Applying To: Real Property Appraiser I (Trainee)
Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.
Bi-Weekly Pay Rate $1,278.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position inspect and survey properties, research records and sales data, calculate property values and perform value analysis for the purpose of real property tax assessment. Incumbents must provide their own transportation. A monthly mileage allowance of $270.00 will be paid for appraisal field work.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Real Property Appraiser I
A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certificate and six semester hours of college-level course work in real property appraisal and assessment; OR successful completion of two appraisal courses from a recognized appraisal school; plus one year of recent administrative/advanced clerical experience, preferably in the area of real property appraisal, personal property appraisal, or real estate records. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience and training relating to this position. Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
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