Property Tax Supervisor

County of Napa
Full Time 95695. Office per week $87,068 - $105,830 Per year CA Napa Valley Financial, 1795 3rd St, Napa, CA 94559, United States



 The County of Yolo is recruiting to fill one (1) regular, full-time position in the class of Property Tax Supervisor at the Department of Financial Services.
This is a single position supervisory class within the Department of Financial Services. The incumbent in this class is expected to work under minimal supervision and instruction, and to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative while supervising and coordinating the work of staff performing property tax accounting functions within the property tax unit.
The ideal candidate 
The ideal candidate will possess several years of experience performing property tax related functions with a California county; be knowledgeable of property tax accounting topics and procedures including assessed values, tax rate areas, direct charges, and tax rolls; have a strong understanding of governmental and fund-based accounting including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; and have experience leading and mentoring a team of employees.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application by the closing date.  For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below.

Essential Functions

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Employment Standards

Minimum Qualifications 
A Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a closely related field; AND
Two (2) years of full-time professional level experience performing property tax functions such as calculating and/or distributing property taxes, and/or preparing and maintaining property tax rolls.
Substitution: Additional years of qualifying experience as defined above may be substituted for up to two years of the required education on the basis of one year of experience is equivalent to one year (30 semester or 45 quarter units) of college coursework.

Licensure: Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation.

Knowledge Of:

  • Principles and practices of supervision, discipline, leadership, mentoring, and training
  • Pertinent laws, codes, rules, and regulations governing property tax in the State of California, including the Revenue and Taxation Code, as they apply to local government
  • Allocation and apportionment of property taxes and applicable subventions
  • Applicable general accounting standards and principles, particularly as they apply to public agencies
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; operation and application of computerized tax and financial information systems
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Ability To:
  • Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff
  • Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff
  • Work independently, prioritize work, coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines
  • Collect, compile interpret and summarize a variety of data and information
  • Prepare accurate reports and other detailed technical and statistical documents
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Analyze a situation and/or problem in order to identify alternative solutions and determine an effective course of action
Utilize advanced features of Microsoft Excel to ensure data accuracy and consistency in complex spreadsheets

Application & Selection Process

Application Process
It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference.

Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement.  A resume may be included with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.  In addition to a completed application and resume, applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire for this position.  Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Department in any one or more of the following ways:  

  • As an attachment to the online application    
  • By e-mail to    
  • By fax to (530) 666-8049    
  • By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm  
All required documents must be received by Human Resources.  Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail.

Verification of Education

Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded.

For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation.

Please do not send originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned.

All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. You may check for your school by visiting the IAU web site (


 Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following:

1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required.

2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade.

Note: Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only.

 601 University Ave., Suite 127
 Sacramento, CA 95825
 (916) 921-0790
 P.O. Box 151739
 San Diego, CA 92175
 (619) 265-5810
 P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817
 (714) 237-9272
 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393
 Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 (310) 828-5709
 P.O. Box 3665
 Culver City, CA 90231-3665
 (310) 258-9451

Selection Procedure

The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process.  The selection process steps, and all listed dates, may change with or without notice. 

  • Screen for Minimum Qualifications
  • Screen for Best Qualified
  • Department Selection Interviews
  • Reference Checks
  • Conditional Job Offer, pending:
    1. Pre-Employment Exams 
      • Drug & Alcohol Screen
      • Department of Justice LiveScan
  • Confirmed Job Offer
Screening for Best Qualified
The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.  If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.  Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.  If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.  Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified.  
Contact Information

For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at or by phone at (530) 666-8055.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance.  The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants.  Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.  

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