The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) whose mission is to enhance the fiscal and financial stability, accountability and integrity of the Government of the District of Columbia is in search of an Appraiser (Commercial). This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Tax and Revenue, Real Property Tax Administration, Assessment Division. The incumbent’s primary focus is inspecting and appraising a broad range of commercial properties with complex characteristics to determine the value for ad valorem (tax assessment) purposes. In addition, duties include but are not limited to:
Collecting, analyzing and maintaining market and property data to ensure accurate valuation models
Utilizing the income approach, along with the cost and sales approach in determining valuations
Reconciling results of different valuation approaches
Preparing and analyzing highly complex or controversial appraisals
Determining and presenting the impact of recommendations and estimated values on agency
policies, goals and objectives
Reviewing two or more complex appraisal reports for the same property to determine which
provides a legal and more statically defensible value to use as evidence in tax court cases
Advising attorneys on appraisal interpretation and testifies as a fact or expert witness, as
Providing guidance to staff on the interpretation and implementation of new or modified
May train lower graded appraisers on the application of the methods and procedures to assess commercial properties
Serving as a team member on complex or controversial appraisal projects
Participating in the resolution(s) of critical or unusual problems
Performs other related duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Four (4) years of progressive experience performing related duties and responsibilities such as: assessing the market value and conducting inspections of residential and/or commercial properties; collecting/analyzing data on new and unique properties with complex characteristics; reviewing appraisal reports to ensure property values are estimated accurately and objectively; resolving property value problems; and providing training to lower level staff. In addition, successful completion of IAAO courses 101, 102, 112 and 300 or equivalent is required.
For initial review, please submit your resume to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Human Resources, located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W220, Washington, DC 20024.
To complete an application or for additional details related to this vacancy, please visit www.cfo.dc.gov and reference announcement number: 20-AD-OTR-0004
The OCFO offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, retirement, and educational assistance.
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER