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Value Adjustment Board, Leon County, seeks special magistrates per Fla. Stat. § 194.035(1) to hear appeals of exemption and/or classification denials or portability appeals. These are seasonal, temporary appointments. Attorney magistrates shall be a Florida Bar member with no less than 5 years’ experience in ad valorem taxation. Notwithstanding the qualification requirements in statute cited above, applicant who has 3 years relevant experience and completes training provided by Department of Revenue under § 194.035(3), Fla. Stat., may be appointed. Residency in Leon County not required. However, applicant cannot serve if he or she is an elected or appointed official of a county, a taxing jurisdiction, or the state; is an employee of a county, a taxing jurisdiction, or the state; or in the same tax year where he or she serves the board as magistrate, represents a party before the board in any administrative review of property taxes. $100/hour for actual hours worked plus mileage at .56¢/mile. Magistrates are guaranteed a 4-hour minimum for any day originally scheduled for attorney magistrates. No travel reimbursement, other than mileage, is provided. Send application and resume (application linked here in fillable PDF format) by June 15, 2014 to VAB Clerk Cathy Mills, Leon County Clerk of Court, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, or to camills@leoncountyfl.gov. EEO/AA Employer.