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Valuations Clerk II
Bonneville County Idaho Falls, ID

Valuations Clerk II

Bonneville County
Idaho Falls, ID
Expired: April 09, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time

April 9, 2024

TO: All Interested Persons

Bonneville County is now accepting applications for the following position:

Position: Valuations Clerk II

Starting Salary: Pay Grade 8 - starting salary $15.30 per hour.

Work Hours: 40 hours a week

Closing Date: Posting will close May 9, 2024 or when filled, whichever comes first.

* Applications will be reviewed beginning April 16, 2024 and interviews will begin the last week of April.


Perform a variety of working level clerical duties as required to expedite the processing and filing of various forms, reports, documents, and materials related to personal and real property appraisals and value computations as needed to update county assessment rolls.


Work under the general supervision of the Valuation Supervisor.




Provide clerical assistance to appraisers; schedule appointments; receive and process materials and documents related to real, personal, and mobile home property appraisal; routinely review appraisal forms to ensure standard information is provided to enable proper computations of property value; maintain log of all land schedule changes and updates assessment roll(s).

Provide field assistance to appraisers; may accompany appraisers to property locations; prepare and complete field notes and documentation related to property issues, descriptions, etc.; take measurements, photographs, make diagrams and make field notes related to owner interviews and appraiser observations.

Verify values and process forms by following established procedures; may accompany appraisers in the field and assist in gathering property information; perform property drawings.

Operate a computer terminal to retrieve data related to property descriptions, appraisals, valuations, ownerships, title transfers, etc.; maintain various computerized and hard copy files; monitor, organize, and update personal and/or real property records and files; organize files according to tax code, subdivision, townships, ranges, ownership, property descriptions, etc.; type labels and prepare folders as needed to legally preserve current property information.

Receive requests for property information from property owners, real estate agencies, title companies and potential buyers; search files and summary folders for owner, address, and legal description; respond to property owner questions related to tax assessments and assists with completing and processing property valuation appeal forms; type, prepare and file appropriate copies of appeal.

Verify and prepare regular reports showing local activity in property development, housing starts; property transactions etc.; monitor status of building permits or appraisers; respond to public inquires related to property values.

Monitor community business starts through telephone directory, Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.) reports to assure all taxable personal property is accounted for on assessment rolls.

Prepare and mails personal property declaration sheets to newly established businesses; record and process personal property declared as taxable; update division records to include all additions to assessment rolls.

Assist in preparation of annual review of personal property declarations; conduct mailing of declaration sheets to all county businesses to identify and verify increases or reduction in taxable personal property.

Conduct telephone follow-up with businesses that have been slow to respond to declaration request; respond to inquiries regarding personal property assessment or defer the inquiry to the supervisor as necessary; update division records and files to reflect changes in taxable personal property; utilize depreciation schedules to accurately determine tax assessment on reported property.

Perform general office duties; answer telephone; greet and assist public over office counter; answer questions or refer individuals to proper staff personnel; provide general assistance to customers, assist with completion of circuit breaker and homeowner exemption applications.

Perform related duties as required.


1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school;


B. Two (2) years of experience performing above or related duties.


C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge of standard office procedures and policies; property tax numbering system and codes; good English usage, grammar, and spelling; basic mathematics involving the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and percentages; the operation of standard office machinery; complex filing systems, alphabetical and numerical; computer terminal operation; interrelationships of each division within department of county assessor; telephone etiquette; appraisal terminology; value tables and their use; basic interpersonal communication skills; various tax exemption forms and application processes. Some knowledge of property appraisal and tax assessment processes and laws; homeowner and circuit breaker exemption programs; various computer applications.

Ability to follow written or oral instructions; work in a standard office setting requiring extensive sitting or standing; perform accurate mathematical computations; write legibly; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

3. Special Qualifications:

Must be able to operate standard calculator and be highly proficient in keyboard and 10-Key skills. Must pass State of Idaho Tax Commission Appraisal Course I.

4. Work Environment:

Work is performed in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular exertion, but do require physical activities related to mobility, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity is required to perform essential functions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking and guided problem solving.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of individuals in the job. This job description is not an employment agreement and/or an expressed or implied employment contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

AA/EOE/ADA - Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.


Bonneville County

605 N Capital Ave

Idaho Falls, ID
83402 USA



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