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Job Opening: Property Appraiser in Roundup

March 2, 2023

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The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include appraisal reviews for residential, agricultural, forestland and commercial properties. Conduct property reviews, discoveries, data research, field appraisals, and inspections to determine final valuation of properties. Analyze, assess, and classify land uses for all property types. Assist with specification, calibration, and benchmarking of models, sales comparisons, and property characteristics. Support ongoing program operations and activities. Respond to taxpayer inquiries and explain appraisal activities. Provide dispute resolution and participate in appeal hearings. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. ( or 406-444-9858)

(All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.)

Requires the successful completion of a background check and state tax compliance status check. 


Education and Experience

The minimum level needed on the first day of work is

On the job training is available or:

  • Two years of post-secondary education in business, accounting, economics, public administration, construction technology, or related field; and
  • Four years of job-related experience.
  • Preferred work experience includes mass appraisal, property tax appraisal, assessment, auditing, agriculture, forestry, surveying, real estate, or related field.
  • Requires Montana certification in residential property appraisal (IAAO 101), agricultural/forestland (AG Certification), and commercial property appraisal (IAAO 102) per ARM 42.18.206-208 and MCA Title 15; within the first year of employment.
  • Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Provide college/university transcripts with application.


Applicant Pool Statement:  If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment:  This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.

Salary: $

47,744.00 – 49,609.00  Yearly Telework Eligibility:  Telework Eligible (Full-time telework is not available. Telework schedule must be supervisor approved.) Benefits Package Eligibility:  Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings

:  1 Employee Status:  Regular Schedule:  Full-Time


:  Day Job


:  Yes, 75 % of the Time

Primary Location

:  Roundup    Agency:  Department of Revenue Union:  Montana Federation of Public Employees

Posting Date

:  Feb 24, 2023, 6:36:41 AM

Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone)

:  Mar 5, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Required Application Materials:  Resume

Contact Name:  Human Resources    Contact Email:    Contact Phone:  406-444-9858 The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency’s HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

Last modified: March 3, 2023

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