The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Board of Assessors, District 5 Appointment. The Camden County Board of Tax Assessors is a five-member board that is appointed by majority vote of the Camden County Board of Commissioners. Each County Commissioner shall nominate a member of the Board of Tax Assessors according to the district allocation. Any nominee shall be approved by a majority vote of the Board of Commissioners.
The Board of Tax Assessors is a five (5) member board charged with specific administrative and statutory duties. It is the duty of the Board of Tax Assessors to investigate diligently and to inquire into the property owned in the county for the purpose of ascertaining what real and personal property is subject to taxation. Also, the Board of Tax Assessors are responsible for the approval or denial of conservation use, homestead and special exemption applications.
Qualifications for applicants include the following:
- Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
- Must hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.
- Must reside in Camden County, Georgia.
- Ability to assume the vacated term (through December 31, 2024).
- Ability to attend 2 monthly scheduled meetings held the first and third Thursday of the month, at 6 PM, located at the Government services Complex Building, Commissioner’s Chambers, Room 252, Second Floor, 200 E. Fourth Street, in Woodbine.
- Must be able to complete 40 hours of state mandated training prior to or within 180 days of appointment.
- Must not hold any state, county or municipal office.
- Must not be immediately related to any member of the Camden County Board of Commissioners.
- Ability to actively participate in the role of the Camden County Board of Tax Assessors.
A map is available online to show the boundaries of District 5. Qualified Applicants should submit their intent to serve via the County website, www.camdencountyga.gov, featured on the homepage under Services, Online Forms, Citizen Board Application Form. If you have any questions you may call 576-5651. Positions shall remain open until filled.