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Local Assistance Supervisor (Tax Commission)

  • Local Assistance Supervisor (Tax Commission)
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  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$46,392.00 – $73,896.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,933.00 – $3,079.00
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This is senior-level professional work in the State Tax Commission supervising field staff responsible for performing residential, agricultural, or commercial property appraisals and/or field staff providing assistance, data analysis, and monitoring of county assessor offices in the state of Missouri.


Job Duties

Provides supervision, training, and technical guidance to field staff in appraisal/assessment techniques and State Tax Commission policies and procedures.

Plans projected work schedules, prioritizes assignments, and monitors staff progress toward the accomplishment of established objectives and deadlines.

Reviews reports prepared and submitted by field staff to ensure adherence to established appraisal procedures, policies, and methodologies.

Participates in meetings with county officials to gather information regarding disputed appraisal values; confers with administrative supervisors to determine the need for value adjustments; and assesses policies and procedures.

Reviews county property tax assessment records to verify property characteristics assessment procedures meet standards..

Obtains information from county assessment records regarding parcels that comprise sample properties to be appraised in ratio studies.

Attends meetings and stays informed of new or revised policies and procedures.

Compiles and submits staff schedules and work projections, and activity reports.

Exercises significant initiative and independent judgment within established policies and procedures; receives general supervision from an administrative supervisor/manager.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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 (The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Local Assistance Representative II (Tax Commission) with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Agriculture, Land Surveying, Drafting, Engineering, Architecture, Finance, Economics, Real Estate, or Statistics; and,

Five or more years of experience in a county assessor’s office working with property assessment records, maps, and/or related materials; residential, agricultural, or commercial appraisal work; land surveying; drafting; engineering; architecture; mortgage lending; finance; auditing; real estate; property insurance; or construction inspection.

(Possession of a current Missouri Certified General Appraisers License or Missouri Residential Appraisers License in good standing with the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission may substitute for the required college education and three (3) years of the required experience.)

 (Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)

Special Requirements

Ability to provide a home office with all office equipment, high speed internet, phone, and furniture necessary to conduct business with the public.

Access to a personal vehicle.

Possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Ability to successfully complete formal training sessions as prescribed by management or fulfill continuing education requirements, if applicable.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of appraisal techniques, including cost, market, and income approaches to valuing property.

Comprehensive knowledge for appropriate application of statistical analysis to assist with assessment valuation.

Comprehensive knowledge of property tax laws and regulations.

Comprehensive knowledge of applicable statistical concepts and methods used in development of the ratio studies.

Comprehensive knowledge of Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

Intermediate knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective supervision and training.

Ability to provide training and supervision to field staff.

Ability to analyze and categorize data and information to determine the relationship of data/information in reference to established criteria.

Ability to perform physical inspections of properties and adapt to a work environment which may include rough terrain, inclement weather, dangerous animals and insects, hazardous materials, construction sites, high crime areas, and inquisitive property owners.

Ability to testify as an expert witness.

Ability to operate a camera and applicable measuring devices.

Ability to classify, compute, and tabulate data.

Ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures, and standards to specific situations and advise others of the same.

Ability to read and interpret aerial, topographical and cadastral maps, deeds, and related legal property records.

Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations to include, but not limited to percentages, fractions, decimals, volumes, ratios, variables, formulas, and square roots.

Ability to interpolate known data points and extrapolate values outside the known range.

Ability to interpret descriptive statistical reports.

Ability to use computers and various software applications.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with builders, construction workers, county officials, property owners, co-workers, and the general public.

Ability to schedule time, work activities, and travel to coordinate multiple assignments concurrently and achieve established goals.

Ability to travel extensively, including overnight travel, in the performance of assigned duties.

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