Appraiser III (2206-29-TALCB)
Job Vacancy Announcement
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.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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 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: email@example.com 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
Human Resources at 512-936-3604