Appraiser/Office Clerk - Cherokee County Assessor, Cherokee

Cherokee County Assessor

Cherokee, Iowa

The Cherokee County Assessor’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Appraiser/Office Clerk.

The intent of this position is to primarily work as a Field Appraiser and secondarily as a backfill/assistant position able to cover all positions within the office and gain valuable experience covering all aspects of property assessment. Training will be provided.

Duties include assisting with day to day operation of the assessor’s office in the appraisal and listing of properties, clerical work, real estate maintenance tasks, and GIS tasks. Candidate will maintain a professional attitude and appearance while representing the Assessor’s office. Performs any and all other duties or responsibilities as directed by the Assessor.

Desired Qualifications:

Authorization to work within the United States

Ability to work in-office (Cherokee, Iowa) 100%

Valid Iowa Driver’s License (or ability to obtain within 3 months)

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experience with real estate or assessment operations

Travel Requirements:

Travel may be required for training and meetings, including overnights

Application Instructions:

Apply on


· Property listing and appraisal

o Measuring, inspecting, and photographing properties

o Gathering information on properties

o Listing property data within our mass appraisal software

· Answering questions regarding applicable laws, taxpayer responsibilities, and the general flow of assessment operations

· GIS work

o Provide, create, analyze and map data for the public

o Create and provide map products for clients, including other offices, the public, and state/federal government

o Interpreting and inputting surveys into the GIS

o Parcel maintenance (Split, Combine, Adjust)

· Attend training as required both on and off site

· General computer and clerical work

o Working with exemptions and credits, including applying, removing, and mailing notification letters

o Abstract and reconciliation reports

o Managing sales books

o Warrants

o Taking minutes at meetings

o Managing office mailings and filings

· Adjusting real estate data, interpreting legal descriptions, and assisting the Auditor’s office in verifying the validity of recorded transfer documents.

Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Open: Monday May 8th

Close: Wednesday May 31st 2023

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