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Bank of the West Mortgage Certified Appraiser Reviewer in Topeka, Kansas

Mortgage Certified Appraiser Reviewer


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for appraisal reviews on residential real estate appraisal reports of 1 - 4 unit properties. Ensure timely, accurate and cost effective support of the Bank's residential real estate lending function.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs appraisal reviews for 1 - 4 unit residential appraisals for quality assurance, risk assessment, regulatory and investor compliance.

  • Adhere to USPAP requirements, Investor guidelines, and ensure credibility of the appraisals being reviewed.

  • Remain proficient in BOW UW guidelines, as they apply to the collateral for the loan.

  • Assists in implementing and maintaining residential appraisal procedures which meet the goals of customer service, productivity and profitability in accordance with the Bank's overall objectives.

  • Monitors residential real estate issues including market conditions, governmental regulations, and economic conditions in order to recommend changes to policies and procedures.

Other Job Duties

  • Maintain licensure/certification in good standing with Appraisal Board.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area of technical or operational practices within assigned discipline.

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years prior relevant experience.


  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Licenses & Certifications

  • State-licensed or certified appraiser Upon Hire

Please note: In order to successfully perform the duties of this role, your home work setup must meet the minimum internet requirements including:

  • The wire from the ISP should be copper or fiber optic.

  • Speeds must include at least 50 Mbps download speed and 10 Mbps upload speed.

Working Location Statement

This position has the option to work in one of our key hubs (San Ramon, CA, Tempe, AZ, Omaha, NE) or to work remotely as long as it is in within our 26 state working footprint which includes AZ, CA, FL, GA, ID, IA, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY, NY.


  • General knowledge of the principles, method, practices and techniques of appraising and the ability to apply that knowledge.

  • Ability to review the work of others and recognize deviations from accepted appraisal principles and practices.

  • Ability to detect errors in computations Ability to detect conclusions which are not supported.

  • General understanding of appraisal regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Mortgage

Location: United States-Kansas-General KS

Requisition ID: 059934