Job Posting: Associate Property Appraiser, Assessment Practices Survey

Board of Equalization

JC-245760
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Associate Property Appraiser, Assessment Practices Survey
ASSOCIATE PROPERTY APPRAISER (BOARD OF EQUALIZATION)

$5,676.00 - $7,109.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 4/15/2021

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of a Supervising Property Appraiser, the Associate Property Appraiser in the Assessment Practices Survey Unit serves as a member of a survey team that reviews the assessment practices and procedures of County Assessors’ offices for compliance with property tax laws and rules. The incumbent focuses on issues involving the taxation of real property. The incumbent also conducts real property review appraisals as part of an assessment sampling program. Overnight travel may be required up to 50 percent of the time by automobile or airplane.

Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022. Salaries do not reflect the recent changes.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

  • Standard office environment.
  • Requires being in a stationary position, consistent with office work, for extended periods of time.
  • Daily use of a personal computer, office equipment, and/or telephone.
  • Must be able to move/transport records and business equipment weiging up to 40 pounds, with or without reasonable accomodation. 
  • Audit and appraisal work may require visits and interior/exterior property inspections.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-245760
Position #(s):
290-302-5444-076
Working Title:
Associate Property Appraiser, Assessment Practices Survey
Classification:
ASSOCIATE PROPERTY APPRAISER (BOARD OF EQUALIZATION)
$5,676.00 - $7,109.00
# of Positions:
Multiple
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Want to make a difference? The talented people at BOE reflect the rich diversity inherent within the State of California. We celebrate the contributions of each individual and strive to create a work environment that is inclusive, collaborative, and welcoming. By joining the BOE, you will contribute to our critical role in property tax administration which protects the tax dollars that schools, local communities, and the State of California depend on every day.

The BOE is one of California’s ten constitutional offices. It is the only elected tax board in the country and is comprised of Four Equalization District Members and the State Controller. Since 1879, the BOE’s constitutional and statutory duties include the oversight of the 58 County Assessors to ensure assessment practices are uniform and consistent statewide. In addition, the BOE directly assesses the property of regulated railroads and certain public utilities, collects the private railroad car tax, and is responsible for the Alcoholic Beverage Tax and Tax on Insurers.

The BOE strives to create a work environment that supports the growth and development of its employees and recognizes the contribution of each individual. We offer all the benefits of state employment, opportunity for career advancement, and the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of professionals.

The BOE’s headquarters in Natomas offers free parking, nearby shopping and eateries, and is conveniently located near I-5 and I-80.

Department Website: https://www.boe.ca.gov

Special Requirements

  • The position requires travel 50% of the time.
  • Position requires employee to have and maintain a valid driver license.
  • This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.; for more information about E-Verify, please go to www.dhs.gov/e-verify

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 4/15/2021

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Board of Equalization
Attn: Certification Section JC-245760
450 N Street, MIC: 00
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Board of Equalization
Certification Section JC-245760
450 N Street, MIC: 00
Sacramento, CA 95814
Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other - Cover Letter
  • Other - Supplemental Questionnaire - see "Supplemental Questionnaire Section" below for additional information.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Benefits

In addition, our location offers:

  • Free parking
  • Major freeway access from I-5 and I-80
  • Located near eateries and shopping

General State Employment Benefits and Protections

Click here to view more information about the outstanding benefits offered to State employees.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website: https://www.boe.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Brittany Williams
(916) 274-3442

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Office
(916) 322-7639
EEO@cdtfa.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Instructions

Using the online application system as specified in the announcement is the preferred method of applying for civil service job opportunities; however, applicants may instead apply by way of U.S. mail, parcel delivery or courier service, or in person, as set forth in this announcement.

 

Dates printed on envelopes by mobile barcodes or equivalent mobile print technology are not acceptable proof of the date the application and any other required documents or materials were filed.  

A completed state application (STD. 678) and any documents list under “Required Application Documents” must be submitted with your application package. Applicants who are relying on additional documentation (e.g. transcripts, copy of degrees, certifications, licenses, etc.) in order to prove that they meet the minimum qualifications listed in the Classification Specification (located on the right under “Additional Documentation) must submit those documents with their application package. Failure to submit these documents may result in your application being disqualified.

Applicants must state their basis of eligibility (List Eligibility, Lateral Transfer, Reinstatement, T&D, or Surplus/SROA), and the Job Control (JC) number and/or position number in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s), For Which You Are Applying” section on the STD. 678. Surplus/SROA candidates should submit a copy of their letter with their application. Please remove any confidential information (i.e. social security number, date of birth, etc.) as well as any information regarding your LEAP eligibility and/or exam scores from your documents prior to submission.

If applying electronically, please note that CalCareers no longer allows applicants to withdraw their applications. If you need assistance to withdraw your application, please contact the Certification Section at certific@cdtfa.ca.gov  

For all other questions regarding your CalCareer account, please contact CalHR’s CalCareers Unit at (866) 844-8671 or CalCareer@calhr.ca.gov

Supplemental Questionnaire Section

Applicants must include a Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) for this recruitment. Applications without an SQ or include an SQ that does not directly answer all the items below will not be considered. Resumes do not take place of the SQ. 

The SQ must include the applicant's name and Job Control Number 245760. The SQ must be no more than two pages in length, 12-point font, and single spaced. Applications received without complete responses will be disqualified. 

1. Describe your work experience or training that has prepared you to perform the job functions described in the duty statement for this position.

2. Describe specific examples of your experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, with various government agencies, attorneys, or customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off