Supervising Real Estate Appraiser

Fairfax, Virginia
$75,516.27 - $125,861.01 Annually
May 01, 2021
May 15, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

Under direction plans, organizes, supervises and controls the annual real property commercial assessment program for a defined area of the county. Plans, supervises and directs the inspection and appraisal of all real estate to include new construction, renovation and remodeling of commercial and industrial properties within a defined area of the county. Prepares schedules designed to complete the annual assessments program. Maintains logs and detailed records of all workload data and makes recommendations to improve the quality of the data. Advises and assists staff in the completion of more difficult appraisal assignments. Assists in the development of the real estate division annual operating and training budgets. Recommends staff to attend appraisal conferences, appraisal seminars, appraisal courses and other career development training. Monitors and maintains staff work levels through performance evaluation reports. Provides analysis and documented support for trends in real estate market activity to support recommendations for ongoing revenue forecasting. Measures the quality of staff work performance and reports on work status. Responds to taxpayer inquires. Makes presentations to homeowners' associations and other public groups to explain trends in real estate assessments. Answers correspondence as assigned. Makes presentations to the Board of Equalization. Appraises complex properties as directed. Prepares special reports on appraisal and assessment-related matters as directed. Defends contested assessments. Gives testimony in the circuit court as an expert witness. Other duties as assigned.

Note: Salary offer will be commensurate with related work experience, licenses and/or designations and will not exceed the mid-point of the advertised salary range. Please review our generous retirement benefit package as we do not participate in the VRS retirement system.

Employment Standards

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 six years of increasingly responsible experience in the appraisal of real property for tax assessment purposes.

Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certified General Appraisal License, or Designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (CAE) or the Appraisal Institute (MAI, SRPA).

Must be able to physically perform field inspections and measure real property improvements. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

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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