Kansas City, Kansas
Unified Government of Wyandotte County
DIRECTOR, (COUNTY APPRAISER)
Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Wyandotte County Appraiser is an appointed position to a four-year term by the Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas as mandated by K.S.A. 19-430. The County Appraiser is responsible for managing the operations of the Appraiser’s Office, providing high-quality customer service to residents and businesses, and ensuring compliance standards are met with State of Kansas requirements for mass appraisals.
This is an exciting opportunity for the candidate who wants to lead in a diverse community that is on the rise and will lead a team of dedicated professionals. The Appraiser’s Office is undergoing several significant technology projects to improve the customer experience and to enhance productivity by providing tablets in the field to appraisers. The Department has been on the leading edge in the use of data and geospatial analysis.
The County Appraiser provides annual updates to the UG Commission and the County Administrator’s Office on trends and valuation changes across the county. This position requires considerable technical and managerial abilities. The County Appraiser is appointed by the UG Commission and reports to the County Administrator. The position is appointed to ensure independence in making valuation decisions and to keep the appraisal process free from actual or perceived political interference. The Unified Government is a combined City/County that functions with a County Manager form of government. The County Appraiser serves a four-year term beginning July 1, 2021 and expiring on June 30, 2025.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
ABOUT EVERYTHING ELSE
Residency: All UG employees must reside within Wyandotte County within one-year of starting a position. The residency requirement is non-negotiable – but KCK is a great place to live, work ,and raise a family so it is easy to meet this requirement.
Assessments/Testing: This position does not require testing.
Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the Unified Government, including the successful completion of a drug-screening test and physical.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a comprehensive background check.
Application/resume deadline: June 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CST.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/ Kansas City, Kansas is an equal opportunity employer.
The Unified Government provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
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