Job Specification 57086
REAL ESTATE APPRAISER 3
Under the supervision of managerial official in a state department,
institution or agency, supervises staff conducting real estate
appraisal work to determine the current market value of State claimed
lands, buildings and other types of real estate for applications for
land grants, leases, licenses and easements for residential,
commercial and other zoned land; supervises and conducts on-site
inspections and investigations; researches current market value data;
interprets surveys, engineering plans and legal documents; conducts
complex appraisals; does other related work.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform
all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties
performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Conducts complex real estate appraisals.
Recommends fair market value determinations to be used as a basis for
negotiation, settlement or condemnation.
Gathers and analyzes data to develop appraisals.
Reviews staff and fee appraisals; recommends re-appraisals when
Provides guidance and instruction to staff and supervises their
Participates in the establishment and implementation of uniform
standards and appraisal techniques.
Reviews reports of real estate appraisals and appraisal reviews.
Ensures that appraisal techniques are in accordance with rules and
Prepares, develops and reports the findings of market studies.
Addresses and resolves problems during the development of appraisals.
Interprets and applies the regulations and policies of the Uniform
Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and the New Jersey State
Board of Real Estate Appraisers.
Provides technical instruction to staff to obtain data and sales
Consults property owners to obtain data regarding the physical details
of lands and buildings and verifies sales data.
May testify as an expert witness in hearings, meetings or other
Supervises the preparation of reports and correspondence.
Maintains records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree supplemented by satisfactory completion of at least
128 classroom hours of formal recognized courses in appraising such as
the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers 1A and1B series
(former Institute Courses I and II) or those of other recognized
Appraisal Societies such as the Society of Real Estate Appraisers
Course 101 and 201 or any combination of formal recognized
professional Appraisal Society courses which totals (without course or
curriculum duplication) at least 128 classroom hours.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the Bachelor's degree but who
meet the indicated Real Estate course requirements may substitute
additional experience for the Bachelor's degree on a year-for-year
basis, with thirty (30) credits being equal to one (1) year of
Five (5) years of experience in the appraisal of real property
including eminent domain experience involving severance damages to
both residential and income-type properties, two (2) years of which
must have been in a supervisory capacity. One (1) year of experience
in the sale or negotiation of real estate may be substituted for one
(1) year of the appraisal experience.
In compliance with PL 1995, c.349, applicants are required to
possess a valid Real Estate Appraiser License or Certificate issued by
the New Jersey Board of Real Estate Appraisers. Licensure or level of
certification is contingent on the transaction value, complexity and
type of land parcel being appraised.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential functions of the
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the methods used to appraise land values.
Knowledge of the basic legal terms used in real estate law, including
the laws of Eminent Domain.
Knowledge of the methods used to collect and analyze data.
Knowledge of the problems involved in real estate appraisal and
Knowledge of the methods used to negotiate in real estate.
Ability to interpret agreements, easements, property descriptions,
plans and contracts.
Ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations and apply them to
Ability to recommend fair market value determinations.
Ability to supervise the collection and analysis of data.
Ability to review and evaluate appraisals and to identify the need for
Ability to conduct investigations and resolve complaints.
Ability to provide assignments and instruction to staff and supervise
their work performance.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with those interested or involved in the work of the unit.
Ability to supervise the preparation of reports and correspondence.
Ability to establish and maintain records and files.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as
they can perform the essential duties of the position after reasonable
accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation
cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: 29/S29-57086 MCK 8/24/02