To appraise commercial, industrial, apartment and special use real estate; to provide information to the public regarding real estate appraisals; and to perform related duties as assigned or those performed by Real Estate Appraiser – Commercial. At this level, employees are expected to perform appraisal services that require the application of knowledge and skill typically obtained through experience in the Real Estate Appraiser - Commercial position. This is the master appraiser position. The expectation is that the employee will have complete knowledge of all types of appraisal theory and ability to appraise all property types. This position will be required to represent the county and to serve as an expert witness in Minnesota Tax Court proceedings.
The Senior Real Estate Appraiser - Commercial will need to competently utilize all three applicable approaches to the valuation process and will be required to completely perform valuation analysis for complex commercial, industrial and apartment properties. They will be required to have the ability to apply their knowledge of the commercial real estate market to assist in the improvement of the CAMA income model output.
Education: Two years of post-secondary education or training.
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience as a Real Estate Appraiser working in a private/public sector setting.
Substitutions: A Bachelor's degree in real estate or closely related field may substitute for two years of the required experience. Two additional years of real estate appraisal experience may substitute for the post-secondary education requirement listed above.
Certifications/ Licenses: Licensure by the Minnesota Board of Assessors as an Accredited Minnesota Assessor (AMA) at time of appointment. The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) designation or licensure as a Certified General real property appraiser by the Minnesota Department of Commerce may be accepted for the AMA. Valid Class D Driver's License with the ability to legally drive an automobile in Minnesota during established work hours.
*NOTE: If a substitution is used for the AMA at time of appointment, the AMA licensure by the Minnesota Board of Assessors will be required within four years.