Join the Cook County Assessor's Office and you may find yourself paddling a canoe to a remote island this summer, or riding a snowmobile into an off-grid retreat next winter. During summer 2021, Cook County Appraisers are inspecting the West-end townships, Lutsen, Tofte, and Schroeder, the summer of 2022 will be up the historic Gunflint-Trail.

Cook County offers great benefits, competitive pay and an exceptional quality of life. Your schedule may be flexed (with supervisor approval) during the quintile inspections, providing three-day weekends during the summer, to enjoy this beautiful area.

Hourly Rate $18.60 - $25.48

A $25 per pay-period clothing/boot stipend is provided on top of hourly rate!

Assessment / Office / Real-Estate / Construction experience - all considered

Job Summary:

Under supervision of the County Assessor, the Appraiser Trainee assists in providing fair, accurate and equitable property tax assessments on non-commercial property, according to state statute and county policies, for ad valorem tax purpose. Clerical responsibilities include the coordination of daily office functions and duties, processing simple taxpayer information requests, processing parcel splits, assisting with sketches, organizing permits, establishing and maintaining electronic files and providing customer service to taxpayers and the general public.


411 W. 2nd St., Office of Human Resources