Real Estate Appraiser I
Under direction and supervision responsible for commercial real estate appraisal, i.e. the determination of value for assessment of Fairfax County properties. Makes appraisals of non-complex non-residential real estate in any of the following classes (rental apartments, industrial property, retail, office buildings, hotels, condominiums, service stations, fast food restaurants, day care centers, and other property classes as directed). Appraises non-complex vacant land zoned for non-residential uses. 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 and Circuit Court levels. 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.
(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.
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.
- Experience in mass appraisal for assessment purposes.
- Real Estate Appraiser License.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
- Real estate appraisal experience, including fee appraisal and assessment experience.
Must be able to physically measure non-residential and residential property in the field. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and may include writing 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.