FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2021 Columbia County Board of Commissioners welcomes resumes for appointment to open County Assessor and County Clerk positions

(Columbia County, Oregon) – The Columbia County Board of Commissioners is now welcoming letters of interest and resumes for appointment to the open positions of County Assessor and County Clerk, due by 5 p.m. on May 15, 2021.



With the upcoming retirement of Assessor Sue Martin and the passing of Clerk Betty Huser prior to the completion of their elected terms, the County is opening the application process for these positions to all qualified, interested parties.



Minimum qualifications for each position are as follows: 


Assessor:

· Citizen of the United States

· Elector under Oregon Constitution

· Resident for one year preceding the next election

· Qualified as a registered appraiser or is an appraiser trainee under ORS 308.015 and becomes registered appraiser within two years of taking office and has two years of office and accounting experience including in office management activities, or has two years of full time employment in an office of the County Assessor (not necessarily Columbia County). The Department of Revenue (DOR) has a certificate of compliance application and questionnaire to determine if this criteria is met. If qualified, the DOR will issue a certificate of compliance. (To be submitted after submission of letter of interest and resume.)



Clerk:

· Citizen of the United States

· Elector under the Oregon Constitution

· Resident for one year preceding the next election



For more information about these positions, please visit the Columbia County Human Resources website at https://www.columbiacountyor.gov/departments/HumanResources.



Please e-mail your letter of interest and resume to Columbia County Human Resources Director Jeanine Hohn at Jeanine.hohn@columbiacountyor.gov by 5 p.m. on May 15, 2021.


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