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County Assessor for Richland County, SC
County of Richland, SC
Job Description

RICHLAND COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA SEEKS COUNTY ASSESSOR

Richland County, home to a diverse population of more than 400,000 residents, ranks as the most urban county in South Carolina and manages land use to preserve its rural heritage. The local economy is a mixture of state and local governments, banking, finance, industry, health care, higher education, regional retail centers and an emerging research and development sector. Columbia, the state capital, sits halfway between New York City and Miami and is at the center of a growing Southeastern market. From its agrarian roots to its establishment as the legislative hub of South Carolina, Richland County has a vibrant military community at Fort Jackson, acclaimed educational institutions, award-winning hospital systems, the South Carolina State Museum, a trailblazing urban scene in downtown Columbia and a plethora of recreational activities, all nestled between its many rivers and lakes.

The County Assessor plans, organizes, and directs the appraisal, assessment and reassessment of real property in the County, The Assessor also ensures compliance with related policies, procedures, laws and regulations and leads a team of 44 full time employees with a $2,266,772 fiscal year budget. In addition, the Assessor administers South Carolina property tax laws relating to real estate in Richland County and oversees reassessment projects and implementation. In addition to other essential functions, the County Assessor supervises the operations of aerial photography and countywide land information system for each parcel of property in the County. The Community Planning and Development Department, to which the Assessor administratively and functionally reports, is actively engaged in the implementation of the Customer Experience and Culture Transformation Project.

Richland County desires to hire a skilled, experienced, visionary leader, who is an authentic communicator and has the ability to engage and inspire others to achieve the departments’ goals, while supporting the County’s mission and vision. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree; an active and current S.C. Certified General Commercial Mass Appraisal License; minimum of ten (10) years related professional work experience, of which at least five (5) years must include direct field experience with appraisals on single-family residences or commercial properties; at least three (3) years of relevant management experience in the public sector; five (5) years professional experience with Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system; successful completion of all required real estate appraisal courses and have current Standards of Professional Practices certification; must complete annual certification requirements of the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

The total compensation for this outstanding opportunity includes a starting salary range of $70,157 - $126,284 (based on 37.5-hour workweek and depending on experience and qualifications) and a comprehensive benefits package that includes Group Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance, Voluntary Spouse and Child Life Insurance.
We invite qualified professionals to complete a profile, attach a cover letter and resume, and submit their application online by visiting our website: https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2728.

This position is open until filled, however interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than February 1, 2021. For more information, please contact Edward Williams at Edward.Williams@BakerTilly.com or by calling 214-842-6478.

Richland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Details
Salary:
$70,157 - $126,284, The total compensation for this outstanding opportunity includes a starting salary range of $70,157 - $126,284 (based on 37.5-hour workweek and depending on experience and qualifications) and a comprehensive benefits package that includes Group Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance, Voluntary Spouse and Child Life Insurance.
Job Function:
Other, Department Head/Director
Position Type:
Full Time
County of Richland
Location:
PO Box 192
Columbia, SC 29202-0192
United States
Population: 389,116
Form of Government: County Council-Administrator/Manager

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