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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 70747 

Agency: Department of Revenue

Working Title: SENIOR APPRAISER - 73000537

Position Number: 73000537 

Salary:  $3,625.61 - $3,833.94 / month 

Posting Closing Date: 08/19/2019 

This is an Internal Agency Advertisement

JOB SUMMARY: This is a Senior Appraiser position with the Department of Revenue's Property Tax Oversight program and is a “regional” posting. This position may be in the Marianna Service Center (Jackson County), the Tallahassee Service Center (Leon County) or in the Lake City Service Center (Columbia County). The incumbent will appraise complex types of real estate including commercial, residential, vacant land and industrial properties in the surrounding counties to determine just market value for assessment purposes. Duties include: research, and analyze income, cost and sales data in the development of estimates of property value; research and analyze property data and sales through field inspections, review of courthouse records, appropriate sales services, and other contacts as necessary for verification purposes; inspect and appraise real property (commercial, residential, vacant land and industrial properties), in compliance with Florida Statutes and industry standards. Use the most applicable and necessary approaches (Cost, Sales Comparison and Income). Provide aid and assistance to County Property Appraisers. Research, inspect, photograph and verify sale and income data for use in appraisals. Assemble or assist others in assemblage of schedules pertaining to rental rates, vacancy and collection loss rates, expense rates and capitalization rates. Participate in interviews and reviews with the County Property Appraiser and staff, aid in training/assisting other DOR appraisers, review the work of others for quality and conformance with Program expectations. 

The Florida Department of Revenue is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability.



  • Currently employed with the Florida Department of Revenue
  • Minimum of two years of single or mass appraisal experience of real property within the past three years of your work experience. This experience must include commercial, vacant land, agricultural, industrial and/or multi-family properties
  • Experience collecting and analyzing large quantities of sale, income and expense data
  • Experience using software such as Word and Excel to compile, interpret, analyze and display validation data


  • State Certified General or State Certified Residential Appraiser
  • Registered Trainee with hours towards licensing
  • Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation
  • Completion of International Association of Assessing Officers or Appraisal Institute courses

SCREENING DISCLAIMER: Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experiences stated on the candidate profile and/or resume.


  • This position may be in Lake City, Marianna or Tallahassee.
  • DOR hires at the base salary, stipend provided to SCG license holders, $2500 per year.
  • DOR hires at the base salary, stipend provided to SCR license holder, $1200 per year.
  • Candidate must be available to travel, occasionally being away for several days at a time.
  • Work duties require candidate to work on foot, in various weather to properly measure buildings and parcels.
  • Telework may be provided after successful completion of probationary/work evaluation period.
  • Candidate may be required to provide own means of transportation in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Candidate may be required to work weekends to complete an assignment on schedule.

SKILLS VERIFICATION TEST: All applicants who meet the screening criteria/minimum job requirements may be required to take a Skills Verification Test. Applicants must receive a score of at least 70% to be considered further.

APPLICANT POOL: Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months.

WHERE TO APPLY: All applicants must apply online at: If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Lisa Douglas, 850-482-9160,

The Department of Revenue is a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) covered employer. For more information review the Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act here.

REMINDER: Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Panama City