Assessors are required, by statute, to pass a state examination to be eligible for appointment. Continuing education requirements must be met in order for the Assessor to be reappointed to the position every six years. The Deputy Assessor also must pass a state examination as well as successfully complete continuing education requirements.
The Conference Board approves the Assessor's budget and after a public hearing adopts the budget. The Assessor is limited, depending upon the value of the jurisdiction, to a levy limitation for her budget by statute.