Job Posting #73: Property Appraiser 

Job Title:
Property Appraiser


Columbia, Greenville, or Rock Hill South Carolina 

Job Purpose:
Our Property Analysts appraise and assess real property under the SCDOR's jurisdiction within an assigned geographical area and work with local government personnel to ensure the correct interpretation and implementation of property tax laws. 


  • Appraise and assess typical real property.
  • Conduct field reviews and/or appraisals of manufacturing facilities through inspection and research, with a focus on estimating fair market value.
  • Monitor fee-in-lieu of tax accounts.
  • Prepare documentation related to appeal requests.
  • Utilize multiple computer systems, including SCDOR's tax processing system DORWay, Commercial Estimator, and APEX Sketch to assist with preparing appraisals and maintaining taxpayer data.
  • Interpret and analyze system data to update and adjust taxpayer returns and files.
  • Communicate with taxpayers and/or representatives, local government personnel, other SCDOR property analysts, property tax examiners, and other customers to explain property tax laws and regulations.
  • Assist local government personnel with issues and/or questions related to property tax administration through research and interpretation of property tax laws.


  • A bachelor's degree.
  • Academic degrees must be from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Two years of real estate appraisal experience.
  • An appraisal license (L) (at minimum) from the SC Real Estate Appraisers Board.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Preferred Qualifications (Preferred qualifications are not required but are considered when setting a starting salary within the hiring range.)
  • Working knowledge of appraisal principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of SC Tax Laws and regulations.
  • Commercial appraisal knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively. 


$45,096 - $79,616 

How to Apply: