribed by the designating association or Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), Residential Member (RM), Senior Real Estate Analyst (SREA), Senior Real Property Analyst (SRPA) or Senior Residential Analyst (SRA), certificate from the Appraisal Institute or its predecessor organizations, plus current continuing education requirements as prescribed by the designating association. The starting salary for the position is negotiable based on experience …
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Residential Appraiser
City of Bloomington Township
SUMMARY: The person holding this position will be an appraiser experienced and knowledgeable in the following areas: Organize Plan, and Prioritize Appraisal Work - Developing specific goals and plans to accomplish scheduled work. Work closely with assessor to coordinate residential valuations with the CAMA and GIS systems. Inspect residential construction and improvements to existing structures. Use current technology (including mobile data collection devices and GIS) to collect, enter and process data. Conduct regular reviews of properties within the jurisdiction to evaluate changes due to remodeling, additions or demolition. Perform market analysis, value properties using Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA), income and expense analysis and replacement cost manuals/services. Evaluate data consistency, and value uniformity using GIS. Defend appraised values before and during the appeal and public hearing process. Educate property owners with information on assessment/appraisal process. DETAIL: Use current technology (including mobile data collection devices and GIS) to collect, enter and process information. Organize, plan, and prioritize work — Develop specific goals and plans to complete all work required for each year’s valuation cycle. Inspect properties to collect and evaluate construction characteristics, condition, special features, and functional design. Take property measurements and digitally sketch exterior of property. Capture digital photos of properties to assist in documentation of completion date, and estimating property value. Interview persons, such as contractors, home owners, and realtors, in order to obtain pertinent information regarding subjects and market transaction used to value subject properties. When required estimate replacement costs using cost estimator services including Marshall & Swift online Cost Estimator. …
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