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Placer County Human Resources Department
Appraiser - Senior
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Supplemental Questionnaire

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Senior Appraiser

Supplemental Questionnaire



 

PART I – Minimum Qualifications

This section will be used for screening purposes and will not be scored.


 

Do you possess the equivalent of a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university or college?

Yes No
 

If yes, what type of degree do you possess?

 

What was your major course of study?

 

Do you possess a valid Appraiser's Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization?

Yes No

 

PART II - Relevant Training and Experience

This section of the supplemental questionnaire is the Civil Service examination for this position. This supplemental questionnaire will be scored based on your checked responses below. Narratives provided by applicants describing training and/or experience will not be scored, but will be available to the hiring authority and may be utilized for interview and selection determination. Scores received from this section will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.

By continuing in this examination process, you are certifying that all information provided in the supplemental questionnaire is true to the best of your knowledge.

NOTE: Resumes, letters, and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as responses to the items in this supplemental questionnaire.


1a.

Rate your experience with property tax laws and regulations:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
1b.

Describe your experience in applying property tax laws and regulations:

2a.

Rate your experience working with the principles and techniques of large and unusual commercial property appraisal:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
2b.

Describe your experience appraising large and unusual commerical properties, such as cable television franchises, ski resorts and golf courses:

3a.

Rate your experience in the areas of assessment techniques including sales approach, direct and indirect income approach and cost approach:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
3b.

Describe and give an example of each of the above four techniques:

4.

Rate your experience establishing appraised value utilizing replacement cost, obsolescence, construction cost, resale value and other pertinent factors:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
5.

Rate your experience investigating and analyzing data including income statements, expense statements, leases and deeds:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
6.

Rate your experience discussing property records and related information with property owners:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
7.

Rate your experience establishing taxable values for newly constructed real property and properties that have a change in ownership:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
8a.

Rate your experience working in computer programs such as Word, Excel, CoStar, MLS etc:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
8b.

List the computer programs you are proficient in and your experience with each:

9a.

Rate your experience developing or explaining supplemental assessments:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
9b.

Describe your experience working with supplemental assessment situations and processes:

10a.

Rate your experience resolving assessment appeals:

I have no or very limited experience performing this task.
I have some experience performing this task but would need additional training.
I have experience performing this task under close supervision.
I have experience performing this task independently under normal supervision.
10b.

Describe the most difficult appeal that you have prepared and/or presented:

11.

Describe the assessment cycle and list the major event dates that occur each fiscal year.


 

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