Also called: Appraiser, Assessor, Commercial Appraiser, Residential Appraiser
What they do:Appraise real and personal property to determine its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.
On the job, you would:
- Determine taxability and value of properties, using methods such as field inspection, structural measurement, calculation, sales analysis, market trend studies, and income and expense analysis.
- Inspect properties, considering factors such as market value, location, and building or replacement costs to determine appraisal value.
- Explain assessed values to property owners and defend appealed assessments at public hearings.
- customer service
- administrative services
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Safety and Government
- law and government
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- reading work related information
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- use rules to solve problems
- choose the right type of math to solve a problem
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Self Control
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
- a la mode WinTOTAL
- Manatron ProVal Plus
Data base user interface and query software
- Ascend Property Assessment
Financial analysis software
- Howard and Friends Computer CMA Plus
- TietoEnator ProMatch