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24-03619 Business Assessor I

The Office of Property Valuation has an opening for a Business Assessor I in the Division of State Valuation, Personal Property Omitted Section. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who has the ability to communicate clearly and concisely to elected officials, staff, and other managers.

As a Business Assessor I for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, you will provide direct technical assistance to PVAs and local officials to resolve tax matters.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Learns to review and audit tax returns and financial records of businesses to produce the fair cash value assessment.
  • Learns to prepare and compute assessment notices and apportions amounts among county and local taxing jurisdictions using the agency’s data systems and software.
  • Confers verbally and by written correspondence with taxpayers, county/local officials regarding assessment methods, regulations, procedures, and property tax laws.
  • Reviews reports and published data from various sources related to taxation to develop new approaches to determining valuation of taxable properties.
  • Research tax laws, regulations, circulars and policies on one or all state taxes administered by the Department of Revenue.

The successful candidate must possess clear communication skills to work with taxpayers in person or over the telephone and in writing, sometimes in confrontational situations.

Additional / Supplemental information:

  • Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • Required to comply with all tax laws
  • Mostly at a desk using a computer and telephone
  • Some travel for training and education.
  • We offer opportunities for Flexible work schedules.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics or a related field.






Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Professional experience in auditing of taxes related to property administration, property assessment, or appraisal will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.



Working Conditions

Incumbents working in this job title primarily perform duties in an office setting.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Brad Boyd at or 502-564-6839.


An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D