Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

The Adams County Board of County Commissioners is seeking professional residential and/or commercial property appraisers and brokers, experienced in property valuation to serve as independent referees and hearing officers.

These hearing officers will conduct taxpayer appeal hearings between September 1 and October 31, 2021.  


This is a temporary, independent contractor position paying $75/hour, with a minimum guarantee of 4 hours per day during this time period.  


Qualified applicants may also be asked to serve as an Abatement Hearing Referee under C.R.S. 39-1-113, a Property Valuation Arbitrator under C.R.S. 39-8-108.5, or as a Hearing Officer for Qualifying Senior and Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemptions, under C.R.S. 39-3-203, each at the rate of $75/hour.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Hearing Officers will review valuation determinations set by the Adams County Assessor, conduct hearings with taxpayer citizens and representatives of the Assessor's office, and make findings and issue recommendations pursuant to C.R.S. §39-8-102 and 39-8-106.

Qualifications for Success

  • Applicants should be certified/licensed property appraisers (expired license okay) or should possess experience in residential or commercial property valuation. Must also possess excellent computer skills and the ability to manage a fast-paced hearing process and crowded hearing docket are desired.  Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

More Qualifications for Success

  • Must have or previously have had a Certified General License for either Residential and/or Commercial Real Estate (expired license acceptable).
  • Must have previous experience with residential and/or commercial/industrial appraising.
  • MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute a plus
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must not represent any taxpayer in any tax appeal, abatement request or valuation dispute in Adams County for the tax year in which appointment as a hearing officer is desired.

Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Adams County Government employment website. From there, please follow the application directions provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAY YOU SAW THE AD ON JOBING.COM!

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