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Sedgwick County* Agricultural Land Use Appraiser in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11475967

Date: Apr 27, 2021


Location: Wichita, KS, US


Company: Sedgwick County


Department: Appraiser


Pay: $16.98 per hour


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm




Provide support to the Real and Personal Property sections of the Sedgwick County Appraiser’s Office to fairly and equitably produce an annual appraisal roll to fund quality public services in our community.




Maintains land use data for mass appraisal purposes using GIS software and printed maps.


+ Performs changes and updates to GIS land use layer.


+ Provides number of acres for each different soil and land use type for mass appraisal purposes.


+ Updates printed land use maps to be current with GIS layer.


+ Corrects GIS land use layer to be consistent with the changes made to the GIS parcel layer.




Reviews and determines appropriate agricultural land use designations for mass appraisal purposes.


+ Uses GIS applications and data to compare current land uses to mass appraisal data.


+ Does field inspections for land uses that cannot be determined using GIS applications.


+ Assists with customer service and appeals of agricultural land.


+ Works with Residential-Agricultural department to stay current on processes and procedures.




Develops and provides maps and data to internal and external customers based on their requests and needs using GIS software.


+ Use GIS software to develop and provide maps and/or data.




Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent including or supplemented by typing, bookkeeping, and other business courses. Must have six months experience in GIS, real estate, or construction or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must attend and pass the Kansas Property Valuation Division’s Agricultural Land course. This is a driving position. Must have a vehicle registered in the State of Kansas to use on a daily basis. Must provide proof of valid vehicle insurance with current coverage in the State of Kansas. Must have a current valid non-restricted Kansas driver’s license.




Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. One to two years real estate field appraisal experience. Has successfully completed the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Course 101 Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal and Course 102 Income Approach to Valuation.




It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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