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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Appraiser
Job Title: Appraisal Support Specialist
Salary: $14.47 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Provides 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.


Essential Job Functions:

Effectively, efficiently and safely operate county equipment to capture updated street level images of all improved parcels of Sedgwick County for various annual appraisal processes.

  • Safely drive county vehicle throughout Sedgwick County
  • Efficiently navigate to area of county to complete assignment
  • Capture street level images of all improved parcels in Sedgwick County over six years as assigned
  • Accurately associate image to correct parcel
  • Work in a team environment professionally

Value and work renditions and accounts in support of the Personal Property section’s annual processes.

  • Value personal property accounts with required guides
  • Work personal property renditions for changes to assets and ownership information
  • Complete new-setup and discovery for personal property not previously listed or transferred
  • Assist in mass address update project (NCOA)

Prepare and data enter real property annual field inspection records into the Appraisal CAMA system with accuracy.

  • Prepare records for data entry
  • Data enter prepared records
  • Complete self-quality control
  • Assist in preparing records to be sent to field with appraisers for various processes.



Detailed-Oriented:  Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.   Follows process steps as outlined in standard operating procedures.  Reviews materials to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise.  Performs follow-up to ensure quality of work product and/or actions are completed.

Adaptability:  Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviors accordingly; focusing on being part of the solution.

Dependability:  Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.

Integrity:  Displays and promotes conduct and behaviors consistent with agency and governmental standards.  Familiarizes oneself with the pertinent rules and regulations that govern their area of responsibility.  Applies rules and regulations in a consistent, non-biased manner, maintaining an inclusive work environment.  Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.  Guards the handling of sensitive or high risk information appropriately.  Demonstrates sensitivity to surroundings and acts accordingly in conversations. Does the right thing rather than the convenient thing.

Teamwork:  Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as appropriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent, including or supplemented by course work in bookkeeping accounting, or related fiscal work.

Years of Experience:   Three (3) years of experience performing bookkeeping accounting or fiscal work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

License, certifications, etc…

  • Ability to make complex and varied arithmetic computations and calculations rapidly and accurately
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • 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

Years of Experience:  At least two (2) years of actual work experience in property taxation, experience working with the public, or any equivalent training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Physical Requirements:

  • .Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The employee is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.


Testing/Screening Requested:

Typing (40 WPM), 10-Key (7700 KPH), and Data Entry (7700 KPH)



Operating of large commercial vehicles, computers, digital cameras, and standard office equipment


Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  271 W 3rd St and all areas of Sedgwick County

The employee is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.


*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

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 Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20001000

Open Date: 5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/10/2018 11:59:59 PM