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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 7/17/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques used in the valuation of commercial properties to determine fair market value. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of complex tasks requiring considerable independent judgment in the assembly of data and facts and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to formulate objective, equitable, and defensible estimates of value.

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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 2/3/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches.

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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 10/23/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches.

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Data Entry Specialist
Status: Open Post Date: 2/20/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Data Entry Specialist is responsible to enter building information including: Condominium, Commercial, Governmental, Industrial, Income, Institutional, Mobile Home, Mobile Home Parks, Residential, and Tangible data gathered by field appraisers, submitted by customer service staff, and/or provided by tax payers.

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Education and/or work Experience
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

Experience: One year related experience and/or training in data entry or customer service.


Position:
Customer Service Representative
Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Status: Open Post Date: 6/16/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Customer Service Representative assists customers over the phone and in person by answering questions and providing information regarding values, exemptions, taxes, and other property information. Enter data relating to property tax exemptions into the Computer Assisted Mass Appaisal (CAMA) System. Other job duties as assigned.

Education and/or work Experience
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education: Bilingual (English/Spanish) with High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

Experience: One year related experience and/or training in customer service.


Position: Customer Service Representative
Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Status: Open Post Date: 7/14/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Customer Service Specialist is responsible to assist the public including: surveyors, engineers, realtors, financial institutions, title companies, and other public and private agencies; with acquiring information relating to a wide variety of topics including: property location, property value, tax exemptions, and ownership. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring excellent customer service standards, responding efficiently to customer inquiries and maintaining high customer satisfaction.

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Position: Tangible Data Entry Specialist Status: Open Post Date: 7/25/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Tangible Data Entry Specialist is responsible to enter tangible personal property information including: Tangible / Business Assets, New business accounts, Mobile Home and Mobile Home Park data, and Tangible assessment data gathered by field appraisers, submitted by customer service staff, and/or provided by tax payers.

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Position: Deed Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 1/9/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Deed Analyst is responsible to research and enter documents recorded with the clerk of the circuit court into the Property Appraiser system.

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Position: Exemptions Specialist Status: Open Post Date: 12/22/2016 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Exemption Specialist is responsible to administer all administrative activities related to property tax exemptions. The duties of this position entail specialized work involving research and review of property ownership records and related documentation for the purpose of developing findings concerning property and/or owner(s) eligibility for exemptions.

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Position: Exemptions Specialist I Status: Open Post Date: 7/14/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Exemptions Specialist is responsible to process (approve / deny) exemption applications in the following categories: Personal (Homestead, Senior, Widower, etc.), Disability, Veteran / First Responder, Affordable / Multi-Family Housing, Charitable, Educational, Homes for Special Services, Hospital, Literary, Nursing Homes, Religious, Scientific, Sewer / Waste Water Systems, Conservation Easement, and Economic Development. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring exemptions are processed correctly, valuation changes are accurate, and excellent customer service standards are maintained.

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Position: IT Support Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 7/22/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the IT Support Analyst is responsible to provide technical support, consultation, and training to clients of computer or other technology based systems used and/or offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s (PCPA) Information Technology (IT) department. The IT Support Analyst role requires a broad understanding of a wide variety of technologies to effectively support clients’ technical needs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must as this position will interact directly with a wide range of clients.

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Position: Land Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 1/9/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Land Appraiser is responsible for the assembly of data and analysis of facts in order to formulate estimates of property land values. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques required to estimate the market value of land.

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Position: On Site Application Developer Status: Open Post Date: 5/21/2018 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Application Developer is responsible for the development, analysis, and implementation, of small systems and maintenance and support of small to moderate systems. The developer will work on site at our Bartow, FL office.

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Position: Residential Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 6/12/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Residential Appraiser is responsible for collecting and verifying data from residential real property for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques.

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Position: SQL/Report Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 3/1/2016 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under limited guidance, the SQL / Report Analyst is responsible for ad-hoc SQL query creation, report writing and data analysis / validation.

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Position: System Administrator Status: Open Post Date: 5/4/2017 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The System Administrator assists in the implementation and maintenance of the organization's computer systems and networks.

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Position: Tangible Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 1/9/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Tangible Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of tangible personal property (primarily business) accounts for the purpose of ad valorem taxation. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques in the valuation of tangible personal property to determine fair market value.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants with a background in math, accounting, and/or the use of Excel spreadsheets are preferred. Please be sure to indicate the highest level of math completed in school along with your experience in accounting and/or the use of excel spreadsheets as part of your resume.

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Important Dates

Web site date
Thursday, August 13, 2020

Mail out date
Monday, August 17, 2020

File a petition deadline
Friday, September 11, 2020

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TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/1/2020

Extension Request Period
3/18/2020 - 4/1/2020


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