SAMA is the recognized leader and authority on property assessment, and Saskatchewan's service provider of choice. SAMA develops, regulates, and delivers a stable, cost-effective assessment system that is accurate, up-to-date, universal, equitable and understandable.
The Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) is an independent agency with responsibility to the Province of Saskatchewan and local governments (municipalities). Provincial legislation mandates SAMA to develop and maintain the province’s assessment policies, standards and procedures; audit assessments, and review and confirm municipal assessment rolls; and provide property valuation services to local governments (municipalities).
The successful candidate will join SAMA’s Assessment Services Division in this full-time, 18-month term position. Reporting to the Regional Manager and as a member of the Weyburn Assessment Team, the Appraisal Agrologist’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Applying assessment methods and procedures in the valuation of agricultural land and urban properties throughout the region;
- Applying recognized valuation approaches to determine the values of agricultural and non-agricultural land, single-family and multi-family dwellings, duplexes, apartments, commercial, and light industrial properties;
- Inputting and processing collected valuation data into the Agency's mass appraisal computer system;
- Researching and responding to enquiries from the general public and government officials.
To be considered for this position, applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan or other recognized university with a major in Soil Sciences, Agronomy, or Agricultural Economics. You must also be registered or eligible for registration as an Articling Agrologist or Professional Agrologist with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists (SIA).
Candidates must have excellent public relations and communication skills, as well as the ability to exercise good judgement to make sound decisions. Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook) and a valid class five (5) driver’s licence are position requirements.
Both a cover letter and resume will be used in the screening process.
Candidates under consideration may be required to participate in a numeracy, mathematical, and/or computer proficiency assessment to determine position suitability.
For external candidates, employment with the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal record check.
SAMA offers an attractive benefits package focusing on work/life balance. Benefits include vacation leave and Earned Days Off, pension plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as professional development and continuous training opportunities.
August 14, 2020
$2457 - $3305 (bi-weekly)