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Position: Benefits Specialist Status: Open Post Date: 10/28/2021 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the HR/Benefits Specialist is responsible to assist in the administration of employee benefit and retirement programs, which include FMLA, Workers’ Compensation, COBRA functions, the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and the 457(b) plan, and insurance plans and policies, such as medical, dental, vision, life and disability. This position requires a broad understanding of a wide variety of human resources and benefit functions effectively supporting the agency’s needs. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency, competency and satisfactory completion of regularly assigned work in an independent manner.

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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 7/17/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches.

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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 1/14/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques used in the valuation of commercial properties to determine fair market value. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of complex tasks requiring considerable independent judgment in the assembly of data and facts and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to formulate objective, equitable, and defensible estimates of value.

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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 7/17/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques used in the valuation of commercial properties to determine fair market value. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of complex tasks requiring considerable independent judgment in the assembly of data and facts and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to formulate objective, equitable, and defensible estimates of value.

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Position: Commercial Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 10/23/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The Commercial Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of commercial real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market, income and cost approaches.

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Position: Customer Service Specialist
Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Status: Open Post Date: 9/12/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
Customer Service Specialist
Due to continued growth in Polk County, this is a newly approved budgeted position.

General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Customer Service Specialist is responsible to assist the public including: surveyors, engineers, realtors, financial institutions, title companies, and other public and private agencies; with acquiring information relating to a wide variety of topics including: property location, property value, tax exemptions, and ownership. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring excellent customer service standards, responding efficiently to customer inquiries and maintaining high customer satisfaction.

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Data Entry Specialist
Status: Open Post Date: 1/21/2022 Apply for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Data Entry Specialist is responsible to enter data gathered by field appraisers, submitted by governmental agencies, or provided by property owners or other sources into the Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring data entered is correct, valuation changes are accurate, and excellent customer service standards are maintained.

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Position: Customer Service Representative
Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Status: Open Post Date: 7/14/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Customer Service Specialist is responsible to assist the public including: surveyors, engineers, realtors, financial institutions, title companies, and other public and private agencies; with acquiring information relating to a wide variety of topics including: property location, property value, tax exemptions, and ownership. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring excellent customer service standards, responding efficiently to customer inquiries and maintaining high customer satisfaction.

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Position: Tangible Data Entry Specialist Status: Open Post Date: 7/25/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Tangible Data Entry Specialist is responsible to enter tangible personal property information including: Tangible / Business Assets, New business accounts, Mobile Home and Mobile Home Park data, and Tangible assessment data gathered by field appraisers, submitted by customer service staff, and/or provided by tax payers.

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Position: Deeds Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 4/28/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision, the Deed Analyst is responsible for researching and data entry of documents recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Research includes analyzing documents to determine property ownership for the tax roll, plotting legal descriptions, and verifying location of property. All new Deed Analysts will receive substantial on-the-job training including a 3 day course on Reading and Interpreting Property Descriptions. After training, a deputy in this position should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Department of Revenue (DOR) Real Property Transfer Qualification Codes in order to properly code sales that will be used for appraisal analysis. In addition, the Deed Analyst position requires knowledge of exemptions and capping to correctly update existing exemptions and determine appropriate capping when property ownership changes are entered. This position also requires the Deeds Analyst to develop an understanding of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. An analyst in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring data entered is correct and excellent customer service standards are maintained. Salary commensurate with experience. Bi-lingual preferred.

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Position: Exemption Specialist Status: Open Post Date: 11/5/2021 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Exemptions Specialist is responsible to process (approve / deny) exemption applications in the following categories: Personal (Homestead, Senior, Widower, etc.), Disability, Veteran / First Responder, Affordable / Multi-Family Housing, Charitable, Educational, Homes for Special Services, Hospital, Literary, Nursing Homes, Religious, Scientific, Sewer / Waste Water Systems, Conservation Easement, and Economic Development. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring exemptions are processed correctly, valuation changes are accurate, and excellent customer service standards are maintained.

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Position: Exemptions Specialist I Status: Open Post Date: 7/14/2020 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the Exemptions Specialist is responsible to process (approve / deny) exemption applications in the following categories: Personal (Homestead, Senior, Widower, etc.), Disability, Veteran / First Responder, Affordable / Multi-Family Housing, Charitable, Educational, Homes for Special Services, Hospital, Literary, Nursing Homes, Religious, Scientific, Sewer / Waste Water Systems, Conservation Easement, and Economic Development. In addition, this position requires knowledge of the assessment process, exemptions available to the public, mobile home titles, tax value, the tax roll process, and general information related to the services and programs offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s office; and other elected officials and governmental offices. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of tasks with a focus on ensuring exemptions are processed correctly, valuation changes are accurate, and excellent customer service standards are maintained.

