The Assessor is responsible for planning, organizing and directing an effective and efficient program for the continual assessment of property in the City and Borough.  Provide for consistent application of State statutes and City and Borough ordinances relative to the appraisal process. 

The principal function is to plan, organize and direct the appraisal and assessment functions. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Administrator, but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.  Responsible for the overall direction of the department employees, including but not limited to hiring, training, discipline, and employee evaluation. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, contractors, agencies and other taxing jurisdictions and the public.  The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office work environment and an outdoor environment that may involve adverse weather conditions and related hazards.  Annual Salary $86,132.80 plus DOE/Q.  EOE.

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics or related field;
  • Considerable experience in real and personal property appraisal, customer service and supervision; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
  • Ability to obtain the designation of Alaska Certified Assessor Appraiser Level 3 within 18 months of hire and maintain thereafter.
  • Possess and maintain of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alaska.

Sitka, AK

9 month(s) ago