Published 3:22 pm Monday, May 1, 2017


Starting wage is $19.69 – $21.85 per hour dependent upon education and experience (full-time, union position).

The Property Appraiser Trainee, under the direct supervision of a certified Property Appraiser, is responsible for providing County taxpayers with equitable and fair estimation of property values, desirability and utility. Duties include: estimating market value of all classes of property, real, personal and exempt, for tax purposes; providing information to public; and, monitoring and updating the Mass Appraisal System information. Requires an Associate’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or related field and a minimum of one year of experience in public relations, mathematics or computers and/or, an equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the essential duties of the job.

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Desirable Knowledge:
• State property tax laws and classification system;
• Appraisal techniques, procedures and equipment;
• Local zoning and building codes
• Basic construction knowledge.

Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and become a Certified Minnesota Assessor within three years of hire.

Mower County offers full-time employees an excellent benefit package including health, life, disability, retirement, and paid time off.

To apply qualified applicants may obtain application at or at Mower County Human Resources, 201 1st Street NE, Suite 12, Austin, MN 55912.

Resumes will not be accepted in place of application forms. Open until filled with a priority deadline of 10:00 a.m. May 3, 2017.

Equal Opportunity Employer