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Job Title:
Appraiser
Division:
Standards and Enforcement Services (TALCB)
Job Posting #
1805-18-TALCB
Monthly Salary:
$4,025.00 - $4,200.00
State Classification:
Appraiser III
Class No., Group:
2065, B21
Location:
Austin
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Work Week:
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (flex schedule may be possible after first evaluation)
Travel:
10%
Posting Date:
05/03/2018
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Job Summary:

Serve as an appraiser in the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board’s (TALCB) Standards & Enforcement Services Division. Investigate complaints or audits involving appraisers and appraisal management companies.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. 

Experience:
  • Minimum four years work experience as a certified general real estate appraiser.
  • Texas certified general real estate appraiser or ability to obtain license within 30 days of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of appraisal principles, techniques, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
  • Knowledge of word processing and other software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of business letter writing, grammar and punctuation, and report preparation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner and to apply tact and diplomacy with others to gain cooperation and compliance.
  • Ability to plan, organize and arrange workload to meet schedules and deadlines, working both independently, as well as within a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt and multi-task while delivering quality results in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations under strict deadlines with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn the laws, regulations, and rules pertaining to real estate appraisers and appraisal management companies.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in real estate appraisal, appraisal reviews or as an investigator in an enforcement agency.
  • Knowledge of the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Act, Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1103, and corresponding Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board Rules.
  • Knowledge of the Texas Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulation Act, Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1104, and corresponding Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board Rules.
  • Prior work experience or educational background in commercial real estate.
  • Familiarity with Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and commercial database systems.
Job Duties:
  • Investigate or assist in investigating complaints or audits involving appraisers and appraisal management companies.
  • Prepare or assist in preparing investigative reports and exhibits and documents for hearings.
  • Interview or assist in interviewing witnesses and parties to complaints and audits.
  • Assist in preparing for courtroom testimony or testify regarding investigations and audits conducted.
  • Maintain and manage or assist in maintaining and managing a caseload of complaints and audits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Requirements:

Resume and cover letter detailing how your experience ties to the position

Copies of college transcripts and applicable appraiser credentials must be provided at the time of interview

Environmental & Physical Conditions:  Normal office work environment, mostly sedentary in nature. May involve walking; standing; remaining stationary for long periods of time; pulling and pushing; kneeling, stooping and bending; and safely lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds. Work involves extensive telephone usage and repetitive hand/wrist/finger motions while using the computer.

To Apply:

Submit a complete (no blanks) State of Texas Employment Application along with a cover letter, resume, and DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to:  human.resources@trec.texas.gov or 512-936-3547 (fax).  Applications may be submitted via WorkInTexas; however, the additional documents must be submitted to Human Resources prior to being considered for an interview. 

Applications will not be considered until all required documentation is received by TREC/TALCB.

Skills test will be conducted at the time of interview.

Military Crosswalk Information: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_LandSurveyingAppraisingandUtilities.pdf

Contact:

Human Resources 512-936-3604