§11-2-3. Selection of deputy assessors.
The deputy assessors, including the transfer and office deputies, shall be residents and voters in the county: Provided, That a deputy assessor whose primary responsibility is that of updating the assessor's maps may be a resident and voter of a contiguous county of this state. The deputy assessors shall be appointed by the assessor with the advice and consent of the county commission, and may be removed at any time in the discretion of the assessor. Vacancies occurring from any cause in the office of any deputy assessor shall be filled by the assessors.