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County Director of Tax Equalization

Contact Information

Kristie Reinke, GIS Co-coordinator

(701) 683-6147

Teresa Haecherl, Director of Tax Equalization

(701) 683-6116

Lonnie Rotenberger, Deputy Director of Tax Equalization

(701) 683-6160

Now Hiring a Full-Time Ransom County Deputy Assessor

Job Description

Ransom County Director of Equalization office is looking to add another member to our assessor team. We are looking for a dependable, organized candidate to help fulfill the duties of maintaining values of properties located within Ransom County. Duties to include, but not limited to, physical inspection and data collection of residential and commercial properties. Duties will be performed in both indoor and outdoor environments. Experience with Word, Excel, GIS, Vanguard, strong communication and organizational skills are beneficial. Position requires 80 hours of state certification for assessment purposes within 2 years of hire along with a valid driver’s license. Certification and training provided by the County.

Complete job description and application can be found on the Ransom County website:

High School Diploma or equivalent is required. The county offers competitive wages and a benefit package which includes health insurance and retirement contribution available.

Resumes and Applications will be accepted until 3pm Friday, June 2nd, 2023.

Send applications and resumes to: Director of Equalization, PO Box 830, Lisbon ND 58054 OR email: Call Teresa at 701-683-6116 with any questions.

Ransom County is an equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadlines:

Application for Farm Residence Property Tax Exemption is due February 1 of the year for which the exemption is being requested.
The Statement of Farm Gross Income must be submitted no later than March 31 of the year for which the exemption is being requested. (Only farmers filing as the ACTIVE FARMER category will need this extra paperwork done).
Farm Laborer Residence category, a copy of the past years w-2 will need to be submitted with the Application by February 1 of the year for which the exemption is being requested.
Homestead Credit Application for Senior Citizens & Disabled Persons is due February 1 of the year for which the credit is requested.

The county director of tax equalization has the power, duty, and responsibility to call upon and confer with assessors in the county and to assist them in the preparation and proper use of land maps and property record cards, preparation of assessment books, changes in assessment laws and rules, determination of proper standards of value, use of proper classifications of property, determination of what property qualifies as exempt from property taxes, and authority to require attendance at meetings, to promote uniform assessment of all real property in the county.

NDCC Chapter 11-10.1 duties