DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The First Deputy is responsible to:
· Meet the requirements to obtain a Registered Professional Appraiser Designation form TDLR.
· Perform the functions and activities associated with the appraisal of assigned residential, commercial, or personal properties to include inspection, data collection, analysis, and application of appropriate valuation approaches and techniques along with special appraisal provisions as provided for by the Texas Property Tax Code. Review and exercise broad discretion regarding appraised values. Represent the district in the informal and formal protest hearing process.
· Act as Secretary for The Cochran Central Appraisal District Board to include scheduling and required posting of meetings and hearings.
· Act as Secretary for The Appraisal Review Board to include education, scheduling, and required posting of meetings and hearings.
· Perform duties assigned by Chief Appraiser to meet all deadlines to complete CAD work.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
· A good knowledge of the three approaches to value as applied to the appraisal of real property is essential. Good mathematical skills, independent thinking, professional image, statistical knowledge and understanding of the Property Tax Code are highly desirable.
· Knowledge of human relations and a calm disposition conducive to effectively work with property owners and employees of the District are essential.
· The Real Estate Appraiser must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the District’s restrictions.
· He/she must learn to use all equipment provided by the appraisal district to aid in mass appraisal and adapt to computer software used by the district. Read and understand plats, deeds, blueprints, sales contracts, settlement statements, appraisal rolls, appraisal manuals, inter-office communications, various CCAD reports, and correspondence from taxpayers. They must maintain a good working relationship with ALL taxing entities.
· Graduation from High School or a GED is mandatory for this position.
· Applicant must be proficient in most Windows based programs, and a skills test may be required.
· Appraisers must obtain and maintain professional designation as a Registered Professional Appraiser. Training and education will be provided by Cochran Central Appraisal District and will require overnight travel periodically.
Salary is based on experience and will be a full-time position.
If interested in the position, please come by the Appraisal District office, and fill out an application by May 24th, 2020.
Within this site you will find general information about the district and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district.