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For general employment questions, contact the Auditor's Office at (208) 883-2249.

Employment Opportunities

Latah County Positions

Job Title: Certified Appraiser

Status: Open until filled

Department: Latah County Assessor’s Office

Salary: $30,000 - $34,000+

Hours: 40 hours/week

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year of work experience.
  • Must have valid Idaho drivers’ license; must pass background investigation.
  • Good mathematical skills (calculating areas and percentages) and computer proficiency.
  • Strong verbal communications skills to effectively interact with public.
  • Must adhere to a professional code of ethics as a sworn Deputy Assessor.
  • Must successfully complete Idaho tax appraisal certification within one year of employment.
Duties:
  • Performs appraisals of real property in Latah County for property tax assessment purposes.
  • Physically inspects and documents property characteristics, components and accessories.
  • Performs computer data entry and reviews property updates for accuracy and equitable market values utilizing computer-assisted mass appraisal system.
  • Interacts daily with property owners and members of the public to answer inquiries and address issues concerning property appraisals, assessments, and how assessments relate to property taxes.

Applications can be obtained from the Latah County Assessor's Office or online at http://www.latah.id.us/employment.

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Latah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans’ Preference:

Latah County provides veterans’ preference in appointment to preference eligible applicants as defined by Idaho Code, Title 65, Chapter 5. If you wish to seek this preference, please complete the information on the employment application and provide a copy of your DD214 and, if applicable, letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs stating your disability determination. Documentation must be received before the closing date of the position you are applying for.

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