Real Estate Appraiser I

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$56,816.03 - $94,693.25 Annually
Posted
Sep 12, 2020
Closes
Oct 09, 2020
Ref
20-01509
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under direction and supervision responsible for residential real estate property appraisal, i.e. the determination of value for assessment of Fairfax County properties. Makes appraisals of residential classes of real estate (single family detached houses, condominiums, attached and townhouse dwellings). Appraises noncomplex vacant residential sites and subdivisions, as well as special purposes properties such as churches and schools. Performs office research on and inspects real property to gather data required for appraisals. Defends assessments in the administrative appeal process and at the Board of Equalization level. Meets with taxpayers, property tax representatives, attorneys and county officials to explain the assessment process. Prepares special reports and analyses of economic data.

Position may be underfilled as a Real Estate Appraiser Trainee; the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree; plus two years field experience in the appraisal of real property.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS:
This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Real Estate Appraiser Trainee (Grade S20, $49,380 - $82,299). The employment standards for the Real Estate Appraiser Trainee are: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree. Formal appraisal training is required and may be provided by various real estate appraisal organizations (e.g., International Association of Assessing Officers and the Appraisal Institute). Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Real Estate Appraiser Trainee . Upon completion of the underfill agreement incumbents are either promoted to the class of Real Estate Appraiser I or are separated.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in mass appraisal for assessment purposes.
  • Residential Appraiser License.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
  • Real estate appraisal experience, including fee appraisal and assessment experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be physically able to field measure new residential property construction, including houses, decks, additions, etc. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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