Home » Jobs » Appraiser Technician

Appraiser Technician

Full Time

Macomb County


Posted 98 days ago

Jobs by Category

Get Featured Jobs First

Looking for a new job? Stay updated from your inbox. Enter your email to be notified when we add new jobs to the Featured Jobs board.

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Macomb/ St. Clair Michigan Works!, 21885 Dunham Rd., Clinton Twp., MI, 48036, http://www.macomb-stclairworks.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.

Job Details

Job Code: 101287868

Industry: Service


Pay Type: salary

high school

Education Level

entry level

Job Level

Jan 17, 2023

Closing Date

Job Characteristics

clerical clerk customer service desk entrylevel office clerks technician

Job Description


As part of our total benefit package, Macomb County proudly offers medical, dental, and vision coverage, with no monthly premium to employees for single, two (2) person or family coverage. Health care, dental and vision benefits are effective the first day of employment.
To learn more about Macomb County benefit offerings click here.

DEPARTMENT: Equalization


F.L.S.A STATUS: Non-Exempt, Overtime pursuant to Collective Bargaining Agreement or Human Resources and Labor Relations Policy

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: Just cause subject to probationary period

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. The starting time for this position is currently 8:00 a.m.


Under direction, performs varied clerical tasks that require independent action. May perform the following tasks: typing letters, reports, forms and other correspondence that requires attention to detail; maintains complex clerical records; files records and reports; posts information; sorts and distributes mail. May oversee the work of other clerical employees.




Updates and corrects information on records and forms.

Answer incoming telephone calls and relays messages to appropriate individuals or departments.

Assists others by providing them with a number of different services such as explaining technical regulations, policies and procedures or providing them with information.

Receives and processes warranty deeds and other related property transfer documents.

Assists management in the performance of audits and studies, including data collection and appraisal entry.

Assists appraisers with completion of required annual appraisals including data entry of appraisal information, updating sketches of properties, downloading photographs, and assisting out in the field.

Makes copies of reports and/or information, routes to appropriate people and/or departments, and files them once completed.

Receives, screens, sorts and/or counts materials such as applications, permits and forms.

Performs related duties as assigned.




Required Education and Experience

  • Possession of a high school diploma or a certificate of successful completion of the General Educational Development (GED) test
  • A minimum of two (2) years of clerical experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience using appraisal software programs BS&A Assessing.Net, Apex, and Pivot Point

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Michigan Certified Assessor Technician (MCAT) designation from the State of Michigan
  • Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license and operable, insured automobile for authorized travel




Knowledge of:

  • Office terminology, procedures, equipment and business math
  • Microsoft Office, Google Workspace and appraisal software programs: BS&A Assessing.Net, Apex, and Pivot Point

Skill in:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
  • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
  • Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios
  • Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments

Ability to:

  • Effectively speak, write and understand the English language
  • Effectively speak, write and understand a language other than English is preferred
  • Understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public
  • Work in an environment which embraces the county’s Dignity Campaign
  • Work independently
  • Work in a variety of environments including in person or virtually using a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties



  • The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Work Environment N/S O F/C
Office or similar indoor environment     x
Outdoor environment     x
Street environment (near moving traffic)     x
Construction site x    
Confined space x    
Exposures N/S O F/C
Individuals who are hostile or irate   x  
Individuals with known violent backgrounds x    
Extreme heat (above 100 degrees) x
Extreme cold (below 32 degrees) x    
Communicable diseases x    
Moving mechanical parts x    
Fumes or airborne particles x    
Toxic or caustic chemicals, substances or waste x    
Loud noises (85+ decibels)  x    
Blood Borne Pathogens x    


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

N/S=Never/Seldom   O=Occasionally   F/C= Frequently/Continuously

Demand Frequency Description
Physical N/S O F/C  
Balancing     x On even or uneven surfaces/ground
Bending     x Tasks involve forward or backward bending at the waist
Climbing/Working at Heights x     Tasks involve climbing up or down stairs, ladders, scaffolding and platforms
Crawling x     Inspecting in confined spaces.  Moving about on hands and knees
Digging x     Tasks involve manual digging
Driving     x Tasks involve operating any motor powered vehicle on sealed and unsealed roads
Grasping     x Tasks involve gripping, holding, clasping with fingers or hands
Kneeling x     Tasks involve flexing/bending at the knees and ankles to work at low levels
Manual Dexterity     x Tasks involve fine finger movements i.e., keyboard operating, writing
Lift/Carry       Tasks involve raising/lowering or moving objects from one level/position to another (covered by the items below)
Up to 10 pounds     x
11-24 pounds     x
25-34 pounds x    
35-50 pounds x    
51-74 pounds x    
75-99 pounds x    
Over 100 pounds x    
Push / Pull   x   Tasks involve pushing/pulling objects away from or towards the body
Reaching   x   Tasks involve reaching overhead with arms raised above shoulder height or forward reaching with arms extended
Sitting     x Tasks involve remaining in a seated position during the task performance
Standing     x Tasks involve standing in an upright position without movement
Walking     x Walking considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces
Running x     Running considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces




Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment amongst other possible accommodations.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 411 bargaining unit represents this position. Therefore, there may be contract language which could require consideration in the selection process.



To apply, please submit your application online at Appraiser Technician | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)