Job Opportunity

Auditor-Appraiser I/II
San Mateo County

Date Posted: 

January 19, 2022


$5,945 – $8,216/Month


The Auditor-Appraiser I/II will be responsible for:

  • Obtaining, processing, and analyzing data for the timely completion of audits and appraisals of tangible and taxable property for assessment purposes.
  • Completing appraisals of property and performing audits of property owner reports, records, and declarations.
  • Initially under close supervision, an individual hired at the Auditor-Appraiser I level is trained in performing routine audits and making appraisals of routine property types.

An individual hired at the Auditor-Appraiser II level will be fully competent to independently perform auditing duties. The Personal Property Division consists of two Principal Auditor-Appraisers, five Senior Auditor-Appraisers, six Auditor-Appraisers, and two Assessor Recorder Technicians, who are managed by a Chief Appraiser. The Assessor sets the value of the tangible assets possessed by more than 15,000 businesses operating in San Mateo County, thereby establishing their taxable value. The Assessor also sets the value of 4,000 boats and 400 private aircraft owned here.


We are seeking a goal-oriented individual who can organize and plan their workload accordingly to achieve yearly audit goals. The successful candidate is self-directed yet also effective in working with a team. The ideal candidate will have experience in accounting and in auditing of business, be fully competent to independently perform auditing duties, and have two or more years of experience performing appraisal audits for tax assessment purposes. Knowledge of boats and aircraft is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting is highly desired. Acquisition within one year of appointment of a permanent Property Tax Appraiser Certificate issued by the California State Board of Equalization. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.

How to Apply:

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website by clicking here. Applications are only accepted online. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. EOE

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