Appraiser Trainee Program
(1)For the purpose of this rule, “employee” includes, but is not limited to:
(a)Any person filling a position included in the assessor’s budget.
(b)Any person for whom the assessor has agreed to provide on the job training and is not in a position included in the assessor’s budget i.e. a person referred to the county assessor through a licensed vocational rehabilitation organization.
(2)To be enrolled in the Appraiser Trainee Program, an individual must:
(a)Be currently working a minimum of 20 hours per week in the office of a county assessor or meet the definition of ‘employee’ as described in (1).
(b)Obtain a written recommendation from the county assessor to be accepted into the training program. The county assessor shall make a written request to the Department of Revenue Training Coordinator, Property Tax Division, to have the employee enrolled in the Appraiser Trainee Program.
(3)Completion or termination of the Appraiser Trainee Program:
(a)Each person enrolled in the Appraiser Trainee Program must complete the requirements of the training plan within two years from the date of enrollment in the program.
(b)The trainee will automatically be terminated from the program upon termination of employment with the county assessor. Upon reemployment with a county assessor, the trainee may request reinstatement. Reinstatement must be approved by the county assessor and the Department of Revenue Training Coordinator. When reinstated, the total participation time in the program may not exceed two years.
(1)Issue a certificate of completion to the trainee.
(2)Issue a Certification of Affidavit to the Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources Services Division.
Rule 150-308-0030 — Appraiser Trainee Program,