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APPLICANTS FOR SPECIAL MAGISTRATE & APPLICANTS FOR COUNSEL TO THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD

ESCAMBIA COUNTY – PUBLIC NOTICE

 

APPLICANTS FOR SPECIAL MAGISTRATE

 

THE CLERK OF THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD IS NOW ACCEPTING SEALED APPLICATIONS for APPRAISER SPECIAL MAGISTRATE and ATTORNEY SPECIAL MAGISTRATE for 2017.  Special Magistrates must be licensed in the State of Florida and meet the following criteria, but need not be residents of the county in which he or she serves:

 

1)      Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the state may not serve as special magistrates.

2)      A special magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications shall be a member of The Florida Bar with not less than 5 years experience in the area of ad valorem taxation.

3)      A special magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of real estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than 5 years experience in real property valuation.

4)      A special magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of tangible personal property shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser’s organization with not less than 5 years experience in tangible personal property valuation (either attorney or appraiser).

5)      A special magistrate may not represent a person before the board in any tax year during which he or she has served that board as a special magistrate.

6)      Appraiser and Attorney Special Magistrates will be required to sign contracts for services at a negotiated rate per hour.  Expense reimbursements will be made in accordance with statutory travel reimbursement rates.  Special Magistrates may be required to conduct morning, afternoon, and/or evening sessions.

7)      Applicants must be computer literate.

 

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk’s Office at the address listed below, from the Clerk’s website, www.escambiaclerk.com, or will be mailed or faxed to applicants upon request.  Any qualified individual who wishes to apply should submit an application and resume, in a SEALED envelope labeled VAB SPECIAL MAGISTRATE, by 5:00 p.m. on JULY 31, 2017, to:

 

Honorable Pam Childers

Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Attn: Lizabeth Carew, Clerk to the Board’s Office Value Adjustment Board

221 Palafox Place, Suite 110

Pensacola, Florida  32502 5843

(850) 595-3920

 

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE.

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE OPENED ON AUGUST 1, 2017

 

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ESCAMBIA COUNTY – PUBLIC NOTICE

 

APPLICANTS FOR COUNSEL TO THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES now exist for attorneys who are licensed in the State of Florida and meet the following criteria to serve as private counsel to the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) of Escambia County for 2017-2018:

 

1)      Counsel shall be a member of the Florida Bar and shall have practiced law for over 5 years.

2)      Counsel may not represent the property appraiser, tax collector, any taxing authority, or any property owner in any administrative or judicial review of property taxes.

3)      Counsel will be required to sign a contract for services, at a negotiated hourly rate.

4)      Counsel shall attend all meetings of the VAB.

 

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk’s Office at the address listed below, from the Clerk’s website, www.escambiaclerk.com, or will be mailed or faxed to applicants upon request.  A resume may be submitted in lieu of an application form, but must include hourly rates, qualifications, and references.  Any qualified individual who wishes to apply should submit an application or resume, in a SEALED envelope labeled VAB COUNSEL, by 5:00 p.m., JULY 31, 2017, to:

 

Honorable Pam Childers

Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Attn: Lizabeth Carew, Clerk to the Board’s Office Value Adjustment Board

221 Palafox Place, Suite 110

Pensacola, Florida  32502 5843

(850) 595-3920

 

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE.

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE OPENED ON AUGUST 1, 2017.

 

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