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Assessment Career Progression

We’ll help you succeed in your Assessment career, including obtaining the Accredited Municipal Assessor of Alberta (AMAA) Designation from the Alberta Assessors Association.


Data Analyst

One-year certificate or diploma in business administration

Up to three years of experience

  • $33.33 - $44.60 per hour

    Equates to $60,660 - $81,172 annually


Data Specialist

Degree in real estate, economics, public administration, business administration, commerce, or a related discipline

 At least 6 months of related real estate experience  

  • $35.51 - $47.49 per hour

    Equates to $64,628 - $86,431 annually


Assessor

Degree in real estate and housing, bachelor of business in real estate

OR
a degree in economics, public or business administration, commerce, or related discipline, plus a minimum of one year directly related experience

OR
a degree in economics, public or business administration, commerce, or related discipline, plus one of: a twoyear diploma in real property administration (assessment and appraisal), an urban and economics diploma, a post-graduate certificate in real property assessment (PGCV) or a certificate in real property assessment.

  • $37.79 - $50.55 per hour

    Equates to $68,777 - $92,001 annually


Associate Assessor

Degree in related discipline 

Real property assessment certificate, including advanced computer assisted mass appraisal course (BUSI 444)

  • Minimum of three years experience in property assessment or real estate appraisal including one year experience specifically as an assessor
  • $44.20 - $59.09 per hour

    Equates to $80,444 - $107,543 annually


Senior Assessor

Degree in related discipline

Real property assessment certificate, including advanced computer assisted mass appraisal course (BUSI 444)

Urban land economics diploma

Over five years’ experience

A professional assessment or appraisal designation, such as Accredited Municipal Assessor of Alberta (AMAA), Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI) or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) 

  • $51.12 - $68.39 per hour

    Equates to $93,038 - $124,469.80 annually


Leader, Valuation

A degree in Real Estate, Business, Commerce, Economics, Public Administration, or a discipline related to Property Assessment. 

At least 8 years of experience in assessment, appraisal, or taxation with experience interpreting legislation and undertaking professional practice.

A professional assessment or appraisal designation, such as Accredited Municipal Assessor of Alberta (AMAA), Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI) or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE)

  • $89,632 – 137,281 annually


Other Assessment related positions


Market Analyst

Market Analysts are considered Assessment & Tax’s analytical experts, in which most activities aim to ensure that our assessments are complaint to legislative, industry and internal quality standards.

A degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, or a related discipline

Three years of experience in Real Estate, Appraisal, or Statistics/Modeling 

  • $44.20 - $59.09 per hour

    Equates to $80,444 - $107,543 annually


Valuation Specialist

Valuation Specialists are responsible for pursuing excellence in the property assessment service, they are responsible for leading divisional issues and risk management, researching, and developing and supporting strategies to improve the property assessment service. 

A degree in Economics, Business, Real Estate, Political Science, or a related discipline

A certificate in Real Property Assessment or equivalent is required

Minimum 5 years of experience in the assessment industry

A professional assessment or appraisal designation (AMAA, AACI, CAE)

  • $46.38 - $62.06 per hour

    Equates to $84,411 - $112,949 annually


Assessment & Tax Assistant (Short-term position; opportunity from May to August)

Assessment assistants provide technical and administrative assistance for a variety of project-based functions that are critical to appraisal processes, data verification and quality assurance, administrative operations, and governance functions. Primary duties include collecting and verifying data from a variety of sources, conducting data reconciliation and quality assurance, and organizing and processing incoming and outgoing documents. 

High School Diploma or equivalent 

1 year of post-secondary education in areas such as Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Computer Science, Business Administration, Real Estate, Engineering, or Public Administration

  • $24.96 - $33.38 per hour


Go to calgary.ca/assessment to learn more or calgary.ca/careers for job opportunities.

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