Residential Real Estate Appraiser

Commonwealth of PA - Oil City, PA3.7

Full-time
THE POSITION
This is professional work involving the appraisal of residential land and properties of one-to-four dwelling units for public use.

An employee in this job performs professional appraisal work involved in
securing legal rights-of-way or acquiring real estate for other purposes.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

Full-time employment
Must be willing to travel.Travel expenses will be paid
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Appraises residential land and properties of one-to-four dwelling units for right-of-way acquisition needed for highway improvements, ensuring that appraisals reflect fair market value, just compensation of damages, and are completed in a timely manner to meet letting schedules.

Reviews proposed highway right of way plans and construction plans and appropriate deed information to determine the effect of required right of way lines, changes in grade and severance or depreciation on partial acquisitions of properties. Views affected property with owner(s) and interviews owner(s) to obtain additional information necessary to ensure that the appraisal will reflect all information pertaining to the property. Determines the appropriate methods necessary to derive the values. Inventories properties noting all improvements, plus those completed by the owner(s) since original purchase.

As requested by the District Chief Appraiser, obtains or delivers additional information required to document or substantiate completed appraisal reports, supplemental housing
evaluations, and retention valuations, and disposition valuations.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:
Must meet PA residency requirement
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser certification.
Condition of Employment: Possession of a valid Pennsylvania non-commercial Class C Driver's License
Must be able to perform essential job functions
Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Score valid for this specific posting only
Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions

Provide complete and accurate information or:
application processing may be delayed
disqualification may result
May only test once under this announcement
Email notice of test results provided
Only most recent exam score is counted
Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:

Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058
Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253
Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
Internet: http://www.scsc.pa.gov/