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Property Appraisal Supervisor Jobs in Hillsboro, OR at Washington County, OR

Title: Property Appraisal Supervisor

Company: Washington County, OR

Location: Hillsboro, OR

THE POSITION

Option to work remotely 1-2 days/week! Washington County Assessment and Taxation Department (A&T) is seeking to fill a Property Appraisal Supervisor vacancy in the commercial business property section. About the Department A&T is eager and committed to hiring individuals with a variety of language abilities and multi-cultural experiences that reflect the many and diverse communities of Washington County, which will strengthen and bring improvements to the work of the department. As a commitment to your growth and professional development, A&T leadership wholeheartedly encourages and supports the success of all our employees through training, mentoring, and coaching. The differences that unite us reflect the community we serve. If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to join our team at Washington County. About the Opportunity In partnership with the Appraisal Division Manager, the Property Appraiser Supervisor will plan, organize, and supervise appraisal operations responsible for assessing commercial business properties. Staff that directly reports to this position include: one (1) Senior Property Appraiser and seven (7) Property Appraisers. In addition to the direct reports, four (4) Administrative Specialists support the entire Appraisal Division. In this position, you will have the unique opportunity to impact our rich and dynamic community by providing technical and supervisory support while utilizing the highest professional standards to gain the public’s confidence and trust. The Ideal Candidate

Strong Supervisory Skills: Ability to effectively lead through communication an collaboration. Delegates responsibilities within the workgroup, coaches’ employees through mentorship and leads by example.
Strong Communication Skills: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are essential for building relationships both inside and outside the organization.
Strong Organizational Skills: Ability to successfully plan, prioritize, direct, and evaluate the day-to-day operations of the assigned work group.
Inclusive: You approach leadership with an equity lens and are motivated by public service.

Why Washington County?
As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Counties, we care about our employees and are actively exploring ways to improve one’s work/life balance. Your total compensation package will be comprised of more than just your annual salary; Washington County offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes family health benefits such as medical, dental, and vision at up to 95% employer paid. Other benefits include a Tri-Met pass, voluntary deferred compensation programs, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, paid holidays (or time off in lieu of paid holidays), one floating holiday per calendar year, vacation and sick leave. Retirement benefits are provided through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System. Click to learn more about Benefit Offerings and Wellness Programs at Washington County!

Check Out Our Award-Winning Benefits & Wellness Program on the “Benefits” tab above!

Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences. Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony. We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in appraisal and assessment of residential, rural, and business property; participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; establish work goals and project plans; evaluate employee performance; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Prepare justifications and recommendations for filling vacant positions by providing a list of preferred skills and abilities, recruitment questions and rating criteria and make recommendations to hire.
Evaluate and refine the Annual Appraisal Plan and Ratio Study for submittal to the Division Manager; ensure that goals and objectives are met; establish project schedules using best practices to complete cyclical appraisal assignments in a timely manner.
Evaluate and refine appraisal activities for cyclical and special projects as assigned by Division Manager; evaluate and implement modifications to appraisal best practices; establish production standards; maximize use of office resources; determine and design automation standards; review and provide final weekly metric performance reports to Division Manager.
Complete workforce analysis and establish timelines to ensure appraisal projects are completed in a timely manner; supervise the annual preparation of statistical studies to ensure consistency of appraisal and uniformity of valuation for assigned properties; supervise the compilation of valid and reliable data samples and review the documentation of appraisal methodologies; provide management reports that evaluate the results.
Assist in creating a positive and supportive work environment; enforce a safe workplace; establish a culture of teamwork and communication; create a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion; and actively promote an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
Supervise the completion of a variety of special studies including construction cost, rental data, and market trends; evaluate procedures used in appraising and assessing assigned properties including the collection, storage, and retrieval of valid data from market participants.
Supervise the preparation of reports and presentations to the Board of Property Tax Appeals, Department of Revenue (DOR), and Oregon Tax Court regarding contested appraisals and procedures; review and critique expert testimony of others; assist County Counsel in information gathering and answering questions; resolve all assigned cases; present written and oral expert testimony at hearings and courts if needed.
Perform budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justification for requests; monitor and control expenditures.
Respond to inquiries and provide information to stakeholders and public; investigate complaints from the public and recommend corrective action in responding to taxpayers, DOR, vendors, and other agencies.

To review the full information and complete list of essential duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities, please visit this classification using the following link: Property Appraisal Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or a field of study related to, quantitative analysis AND three (3) years of work experience in property appraisal, real estate, or a field performing quantitative analysis, which includes at least one (1) year of work experience in a lead or supervisory capacity; OR
Possession of an Associate Degree in business administration or a field of study related to quantitative analysis AND six (6) years of work experience in property appraisal, real estate, or a field performing quantitative analysis, which includes at least one (1) year of work experience in a lead or supervisory capacity; OR
Eight (8) years of work experience in property appraisal, real estate, or a field performing quantitative analysis, which includes at least one (1) year of work experience in a lead or supervisory capacity

Additional Licenses, Certificate, Physical Abilities, and Specialty Requirements

Must possess current Registration as a qualified Property Appraiser from the State of Oregon Department of Revenue.
Possession of a driver’s license valid in the State of Oregon and an acceptable driving record.
Must pass a comprehensive background investigation.

