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Senior Real Estate Analyst - Appraisal

Company: City of Houston, TX
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEWApplications Accepted from: All Persons InterestedPosting Number:24965Service Line:Capital ProjectsSection:Real EstateLocation:611 Walker Street, 19th FloorWorkdays & Hours:Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.*Subject to change*DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPrepares detailed appraisal assignments for independent fee appraisers. Compiles and reviews property and project information provided by City of Houston agents and personnel in Land Acquisition, Asset Management, Surveying and Engineering. Requests any additional information that may facilitate the appraisal process. Reviews appraisals for USPAP compliance as well as with City, State and Federal requirements as needed. Consults with external appraisers regarding credibility and reliability of the appraisal report. Makes sound recommendations to management regarding counter offers from property owners and buyers of City-owned property. Uploads all internal and external appraisal-related work performed on projects and parcels into appropriate City database. Prepares Cost Estimates and Probable Price Estimates for various City projects and departments. Performs internal property appraisals as needed. May be called upon to mentor less experienced staff appraisers and real estate analysts. May be asked to oversee and manage the appraisal requirements of larger real estate projects.WORKING CONDITIONSThis position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, ie, essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting temperature and air conditions.This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTSRequires a Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field.MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSFour (4) years of professional experience in real estate activities, design or a closely related experience are required.Directly related professional experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTSNonePREFERENCESPreference will be given to applicantswith the following:* Texas State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. Other Real Estate certifications, licenses or professional designations may be considered.* 5+ years of experience in commercial real estate appraisal with a minimum of 2 years of commercial real estate appraisal review.* 1+ year of condemnation appraisal experience and/or 1+year of condemnation appraisal review experience.* Required proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Working knowledge in PowerPoint. Experience with Access and Publisher is an advantage.* Strong writing skills is mandatory along with solid oral communication skills.* Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships at diverse levels with both internal and external customers.Preference will also be given to candidates who possess a valid Texas Driver's license and be in compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (Ap 2-2).Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. GENERAL INFORMATIONSELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: NoneHowever, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: YesIf yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.Pay Grade 24APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly online applicationswill be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period.Applications must be submitted online at:.To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: call .If you need special services or accommodations, call . (TTY 7-1-1)If you need login assistance or technical support call .Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.EEO Equal Employment OpportunityThe City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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