The Property Assessor is considered the backbone of the process of collecting and recording property data for assessment and taxation purposes. This process includes the annual maintenance process of inspecting and recording all changes made to properties, including new construction, additions, renovations and demolitions, and responding to property owner inquiries regarding the accuracy of their property assessment data. This process also includes special projects to review the accuracy of data on existing properties that may have not been inspected for some time or to collect additional data in support of the valuation modelling process.
Property Assessors assist senior assessment staff in inspecting properties for the assessment appeal process and special projects associated with assessment research. As well, the Property Assessor is the first point of contact within the Assessment Branch for all customer inquiries.
The successful candidate will require knowledge of all Acts, Laws and Regulations pertaining to Valuation and Property Assessment, be able to interpret various documents such as, Land Titles, Options to purchase, Agreements for Sale, blueprints and building plans. As well as, the ability to analyze and quantify all market factors affecting property assessment. This is typically obtained through completion of a degree in Economics or Commerce, supplemented with the first or second level of the Appraisal Institute of Canada’s courses OR graduation from a two-year post-secondary Real Property Assessment Certificate Program. Combined with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the property assessment field or a mass appraisal environment.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
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