Rural Appraiser/Analyst ***Internal to County Employees Only***

Job Description

Assessor’s Office
Position: Rural Appraiser/Analyst
Salary Range: $4,353/month to $5,832/month; Starting Salary DOQ, DOE
Location Assessor’s Office
Employment Type: Full-time (37.5 hours/week); FSLA non-exempt
Courthouse Union, Benefits Apply
Open Until Filled

Full Time Benefits Include: • County pays $1,500 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employee and eligible family members • Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS) • HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply • Wellness program • Access to MetLife Pet Insurance • Deferred compensation plans offered • Twelve paid holidays annually • Vacation accrual based on seniority (see Union Contract) • Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Perform farm and commercial property appraisals and other related work. This requires experienced real property appraisal work determining the value of residential, farm and commercial property for tax assessment purposes. Work requires the employee to perform duties with relative independence in the normal course of determining and assigning construction class ratings and applying values to accessory improvements. This position performs strong sales studies and develops accurate market sales data used in determining final value of a property. Contact with the property owner is characteristic of this position, requiring good communication skills.

Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is conducted in the field the majority of the time but includes some office work as well. Must be able to work in all kinds of weather and traverse various terrain and/or buildings on foot or in a vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of two (2) years of college. Three (3) years of real estate appraisal experience, and background experience in the building construction industry, or private appraisal work; OR substituting, on a month for month basis, any combination of experience, education, and training which would provide the level of knowledge and ability required. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a motor vehicle is required. Have present accreditation from Washington State Department of Revenue and/or hold a General Appraiser’s License. Must maintain continuing education requirements in accordance with RCW’s. Must be bondable.

For Application: Application, resume and cover letter required(if appliable). Job description is available on our website at where you can apply online.

Type: Full-time
Pay: $4,353.00 to $5,832.00 per MONTH

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. Besides our County seat in Walla Walla, we also proudly serve College Place, Waitsburg, Touchet, Wallula, Burbank, Prescott and Dixie. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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