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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: Appraiser
Job Title: Appraiser - Senior Residential Appraiser
Salary: $40145.59 Annually

Veterans' 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:

Salary Range: $40,146-$58,750

Usual working days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Location of work: 4035 E Harry and field work county wide

Job Objectives:
This position is for a Senior Residential Appraiser in the Sedgwick County Appraiser s Office. The ideal candidate for this position will have all the skills required for the entry level Residential Appraiser position and will expand from there. The primary responsibility of this position is sales verification of all residential property types. This position will also serve as a quality control reviewer in some aspects. The Senior Residential Appraiser will also serve as an appraiser representing the county for valuation appeals.

Essential Job Functions:
The Senior Residential Appraiser will be responsible for the verification of all sales of residential property type in Sedgwick County. The essential job functions of the Senior Residential Appraiser position are as follows: -Use maps and GIS applications to identify and locate properties to be inspected. -Collect and or verify residential and agricultural property characteristics. These characteristics include but are not limited to: Property address, land use, land influences, land base classification, property factors, building permits, agricultural land types, dwelling information, sketching of improvements using the APEX program, photos of improvements and dwelling components data. Data collection and verification will be conducted for the purpose of the state mandated review cycle, building permits, new construction and request for inspection by property owners. -Must have good communication skills to successfully collect and verify data and conditions of sale with the property owners of Sedgwick County. -Assist with the development of value estimates for residential and agricultural property types. Assists with determining neighborhood boundaries for parcels. -Analyzes sales transactions to assist in refining valuation models. -Inspect parcels that have sold to determine the validity of the sale. -Conduct valuation appeal hearings and will make a determination as to any adjustments in value based on any and all information supplied by property owners or representatives. -Responsible for responding to property owner s questions and requests. -Conduct quality control review on assigned parcels to maintain compliance with state statutes. -All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Standards:
High school diploma or equivalent is required. A college degree is preferred, but we will consider any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Ability to successfully complete IAAO courses 101 and 102, within two (2) years of hire date is required. Successful completion of IAAO courses 300 and 311 within three (3) years or as offered is preferred. The ability to successfully obtain RMA and/or RES designations within one year of hire date is preferred. Must have a vehicle registered in the State of Kansas to use on a daily basis and provide proof of valid vehicle insurance with current coverage in the State of Kansas and current valid non restricted Kansas drivers license.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Ability to effectively use computers, a calculator, and measuring tools. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, Mobile Office as well as SPSS. A personal vehicle is required, and mileage will be reimbursed based on federal regulations and county policy.

Work Environment:
60% field work and 40% office-related duties. Position may involve work in mild to moderate inclement weather conditions. The Sedgwick County Appraiser's Office prides itself in supporting professional growth and development within the appraisal staff. Every reasonable opportunity will be made to allow the candidate for this position to receive adequate training both internally and externally to maximize their potential in the appraisal field.

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20001022

Open Date: 2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/15/2017 11:59:59 PM