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Senior Real Estate Appraiser

Company: County of York
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description Responsible for appraising real estate located in York County for the purpose of generating accurate and equitable real estate assessments, based on fair market data, for ad valorem purposes. County Appraisers are responsible for a geographic area of approximately 6,700 parcels including taxable and exempt properties. Appraisers are required to list and value land, residential, commercial, and industrial structures, observe and record property characteristics in a computer assisted mass appraisal program. Appraisers must be able to analyze objective data, and utilize market data in order to identify and reflect market trends. Good communication skills and diplomacy are essential when interacting with property owners, real estate professionals, builders, attorneys, and other local and state officials. Senior Real Estate Appraisers serve as the County's real estate experts, and assist local, state, and federal agencies with real estate related informational needs.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in real estate, finance, or a related field, and 5 years of experience in real property appraisal; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Requires thorough knowledge of real estate principles and practices, and of the cost, income, and market methods of appraising property.

Thorough knowledge of word processing, data base, and spreadsheet software. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with property owners, County officials, and other internal and external contacts.

Possession of a Commonwealth of Virginia Real Estate Appraisal License (Certified General Real Estate license, Certified Residential license, or Licensed Real Appraisal license).

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with good driving record.

Supplemental Information DMV records check will be conducted prior to employment.

This position is considered an Essential Position (County designation as ALPHA) which requires the employee to report to work during inclement and extreme weather conditions, often outside normally scheduled work hours, or as notified by a supervisor.

Physical Demands Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including an automobile, tape measures, camera, engineer's scale, and office equipment, etc. Work is more physically demanding than typical office jobs. Requires frequent walking and standing while performing appraisal work. Bending and stooping occurs while taking measurements, and there is climbing of stairs, or to reach portions of parcels that are on property with a steep grade. There may be some limited crawling to observe structural items. Carrying of a number of light weight objects (such as tape measure, camera, clipboard, writing tools, measuring wheel, and a cellular phone) occurs while doing appraisals. Reaching over one's head is sometimes needed to clear obstacles when measuring a structure.

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The County of York offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees to include medical and dental insurance, health savings accounts, VRS retirement, group life insurance, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and paid leave.

Which best describes your level of education? No Diploma/GED
High School/GED
Some College
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree or higher

Type in your major field of study in which you received your degree. If you have not received a degree, type in "None"

How many years of experience do you have in real estate assessment and/or appraisal? None
Less than 2 years
2 to 4 years
5 years or more

Describe your real estate assessment and appraisal experience below. If you do not have this type of experience, type N/A.

Are you currently licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser or do you hold the Certified Assessment Evaluator designation from the IAAO? Yes, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
Yes, Certified Assessment Evaluator

List any Real Estate Appraisal License/Certifications you possess.

Do you have a valid driver's license? Yes

Were you encouraged to apply for this particular position by a current York County government employee? If so, please write their full name and the department or division they work in below. Otherwise, write N/A.

Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not include the employment with the Offices of General District Court, York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York County Schools) Yes

Required Question

Keywords: County of York, Newport News , Senior Real Estate Appraiser, Accounting, Auditing , Yorktown, Virginia

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