Klamath County Oregon
  • 10-Feb-2017 to 11-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • Assessors Office
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • AS01-$5,737.33
  • Salary
  • Full Time




Administers the activities of the County Assessor's office as prescribed by Oregon Revised Statutes; supervises the valuation and assessment of all real, personal and industrial property; maintains necessary records and maps pertinent to property assessments. Manages all activities of the elections addressing.

Exercises full supervision over employees in the County Assessor's Office, approves the appointment of new personnel, provides for training, assigns or delegates the assignment of duties, evaluates performance, responds to grievances, imposes disciplinary actions and recommends personnel transactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Assigns and supervises all phases of County appraisal and assessment program, including direction and supervision of the office operation, research, cadastral mapping and field appraisal activities; coordinates field and office functions.

02 Supervises the establishment and maintenance of records and maps showing ownerships of real, personal and industrial property as pertinent to assessment of taxes.

03 Administers preparation of necessary reports, including an assessment roll to be presented to the tax collector.

04 Supervises recording and checking legality of district budgets and levies; computing tax rates for each district; extending taxes; checking constitutional tax limitation for each property.

05 Supervises the listing and valuation of all real, personal and industrial properties exempt from taxation or specially assessed. Administers all exemption and special assessment (deferral) programs.

06 Supervises the preparation of proposed DOR Grant Document and Departmental operating budget for submission to the County Budget Committee; administers approved budget.

07 Answers inquiries of the public which involve an expert knowledge of the department and a high degree of decision. Handles public relations, approves news releases and visits various organizations, public hearings and the media to explain assessment procedures and current events.

08 Manages all phases of computer data processing activities related to appraisal, assessment, records maintenance and reporting in the Assessor's Office.

09 Supervises all functions of County Addressing, for assessment records and data base management, elections verifications and mapping.

10 Administers all cartographic functions and automated mapping.


Expert knowledge and comprehension of property tax assessment laws, regulations, principles and procedures, local budget laws and procedures, management practices, personnel administration and computer operations. Extensive knowledge of economics principles, legal instruments, mapping system and departmental budgeting. Thorough knowledge of variations in property values throughout the County. Expert knowledge of all appraisal principles, procedures, techniques and approaches. Considerable skills in operating computer equipment and software, calculating tax rates and making complex mathematical calculations. Ability to manage and motivate a large number of technical and clerical employees and supervisors; formulate policies; make decisions; set goals and objectives; communicate effectively in writing and orally; interpret and implement laws and department policy; and maintain effective, harmonious working relationships with County employees, other departments, taxing districts, government agencies and the public. Physical capability to handle high mobility and visual demands, complex personal interactions and perform keyboarding activities.

Education and/or Experience

Elected position A Bachelor Degree or equivalent with major coursework in business administration, forestry, agriculture, engineering or a related field; or an Associate in Science Degree in property appraisal real estate technology; or three years work experience in real estate or business administration affording a knowledge of real property valuation, or successful completion of an approved two year training program as a County Property Appraiser by the Oregon State Civil Service Commission under the provisions of ORS 308.010. Must meet technical and managerial continuing education requirements as set forth in ORS 308.057.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Certified by the Oregon Department of Revenue as set forth in ORS 204.016 (See also ORS 308.010-308.015).

02 Sign a Certificate of Confidentiality, required under ORS 308.413(3).

03 Oregon Driver's License with good driving record.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing


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