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VA DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION

The Virginia Department of Taxation’s Railroad & Pipeline Assessment Section is seeking a career oriented individual for a position in the area of real and personal property assessment.  The Section is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Commonwealth’s property tax laws by providing local advisory aid and assistance, and providing fair and equitable assessments of the rolling stock of freight car line companies and of the real and personal property of railroads and interstate pipeline companies.

The successful candidate will be detail oriented with practical knowledge and experience appraising real estate. Knowledge of mass appraisal real and personal property valuation practices, procedures, and laws related to the valuation, classification and taxation of property; and a working knowledge of the functions and operations of local government relative to property taxation and administration are considered desirable qualifications.

Qualifications:

·        Real estate appraisal experience

·        Experience utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and GIS Mapping applications

·        Effective oral and written communication skills

·        A valid Virginia driver’s license and ability to travel within the state, occasionally overnight

·        Knowledge and experience with mass appraisal practices related to classification, valuation, and taxation of property is preferred

·        Knowledge and experience with the operations of Virginia local government related to property assessment and taxation is also preferred

·        A professional designation from the IAAO, Appraisal Institute, or a Virginia Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license is highly desirable

·        Knowledge and experience developing and maintaining databases in Access preferred

·        Knowledge and experience with ArcGIS preferred

·        A Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in real estate, urban planning, accounting, finance, economics, or business preferred

Special Requirement:

The selected candidate will be prohibited from performing appraisal, tax, or accounting services for compensation during or outside business hours.   A background investigation including criminal history and tax records will be conducted. 

 

All applications for employment must be submitted on-line at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov/applicants/Central?search=161    EOE.