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Position Title: 

Centrally Assessed Appraiser - (21143412) 


To be the nation’s most citizen oriented, efficiently administered, state tax agency. 

The Montana Department of Revenue administers almost 40 state taxes, property appraisals, liquor laws, and unclaimed property for the state of Montana. The Business and Income Taxes Division manages a variety of Montana tax types that include business, individual, and natural resources.

REQUIRED: Attach cover letter & resume to be considered.

The Centrally Assessed  Appraiser performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include conducting complex valuation analysis and determinations of fair market value of centrally assessed properties for ad valorem tax purposes. The incumbent assists in defining the appraisal assignment, gathers and reviews data, develops benchmark and valuation models, and arrives at value conclusions. They also coordinate and provide a range of specialized services in support of ongoing program operations and activities including responding to taxpayer inquiries; explaining appraisal activities; dispute resolution; and participating in appeal hearings. The position does not supervise other staff.

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. ( or 406-444-9858)

(All computer systems and tax guidelines will be trained on the job.)

This position requires the successful completion of a background check and a state tax compliance status check.


The above skills are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, economics, public administration, engineering, real estate, construction technology, or related field; and 

  • Three years of job-related work experience. 

  • Preferred work experience includes property appraisal, business valuation, property assessment, construction, financial services, auditing, or related field.

  • The successful applicant will be required to obtain Montana certification in centrally assessed property appraisal at the earliest possible point based on the availability of funding and appropriate training opportunities.

Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis. 

If you have documented postsecondary education, please attach your transcripts for it to be considered in the evaluation process.


Applicant Pool Statement:  If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment:  This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.  


:  Business/Analyst/Statistics 

Salary: $

 55,353.00 - 57,616.00  Yearly Benefits Package Eligibility:  Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan  

Number of Openings

:  1 Employee Status:  Regular Schedule:  Full-Time 


:  Day Job 


:  Yes, 25 % of the Time  

Primary Location

:  Helena 

   Agency:  Department of Revenue Union:  Montana Federation of Public Employees Bargaining Unit:  006 - MFPE-Revenue  

Posting Date

:  Jan 30, 2022, 12:00:00 AM 

Closing Date (based on your computer's timezone)

:  Feb 20, 2022, 11:59:00 PM 

Required Application Materials:  Cover Letter, Resume  

Contact Name:  Human Resources  |  Contact Email:  |  Contact Phone:  406-444-9858 The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources (HR) system. Each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection. Anyone who needs a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the agency's HR staff identified on the job listing or by dialing the Montana Relay at 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer services including assistance with submitting an online application.

State government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political beliefs or affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.