Shelby County Government will pay for Appraisal license renewal fees and for associated continuing education credits required for license renewal
Position Summary: Works under limited supervision to be accountable for knowing and applying a broad range of basic, intermediate, and advanced appraisal and assessment methods and techniques. Responsible for working independently, with minimum guidance and supervision, to frequently conduct assignments pertaining to advanced research, appraisal, and analysis.
Reports To: Manager A
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Collects expense data and income which meets the standard production and quality expectations including measuring, listing, working permits, verifications of sales information, and assigning grades and Condition-Desirability-Utility (C D U’s). 2. Makes onsite visual inspections for percentage review and data verification for quality assurance purposes. 3. Uses all objectives and subjective property characteristics variables to list and value properties according to prescribed performance standards. 4. Compiles and analyzes market data using prescribed methods and techniques with a minimum amount of supervision. 5. Learns and performs standardized mass appraisal processes fully meeting expectations. 6. Learns and uses the Tyler Integrated Assessment System to value property, fully meeting prescribed performance expectations. 7. Receives and handles customer inquiries about property assessments. 8. Provides verbal and written reports to defend the values it provides before the local and state Boards of Equalization with a minimum level of guidance and supervision from the Manager. 9. Represents the Assessor’s Office and defends the values it provides before the local and state Boards of Equalization with a minimum level of guidance and supervision from the Manager. 10. Specializes in complex appraisals and advanced mass appraisal processes, such as land modeling, income and expense modeling, and multiple regression analysis. 11. Teaches and provides appraiser-related training. 12. Develops and writes technical manuals, standard operating procedures, performance standards, and measures. 13. Prepares planning and work flow analysis tools, such as Gantt charts and flow charts. 14. Performs operations, as required, to arrive at reasonable and supportable valuations using the Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system. 15. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.
Minimum Qualifications: Five (5) years of experience in real estate appraising; and Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or closely related field; OR equivalent combination of related education and/or experience. (Property valuation experience Preferred). (PROOF OF EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND/OR TRAINING IS REQUIRED).
Special Requirements: • Must be Certified as one of the following: • Tennessee Certified Assessor (TCA) or hold a higher designation from the Tennessee State Board of Equalization; or have satisfied all requirements necessary to take the TCA Assessment Level 3 Case Study, and must obtain TCA Certification within one (1) year of hire. • Tennessee Licensed Real Estate Appraiser and must obtain TCA Certification within three (3) years of hire. • International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) designation of Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES), or Cadastral Mapping Specialist (CMS). • Certified General Licensed Appraiser from the Tennessee Real Estate Commission, and must obtain TCA Certification within five (5) years of hire. • Certified Residential Licensed Appraiser from the Tennessee Real Estate Commission and must obtain TCA Certification within five (5) years of hire. • Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet County standards for automobile insurance upon date of employment. • Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s license or secure one upon date of employment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Ability to accurately assign grade, condition, and effective year built to each property. • Extensive knowledge of the appraisal/assessment industry. • Skilled in appraising larger, more complex and residential/commercial properties. • Knowledge of value concepts and the total appraisal problem, including knowledge of why an appraisal is made, what has to be done to make the appraisal, and the production problems involved. • Knowledge of how ultimate appraisal reports relate to those on similar and dissimilar properties. • Ability to maintain cooperative relations with clients and employees, as well as, a willingness to work to meet office/statutory requirements. • Knowledge of the principles and practices of real estate appraisal. • Ability to be proficient in the application of mathematical and statistical tools used in real property appraisal. • Ability to analyze appraisals.