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Tazewell County


Develops appraisals of residential and commercial properties utilizing complex property appraisal techniques and statistical analysis. Oversees and process township assessor work, and jointly assist township assessors with major revaluation process.


** Other duties may be assigned.

1. Develops appraisals utilizing complex property appraisal techniques and utilizes statistical analysis to promote uniformity of assessments throughout the County. Processes all CAMA work and projects involving townships.

2. Prepares complex individual and mass appraisals to determine estimates of fair market property values. Uses data such as incorporating cost, market and income approaches to property valuation.

3. Develops statistical studies in the process of updating values in real property appraisal manuals for use by 12 township and multi-township assessors who are under administrative direction of the Supervisor of Assessments.

4. Reviews and develops appraisals using a variety of statistical data including economic life tables as a supplement to the Illinois Department of Revenue’s Property Appraisal Manual.

5. Assists the Supervisor of Assessments with the Quadrennial viewing of all county property and the implementation of major reassessment projects.

6. Advises township officials on the implementation of computer-assisted valuation record conversions.

7. Maintains contact with township assessors in order to promote accurate, uniform assessments.

8. Assists Board of Review in researching problem assessments.

9. Assists mapping department with valuation information for splits and combinations.

10. Oversees the editing and updating of the Tazewell County property record card system, in both physical and electronic form.

11. Calculate and process tax bill “Correction of Error”

12. Calculate , prepare and mail “Notice of Proposed Change” forms

13. Receive, calculate and manage Model Home Applications.

14. Manage Veteran and Fraternal Freeze properties, and Historic Home Properties.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and-or ability required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Designation as a Certified Illinois Assessment Officer is desirable.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Business/Finance or a directly related field from a four-year college or university and real estate or appraisal coursework. Requires three years of appraisal experience. Requires a good working knowledge of computer capabilities or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Requires knowledge of approaches to value of appraisal work, Illinois Department of Revenue Assessment Theory, Property Tax Code Statues, and interpret GIS maps and data-layers.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as deeds, maps, and policy and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and to meet with the general public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arm; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.


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