Indy Gov Residential Valuation Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Residential Valuation Analyst



Residential Valuation Analyst


$37,000.00 - $38,000.00 Annually


City County Building, IN

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Full Time


Marion County Assessor

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Position Summary

Position is responsible for the accurate assessment of residential structures of various types and qualities in Marion County as well as a broad construction of valuation models and general statistical applications associated with such models. Involves all functions and activities associated with the appraisal of assigned classes of properties including physical inspection, data collection and analysis, application of appropriate valuation approaches and techniques, and value review.

There are two vacancies for this position. One position is located in the downtown office at the CCB and the other position is located at the satellite office on the northwest side of town.

Position Responsibilities

Ensures that all residential property in Marion County is assessed according to Indiana law, Department of Local Government Finance rules, and the standards of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).

Appraises residential property using all three approaches to value: Income Capitalization, Sales Comparison, and Replacement Cost.

Reviews, analyzes and evaluates residential property appraisals provided by taxpayers.

Incorporates knowledge of economic, environmental and related factors in valuing residential property.

Coordinates with taxpayers or taxpayer designees to gain access to property physical information.

This position will exercise broad discretion regarding assessed values.

Ensures that all residential field information is properly measured and input into the property tax database in a timely manner so that it may be used by the Assessment Division and other city and county agencies.

Provides work direction and training to personnel in residential field assessment operations.

Maintains confidentiality of information.

Effectively assists all persons who visit office, who call over the telephone or meet with manager or subordinates in the field.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Associate's Degree and a minimum of two (2) years' prior state-certified fee appraisal or mass assessment experience are required. One (1) year of work experience may be substituted for each year of required education. Applicants must be certified by the DLGF as a Level II Assessor/Appraiser or be willing to earn that certification within six months of hiring. Effective project management, computer, and communication skills are required. Knowledge of GIS mapping, spreadsheet, and other software is required. Applicants must have the ability to assist customers in a professional and courteous manner, whether it's face-to-face, by email, or over the telephone. The position requires attention to detail and candidates must be able to type, create, and edit reports as needed, and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must possess or obtain and hold a valid Indiana Driver's License. All activities must comply with state law.

Independent Judgment

The position requires the knowledge of established laws and IAAO standards, which control most of the actions in this position. Independent judgment, subject to supervisory oversight, is used when there are no available policies and procedures. Other duties and tasks are routine in nature and performed under moderate supervision following standard procedures.