• Assessor

    Posted: 04/25/2021

    The ASSESSOR provides defensible, fair and equitable property assessments for Leduc County through the collection and analysis of complex data and compliance with legislated requirements.

    A diploma in assessment or an appraisal-related discipline and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in municipal assessment or a related field are required. An Alberta Municipal Assessors Association (AMAA), Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), or Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI) designation or the ability to obtain one is preferred. Completion of a certificate in real property assessment is an asset.

    A service focus with strong verbal and written communication skills are required to explain the assessment process and defend decisions. Must be knowledgeable of and able to interpret assessment legislation. Working knowledge of computer assisted mass appraisal systems, CAMALOT, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and GIS applications are required. Knowledge of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation and the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality is essential.

    Proven achievement of results through efficient coordination of work and project oversight is key to success in the role. Experience working with teams is required. Familiarity with municipal operations and knowledge of rural communities is an asset. A valid Class 5 Driver’s license is required.

    A combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Please see the complete job description below.  Qualified individuals are asked to submit their resume and a cover letter by May 15, 2021 through the website, however, this position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

    All applicants are thanked in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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    JOB TITLE: ASSESSOR

    REPORTS TO: Manager – Assessment Services

    PURPOSE:
    The ASSESSOR provides defensible, fair and equitable property assessments for
    Leduc County through the collection and analysis of complex data and
    compliance with legislated requirements.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Inspects and assesses all properties within an assigned area.
        Analyzes factors that influence property value using assessment principles and practices,
    in compliance with the Municipal Government Act, and all other relevant legislation.
     Performs annual reviews of the assessment roll to identify anomalies in assessments
    with respect to classifications, sizes, values, influences etc.
     Inspects properties within assigned area.

    2. Manages, collects, verifies, and records property data to maintain an accurate assessment
    database.
     Determines land values and processes land value changes in the assessment system on
    an annual basis.

    3. Provides market value and assessment information to citizens and stakeholders.
     Meets with residents, ratepayers, tax agents and other stakeholders and interested
    parties to discuss sensitive and private assessment issues.
     Responds to inquiries regarding assessments and taxation.

    4. Provides interdepartmental appraisals for various land transactions.

    5. Attends the Assessment Review Board or Municipal Government Board hearings and defends
    assessments on behalf of the County.

    6. Adheres to guidelines as set out in Leduc County’s policies and administrative directives.

    7. Accountable for working in compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act,
    Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.

    8. Performs related duties as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
    A diploma in assessment or an appraisal-related discipline and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in
    municipal assessment or a related field are required. An Alberta Municipal Assessors Association
    (AMAA), Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), or Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI)
    designation or the ability to obtain one is preferred. Completion of a certificate in real property
    assessment is an asset. 

    A service focus with strong verbal and written communication skills are required to explain the
    assessment process and defend decisions. Must be knowledgeable of and able to interpret assessment
    legislation. Working knowledge of computer assisted mass appraisal systems, CAMALOT, Microsoft
    Outlook, Excel, Word and GIS applications are required. Knowledge of Freedom of Information and
    Protection of Privacy legislation and the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality is
    essential.

    Proven achievement of results through efficient coordination of work and project oversight is key to
    success in the role. Experience working with teams is required. Familiarity with municipal operations
    and knowledge of rural communities is an asset. A valid Class 5 Driver’s license is required.
    A combination of education and experience may be considered.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    The typical work setting is an office environment using computers and other office equipment, however
    is subject to a variety of environmental conditions when completing field (property) inspections.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    This role requires limited physical effort, which involves sitting, standing and walking

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