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Most services and transactions can be completed through our website at any time. You can apply for an exemption, change your address, make an inquiry about your property or email our team.

Submission of Homestead/Exemptions documents: please submit your documents by emailing them to our Customer Service department. 

You can also contact us through email, phone or physical mail. 


Career Opportunities

We’re glad you’re considering the Sarasota County Property Appraiser as a prospective employer! Headquartered in the historic Terrace Building in Sarasota and with offices in Venice and North Port, the Sarasota County Property Appraiser's Office offers 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, eleven (11) paid holidays, a generous paid time off system and more. We search for individuals who can accept change, challenge, and are committed to our community. Our motto "Serving our community with pride and accountability", is what we do best!


Veterans' Preference

Additional documentation must be submitted with your application to qualify for veterans’ preference. 


To apply

Applying for employment with our agency is now easier than ever. Simply follow the steps below:

Download and complete the Employment Application form (Fillable PDF) (you must have a PDF Reader installed to access the form). Be sure to answer all questions completely and to electronically sign and date where indicated. Save the completed form on your computer/device.

Next, click the yellow “Submit Application” button at the end of your completed form. This will prompt your default email program to create a new email automatically attaching the application. Please include your current resume with your completed application.

Email your completed application and resume to It’s that easy!

You can also fax your submission to (941) 861-8243, or mail/hand deliver to:

Sarasota County Property Appraiser

Attn: Human Resources

2001 Adams Lane

Sarasota, FL 34237


An EOE, including disability/veterans


Full-time Positions 


Senior Software Engineer - Sarasota

This full-time position is located in our Sarasota office. A successful candidate for this position will be able to design, develop, test, install, maintain, and support all assigned internal business and vendor applications. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to designing, maintaining and supporting the public sites, intranet sites, and other applications used to manage the input, display, search, and maintenance of large sets of records as needed. Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and take initiative.


  • Ability to design, develop, test and deploy complex data driven web enabled and native applications, services, and interfaces
  • Perform business requirements analysis, confer with users, model processes, and develop functional specifications
  • Strong support and application maintenance skills
  • Investigate, analyze, summarize internal and vendor application development and service issues
  • Design and develop interfaces for data exchanges between applications
  • Provide estimates and identify critical paths for assigned tasks
  • Document application architecture, design, interfaces, and test plans
  • Lead small to mid-sized projects from start to finish
  • Provide feedback on evaluations of vendor applications
  • Research and identify appropriate technologies and solutions to deliver or enhance complex systems
  • Improves operations through analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Accomplishes IT and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Adaptable and responsive to change

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field and 6+ years of related experience in software development OR equivalent combination of advanced education and experience
  • 3+ years web development experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript or related technologies
  • 3+ years application development experience with C# or related languages
  • 3+ years development experience using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Understanding of ASP.NET, jQuery, Web Services, Web API, and Entity Framework
  • Understanding of design patterns, MVC, and Inversion of Control

Other skills and experience (desired but not required):

  • Experience with ASP Classic
  • Experience with Umbraco or other CMS
  • Experience with Subversion or similar version control
  • Knowledgeable in application lifecycle management
  • Familiarity with user centered design, responsive web design, and other approaches to the user experience
  • Experience with unit testing and continuous integration best practices
  • Computer Aided Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system experience (AssessPro, customCAMA)
  • SharePoint development experience

(**No Relocation**)


Application Administrator (Database) - Sarasota

This position administers all aspects of internal and vendor applications. Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and take initiative. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining current operations, deploying new systems, improving internal processes, and support of end user information needs.


  • Writing complex SQL scripts, stored procedures, SSIS packages to address the data needs of the organization
  • Manage database interfaces for internal and external clients
  • Administer applications using appropriate practices
  • Deploy changes into production databases and applications
  • Identify and create test and deployment plans as required
  • Develop and maintain reports using Crystal Reports or other reporting tools
  • Design and develop interfaces for data exchanges between applications through Extract, Transform, and Load operations using Excel, Access, Text, MS SQL, and others
  • Maintain vendor applications through upgrades and case management and liaise with vendor support on all issues
  • Lead and participate in efforts to implement application updates to include upgrades, patches, and new releases
  • Responsible for problem management activities such as issue resolution and root cause analysis on internal and vendor 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, and procedures
  • 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
  • Effectively interface with technical and non-technical staff at all organizational levels
  • Ability to work successfully with a diverse group of customers
  • Possess outstanding attention to detail

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field and 5+ years of combined experience in Information Technology fields
  • 4+ years strong database experience using Microsoft SQL Server writing complex queries and developing SSIS packages
  • Demonstrated ability in supporting, maintaining, and administering vendor application

Other skills and experience (desired but not required):

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

Salary range: $74,880 to $81,120 

(**No Relocation**)






Part-time Positions

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