Property Valuation Spclist 2 Job at State of Montana – 3.5 Montana

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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 Property Assessment Division manages Montana’s property tax laws, including the valuation of all taxable property for property tax purposes.


The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. The Property Valuation Specialist (PVS) coordinates and performs a range of specialized property appraisal and assessment support services to facilitate data research, verification, computation, and processing procedures; provides general office and program support services; researches and compiles general program information; ensures consistent messaging on policies, procedures, and statutes; and coordinates with other program staff and managers as necessary to respond to unusual or specialized requests. The PVS provides customer service, including property owners visiting the PAD office, phone calls or other electronic communications. The PVS provides open communications and direct support to local government staff. The position reports to an area manager and does not directly supervise other staff.

The successful candidate will work out of the Butte filed office, but may be required to travel up to 50% of the time and work in all 9 counties within region 4, depending on workload demands. (Region 4 counties include Silver Bow, Beaverhead, Gallatin, Madison, Powell, Deer Lodge, Granite, Park and Jefferson.)

***This is an incomplete list of job duties. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources. ([email protected] 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 qualifications desired on the first day of work are:
One year of post-secondary education or training; and

One year of job-related experience.

Work experience may include appraisal, assessment, auditing, accounting, banking, data entry, bookkeeping, records management, customer service or a real estate related field.

Must pass the department’s CORE Assessment training, within the first year of employment.

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.

Job: Business/Analyst/Statistics

Salary: $ 38,367.00 – 39,922.00 Yearly

Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings: 2

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Primary Location: Butte

Other Locations: Bozeman

Agency: Department of Revenue

Union: Montana Federation of Public Employees

Bargaining Unit: 006 – MFPE-Revenue

Posting Date: Aug 4, 2022, 11:59:38 AM

Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone): Aug 22, 2022, 12:59:00 AM

Required Application Materials: Resume

Contact Name: Human Resources | Contact Email: [email protected] | Contact Phone: 14064449858

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