Employer: Cowley County 311 E 9th Winfield KS 67156

Under the direction of the Personal Property Appraiser II and/or County Appraiser, the Personal Property Appraiser I performs appraisal work within the personal property venue.  This employee is required to gather data, classify, and value all types of personal property and/or assists all clerical personnel in meeting required deadlines.  This position supports all activities of the clerical staff to insure that all functions of the department are accomplished in accordance with Property Valuation Division (PVD) guidelines and State Statutes.  Understand and be able to explain the sub classes pertaining to personal property; Conduct payment under protest and equalization level hearings of personal property; Originate refunds on exempted tagged vehicles; Assist in filing exemption and grievance forms; Assist with preparation of the personal property tax roll for certification to the County Clerk;

Required education is high school diploma or GED equivalent; 2 year technical degree or equivalent education and experience in related field required. Successful completion of PVD sponsored classes: Personal Property Valuation and Assessment, Personal Property Motor Vehicle, and Introductory and Advanced Oil and Gas.  Minimum 3 years’ experience in ad valorem taxation of personal property; at least one year experience working in a clerical office setting.


Applications may be picked up in the County Administrator’s Office or to download a County application please visit our website at  Please e-mail to or mail all applications by Monday September 30, 2019 to: Human Resources, Attn: Kristi Imel, 311 E. 9th Winfield, Kansas 67156.


Cowley County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.