Fayette County is a 4th Class County located in southwestern Pennsylvania strategically located between Pittsburgh & Morgantown West Virginia. Fayette County has 42 municipalities with 8 school districts. There are approximately 86,000 parcels. The last countywide reassessment occurred in 2003. The County utilizes Tyler Technologies Integrated Assessment System (IAS) software (CAMA) and MapInfo GIS system, in addition to Pictometry. Fayette County uses Robert Bailey & Associates (RBA) for billing and collections software applications for the Tax Assessment, Tax Claim Bureau, and County Treasurer Offices. Fayette County has approximately 3,000 parcels enrolled in Act 319, Clean & Green Preferential Assessment program. Six (6) municipalities have a LERTA (Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance) program, and there is also KOZ (Keystone Opportunity Zone).
Fayette County is a scenic and historical county with attractions such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water and Kentuck Knob, Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Friendship Hill State Park (home of Albert Gallatin) and Nemacolin Castle. Tourist attractions are Ohiopyle State Park (whitewater rafting), Great Allegheny Passage (150 miles of biking) as well as the Youghiogheny River Trail (23 miles). Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is a five star lodging, golf course, and Lady Luck Casino in the mountains near Chalk Hill. Portions of Seven Springs Ski resort are located in Fayette County.
Fayette County has an appointed three (3) member appeals board that conducts the hearing process for appeals. The office currently consists of Chief Assessor, Clean & Green Director/Deputy Director, 5 Assessors, 2 Mapping, Uniform Parcel Identification Clerk, Tax Collection Auditor, and clerical staff.
Qualifications are current CPE (Certified Pennsylvania Evaluator) license, Degree in Business, Real Estate background or related fields. Requires strong management and communications skills, budgetary adherence, technical computer knowledge, residential and commercial construction background and knowledge and have the ability to identify, analyze and solve issues independently. Have extensive knowledge of state, county regulations and policies governing real estate appraisal. Have thorough knowledge of The Consolidated County Assessment Law, Title 53, Chapter 88, as well as Act 319, PURTA and STEB reporting regulations and requirements.
A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.
Competitive salary is commensurate with experience and job history, excellent benefit package.
Position is expected to be filled in summer months of 2019.
Additional information may be found at our web site:
Assessment Office web site:
Deadline Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019
Human Resources Department
61 E. Main Street
Uniontown, PA 15401