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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/05/18

Applications Due09/20/18

Vacancy ID58651

AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleReal Property Analyst 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address WA Harriman Campus

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for transfer or reachable on the appropriate Civil Service
eligible list.

Duties Description This posting is for positions in the Valuation Services Bureau and the Equalization & Central Services Bureau.
Under the general direction of the Real Property Analyst 2 or other higher level manager, the Real Property Analyst 1 may perform (but not be limited to) the following essential functions:
• Analyze and evaluate data to establish equalization rates, railroad ceilings, special franchise assessments and utility advisory appraisals;
• Analyze valuation inventory reports and assist assessors in developing computer valuation models;
• Develop specifications for, and assist in developing, modifying and testing internal software applications used by ORPTS;
• Perform ratio analysis and associated tasks to determine municipal levels of assessment;
• Develop specifications for, and assist in developing, modifying, testing, installing and upgrading the State issued real property software in local government offices, answer questions about the system, and conduct classroom and on-the-job training for ORPTS and local government staff;
• Review and evaluate current assessment administration practices within a municipality;
• Interact with local government officials and vendors in all phases of reassessment activity; provide guidance and advice to local municipalities and other customers;
• Write agency reference manuals, handbooks and technical reports and develop training materials;
• Conduct training sessions for regional and central office staff and local assessors about market value surveys, commercial data collection and field review procedures;
• Evaluate sales and property tax data from localities, utility companies and other NYS agencies;
• Draft detailed documentation to support appraisals and detailed appraisal narratives;
• Gather and analyze sales, financing, rental, detailed structural, and expense information and company financial statements used to appraise property in accordance with the Division’s uniform procedures and guidelines;
• Train Division staff and local government officials in the use of RPSv4;
• Analyze data used to appraise property based on the Division’s uniform procedures and guidelines;
• Determine compliance with laws and rules regarding the State aid program;
• May serve as subject matter expert and/or lead worker on other assigned projects, as needed;
• Assist in preparing procedures and work plans; provide guidance and advice to local municipalities and other customers; may conduct public presentations;
• Supervise support staff and may train and mentor staff, as needed;
• Adhere to the time and attendance regulations of the Department.

Additional Comments This position may be filled as a two-year traineeship. Successful completion of the traineeship will result in advancement to Grade 18.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Rachel Bryce or Marian Agars

Telephone (518) 457-6956


Email Address


Street W A Harriman Campus

Building 8A

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a letter of interest and resume.

If applicable, include your social security number to determine transfer eligibility.

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