Assessor Statistical Analyst
Responsible for the development and analysis of time studies and regression modeling for residential properties. Ability to maintain in depth working knowledge of business policy and statutory requirements of Colorado property assessment. Assist in the operation and maintenance of the Assessor's administration and appraisal system to meet mandated statutory assessment calendar deadlines; generate mandated data files and reports for the State of Colorado, Larimer County, and other entities; ensure that data is correct.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Receives general supervision from the Chief Deputy Assessor
- Exercises no supervision.
- Develop mass appraisal models for all residential class properties excluding multiple units; complete integration between Realware and the regression programs to determine the mass appraisal values of all Larimer County residential properties.
- Collect and analyze data to create time adjustments; perform analysis of appraisal performance to ensure statutory compliance of real property valuation using spreadsheet, statistical software, and GIS mapping tools.
- Ensure accuracy and completeness of the sales database used in the property valuation process.
- Assist in the completion of tax warrants, notices of valuation, both real and personal, notices of determination, personal property declarations, authority reporting, certification, and re-certification; State abstract of assessment.
- Assist with calculation, verification, balancing, and reporting of the State Assessed property valuation data to Larimer County and local taxing districts; assist with reporting to the State of Colorado, including the State Auditor and the Division of Property taxation, and various reports for the public and other county entities.
- Assist with the quality control of Assessor's data; ability to assess the Assessor's CAMA database actively searching for inconsistencies and generating reports for use in quality assurance; create and distribute edit check and error reports.
- Ability to perform Oracle database application upgrades, testing, creating and maintaining Oracle tables, and creating and maintaining Oracle SQL statements.
- County wide installation, training, and troubleshooting of the Assessor's CAMA and other related tools.
- Maintain database security for the Assessor's CAMA software.
- Create and maintain databases for the Assessor's office including the development of user's interfaces for the Assessor's staff.
- Report writing; ability to create and maintain reports for the Assessor's office, other County departments, and for the public using Microsoft Access, Active Reports, and Crystal Reports.
- Assist the public by answering questions or concerns pertaining to residential market models.
- Perform special studies and projects as assigned and required.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
- Operation of standard office equipment including, but not limited to, computers, fax machines, and copiers.
- Software and business applications which include Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Access, SPSS, SAS, Oracle/SQL, Adobe Acrobat Writer, and ARCGIS.
- Modern office practices and procedures.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures.
- Colorado Revised Statutes as they pertain to Property Assessment and Taxation.
- Assessor's Reference Library as published and updated by Colorado Department of Taxation.
- Provide professional customer service, both internally and externally.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
- Assemble and analyze data, preparing concise charts, records, and descriptions.
- Accomplish assigned workload in a timely manner and meet established performance standards and objectives.
- Perform duties independently that are appropriate and consistent with the level of position.
- Organize material and present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
- Interpret and apply departmental policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical and user issues efficiently and effectively.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Three years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
- Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Computer Science, Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistical Analysis, or a related field.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.