Municipality of Anchorage MUNICIPAL ASSESSOR - Range 23 / EXE in Anchorage, Alaska

Job Title:

MUNICIPAL ASSESSOR - Range 23 / EXE

Closing Date/Time:

Continuous

Salary:

$69,845.10 - $123,344.40 Annually

Job Type:

Executive

Location:

City Hall, 632 W 6th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska

Department:

Finance

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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This is an Executive position and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Mayor.

DEPARTMENT: Finance; Property Appraisal Division

HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

LOCATION: City Hall 632 W. 6th Ave, Anchorage

Example of Duties:

Anchorage Municipal Assessor is responsible for the annual valuation of all real and personal property (approx. 100,000 properties valued at approximately $32B) in the Municipality of Anchorage as well as the assessment administration functions of the division. The Municipal Assessor provides leadership and management for the Property Appraisal division staff. The Municipal Assessor provides strategic management as well as organizational development, administers property exemption programs, addresses legal issues, administers contracts, provides administrative guidance and mentoring of personnel and manages division budgets. Property Appraisal is a division of the Finance Department. The Municipal Assessor sets performance standards for the division and works to improve processes to be more efficient and streamlined. Additionally, the Municipal Assessor manages other projects as needed. The Municipal Assessor annually values all real and personal property in the Municipality of Anchorage consistent with State Statutes, Municipal Codes and professional assessment standards as well as administers all assessment functions for division activities. The Municipal Assessor sets division performance measurements and monitors division progress towards performance goals. Provides supervisory oversight of all staff development functions including hiring, promoting, review of employee performance, disciplinary actions, goal setting and measurement standards. The Municipal Assessor provides training to staff in prescribed, acceptable, and preferred division methods. The Municipal Assessor provides oversight for all division quality control measures, division training, and guidance to staff to ensure consistency, accuracy, and methodology in division activities. The Municipal Assessor designs, writes, reviews, and edits reports and documentation as requested by the public, Administration and internal customers. The Municipal Assessor provides recommendations and reviews information technology applications to facilitate division efficiency and accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:

Bachelor's degree in Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning or a related discipline and eight (8) years of experience in the appraisal of real and/or personal property of which two (2) years experience are in the direction, adminis­tration, and analysis of residential and commercial real property.

OR

Master's degree in Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning or a related discipline and six (6) years of experience in the appraisal of real and/or personal property of which two (2) years experience are in the direction, adminis­tration, and analysis of residential and commercial real property.

Must possess the following licenses and certifications by the time of hire:

  • A valid State of Alaska Driver's License.

Prefer the following licenses and certifications by the time of hire:

  • Certification of membership in the International Association of Assessment Officers (IAAO).

  • Certification of membership in the Alaska Association of Assessment Officers (AAAO).

Additionally, the Municipal Assessor spends many hours working at computers. The Municipal Assessor is frequently required to perform public speaking on behalf of the division regarding assessment issues to small and large audiences. The Municipal Assessor may present division information to the Anchorage Assembly or public organizations.

Additional Important Information:

The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Appointment to this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's Alaska Driver's License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants click on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Alaska Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571