Field Appraiser 1

POSTED ON 11/18/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/12/2023
Hernando County Property Appraiser Hired Organization Address Brooksville, FL Full Time

Job Posting for Field Appraiser 1 at Hernando County Property Appraiser



JOB TITLE: Field Appraiser I PAY GRADE: 312

DEPARTMENT: Valuation Services STARTING: $33,110

REPORTS TO: Chief Deputy of Valuation & Tax Roll POSITION TYPE: Non Exempt


This individual assembles pertinent data and analyzes the facts necessary to formulate estimates of value for real property. This position uses a pc tablet while performing field inspections of real property and businesses in order to secure a detailed listing of all property and tangible assets.


Acquire knowledge of functions of the Property Appraiser’s Office and other county departments and Hernando County parcels.

Acquire knowledge of Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) software and Geographic Information System (GIS). Identify & locate properties from subdivision plats, maps and legal descriptions.

Visit sites to obtain necessary information, measure the perimeter of structures, draw sketches to scale, compute the area in square feet or as appropriate, determine the location and dimensions of structural improvements.

 Identify structural features of buildings and make judgments concerning the types of construction and the quality involved in the construction.

Work from building permits, measuring addition to homes, calculate square footage of additions and record data and identify property uses.

Compile and review records necessary for appraisals including blueprints, building plans, maps, deed restrictions and land use classification.

Advise property owners concerning methods and procedures used in determining values, answer questions relative to property values and appraisal techniques by telephone or in person.

Perform physical inspections of business locations to secure a detailed listing of tangible assets.

Inspect agricultural properties to verify classified use as requested by the immediate Supervisor.

May be required to defend values before the Value Adjustment Board.


Education: High School Graduate or GED Certification

Experience: 2 years’ experience in construction, real estate or professional office environment preferred

Licenses or Certifications: Valid Florida Driver’s License and be insurable by our current insurance carrier. Must obtain Certified

Florida Evaluator designation within three years of hire date.


Motor vehicle, personal computer, pc tablet, printer, calculator, facsimile machine, copier, telephone, measuring tape and other office equipment.


Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in writing or orally in a friendly manner

Ability to use software programs related to job functions accurately and effectively

Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Deputies, county departments and governmental agencies and businesses

Ability to interact in a team environment with co-workers with tact and diplomacy

Ability to analyze facts and exercise judgment, arriving at valid conclusions

Ability to understand and interpret oral and written instructions

Ability to work with the public under stress, difficult and/or sometimes unpleasant circumstances

Ability to maintain a professional appearance, attitude and demeanor while in the field

Ability to support and defend appraisals with tack, impartiality and firmness

Capable of accurately reading maps, plats and all legal descriptions, measure structures and distances

Capable of rendering identifications and technical judgment concerning structural features, construction methods and quality; Record descriptive data accordingly and complete

Entry level knowledge of sales and base rate formulation

Knowledge of appraisal methods, techniques, terminology used in the fields of appraisal and construction, statistics and other quantitative tools of data analysis and their application to the appraisal process

Assist other Property Appraiser departments to verify improvement location, improvement type and occupancy

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Constantly operates a computer while in the field. Field work requires the ability to bend, stoop and walk.

Move about to gain physical access to observe property while in the field. Occasionally be able to operate a calculator, copy machine, printer, facsimile machine, imaging system, etc. Constantly be able to carry essential appraiser materials while in the field. Constantly uses speech, vision and hearing skills to perform duties.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Working outside most of the day with exposure to weather conditions common to Central Florida.

Occasional off-site training.

Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.


Please submit a completed application and resume to Kevin Johnston, Chief Deputy of Valuation & Tax Roll, 201 Howell Ave. Suite 300,

Brooksville, FL 34601-2042. Application is available at Accepting applications until position is filled.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $33,110.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We would like the Employment Application submitted which is located on our website at the same time as the resume. Covid precautions are followed in our office so it's important to e-mail both.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Brooksville, FL 34601: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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