Senior Appraiser (Virginia)

Full Time
Vision Government Solutions is a leading provider of mass appraisal (“CAMA”) software and services in the United States with a mission to provide the absolute best mass appraisal and property tax solutions, creating a better future one community at a time. We provide software and appraisal services to governments, counties, cities, and towns.

We are looking for a Real Estate Senior Appraiser to join our expanding team of professionals. This position will offer broad exposure to the mass appraisal industry in Virginia and will provide an incredible opportunity to gain deep cross-functional experience within a growing technology firm. The ideal applicant is a self-driven, quick-learning collaborator, who looks forward to the challenges and responsibilities of the fast-paced, deadline driven environment of the mass appraisal business.
 Summary of position:
The Senior Appraiser will work directly under the direction of the Project Manager. The Senior Appraiser is responsible for the field collection, valuation, and review process of residential and commercial properties.
A suitable candidate would have this experience when applying:
  • Working knowledge of the mass appraisal process with 5+ years of appraisal experience.
  • Experience working in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Certified General RE Appraiser license preferred, but not required.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Manage and oversee all facets of the mass appraisal process for reassessment projects in Virginia.
  • Train and oversee junior staff members, notably field data collectors.
  • Occasional travel throughout Virginia.
  • Perform field reviews of properties to ensure data and categorization accuracy.
  • Develop cost tables relating to buildings, outbuildings, and land values to determine a cost approach to value.
  • Verify and review sales data utilizing the sales approach in the determination of a set of various uses of residential properties.
  • Use the set of verified sales to test the reconciled final values from the cost approach.
  • Develop commercial and industrial income valuation models.
  • Participate in the informal hearings process with taxpayers. Investigate reported complaints and make decisions to reconcile discrepancies or inaccuracies found because of the process.
  • Maintain positive relations with the clients, the public and company personnel.
  • Communicate job status situations effectively through forms, memos, status reports and other prescribed company documents accurately and timely.
  • Complete a final Mass Appraisal Document and finalize the project in a timely manner.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Flexible schedule
  • Benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k) with company match.
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay.
  • On-site training.
  • Opportunity to advance in the company.
Candidates should be based in Virginia (or on the border) and expect to drive around the state, primarily in the wider Richmond area. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Vision Government Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Vision Government Solutions maintains a drug-free workplace.


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