The Assistant Appraisal Supervisor – Residential is responsible for performing above a Senior Residential Appraiser with a variety of complex professional duties associated with the collection and analysis of descriptive data relating to residential property and vacant land. Designs, performs, analyzes, interprets and documents full appraisal studies of residential properties for valuations for assessment purposes. Utilizes the appropriate approaches to value and applies other relevant data for the valuation determination. This position performs lead work. Also assists with the supervision of the Residential Division as well as acts as supervisor in the absence of the Residential Supervisor. Also has working knowledge of other residential property types including apartments, assisted living, mobile homes, HOAs and mixed-use.The anticipated hiring salary range is $68,000 to $73,000 per year. Duties:Assumes supervisory duties in the absence of the Residential Division Supervisor.Assists with planning for division employees who may include training, input into performance evaluations as well as recommending new employees, promotions, and dismissals.Advises the Residential Division Supervisor and/or Deputy Assessor of current activities on a periodic basis, and discusses problems arising from changes to the tax laws and codes, assessment procedures and techniques, and departmental procedures.Determines and utilizes a variety of complex mathematical and statistical appraisal models, and State Division of Property Taxation standards, to ascertain correct and uniform appraisals for use in the determination of market value.Prepares and presents, reviews and completes cases with little to no supervision. Participates in abatement hearings, appeals at the County Board of Equalization, the State Board of Assessment Appeals, District Court, or binding arbitration.Generates and reviews quality assurance reports to accuracy.Responds to inquiries from the public concerning appraisals; explains and discusses applicable laws, codes, and procedures with property owners and/or their representatives; may assist the public in completing appropriate forms.Prepares abatements, prorations, and Treasurer's assessments including research of prior values, purpose for the abatement or proration, and recommendations regarding approval or denial.Verifies and reviews all sales associated with the assigned class of property using verification tools.Conducts studies of current market data, time adjustments, land development, sales ratios, sales verification, depreciation, manpower, and cost development.Conducts sales verifications including interviews and deed research to qualify or disqualify sales as reflective of market value.Conducts various appraisal processes including posting appraisal information, posting sales on maps, compiling information and tabulated data, and performing mathematical computations to verify accuracy and completeness of the appraisal. Performs other duties as assigned.Performs extensive property research and land analysis in preparation for defense of valuations.Conducts property reviews for omitted and incorrect information, quality control reports and classification concerns.Performs various field audits on residential projects, including apartments and assisted living facilities, to gather data for input into assessment processes.Records appraisal data, and develops final adjustments to determine equitable property values.Periodically updates field data to reflect additions, completions, new construction, and/or site use or zoning changes; may determine potential full value of site and then pro-rate to partial value for assessment purposes.Participates in the processes of revaluation in order to comply with changing state law, market data, and property classifications.Assists taxpayers with issues during the statutory protest period through the use of maps, field reviews, sales analysis, and automated data.Interacts with builders, developers, and municipal departments regarding the costs of land development for various classifications of property.
Skills and Abilities:Extensive knowledge of property appraisal procedures, methods, and techniques; considerable knowledge of building design, construction, materials, cost and depreciation, and county land values, uses, and zoning.Considerable knowledge of existing assessment laws and regulations as they apply to appraisal techniques and valuations; ability to translate/apply laws and regulations to property assessment.Strong ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, boards, attorneys, property owners, professional representatives, contractors, developers, other employees, and the general public.Ability to read and interpret maps, blueprints, and legal descriptions.Ability to work under stress and to meet deadlines.Computer literacy involving computer systems.Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree, emphasizing accounting, finance, economics, construction management, business administration, or a related field, or a year for year substitution for experience in the mass appraisal field.Three (3) years of experience as an Appraiser III including two revaluation cycles of an entire sub-class of residential property.An equivalent combination of education and work experience that satisfy the requirements of the job may be sufficient.Certified Residential or Certified General appraisal license and continuing education to maintain the license in the State of Colorado. Supplemental Information:WORK ENVIRONMENT:Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.No unusual physical demands are associated with this position.Spends 50% of the time sitting and 50% of the time either standing or walking.Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.Uses cart, dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 25 lbs.Occasionally climbs, stoops, kneels, balances, reaches, crawls and crouches while performing office or work duties.Verbal and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication through automated devices, such as telephones, radios, and similar; and in public meetings and personal interactions.Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery or equipment.Visual capacity enabling constant use of computer or other work related equipment.Definitions:Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.Frequently: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
Additional Salary Information: The anticipated hiring salary range is $68,000 to $73,000 per year.