Are you an outstanding professional Commercial Appraiser? Do you have advanced experience appraising commercial/multi-family properties? Are you able to assist with the implementation of goals, and objectives? Do you have the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment? Do you want to help serve the public by carrying out all mandated functions with integrity, accountability, accuracy and effectiveness while providing the highest standards of customer service? If so, then your search may be over.
Research and compile sales data, rental/lease information, and other pertinent appraisal facts from owners, agents, brokers, tenants, and associated parties.
Analyze sales and income information on commercial or multi-family property, land and other appraisal data for use in sales studies and for use in market value appraisals.
Analyze property/neighborhood to determine influences affecting value, such as zoning regulations, functional/external obsolescence and market preferences.
Inspect improved property to determine use, condition and construction information; measure buildings and interpret blueprints to prepare scale drawings
Determine property's highest and best use.
Perform field audits, review value changes and audit reports.
Perform value estimates using income approach, sales comparison and cost approaches, where applicable; correlate land value estimates with indicated values of the improvements to arrive at an estimated market value of the property.
Confer with property owners or their representatives regarding assessed values and related assessment issues; explain rights and procedures.
Apply GIS and CAMA systems to value commercial real estate.
Prepare narrative appraisal reports for and testify at Board of Property Tax Appeals, Department of Revenue, and Tax Court hearings.
Prepare and submit appraisal valuation conclusions in records and reports.
Perform market value appraisals using Mass Appraisal techniques such as automated valuation models.
The Property Appraiser 2 classification is the second level (journey level paraprofessional) of three in the Property Appraiser classification series; and performs the full range of duties, working independently, applying well-developed subject knowledge, and exercising judgment and initiative.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:
Equivalent to a four-year degree from an accredited college with major coursework in real estate, appraising, business, accounting or a related field. Note: Relevant experience can substitute for education.
Two years of real estate appraisal experience to include the 3 approaches to value: income, cost, and sales comparison.
Oregon State Appraiser Registration, or the ability to obtain the registration within 90 days of hire or as soon as reasonably possible.
A valid driver's license.
This position requires the appraiser to use their own vehicle to perform field inspections; their vehicle must must be properly insured.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures associated with commercial or industrial property appraisals.
Working knowledge of building architecture, skilled at reading blueprints, and ability to understand construction components.
Thorough knowledge of the application of Department of Revenue (DOR) market-related cost approach to mass appraisal and the DOR's classification system application.
Skilled in addressing complex issues such as vacancy rates, multi-jurisdiction land use regulations, finance arrangements, and occupancy rate.
Experience building models for use in an CAMA system.