NOTE:
POSSESSION OF AN ACTIVE APPRAISER REGISTRATION UNDER ORS 308.010 IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE. COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER REGISTRATION IS DIFFERENT THAN THE CERTIFICATION FOR FEE APPRAISERS.

The appraisal certification does not substitute for Washington County property appraiser registration. You must apply to the State to take the County property appraiser test and receive notification of registration.

Visit Oregon’s Department of Revenue’s
Appraiser Registration
page
for information about the registration process, to submit your online registration application, and to access exam preparation resources. Please note testing is only available on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 9 am – 12 pm.

Appraiser Registration application questions: Call 503-945-8547 or email Peter Zupan
General program questions: Email the Property Tax Division training unit at [email protected]

Washington County Appraisal: Call 503-846-3954 to reach Parker Van Slyke, Appraisal Supervisor

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

All interested individuals are invited to participate in an (optional) informational Q & A session. During this informational session, you will:

Meet the team
Learn more about the position
Review the application process

WHEN: Thursday, October 13th, 2022 from 4:00 – 5:30pm

WHERE: To receive a link to the virtual info Q&A session, email Veronica Garcia at [email protected]

NEXT STEPS

Apply today! Instead of submitting a resume, we ask that you complete and submit an online application, which will be used to screen for minimum qualifications (MQs) and to determine starting pay in accordance with the provision of the Oregon Equal Pay Law.
MQ Review: Your friendly neighborhood Talent Acquisition Business Partner (recruiter) will screen applications for (MQs) beginning the week after the posting closes.
Panel Interview(s): Our goal is to schedule panel interviews with candidates that meet the minimum qualifications and pass the SME review, if applicable, as soon as possible.
Reference Checks: The hiring manager will conduct reference checks.
Salary Analysis: Human Resources will conduct a salary analysis for the successful candidates.
Conditional Offer of Appointment: Human Resources will extend the offer of appointment.
Post-Offer Checks: Human Resources will conduct a driving record check and background check. The selected candidates will provide a copy of the required certification.
Start Date: A start date will be determined after all conditions of employment have been met.

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Our Commitment to You

We are committed to using a merit-based system in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities. Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences. Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony. We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are a veteran and would like to request veterans’ preference points for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans’ Preference Points (Download PDF reader)
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: A reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance, please contact Human Resources at 503-846-8606 or [email protected] at least 48 hours before the step(s) of the selection process for which you feel you need an accommodation.

Additional Resources

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* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *

Management, Administrative and Professional Personnel System (MAPPS) – FLSA exempt employees are paid on a salaried basis. The premise of salaried/exempt employment is that established compensation recognizes the time and effort needed to accomplish all assigned job duties. Job responsibilities may require work outside of the employee’s standard work week or a work week in excess of 40 hours. For more information on the MAPPS policy, please review the specific document using this link:Click Here This position is not represented under a collective bargaining agreement. Regular and limited duration full-time employees working 30 hours or more per week and job share employees are eligible for benefits beginning on the first of the month following employment. Job share employees are responsible for 50% of the premium. Part-time regular, variable hour, and temporary positions are not eligible for medical, dental, and vision benefits. Check Out Our Award-Winning Benefits & Wellness Program! Washington County values your dedication to lead the future of our community through public service. Our total compensation package, which is comprised of more than just your annual salary, was built to show our commitment to the physical and financial health and wellbeing of you and your family. Your total compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits program with medical, dental, and vision coverage at up to 95% employer paid! Other benefits you’ll enjoy as part of your total compensation package include:

Paid Time Off – 11 paid holidays including one floating holiday, 12 vacation days for new employees (accrual rates increase based on length of service), AND up to 96 hours of sick leave per year (unused sick leave accumulates from year to year without limit to provide pay and security if needed).
Wellness Program – Washington County has been named one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers by the Portland Business Journal for the past 7 years. We are proud to receive this award and will continue to make your health and wellbeing a priority by providing resources and support to help you and your family live and work well. Resources include smoking cessation, weight management, and stress management classes (online or telephonic with a personal health coach); discounts on gym memberships, fitness activities, and sports tickets; and Health & Wellness events and onsite flu shot clinics.
Alternative Care Coverage
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Life and Disability Insurance (both County-provided and voluntary)
Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
457b Deferred Compensation Plan
Emergency Travel Assistance
TriMet Hop Card at no cost to the employee
Bike lockers and repair stations
A charitable giving program
Oregon College Savings Plan

To learn more about our Benefits and Wellness program and view our current benefits guide, plan summaries, and premium rates, click
here
.

Already have medical, dental, and vision coverage? No problem! Full-time employees who choose to waive medical, dental, and vision coverage will receive a $125 monthly contribution into a tax-free Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) VEBA account, which can be used to reimburse you for qualified out-of-pocket medical care costs, such as copays, deductibles, and prescription drugs. HRA accounts offer many benefits including significant tax savings, and no annual “use it or lose it” requirement. Proof of other creditable coverage is required.

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