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Tangible Personal Property Evaluator Trainee
Title:Tangible Personal Property Evaluator Trainee
Department:Tangible Personal Property
Application Deadline:03/31/2014

Under the general direction of the Tangible Personal Property Director, this position includes technical fieldwork in the appraisal of tangible personal property for assessment purposes.  Supervision is received from a superior who checks work upon completion for accuracy and thoroughness and who personally assists on difficult field appraisals.

Incumbents function in a trainee capacity to gain proficiency in the duties listed and become eligible for promotion to Tangible Personal Property Evaluator I. Employees in this class are required to complete a 1 year training program as defined by the agency and complete the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Course 101. Upon certification by the Agency Head or designated representative of successful completion of training, incumbents will be promoted to TPP Evaluator I. the training period may be extended by the appointing authority due to extenuating circumstances

  1. Conducts on-site inspections to locate, list and value tangible personal property.
  2. Determines value of taxable tangible personal property using information provided on tangible personal property returns, and investigates incomplete or questionable returns.
  3. Investigates inquires and complaints concerning value; confers with property owners or their representatives to explain the method, procedures, and policies with respect to the value placed on tangible personal property.
  4. Collects, updates and inputs data from multiple sources into the computer system related to tangible personal property type, age, location, size, condition, use, purchase price and market value.
  5. Must attend & pass IAAO Course 101 within the first year.
(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Deputies will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.)


  1. Knowledge of appraisal practices and procedures related to tangible personal property valuation.
  2. Knowledge of Florida Statutes and rules of the Department of Revenue related to tangible personal property appraisal.
  3. Knowledge of general accounting and bookkeeping practices and procedures
  4. Ability to tactfully answer questions and give information to the public.
  5. Ability to make rapid and accurate mathematical calculations.
  6. Ability to prepare and submit concise records on field inspections.
  7. Ability to asset field assignments with a minimum of supervision in all types of neighborhoods.

  1. High school graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalent diploma.
  2. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)


1. Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s license.


- Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
- Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid)
- Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
- Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)


- Most work will be performed within an office environment
- Some work may involve outside field investigations that may require exposure to various weather conditions


- Consistent attendance and punctuality are essential requirements of the position.

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job classification. All incumbents may not perform all job duties listed and some incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.



Brevard County Property Appraiser Benefits For Both Part Time And Full Time Permanent Deputies
  • 12 Vacation Days per Year *
  • 11 Paid Holidays per Year *
  • 12 Sick Days per Year *
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Direct Deposit
  • Deferred Compensation Program
* Part time permanent employees receive leave accrual and holidays on a pro rata basis. 

For Full-Time Deputies Only
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Dental, Vision, and Dependent Health Insurance available at group rates


Veteran's Preference in appointment applies when candidates are considered substantially equally qualified for a position. In that case, pursuant to Florida law, the veteran must be given preference.
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