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Assessment Support Technician

Company: City of Norfolk, VA
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


The City of Norfolk, City Assessor's Office is seeking an Assessment Support Technician to process changes in the ownership of real estate, analyze and interpret appraisal data, answer telephone inquiries, provide customer service, maintain official records, prepare reports and perform other support duties as required.

Departmental Hiring Salary Range: $31,804 to $36,574

Essential Functions

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

* Processeschanges in the ownership of real estate.
* Deeds analyzed, to determine if the legal description is sufficient to properly identify the property involved in the transaction.
* Deeds analyzed to determine if a property ownership requires a breakdown of the physical description of the property being transferred.
* Performs research in response to requests for assistance in title issues, prior land use and assessment history.
* Obtains and scans building permits for appraiser assignment. Parcels are identified and the permit data is entered into the CAMA system.
* Provides office support to walk-in customers.
* Schedule appointments and meetings, maintains and retrieve files, distributes calendars and work schedules.
* Works closely with the Treasurer's Office, City Attorney and other City Departments.
* Answers and directs phone calls.
* CAMA and related software data entry.
* Prepare correspondence and reports, picking up and delivering documents, typing legal correspondence and documents, process incoming mail.


Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year Associate Degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondent school in real estate assessment, real estate law, paralegal, legal research, or related field.

Two years' experience in paralegal or real estate, or related field. An equivalent combination of related work experience and education may be considered by the City Assessor.

Valid Driver's License required. Additional Information & Requirements

Vaccination Requirement:The City of Norfolk values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for a position, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are selected to join Team Norfolk, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption.

Signing Bonus: This position is eligible for a one-time $5,000 signing bonus for applications received on or after February 22, 2022 until June 30, 2022. The signing bonus will be paid in two (2) increments: $2,500 upon completion of 60 days of employment, and $2,500 upon completion of your probationary period. To receive the signing bonus, you must be an active employee in good standing.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week

The preferred candidate will possess:

* The ability to read and interpret deeds, surveys, plats, assessment records, reports, correspondence, and instructions.
* The ability to perform basic algebraic calculations and general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
* The ability to write correspondence in Microsoft Word and emails.
* The ability to research to utilize metes and bounds parcel descriptions which could involve complex and time consuming records over 100 years old.
* The ability to work well with individuals inside and outside the City including property owners, attorneys, title searchers, staff members, and employees from other departments.
* The ability to communicate effectively.

Keywords: City of Norfolk, VA, Norfolk , Assessment Support Technician, Professions , Norfolk, Virginia

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