Real Estate Appraiser

SUMMARY: Monitors the appraisal and assessment of all types of real property for tax assessment purposes for the Municipal and Property Division, Department of Revenue Administration.


Provides oral and written technical assistance, advice and guidance in the areas of assessing, appraising or equalization to municipal official, town counsel or independent municipal appraisers. Trains subordinates in these areas as required.

Monitors municipal appraisal activities including revaluations to ensure accurate and consistent appraisal techniques are being practiced state wide. Monitors private appraisal firms to ensure that they meet all statutory laws and state regulations. Routinely meets with town officials to discuss deficiencies in appraisal procedures. Offers constructive and reasonable alternatives to correct such deficiencies.

Holds meetings between municipal officials and the department to discuss appraisal, assessment or equalization related topics to ensure municipal officials understand statutory requirements, department rules and division policies.

Provides accurate and concise reports on municipal appraisal procedures. Advises supervisor of questionable appraisal techniques.

Instructs municipal officials on property tax laws and regulations including current use, exemptions, credits, timber tax and gravel tax.

Provides narrative appraisals for equalization purposes upon request. Testifies as expert witness in court to explain/defend appraisal data.

Acts as area supervisor in absence of the supervisor and assists in the training of Real Estate Appraiser Trainees.

Maintains strict adherence to the departmental laws and regulations pertaining to confidentiality of all tax information obtained from records, files, tax returns, and departmental investigations. 


EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in business administration, accounting, or engineering. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

EXPERIENCE: Four year's experience in appraising or assessing real property. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of formal education.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Valid New Hampshire driver's license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:   As a condition of employment to ensure suitability for exposure to confidential information all Department employees shall be subject to initial checks and periodic rechecks of their criminal background history, which may include an FBI background review, a state background review, and a check with local law enforcement agencies. The receipt of an unfavorable result may be grounds for disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

Candidates must apply through the State’s online recruitment system located at the link below. 

To apply, candidates must register and create a profile that outlines your experience and/or education.  Once you have registered and have created your profile you may apply for the State’s external job postings. 

Human Resources | NH Dept. of Administrative Services

For further information regarding this position, please contact Mr. Samuel Greene, Assistant Director.  Email:  Phone:  603-230-5963

Close Date: 
Monday, December 13, 2021
$47,307 - $66,729
Employer Name: 
Department of Revenue Administration, Municipal and Property Division