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Career Details :: Assessors
Appraise real and personal property to determine its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Appraises real and personal property, such as aircraft, marine craft, buildings, and land, to determine fair value.
- Inspects property, considering factors such as market value, location, and building or replacement costs, to determine appraisal value.
- Writes and submits appraisal and tax reports for public record.
- Interprets property laws, formulates operational policies, and directs assessment office activities.
- Assesses and computes taxes according to prescribed tax tables and schedules.
- Adjustment Clerks
- Appraisers, Real Estate
- Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance
- Credit Analysts
- Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
- Insurance Policy Processing Clerks
- Insurance Underwriters
- Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents
- Tax Preparers
General Work Activities
- Processing Information
- Judging Qualities of Things, Service, People
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
- Estimating Needed Characteristics
Frequent Work Context
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Consequence of Error
- Frustrating Circumstances