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Valuation Specialist II
Summary
Title:Valuation Specialist II
ID:2019-VAL-8
Department:Valuation-Appraisals
Salary Range:$44,566 - $67,307
Application Deadline:11/15/2019
Description
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
This is a mid-level position requiring minimal supervision in performing essential job functions. The Valuation Specialist II will be responsible for collecting real property valuation data and - using industry accepted methods, mass appraisal techniques, and statistical analysis – capable of determining value of improved and vacant residential or commercial property for the preparation of the tax roll.
 

The Valuation Specialist II will be given considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work operations in evaluating assigned residential property types and commercial properties in designated commercial market areas by obtaining technical data and applying standards and departmental procedures in accordance with applicable state statutes, rules, and guidelines. Work will be performed under minimal supervision of the Manager – Commercial Valuations, to ensure accurate and equitable assessments in a timely manner.

The Valuation Specialist II will demonstrate sound judgment in solving residential or commercial value related problems.

Responsibilities will also include inspecting properties, when required; communicating with owners/agents, builders, other city/county departments, and preparing commercial value cases in defense of their assessments before Value Adjustment Boards.

Assignments will be made orally or in writing and work will be reviewed through observation of results obtained and departmental conferences.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Annually re-assesses residential properties or commercial properties in designated market areas by reviewing available data in determining values to produce a level of assessment consistent with departmental goals. Analyzes sales transactions for compliance with Department of Revenue (DOR) standards for qualified sales. Addresses consistency and uniformity issues within the market area.
  • Provides service to property owners concerning methods and procedures used in determining value. Answers questions and investigates complaints by owners, representatives of outside agencies, and other employees relative to property values and appraisal techniques; provides quality customer service in person, over the phone, and by email.
  • Regarding unusual value cases, has the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and then independently draw conclusions and recommended actions with minimal supervisory input that are consistent with Office policies based on Florida Statutes and FDOR guidelines.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and, with minimal supervision, independently solves potential value problems during Truth in Millage (TRIM) and Value Adjustment Board (VAB) periods. Prepares BCPAO's supporting data for VAB case hearings. Represents the Property Appraiser at VAB case hearings involving residential or commercial properties.
  • Reviews properties' characteristics in working that part of a split or combine, E&Is or DPs with some supervision. Uses available imaging technology to verify or update relevant data. Assists with field audits and verifies property descriptions.
  • May assist other staff within the department regarding residential property or commercial property and other departments.
  • May be required to assist in damage assessment in coordination with federal and state emergency management offices during the aftermath of local disasters such as hurricanes and tornadoes. Contingencies such as these may require after-hours or weekend duty.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Deputies will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.)
 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associate's degree in Real Estate or related field, or 3 years of experience in property appraisal or assessment for residential work, or 5 years of commercial valuation experience in property appraisal or assessment.
  • Appraisal education must include successful completion of courses in the Mass Appraisal of Residential Properties.
  • Florida driver's license.
  • Preferred certifications: Member of Appraisal Institute (MAI), State Certified General Appraiser, IAAO Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), IAAO Mass Appraisal Specialist (MAS), DOR Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE).
  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee may frequently be required to walk some distances while in the field and to negotiate construction sites, uneven terrain, high grasslands, as well as steps/stairways. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, continuously lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.


LEADERSHIP
The employee has guidelines for their work, but the employee determines the approach for doing the work. Their supervisor focuses on the outcomes of their work.


WORKING CONDITIONS
The employee works in a safe and secure work environment that may periodically have unpredicted requirements or demands.


COMPLEXITY
The employee performs professional-level work dealing with data, people, and technology that relates to administrative, technical, scientific, engineering, accounting, legal, or managerial skills.


DECISION MAKING
The employee works in a responsive environment where co-workers or citizens bring problems to them for resolution. The employee is responsible for determining the problem and creating an individual solution for the issue.


RELATIONSHIPS
The employee works with more than ten coworkers who mostly engage in the same activities.


This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job classification. All incumbents may not perform all job duties listed and some incumbents may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Brevard County Property Appraiser Benefits for Both Part Time And Full Time Permanent Deputies:
  • 12 Vacation Days per Year *
  • 11 Paid Holidays per Year *
  • 12 Sick Days per Year *
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Direct Deposit
  • Deferred Compensation Program
* Part time permanent employees receive leave accrual and holidays on a pro rata basis. 

For Full-Time Deputies Only
Health & Life Insurance
Dental, Vision, and Dependent Health Insurance available at group rates

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Veteran’s Preference in appointment applies when candidates are considered substantially equally qualified for a position. In that case, pursuant to Florida law, the veteran must be given preference.

FLORIDA DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Applicant must successfully pass a drug test before being accepted for employment. Refusal to submit to a drug test, or a positive confirmed test result, will disqualify Applicant for employment with BCPA for a period of one year. During employment Applicant will be subject to BCPA’s drug testing policy.‚Äč

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