RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER

DATE                                             October 2022
JOB TITLE                                   Residential Appraiser
DEPARTMENT                           Residential
STATUS                                        Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO                              Residential Team Lead
SALARY                                        Grade 5
JOB#                                             2022145301

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Residential Appraiser is responsible for the appraisal of residential accounts and interacting with taxpayers to resolve problems and settle values. Must be able to work overtime when needed with little notice.
Essential Duties Include:
• Perform field inspections which includes verifying property characteristics, measuring improvements, collecting market data, and accurately entering information into CAMA system (Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal).
• Value residential property utilizing the three approaches to value and modern mass appraisal techniques to establish accurate market values that are applied equally and uniformly throughout Travis County.
• Analyze housing market trends including extensive research of sales data
• Proficiently interpret maps, surveys, plats, blueprints, building permits, fee appraisals, sales contacts and closing documents
• Act professionally and courteously while dealing with the public
• Effectively communicate in both written and oral form
• Resolve value disputes with property owners and/or property tax consultants
• Represent the District before the Appraisal Review Board as necessary

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree is preferred, preferably in Real Estate, Appraisal, Statistics or other related discipline.
Experience: Experience in fee or mass appraising is preferred. Prior appraisal district work experience, and experience in sales, leasing, property management, building, development, or mortgage lending a plus.
Required: Must be a Registered Professional Appraiser with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or be able to pursue and obtain within 5 years. Possession of a MAI and/or Real Estate Broker’s license or State Certification preferred.

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
• Should have knowledge of factors, techniques, methods, and principles involved in the appraisal of residential property including pertinent principles and guidelines set forth in the Texas Property Tax Code and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
• Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints orally and in writing.
• Must be authorized to work in the US.
• Spanish Bilingual a plus
The final candidate will be subject to a background check.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, walking on all types of terrain, climbing, standing, driving vehicle, bending, kneeling, reaching and twisting upper body. Must use hands for data entry and drawing. Must have the ability to see and read fine print as well as lift up to 40 pounds.

ENVIRONMENT FACTORS: Indoor activity and outdoor activity in all types of weather conditions. Frequent exposure to video display computer terminal. Interface with the public. Moderate stress levels are constant with occasional significant stress.

The Travis Central Appraisal District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Travis Central Appraisal District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, military service, AIDS or HIV status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin and any other characteristic protected by law.
Resumes are welcome, but applicant must submit a completed employment application before an interview will be granted.