Real Property Appraiser

Date Posted: 06/01/2021

Department: Tax Assessing

Compensation: $32,850 - $42,114 Depending on certifications and experience

Hours: Full-time

Deadline: 06/30/2021

Position Objectives

The purpose of this position is to provide NC Certified Appraiser level of work for the department. This position will work with others in the Appraisal Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

To perform a variety of duties involved in the discovery, administration and appraisal of Real Property within the county tax jurisdiction.

Assist in other areas within the department

Minimum Requirements

Desirable Training and Experience

Completed all requirements to obtain status as a certified appraiser in North Carolina. Either recognized by the DOR or as a fee appraiser with the ability to obtain DOR certifications within the next two years. However, we will train the right candidate if needed.


Two years’ experience working in county government or a combination of a related education back ground and experience.


Benefits after 90 days: 

Medical Insurance employee coverage at no cost for premiums if wellness premium discount is obtained 

Dental and Life Insurance at no cost to the employee for monthly premiums 

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System- lifetime pension if an employee retires from a Local Government position

Supplemental retirement 401k/457 - 2% of the employee's salary contributed by McDowell County each pay period. 

Sick and vacation

Holiday pay begins immediately  

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


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