Assessment Manager

The County of El Dorado
Full Time $99,590 - $121,056 Per year CA El Dorado County Assessor, 360 Fair Ln, Placerville, CA 95667, United States


Explore the pivotal role of Assessment Manager within our Assessor’s Office, where you will lead operations and activities across diverse divisions, including property appraisals, compliance audits, and customer service. This management-level position offers a unique opportunity to apply your expertise in property taxation laws, oversee the development and implementation of policies, and enhance departmental efficiencies. With a focus on strategic management and collaborative team leadership, you will ensure effective assessment processes and contribute significantly to meeting the county's needs. Join us in a role where your professional skills will impact our community and help shape our future assessment strategies. 
The selected candidates will have the opportunity to:
  • Plan, organize, and direct the operations and activities of assigned division(s) of the Assessor’s Office; assure that property assessment programs, projects, and activities comply with established property taxation laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies, and procedures. Assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain assessment roll processing timelines and priorities as assigned; estimate time, personnel, and resource requirements for assessment processes, operations, and activities; monitor the progress of assessment workload and modifies activities to meet established objectives and timelines as appropriate; review completed projects to assure proper quality control.
  • Monitors and evaluate division activities for effectiveness and operational efficiency; respond to staff and public input concerning division and functional needs and issues; assist in the development and implementation of new revenue and taxation laws, programs, policies, and procedures to enhance effectiveness and operational efficiency of assessment processing and activities.
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; interviews and recommends candidates for hiring; recommend transfers, promotions, reassignments, terminations, and disciplinary actions; oversee the development and implementation of training functions.
  • Respond to inquiries requiring detailed and technical information concerning related laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files related to assessment programs, compliance, personnel, and assigned duties.
  • Participate in the resolution of assessment reviews and issues related to property tax regulation; represent the County Assessor before the Assessment Appeals Boards; represents the Department at various groups, boards, commissions, and other functions as directed.
  • Collaborate with assessment systems staff regarding the design, development, and implementation of computer and other automated systems to enhance the efficiency of departmental activities as required.
  • Manage tasks associated with the continuous preparation, updating, and maintenance of assessment roll and supplemental roll information.
  • Manage departmental forms and records management systems; and coordinate the maintenance and use of State Board of Equalization-mandated forms, procedures, and rules.
For a full description of duties and responsibilities, please review the job description 
Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations

Four (4) years of full-time increasingly responsible operations management, office management, or assessment experience with a focus on property assessment work involving automated computer systems. Two (2) years of the required experience must include the supervision or management of staff.

Licenses and Certifications:
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California or Nevada Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Candidates must obtain a permanent Property Tax Appraiser certificate issued by the CA State Board of Equalization within 12 months of being hired. The certificate eligibility requirements are found   or by going to , and are in addition to the experience requirements of the job specification.


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RECRUITMENT PROCESSThe Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates.  After screeningqualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.Training and Experience Evaluation: A training and experience evaluation will be utilized to determine an applicant's ability to continue in the recruitment process ranking for referral to specific vacancies.  Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.
Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process,

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Assessment Manager. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time, limited term and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months. In accordance with Personnel Rules 1103.1 and 1105.1, an extra help or limited term employee may be transitioned into a regular employee if the department in which the employee works has a vacant allocated position for the same classification as held by the extra help or limited term employee and the appointing authority requests such transfer.  

We currently have the following vacancies:
  • Two (2) full time vacancies in the Assessor's Office, located in Placerville, CA.

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The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Many job classifications require pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include drug testing; a positive test may result in the revocation of an employment offer.
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