Date Posted: March 17, 2023

Deadline: April 3, 2023

Organization: Greenwood County

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $42,030 - $63,046


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires an associate degree or specialized courses/training equivalent to the satisfactory completion of two years of college in property appraisal and real estate.

Requires two years of experience in property appraisal and real estate OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:

South Carolina Real Estate Appraisers License.

Job Description:

General Description

The purpose of this class within the organization is to fairly value real estate by recognized principles and techniques, which includes land, agricultural products, and improvements for tax purposes.

Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Essential Functions:

Performs appraisals and mass appraisals of residential and non-complex multi-family properties for ad valorem tax purposes.

Inspects, appraises, and evaluates improved and unimproved land/lots and new construction. Measures and sketches new improvements, performs property splits/combinations and value allocations, as well as examines properties every five years for reassessment, as denoted in the SC Code of Laws.

Receives and responds to public inquiries and complaints regarding property taxes, appraisals, and assessments.

Inspects and values new improvements found while working permits.

Processes current tax year appeals from property owners.

Additional Duties:

Keeps accurate and up-to-date property records.

Enters appraisal results and other information into the computer.

Processes agricultural use value requests, property combination reports, and property splits.

Works with state and local agencies for damage assessments.

Conforms to Title 12 Taxation of the SC Code of Laws and requirements/opinions given in USPAP.

Assists taxpayers in understanding complex tax laws and procedures.

Analyzes building practices and quality of construction for residential improvements.

Stays current on city and county ordinances as well as zoning and their effect on the value.

Assists and interviews the public by telephone and in person concerning the information regarding appeals, plats, ownership, assessments, taxes, records, exemptions, sales information, and details about their property or any other items.

Performs related work as assigned.

Responsibilities, Requirements, and Impacts

Data Responsibility:

Data Responsibility refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Collects, classifies, or formats data or information in accordance with a prescribed schema or plan to facilitate the identification and extraction of useful information.

People Responsibility:

People include co-workers, workers in other areas or agencies, and the general public.

Speaks with or signals to people to convey or exchange information of a general nature.

Asset Responsibility:

Assets responsibility refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.

Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through handling or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:

Mathematics requires the use of symbols, numbers, and formulas to solve mathematical problems.

Uses addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and/or calculates ratios, rates, and percentages.

Communications Requirements:

Communication involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Reads technical instructions, procedures manuals, and charts to solve practical problems, such as assembly instruction for tools, routine office equipment operating instructions, and methods and procedures for investigations and in drawing and layout work; composes routine reports and specialized reports, forms, and business letters, with the proper format; speaks compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.

Judgment Requirements:

Judgment requirements refer to the frequency and complexity of judgments and decisions given the stability of the work environments, the nature and type of guidance, and the breadth of impact of the judgments and decisions.

Responsible for guiding others, requiring frequent decisions affecting the individual, co-workers, and others who depend on the service or product; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

Complexity of Work:

Complexity addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, concentration, and creativity required by the job and the presence of any unusual pressures present in the job.

Performs skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Errors:

Impact of errors refers to consequences such as damage to equipment and property, loss of data, exposure of the organization to legal liability, and injury or death for individuals.

The impact of errors is moderate – affects those in work unit.

Physical Demands:

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Equipment Usage:

Equipment usage involves responsibility for materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, and products.

Handles or uses machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items.

Unavoidable Hazards:

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic, moving machinery, outdoor vegetation and construction hazards typically encountered during exterior inspections.

Safety of Others:

Safety of others refers to the level of responsibility for the safety of others, either inherent in the job or to ensure the safety of the general public. (Does not include safety of subordinates).

Requires no responsibility for the safety and health of others.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

Greenwood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Greenwood County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Monday through Friday; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Application Process:
Apply online
Employer Address:

528 Monument St.
Greenwood, SC 29649
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.