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Commercial and Industrial Field Data Specialist

Company: City Of Indianapolis and Marion County
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary

Position is responsible for the inspection, data collection, recording, and analysis of all assigned commercial and industrial field assessment within Marion County. Will ensure that all commercial and industrial field information is properly measured and input into the property tax database in a timely manner so that it may be used by the Assessment Division and other city and county agencies.

Position Responsibilities

Ensures that all commercial and industrial property in Marion County is assessed according to Indiana law, Department of Local Government Finance rules, and the standards of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).

Performs quality control checking on work product as previously assessed to ensure all additions or deletions of property are correctly processed for all commercial and industrial parcels.

Reads and analyzes site plans and construction blueprints for commercial and industrial parcels.

Consults with Commercial and Industrial Field Manager and Deputy Director of Commercial and Industrial Assessment to resolve assessment discrepancies.

Coordinates with taxpayers or taxpayer designees to gain access to property as required.

Makes significant contributions to the assessment of commercial and industrial parcels by applying demonstrated knowledge.

Coordinates with GIS department, permit and zoning departments and other government agencies as required.

Measures all attached or detached utility and storage buildings to ensure proper assessment of parcel.

Evaluates and determines if parcel is Commercial and Industrial or personal property.

Measures and assess commercial property including large sky rise facilities up to 20 or more floors with multiple offices, utility and conference rooms.

Assesses structures for required number of sprinkler systems required to meet Fire and Safety Regulations.

Utilizes different measuring techniques for fire proof materials, steel, and wood to accurately assess parcel.

Schedules and prioritizes routing and workloads of assigned parcels.

Assists all persons who visit office, who call over the telephone or meet with manager or subordinates in the field.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years' prior work related experience are required. Applicants must be certified by the DLGF as a Level II Assessor/Appraiser or be willing to earn that certification within six months of hiring. Must have knowledge of construction terminology. Effective project management, computer, and communication skills are required. Knowledge of imaging systems and other software is required. Applicants must have the ability to assist customers in a professional and courteous manner, whether it's face-to-face, by email, or over the telephone. The position requires attention to detail and candidates must be able to type, create, and edit reports as needed, and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Must possess or obtain and hold a valid Indiana Driver's License. All activities must comply with state law.

Independent Judgment

The position requires the knowledge of established laws and IAAO standards, which control most of the actions in this position. Independent judgment, subject to supervisory oversight, is used when there are no available policies and procedures. Other duties and tasks are routine in nature and performed under moderate supervision following standard procedures.

Keywords: City Of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indianapolis , Commercial and Industrial Field Data Specialist, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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