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Real Property Appraiser

Lumpkin County is accepting applications for the position of Real Property Appraiser. This is a full time, benefits eligible position.



This position performs field appraisals of the typical types of real and personal property.


  • Locates, measures, documents, and values residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial property by conducting on site reviews by measuring structures and sketching improvements;
  • Enters data into computer and generates reports;
  • Prepare appeals for board of equalization hearings;
  • Defends county valuations before board of equalization, arbitration, and/or superior court;
  • Researches deeds and plats for valuation purposes;
  • Assists other county personnel by providing information regarding property ownership, addresses, descriptions, locations, and values;
  • Inspects new construction and major improvements to existing structures to determine values;
  • Performs data entry and other clerical work as required for project completion;
  • Assists taxpayers with information, questions, concerns and requests.
  • Gathers new construction permits from planning office;
  • Visits and reviews taxpayer returns;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent;

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Obtain Appraiser “I” Certification within first year of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in using computers for data entry;
  • Skill in the use small office equipment, including copy machines, calculators, or multi-line telephone systems;
  • Mathematical skills to perform statistical analysis
  • Ability to organize and communicate effectively.

Employment contingent upon passing a background check, physical exam, and post offer drug screening.


Click here to download an Employment Application


Click here to download Self Identification Form


Send, fax or email the application to:

Director of Community & Employee Services
99 Courthouse Hill, Suite A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Fax 706.864.4760