Assessor's Office

Welcome to the Garfield County Assessor's Office

The primary duty of the assessor's office is to identify and determine the value of all taxable real and personal property, for the purpose of equitable distribution of tax liabilities of each property owner within their tax district.

The Assessor is required by law to value property at 100% of market value and to assure that all values are equitable, fair and uniform to all property owners in Garfield County. Properties in Garfield County are revalued every year with a physical inspection every 6 years.

Job Announcement



Garfield County is seeking to fill an upcoming vacancy within the Assessor’s Department.

This position’s responsibilities include working independently under the general direction of the County Assessor.  Work includes dealing with customer service, property appraisal, understanding and managing exemptions, auditing and inputting personal property accounts, property segregations, property mergers, tax levies, processing and recording sales, assisting with state required reports, crop yield reports, and general office duties among other duties as assigned.  Must obtain an appraisal accreditation within one year of hire.

Current wage range is $39,266.79 to $41,333.46 per year with a very competitive benefit package. 

To Apply:  A Detailed Job Description and Application Packet may be obtained at the Garfield County Assessor’s Office, 789 Main Street, Pomeroy, WA 99347, or request a packet by email at

Applications due by 5pm on March 22, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.

High School diploma required.  Degree preferred.

Garfield County is an equal opportunity employer.


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2018 Real Property valuation notices will be mailed in July

If you wish to appeal the new value of your property, you must file a petition with the Garfield County Board of Equalization (BOE) within 30 days from the mailing date on the front of the official Property valuation notice.

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  • 2018 Tax Info There have been some questions regarding HB 2242 which was recently enacted by the Washington State Legislature to more fully fund basic education in Washington State.  Click here for information on how this may affect Garfield County residents.


  • Begininning in October 2018 a county appraiser will be working door to door in the following areas:

A Garfield County Assessor's office appraiser will be actively working physical inspections in the City area of EM Pomeroy AdditionPoyner's AdditionHighland AdditionCardwell's Addition; and Belknap Addition.  County inspections are scheduled for areas with township and ranges as follows: 10-43; 11-43; 11-44; 12-43; 12-44; Pataha; and Rigsby.

If you have any questions regarding physical inspection areas please call the Assessor's office 509-843-3631.

We greatly appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we make these state-mandated physical inspections as put forth in Washington State RCW 84.41.041.

Contact Us:

Brian Bartels

Deputy Assessor
Keshia Gilbert

789 Main St. Pomeroy, WA 99347

Office Hours:  8:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.Closed Noon to 1pm

Mailing: P.O. Box 883

Phone: (509) 843-3631  Fax: (509) 843-3941