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Job Title:
Appraiser III
Division:
TALCB Division
Job Posting #
2206-29-TALCB
Monthly Salary:
$6,100 - $6,500
State Classification:
Appraiser III
Class No., Group:
2065, B21
Location:
Austin
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Work Week:
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (remote)
Travel:
5%
Posting Date:
06/27/2022
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Job Summary:

Performs advanced (senior-level) investigative and audit work. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing appraisal reports submitted by applicants or as part of a complaint matter.  Works under minimal supervision, with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Education:

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

Experience:
  • Minimum of three years of work experience as a certified general or certified residential real estate appraiser with experience in appraisal review work.
  • Currently holds a Texas certified general or certified residential real estate appraiser credential or can 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 plan, organize and arrange workload to meet schedules and deadlines, working both independently, as well as within a team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations under strict deadlines with strong attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in commercial and residential 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.
  • Familiarity with Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and CoStar.
Job Duties:
  • Perform appraisal experience audits for compliance with of USPAP, Board rules, and state statutes.
  • Conducts investigations of alleged violations of USPAP, Board rules, and state statutes on appraisers and appraisal management companies.
  • Prepares records, correspondence, and reports; and assists in making recommendations for regulatory action.
  • May testify in administrative hearings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Requirements:

Cover letter detailing how your experience ties to the position.

Copy of a work sample of an appraisal review

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:

To apply for this position, complete an on-line application either through the TREC CAPPS External Applicant Career Section at CAPPS Careers or through Work In Texas (WIT) at http://www.twc.state.tx.us

For job opening inquiries or to request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact the TREC Human Resources by calling 512-936-3604.  Applications must be received by the closing date in order to be considered for this posting. TREC does not accept paper applications.

Submit a DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to: human.resources@trec.texas.gov or 512-936-3547 (fax).

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

Skills test will be conducted at the time of the interview.

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

Contact:

Human Resources at 512-936-3604