Real Estate Appraiser (CD)

  • Hanover, Virginia
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Real Estate
  • Salary: $43,413.00 - $65,000.00 Annually USD

Job Description


General Description: This is a paraprofessional position that performs complex technical tasks in order to determine the value of Real Estate.
Organization: The Real Estate Appraiser is part of Hanover's Career Development Program (CD). The Appraiser Ladder has four levels ranging from Real Estate Appraiser I to Senior Real Estate Appraiser. Incumbents report to the Director of Real Estate Assessments and supervise no staff. Senior level Appraisers may provide workflow guidance to lower level Appraisers.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs valuation of residential, commercial and/or industrial properties using the appropriate approach to value.
  • Performs field inspections to verify data on existing properties or to measure and collect data on new structures.
  • Review and interpret building plans, site plans, plats and deed research as needed.
  • Provides customer service to citizens by addressing inquires and concerns related to property valuations and property assessment.
  • Ability to access and enter data into relevant software packages.
  • Collects, produces and analyzes statistical and market data in order to identify economic factors impacting property valuation.

Working Conditions:
A. Hazards
• Conditions - Potential danger around construction sites
B. Environment
• Office
• Field
C. Physical Effort
• Minimal
D. Exempt

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of the appraisal field, construction practices and of building and land values is required. Must be computer literate. Familiarity with Appraisal software, desired. Ability to communicate effectively -both orally and in writing- required. Must be able to interpret information to determine property values.

Education, Experience and Training: Associate's degree in real estate or business for a level III or Bachelor's degree in real estate or business preferred for Senior level. Four (4) years experience for a level III, or six (6) years experience for Senior level, in the appraisal of real estate, preferably for tax assessment. - OR - Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. Higher levels on the Career Ladder require additional education and experience.

Special Conditions:
• Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting
• Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License
• Work beyond normal work schedule
• Real Estate License or IAAO Coursework required at Level III
• Professional Designation and License or IAAO Coursework required at the Senior level.
• Twelve-month probationary period

Special Instructions to Applicants

Preferred Qualifications:
Commercial/Industrial Appraisal experience preferred.
Diversified coursework in real estate appraisals above the minimum qualifications.
Experience in automated appraisal systems.

If you are selected for the position, a copy of your diploma/degree will be required.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Hanover, Virginia United States View Map