STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: DATA COLLECTOR
Class Code: 3018-14 Date Established: 12-11-95
Occupational Code: 9-2-6 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To collect real estate measurement and inspection data used for tax purposes in reevaluations conducted by the Property Appraisal Division.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Inspects property, compiles field notes and data required for real estate appraisal of residential, commercial and industrial properties.
· Inputs inspection and measurement data into pen-based computer.
· Measures exterior of properties, noting amenities and classifying building.
· Compiles a sketch of all existing buildings located on the property using a pen-based computer and also recording the condition of each building and all other pertinent data.
· Assembles relevant data from interior inspection of buildings, noting quality and condition of predetermined items.
· Maintains confidentiality of appraisal values.
· Interacts with tax-payers, town officials and co-workers.
· Maintains accuracy of recorded information while meeting required per parcel production quotas.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires no supervision of employees or functions.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Associate's degree or its equivalent from a recognized college or technical institute with a major study in business administration, statistics, accounting, information systems, or a related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Two years' experience in accounting, auditing, statistics, real estate or related work experience. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: Possession of a valid driver's license and/or have access to transportation for statewide travel.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of basic mathematical concepts. Knowledge of land economics in the utilization of property. Ability to learn current methods used in property appraisal work. Ability to utilize a variety of manuals used in property appraisal work. Ability to use inductive and deductive reasoning. Ability to read and understand property descriptions. Ability to learn and apply laws relating to property appraisal work. Ability to make decisions. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to document work performed in a logical and concise manner. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, municipal officials, property owners and the public. Ability to defend decisions. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 08/12/02