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Position: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapper Status: Open Post Date: 4/21/2021 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision, the GIS Mapper is responsible to produce accurate ownership maps and maintain the GIS base map and data layers. This responsibility includes accurately updating the tax roll to reflect ownership and taxing authority information. The GIS Mapper position requires a broad understanding of GIS and Mapping concepts. Employees in this position must be able to perform difficult and complex preparation of specialized maps and may be involved in the analysis, production, data maintenance, and implementation of GIS projects.

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Position: Information Security Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 5/6/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under limited supervision the Information Security Analyst (ISA) is responsible to plan, design, document, and implement security measures to protect the Polk County Property Appraiser’s (PCPA) computer networks and systems from cyber-attacks. The ISA will lead PCPA efforts to develop organization wide best practices for Information Technology (IT) security. The Information Security Analyst plays a vital role in keeping PCPA sensitive information secure and will work with all PCPA departments to identify and correct defects in security systems, solutions and programs while recommending and implementing specific measures that can improve the PCPA overall security posture. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Position: IT Support Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 7/22/2019 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under general supervision the IT Support Analyst is responsible to provide technical support, consultation, and training to clients of computer or other technology based systems used and/or offered by the Polk County Property Appraiser’s (PCPA) Information Technology (IT) department. The IT Support Analyst role requires a broad understanding of a wide variety of technologies to effectively support clients’ technical needs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must as this position will interact directly with a wide range of clients.

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Position: IT Systems Technician Status: Open Post Date: 6/27/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Systems Technician is responsible to assist in the maintenance of the organization’s computer systems and networks. This is analytical work providing consultation, support, troubleshooting and/or training to clients of computer or other technology based systems. The Systems Technician may provide technical support of hardware, applications, operating systems and networking. This position requires a broad understanding of a wide variety of technologies to effectively support clients’ technical needs. Employees at this level are not usually involved in application development or network design; but may participate in system integration and network analysis activities. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Position: Land Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 1/6/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Land Appraiser is responsible for the assembly of data and analysis of facts in order to formulate estimates of property land values. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques required to estimate the market value of land. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of complex tasks requiring considerable independent judgment in the assembly of data and facts and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to formulate objective, equitable, and defensible estimates of value.

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Position: On Site Application Developer Status: Open Post Date: 5/21/2018 Search for position on Indeed.com
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Under general supervision the Application Developer is responsible for the development, analysis, and implementation, of small systems and maintenance and support of small to moderate systems. The developer will work on site at our Bartow, FL office.

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Position: Residential Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 11/5/2021 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Residential Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of residential real estate for the purpose of ad valorem taxation through the application of standard appraisal techniques including the market and cost approaches. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques used in the valuation of residential properties to determine fair market value. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of complex tasks requiring considerable independent judgment in the assembly of data and facts and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in order to formulate objective, equitable, and defensible estimates of value.

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Position: Software Developer Status: Open Post Date: 9/12/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
Software Developer
Due to continued growth in Polk County, this is a newly approved budgeted position.

General Description of Position
Under general supervision, the Software Developer is responsible for the development, from analysis through implementation, of software applications and the maintenance and support of existing applications. This position requires a broad understanding of a wide variety of technologies to effectively support the needs of the Property Appraiser’s office. The Software Developer plans, designs, tests and deploys computer programs and applications. Their duties include identifying the needs of users, outlining technical requirements and specifications and overseeing programming activities. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Position: SQL/Report Analyst Status: Open Post Date: 3/1/2016 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
Under limited guidance, the SQL / Report Analyst is responsible for ad-hoc SQL query creation, report writing and data analysis / validation.

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Position: System Administrator Status: Open Post Date: 5/4/2017 Search for position on Indeed.com
Basic Purpose
The System Administrator assists in the implementation and maintenance of the organization's computer systems and networks.

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Position: Tangible Personal Property (TPP) Appraiser Status: Open Post Date: 4/13/2022 Search for position on Indeed.com
General Description of Position
Under general supervision the Tangible Personal Property (TPP) Appraiser is responsible for the assessment of tangible personal property accounts for the purpose of ad valorem taxation. This position requires knowledge of Ad Valorem assessments and an understanding of the procedures and techniques in the valuation of tangible personal property to determine fair market value. A deputy in this position performs various data entry functions utilizing data entry software and hardware. Work involves a variety of complex tasks requiring considerable independent judgment in the assembly of data and facts in order to formulate objective, equitable, and defensible estimates of value. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Important Dates

Web site date
Friday, August 12, 2022

Mail out date
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

File a petition deadline
Monday, September 12, 2022

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2022 Late Filing Period
3/2/2022 - 9/12/2022

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Office Locations
TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/1/2022

Extension Request Period
3/18/2022 - 4/1/2022

Veteran's Day
11/11/2022

Thanksgiving
11/24/2022 - 11/25/2022

Christmas
12/23/2022 - 12/26/2022

New Year's Day
1/2/2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/16/2023

Good Friday
4/7/2023

Memorial Day
5/29/2023

Independence Day
7/4/2023

Labor Day
9/4/2023