Job Posting #86: Property Appraiser

Job Title:
Property Appraiser

South Carolina Department of Revenue 

Columbia, Rock Hill, Florence or Greenville 

Job Purpose:
Participate in field inspections and estimate the market value of the industrial property under SC jurisdiction

Job Duties:

  • Conduct field reviews and/or appraisals of manufacturing facilities through inspection and research with a focus on estimating fair market value
  • Utilize multiple computer systems, including DORWAY, Commercial Estimator, and APEX Sketch to assist with preparing appraisals and maintaining taxpayer data
  • Interpret and analyze system data to perform necessary updates and adjustments to taxpayer returns and files
  • Communicate effectively with taxpayers and/or representatives, local government personnel, other agency property analysts, property tax examiners, and other internal and external customers to explain property tax laws and regulations
  • Assist local government personnel and/or officials with issues and/or questions related to property tax administration through research and interpretation of property tax laws
  • Complete educational courses for licensing purposes and/or continuing education as required by SCDOR and SC Appraiser's Board


  • A bachelor's degree and experience in real estate appraisal
  • An appraisal designation may be substituted for the real estate appraisal experience
  • Relevant experience or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis with an approved equivalence by the Division of State Human Resources (DSHR).
  • A valid SC Driver's license is required and reliable 

Salary range: $43,030 - $79,616; The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies. 

How to Apply:
Apply online. Complete the application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be included but not substituted for completing the entire application. After reviewing your application, the SCDOR may contact you to complete an aptitude or skills assessment and personality profile (using Criteria Corp) or a one-way virtual interview (using Spark Hire).