§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.