• Inspects, classifies and appraises vacant and improved commercial, industrial and multi-family properties • Creates, manages and assists in the maintenance and updating of Income Models for the development of property valuation • Compiles and verifies; cost, sales and income/expense data from various sources and analyzes same to produce value change recommendations to Commercial Manager • Assists in the training and directing of lower level staff appraisers in completing complex appraisals • Prepares and presents valuation estimates for meetings with Department of Revenue Staff during in-depth audits • Discusses assessments with property owners, reviews and inspects property as necessary, makes value recommendations to Commercial Manager • Assists Commercial Manager with data gathering and analysis in and for annual planning for the commercial section • Inputs data changes to computer and proof same • Prepares for and presents evidence and testimony at Value Adjustment Board hearings, depositions and legal proceedings • Assist in training of staff appraisers in the valuation process. Prepare and distribute work to Staff Appraisers Review returned (completed) work for qualitative and quantitative performance • Performs other work related duties as required
• Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration or equivalent. A comparable amount of training and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications • A minimum of three years successful experience in the appraisal/assessment industry as a commercial appraiser • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of Real Estate appraisals on residential, commercial and industrial properties • Considerable knowledge or ability to learn the use of Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system • Possesses knowledge of or ability to understand Florida Statutes and regulations pertinent to Ad-Valorem assessment • Ability to read and interpret maps, leases, income and expense statements and other legal instruments and documents • Ability to work independently and use good judgment • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public and coworkers • Utilization of office equipment in order to perform functions such as data entry, photocopying, faxing, scanning, email and research • Computer knowledge and the ability to become proficient in the use of Assessment Software, G.I.S., and Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough understanding of Appraisal Theory and Practices with the ability to conduct both individual and mass appraisal valuation. Knowledge of computers, calculators, and other office equipment. Ability to sit for long periods of time with use of both hands and fingers with dexterity. Maintain composure in stressful situations. Perform tasks utilizing data processing methods and systems. Express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Serve the public and fellow professionals with honesty and integrity.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: CFE and/or I.A.A.O. designation or State Certified General Appraiser
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING: This position requires a background screening.
Additional Salary Information: Includes a Competitive Benefits Package