Assessment Technician I/II

  • San Andreas, California
  • Aug 24, 2023
Full Time Records Management
  • Salary: $38,417.60 - $56,721.60 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 56721 USD Annually

Job Description

Position Description

Assessment Technician I: $18.47 - $22.42

Assessment Technician II: $22.42 - $27.27

Assessment Technician I and II

Under general supervision, to perform responsible technical work involved in the updating of the county assessment rolls; the maintenance of master property records and personal property records; the calculation of assessments and to do related work as required.


This is a flexibly staffed, two part series. Incumbents will be expected to perform increasingly complex duties, requiring specialized knowledge of the functions performed in the assigned department. Incumbents are expected to possess technical knowledge as it relates to applicable computer technology, Revenue Codes, and Taxation Codes.

Assessment Technician I

This is the entry-level position in the Assessment Technician series. The incumbent will work under close supervision while being trained and will gradually work more independently as knowledge and skills are acquired. More of the routine work will be assigned to this class. Incumbents are expected to develop basic assessment skills and assume responsibility for one or more key assessment functions.

Assessment Technician II

This is the intermediate level position in the Assessment Technician series. Incumbents are expected to perform basic routine tasks independently. Incumbents will be assigned increasingly difficult tasks and are expected to acquire the necessary computer property tax system and assessment practice skills.

Example of Duties

Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Performs clerical and technical work in the production and maintenance of the county assessment rolls.
  • Maintains records and indexes involving ownership, mailing and situs addresses, property locations, sales data and licensed mobile homes.
  • Processes parcel splits, address changes, recorded documents, property statements, building permits, mobile home registrations and miscellaneous surveys.
  • Checks appraisal computations for accuracy.
  • Types, files and indexes a variety of materials.
  • Analyzes legal documents to determine if a reappraisable event for ad valorem tax assessment purposes has occurred.
  • Responsible for processing exemptions, exclusions from reappraisal and supplemental assessments.
  • Processes corrections to the assessment rolls.
  • Processes boat registrations.
  • Handles records management tasks related to the Assessor’s Office operations including payroll and monitoring the budget.
  • May make presentations to the Assessment Appeals Board.
  • Prepare correspondence to attorneys, title companies and the public.
  • Works with outside agencies, the public, and others regarding Assessor operations.
  • Provide difficult assessment explanations to tax payers.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Assessment Technician I

Operation of standard office equipment and tools including computers, printers, and copiers; computer applications including all Microsoft programs, Adobe and other commonly used applications; filing, indexing and source of information; effectively communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing;

Assessment Technician II

State revenue and taxation laws governing the preparation of assessment rolls and the assessment of property; mapping procedures used in assessment work; organization, operation details, and procedures of the County Assessor’s Office; miscellaneous legal documents.

Skill and Ability To:

Assessment Technician I

Operate office equipment including a personal computer; learn new computer applications; adapt to changing assignments and work tools; work as a team member to achieve short and long-term goals; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

Assessment Technician II

Understand and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations; read and interpret property deeds and other legal documents; accurately perform a wide variety of mathematical functions and input data with speed and accuracy;

Training and Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from high school and:

Assessment Technician I

No experience required.

Assessment Technician II

Two years of experience in a position comparable to an Assessment Technician I, including demonstrated knowledge of computer applications and Assessor’s Office operations. In addition, candidates must demonstrate competency in technical work related to two of the following categories: Transfer Analysis, Permits and Situs Addressing, Business/Personal Property, Valuation Entry, Roll Corrections, Homeowner’s Exemptions or Non-homeowner’s exemptions.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

New Assessment Technicians will immediately obtain their temporary Assessment Analyst certificate and are required to be certified as an Assessment Analyst before the one-year probationary period is complete. Failure to obtain this certification within the probationary period will cause for termination of employment.

Bargaining Unit 7 - Service Employees International Union Local 1021

For available Health/Dental/Vision insurance please visit the County BENEFITS WEBPAGE. Please note that Extra-hire positions that are benefitted, are only offered our CORE medical plan and are not offered dental or vision.

NEW * Assist-To-Own program to help Couny employees purchase a home.

Program Highlights:
  • Down Payment Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Total Mortgage Loan.
  • Available with purchase of a primary residence.
  • Variety of Mortgage Loan options (FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Loans).
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement to qualify.
  • Flexible guidelines: Minimum FICO 640; Maximum DTI 50%.
  • Flexible income limits, up to moderate income levels; no income limits for FHA and VA.
For more information, vists Calaveras County Assist-to-Own

Boot Allowance: $150 per year and is distributed once a year, in the first full pay period in the month of December.Qualifying Classifications: Registered EH Specialists, EH Techs, OSS Engineers, Fleet Manager, Junior Engineer, Mechanic series, Sheriff's Mechanic, Public Works Inspector, Road Maintenance Worker series, Integrated Waste Worker series, AG Techs, and AG Biologists, and Recycling Program Coordinator I/II, Permit Tech I/II, Engineering Tech I/II assigned to the Rock Creek Landfill facility, and Air Pollution Control Tech.

Uniform Allowance:$600 per calendar year split into monthly payments.Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.Qualifying classifications: Custodian series, facility maintenance worker series, facilities maintenance engineer.

Extra-hire employees are not eligible for step advances, vacation, seniority rights, holiday pay or other certain employee benefits. They are entitled to 24 hours of sick leave per year and eligilbe for the county's CORE Medical plan but not eligible for dental or vision insurance.

Vacation days:

0 - 3 complete years = 80 hours per year.

After 6 months you can take your first week.

3 - 10 complete years = 120 hours per year

10 years+ = 160 per year

Holidays:13 paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance: $50,000.00 County paid

Sick Leave: 12 days annual sick leave accrual with unlimited accumulation.

Sick leave is accrued at 3.69 hours for each full 80 hours of payroll period.

60 hours of sick leave can be used for immediate family, parent spouse, child or sibling.

Merit: After successfully completing twenty-six (26) pay periods, a 5% merit increase may be granted.Merit increases may be granted annually thereafter to the top step.

Probation Period: New employees remain in a probationary status for 26 pay periods..

Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:
  • 5.5 years (if hired before March 28, 2005)
  • 6 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years
  • 20 years
  • 25 years

Bi-Lingual pay:$75 per month for specific approved job classifications.

Flexible Spending: Pre-Tax Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annually

Flexible Spending:Pre-Tax Dependent Care Account - Max contribution of $5,000 annually

Section 125 Plan:Additional insurance is available through the Section 125 plan and may be purchased from a representative during open enrollment or by appointment when they are on-site.


Heart & Stroke Insurance

Cancer Insurance

Accident Insurance

Universal Life Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance




Extra-Hire's will be enrolled into Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) unless you are already a member of CalPERS.

Additional Retirement Plan:

The County offers a 457 Government plan. Employees can contribute u to this deferred compensation plan (Pre or Post Tax options).The County utilizes VALIC.

Participating employees will receive a County paid match of up to $50 a month.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

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