Sedgwick County* Residential Appraiser in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Employer: Sedgwick CountyDivision: AppraiserJob Title: Residential AppraiserSalary: $16.761 HourlyVeterans' Preference is available for this vacancy. To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying. Job Description: Job Objectives:Residential Appraisers are responsible for discovery, listing and valuation of residential real property parcels in Sedgwick County. This is accomplished through properly applied mass appraisal techniques in accordance with State of Kansas Statutes and the Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Property Valuation (PVD), directives and guidelines and must adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP). Essential Job Functions:Data collection and Orion database maintenance of residential real property characteristics.Performs review of property characteristics for maintenance cycle using imaging technologies. These characteristics include but are not limited to: Property address, land use, property factors, land types, dwelling information, sketching of improvements, photos of improvements, and the collection/verification of all associated residential buildings.Perform on-site inspections to verify property characteristics for maintenance cycle.Perform on-site inspections to verify property characteristic changes on open building permits.Conduct valuation appeal meetingsConduct informal and payment under protest appeals with property owners and property owner representatives.Be able to work the appeals on the schedule in a timely manner, keeping up with demand but maintaining a quality work product.Conduct field checks that were a result of a Payment Under Protest Meetings with property owners or property owner representatives.Annually assign appraised values for residential real propertyDevelop a final opinion of market value for each parcel of property as assigned using required spreadsheets and/or other tools provided.Reconcile final value estimates by reviewing various approaches to value. Competencies:Customer Focus/Client Orientation Competency: Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.Dependability/Reliability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight.Detail-Oriented: Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. Follows process steps as outlined in standard operating procedures. Reviews materials to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise. Performs follow-up to ensure quality of work product and/or actions are completed.Integrity: Displays and promotes conduct and behaviors consistent with agency and governmental standards. Familiarizes oneself with the pertinent rules and regulations that govern their area of responsibility. Applies rules and regulations in a consistent, non-biased manner, maintaining an inclusive work environment. Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information. Guards the handling of sensitive or high risk information appropriately. Demonstrates sensitivity to surroundings and acts accordingly in conversations. Does the right thing rather than the convenient thing.Teamwork: Shows ability to plan, schedule, direct work of self and others. Balances task requirem ents and individual abilities; organizes materials to accomplish tasks; sets high standards and well-defined, realistic goals for one's self. Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision and is motivated to achieve.. Job Standards:Minimum Qualifications Educational Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.License, certifications, etcAbility to successfully complete the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Course 101 Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal and Course 102 Income Approach to Valuation, within two (2) years of hire date is required. Must have a vehicle registered in the State of Kansas to use on a daily basis. Must provide proof of valid vehicle insurance with current coverage in the State of Kansas. Must have a current valid non-restricted Kansas driver's license.Preferred QualificationsEducational Requirements: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or will consider any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Years of Experience: One (1) to two (2) years real estate field appraisal experience.License, certifications, etcHas successfully completed the International Association of Assessi