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Manager, CAMA Data Quality

Category: Exempt
Pay Grade: 150
Job Code: 21014

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.


Performs highly specialized technical, administrative, and supervisory work to support and maintain uniform Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) data standards for real property records, sales qualifications, assessment capping, and value tracking in the Property Appraiser’s Office. An incumbent in this classification works in collaboration with members of the Appraisal, Assessment Administration and Information Technology Divisions and aids valuation staff in defining and applying appropriate steps and procedures in a variety of complex appraisal and assessment processes. The incumbent exercises considerable independent judgment and initiative. The incumbent reports to the Director of Residential Appraisal or designee.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (examples, not all inclusive)

  • Supervises and oversees data entry of real property records into the Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal System (CAMA) to assure consistency and accuracy;
  • Assists and provides guidance in the training of personnel in data entry of real property records, both within the department and in other departments that have CAMA data entry functions;
  • Manages the implementation and application of the Sales Qualification standards of the Florida Department of Revenue, as they relate to the appraisal department, and provides input to the Land Records division on the preliminary application of the standards;
  • Manages the calculation of Non-Homestead and Homestead value capping resulting from new construction, demolition, splits, combinations, new subdivisions, etc.;
  • Reviews and oversees the quality and accuracy of corrections to the preliminary and final tax rolls;
  • Provides support and assistance to the appraisal department on data entry and CAMA standards to ensure consistency and accuracy;
  • Provides support and assistance to the Information Technology Division for data review following upgrades and/or new version of CAMA;
  • Manages the day to day administrative tasks of the appraisal support group;
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma with eight (8) years of direct experience in ad valorem valuation that includes team leader, supervision or supervisory experience; or Associate’s degree in business, computer science, public administration, or a related field and six (6) years’ experience as described above; or Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years’ experience as described above; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Special Qualifications (May be required depending on area of assignment):

  • Florida Driver’s License or Florida Commercial Driver’s License and endorsement, if any;
  • Possession of Certified Florida Evaluator designation or equivalent;
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations;
  • Other highly desirable knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials relevant to a position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic property appraisal principles, techniques, practices and methods, including the three approaches to value, and conveyance of property;
  • Knowledge of construction materials and types of construction and current market conditions;
  • Knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and techniques applied in commercial and residential real property valuations;
  • Knowledge of the different approaches to value and the basic methodology applicable to each;
  • Knowledge of modern management methods, principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of modern mass appraisal methods, procedures and techniques;
  • Ability to perform moderately difficult technical and mathematical computations and compile and analyze data or statistics;
  • Ability to generate and interpret basic spreadsheets and other reports;
  • Ability to develop and instruct training to individuals and small groups;
  • Ability to communicate with technical employees;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to interact with people at all organizational levels;
  • Ability to plan, develop, present, and gain acceptance of ideas, concepts, plans, designs, schedules and status reports.


This work requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.  Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Visual ability: Sufficient to effectively operate office equipment including copier, computer; and to read and write reports, correspondence, instructions, etc.
  • Hearing ability: Sufficient to hold a conversation with other individuals both in person and over a telephone.
  • Speaking ability: Sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in person and over a telephone.
  • Mental acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes during normal and high stress situations.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Repetitive motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.


Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.