Career Opportunities


We’re glad you’re considering the Sarasota County Property Appraiser as a prospective employer.  With offices in Venice and Sarasota, we offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package which includes health & dental coverage, a deferred compensation plan, vehicle for business use, fitness facilities, Florida Retirement System plan, 11 paid holidays, a generous paid time off system and more.  We are searching for applicants who can accept change, challenge and are committed to our community. 


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To apply

Download the fillable employment application form Employment Application (Fillable PDF) (you must have a PDF Reader installed to access the form)


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  2. Answer all questions on the application
  3. SAVE YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION.  The application will be received blank if it’s sent prior to saving your changes.
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  2. Fax to (941) 861-8243
  3. Mail or hand deliver to:

Sarasota County Property Appraiser

Attn: Human Resources

2001 Adams Lane

Sarasota, FL 34237


An EEO/ADA Employer


Full-time Positions

Application Administrator - Sarasota

A successful candidate for this position administers all aspects of internal and vendor applications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining current operations, deploying new systems, improving internal processes, and support of end user information needs.




  • Administer applications using appropriate practices
  • Deploy changes into production databases and applications
  • Identify and create test and deployment plans as required
  • Develop SQL scripts, stored procedures, relational databases, data warehouses, SSIS packages, and reports
  • Design and develop interfaces for data exchanges between applications through Extract, Transform, and Load operations using Excel, Access, Text, MS SQL, and others
  • Manage database interfaces for internal and external clients
  • Support organization data access needs through custom queries and reports
  • Maintain vendor applications through upgrades and case management
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot existing internal and vendor applications
  • Demonstrate ability to solve complex support and maintenance issues with applications
  • Automate, schedule, monitor, and run processing workloads for databases and vendor applications
  • Estimate and identify critical paths for assigned tasks
  • Document changes, scripts, processes, procedures, and developments
  • Provide feedback on evaluations of vendor applications
  • Compile end user feedback for issues and requirements in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Participate in process improvements and collaborate with others on change



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field and 5+ years of combined experience in Information Technology fields
  • Strong track record of performing all aspects of application administration
  • 4+ years database experience using Microsoft SQL Server including queries and SSIS


Other skills and experience (desired but not required):

  • Computer Aided Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system experience (customCAMA)
  • Experience with Subversion or similar version control
  • Experience with Crystal Reports
  • Advanced Professional Certifications



Accountant - Sarasota

This position is responsible for scheduling, organizing and assisting the Finance Director with all finance activities, audits, records management and projects.


Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and process payroll and payroll reports
  • Prepare and process bank transactions
  • Budget preparation
  • Assist with financials and annual reports
  • Prepare lead schedules for external auditors
  • Review and update finance procedure manual
  • Coordinate fleet activity
  • Coordinate annual inventory audit
  • Reconcile fixed assets
  • Administer and coordinate purchasing
  • Process accounts payable
  • Participate in TRIM review process
  • Other related duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business management with 2 to 3 years of related experience
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Excel
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in QuickBooks, Outlook, internet research, Access, PowerPoint, Word and other programs as needed to perform the job efficiently
  • Demonstrated accuracy with great attention to details
  • Extremely organized
  • Ability to consistently produce succinct, coherent and accurate reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both written and orally
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License 

Salary from $48,000+ (depending on experience)






Part-time Positions

  • There are no part-time positions available at this time.




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