City of New Berlin 

The City of New Berlin invites applicants for the position of Appraiser.


The Appraiser, under general supervision, will perform work of considerable difficulty in appraising real estate for tax assessment purposes and perform related work as required.  This is a full-time position.  


  • Conduct field and office appraisals of residential, commercial, special-purpose, personal and

vacant properties.

  • Perform sales review and analysis.

  •  Gather, record and analyze a variety of data such as zoning, selling and asking prices, income and building costs in order to make appraisals.

  • Assist in the completion of an annual assessment roll.

  •  Review complaints about property assessments, conduct field inspections and submit recommendation for consideration at hearings.

  •  Prepare and defend contested assessments at Board of Review appeal hearings and in court proceedings.

  •  Maintain and update property information on file.

  • Other duties as assigned.



​An Associate degree in real estate, assessment, finance or related field is required along with three years of experience in the appraisal of real and personal property. Assessor II level certification from the State of Wisconsin is preferred. Must have a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  •  Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of real estate appraisal including laws and

ordinances pertaining to the assessment of real and personal property.

  • Knowledge of local economic conditions affecting property values.

  • Knowledge of mathematical formulas and statistical measures used in real property appraisal.

  • Direct experience with Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) systems.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, courteously and tactfully with staff and public.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Ability to prepare and deliver public presentations.

  • Knowledge of citywide revaluations and experience with such.


PAY RANGE:  $50,549.00 - $53,627.00 Annually

For detailed information, please view the formal job posting. To apply online, please click here.

Deadline October 26, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. CST.  

Due Date

10/26/2020 @12:30 p.m.

Date Posted on WAAO Website


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