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State of Montana Property Appraiser 3 - Centrally Assessed Unit in Helena, Montana

* *Our services impact EVERY Montanan! _MISSION STATEMENT _* * To be the nation's most citizen oriented, efficiently administered, state tax agency. The Montana Department of Revenue administers almost 40 state taxes, property appraisals, alcoholic beverage laws, cannabis laws and unclaimed property for the state of Montana. The Business and Income Taxes Division (BIT) manages a variety of Montana tax types that include business, individual, and natural resources. BIT is comprised of five bureaus including Analytics and Planning, Income and Withholding Taxes, Audits and Pass-Through, Natural Resource and Corporate, and Business Taxes and Fees. BIT staff perform audits, verify compliance with Montana laws for all taxes administered by the division, and issue appraisals and assessments of centrally assessed property. What We Can Offer You The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes: * Health, dental, and vision care; life insurance; and long-term disability. The State currently contributes $12,648/year toward these benefits. * Free health care for employees and eligible family member at Montana Health Centers. * Employee Assistance Benefits including counseling, legal assistance, well-being coaching, financial information, which are free resources. * Retirement plans- The State currently contributes/9.17/%, vested after 5 years of continuous employment. * Paid vacation- starting at 15 days a year. * Sick leave- 12 days a year. * 11 holidays, including a floating holiday, which can be used any time. * Flexible hours. * Eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities throughout the Department of Revenue. _DUTIES_ Job Overview: This position resides in theBusiness and Income Tax DivisionofDepartment of Revenue. This position appraises centrally assessed property, including real and personal property, to determine its fair market value. The position does not supervise other staff. Competencies This position requires:// * Ability to effectively communicate with peers, managers, and taxpayers both verbally and through written communications and reports. * Technical knowledge of appraisal andassessment methods, procedures, and standards. After hire, appraisers must successfully complete the following coursework: o the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Courses I and II or their equivalents; o the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Courses BV201N, BV202N, and BV203N1 or their equivalents; o the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices course; and o the Western States Association of Tax Administrators, Committee on Centrally Assessed Properties (WSATA-CCAP) Courses 101, 102, and 103 or their equivalents. * Ability to apply ethics, appraisal standards, and other best practices to appraisal work. * Ability to independently manage workload and meet productivity goals and deadlines. * Strong critical thinking skills to analyze information and make logical and well-thought-out decisions. * Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. * Ability to maintain skills and knowledge as appraisal principles and federal and state laws change and evolve. * Knowledge of tax accounting; financial analysis; and investigative methods. * Ability to properly handle and maintain confidential information. / / You would be a great fit for this position if you have: * Self-motivation// * Follow instructions// * Provide timely customer service// * Multitask and prioritize work under deadlines// To be considered for any Department of Revenue position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. DOR is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. ( or 406-444-9858) (All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.) _Working Conditions__ * Work hours may exceed 40 hours from time to time, including weekends. * Office environment, with some telework opportunity. * Lifting is infrequent, less than 15 pounds. * Some travel may be required, must have a valid driver’s license. *REMOTE/TELEWORK:*This position may be eligible to work from an approved worksite within the state of Montana. This position would be required to report to a Department of Revenue office assigned by the supervisor. Employees must meet and sustain Department of Revenue telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the DOR Telework Program. *Training Assignment:* This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire. *HOW TO APPLY* To be considered for this position, via the “Apply Online” button located on this posting. *Applicant Pool Statement*: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Successful applicants are required to successfully pass DOR tax and background check(s).** *EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE_* The above competencies are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to: * The employee must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in business, accounting, finance, economics, public administration or a related field. If the employee does not have a bachelor’s degree, they must have at least five years of experience in the business or centrally assessed property valuation field. * Four years of job-related experience * * Preferred work experience includes property appraisal, business valuation, financial services, auditing, or experience in a related field. * * The successful applicant will be required to obtain Montana certification in centrally assessed property appraisal as soon as possible based on available funding and training opportunities. * Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis. * Title: *Property Appraiser 3 - Centrally Assessed Unit Location: Helena Requisition ID: 24141684