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Bonner County, Idaho

Salary:  $42,000 - $54,000

Located in the northern panhandle of Idaho, Bonner County, (pop. approx. 43,000), is known for its magnificent lakes, stunning mountains, vast forests, and vibrant communities. Sandpoint, with a population of just over 8,300, is the county seat and the largest city in the county. Sandpoint is nestled between three mountain ranges, offering year-round outdoor recreation.

The Bonner County Assessor’s Office keeps a record of ownership changes, maintains maps of property boundaries, keeps descriptions of building characteristics, and keeps track of properties that have exemptions. The Assessors also analyze trends in sale prices, construction costs and rents to establish the value of all taxable property. Bonner County Assessor, Donna Gow, has been with the Bonner County Assessor's Office for over 28 years.

Under general supervision by the Residential Appraisal Manager or Assessor, the Certified Residential Appraiser performs semi-complex to very complex appraisal of improved, unimproved, rural and residential property to determine market value. This position performs detailed and complex sales analysis, develops valuation models for application within defined market neighborhoods, and requires a high-level understanding in mathematics, algebra, geometry, statistical analysis, and ratios studies.

A bachelor’s degree in business or related field and/or 1-2+ years of progressively responsible work experience in the assessment field or other related or relevant experience is required. The selected candidate must have completed the International Association of Assessing Officers certification, have, or obtain Certified Tax Appraiser designation for the Idaho State Tax Commission, and will be required to take 32 hours of professionally approved continuing education every 2 years.

For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Bonner County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 9, 2020 (open until filled).

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