Assessment Technician I/II/Sr

County of El Dorado
November 18, 2021
Placerville, CA
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The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected, and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continue to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 - Telecommuting.

The Assessor's Office is responsible for maintaining the inventory of all assessable property in the county and preparing the various assessment rolls which are the basis of the property tax bills. Revenues from property tax assessments benefit the public by funding public schools and services provided by the County and special districts.

Bring your keen eye for detail to the County of El Dorado as an Assessment Technician I/II/Sr and join the professional team in the Assessor's Office. One will have the opportunity to review property transfer documents and examine title documents to determine appraisal status, maintain a variety of department records, and assist the public by answering questions related to their taxable property.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain records involving ownership and mailing addresses and identify documents from parcel numbers.
  • Effect property transfers from deeds and checks deeds for proper descriptions, titles, and ownership.
  • Enter a variety of appraisal and assessment-related data into a computerized database.
  • Calculate business property statements, boat registrations, homeowners and veteran statements, welfare claims, and other similar secured and unsecured tax documents.
  • Calculate depreciation on business property statements and verify appraisal calculations.
  • Proof, verify and balance computer input documents against printouts ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Processes changes to tax rolls into a computer data system.

For a full description of duties and responsibilities please review the job description here .

The ideal Assessment Technician I/II/Sr candidate is someone with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and has the skills to perform the work independently as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other County departments and the public.

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations:

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in the application will not be accepted):
Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.

Assessment Technician I:
Two years of office support experience which has included the interpretation and application of complex rules and regulations.

Assessment Technician II: One year of experience in the technical support of property tax assessment at a level equivalent to the County's class of Assessment Technician I.

Senior Assessment Technician: Two years of experience in the technical support of property tax assessment at a level equivalent to the County's class of Assessment Technician I/II. College-level coursework in a related field is desirable.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Assessment Technician I/II/Sr, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Liz Hess in Human Resources at

The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After the screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Training and Experience Review (Weighted 100%): A training and experience review consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. A subject matter expert will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; therefore, responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here .

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Assessment Technician I/II/Sr. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full-time, part-time, and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months.

We currently have the following vacancies:

  • Two (2) full-time vacancies in the Assessor's Office.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

This classification may include positions that are subject to current California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Public Health Officer Orders requiring all workers who provide services or work in facilities covered by the order to (a) have their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen of an approved vaccine against COVID-19, or (b) provide valid exemption as permitted by the order. An approved exemption would result in the exempted employee being required to wear a face-covering and be regularly tested for COVID-19.

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:

  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco

Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:

  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems


Closing Date/Time: 11/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

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