Becoming a Principal Appraiser would allow you to be involved with the Chief County Assessment Office within local government, ranging from operational and communicative duties to serving as a representative of the department and the County. Your day will consist of managing various cases, utilization of a mass appraisal system, generating and distributing reports to up to 18 township offices, and complete special projects as assigned. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.
In order to be successful in this role you should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Individuals should first be a high energy teammate ready to collaborate with others, have a working knowledge of real estate, real property appraisal work, construction, or a related field, possess the ability to effectively problem solve, have the ability to communicate within the team and the public, and work both individually and in a team atmosphere.
Requires Certified Residential Appraiser license in the State of Illinois and Certified Illinois Assessing Officer designation from the Illinois Property Assessment Institute. Assessing Officer Licensure.
Additional Salary Information: $52,000 - $66,000
About Lake County
Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.