Fulton County, Georgia (pop. 1M) stretches over 70 miles along the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The County is home to 15 cities, including the state capital of Atlanta. With an ever-growing economy, renowned universities, significant cultural opportunities, family-friendly environment, and a wonderfully diverse population, Fulton County is an excellent place to live and work.
The Chief Appraiser directs the overall operations of the Tax Assessor's Office, including establishing the department's mission, vision, goals, objectives, and programs. This position supervises four Deputy Chief Appraisers, who each manage assigned staff in their specific areas: commercial, residential, personal property, and daily administration of property appraisal activities. The Chief Appraiser interprets, applies, and ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations; establishes short- and long-range goals for the department and consults with Deputy Chief Appraisers to ensure that the team achieves the projected goals. Additionally, the Chief Appraiser performs other duties including, but not limited to, directing the preparation of the Annual Tax Digest; establishing and implementing a review cycle for taxable property to ensure proper valuation; and developing, implementing, and administering department policies and budget.
A Bachelor's Degree in real estate, business or public administration, finance, economics, or a closely related field, five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in appraisal and assessment administration including experience as a supervisor or a senior management level; and seven (7) years of experience in the field. The position also requires familiarity with federal appraisal guidelines, knowledge, competence, and proficiency with property assessment software. The individual selected must be able to secure and maintain Appraiser IV certification within two (2) years of hire date.
The established salary range for this position is $166,075 - $249,112 depending on qualifications and experience. Fulton County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Term Disability and Employee Assistance Programs, Life Insurance with the ability to purchase supplemental amounts and dependent coverage, 401A retirement plan and choice of Deferred Compensation plans, thirteen paid holidays per year, and paid vacation and sick leave.
We invite qualified professionals to apply by Friday, July 8, 2022 at:
Following the first review date, all applications will be reviewed against the posted qualifications, and invitations may be extended to submit additional information, including a due diligence questionnaire, written questionnaire, references, and a formal interview (virtual or in-person). This announcement will remain posted, and we will continue to accept applications, until the county reaches an agreement with a finalist. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (214) 842-6478.