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Commercial

The Pinellas County Property Appraiser is seeking candidates for a commercial appraiser (Appraiser 2) position. This is field and office work of routine difficulty in the gathering of property data to assist in estimating commercial property values for ad valorem purposes. Work involves measuring building characteristics, making quality judgments, conducting inventories, and recording descriptive data. structures and appurtenances, drawing sketches to scale, identifying structural features and characteristics, making quality judgments, conducting inventories, and recording descriptive data.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Requirements for the Appraiser 2 position:

 Possession of a Florida State Driver’s License and provide personal properly licensed and insured automobile transportation for the performance of fieldwork (mileage reimbursement)
o 2 years college level coursework (or Associate’s degree) in business, finance, accounting,
Must also possess: o At least 4 years of experience in appraisal: or
o An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.public administration, real estate and at least 2 years of experience in appraisal; or

Highly desirable skills/qualifications:
 Possession of a designation from a nationally recognized professional appraisal organization
 Possession of a Florida State Certified Appraiser or Registered Trainee Appraiser license  Experience in mass appraisal

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS  Appraiser 2 salary range: $46,196.80 - $73,923.20

 Benefits: Health – Dental – Life Insurance – Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

 Enrollment in the Florida Retirement System

 Generous annual leave and paid holidays

All interested applicants are required to complete a Pinellas County application form online at:: https://employment.pinellascounty.org.

Application deadline: August 28, 2020

(Posted: 8.6.20)

BBG’s remains one of the fastest growing appraisal and consulting firms in Florida. Their expansion continues

with staffing opportunities in Tampa, Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville and the Southwest Florida offices. We are actively seeking:

  • MAI Designated Appraisers
  • Senior and Junior Level Appraisers
  • Full Shop Acquisition Opportunities

BBG is a national, full-service provider of commercial property valuation products ranging from specialized due diligence and consulting services to traditional appraisals. Our management team has over 100 years of combined leadership experience in the commercial valuation industry and has established and maintained professional relationships throughout a broad spectrum of clients including banks, agency lenders, equity investors, real estate fund advisors, REITs and insurance companies. BBG’s national presence includes 40+ offices from coast to coast including six (6) in Florida. BBG offers a complete and dynamic technology package and corporate support staff maximizing the efficiency of the s from engagement to transmittal. All industry standard resources are provided. BBG provides a fully integrated laptop to every employee providing flexibility for work in the office, the field or home offices.

Compensation packages are based on level of experience and background. Competitive fee splits are offered to appraisers. BBG offers attractive employee benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance. In addition, BBG pays Appraisal Institute dues, applicable state licensing fees and provides a generous annual education allowance. Career advancement potential is high and expected. Please forward resumes and inquires to Eric Hoening, MAI – Managing Director at ehoening@bbgres.com or call 813-327-4101.

(Posted: 3-3-20)

Lee Pallardy, Inc. in Tampa, Florida is hiring.

We are seeking an experienced commercial appraiser with good writing skills and proficiency in Word, Excel, and Database software. Competitive compensation, medical benefits, and computer provided.

Contact – David Taulbee, MAI, at 813-221-3700

(Posted: 3-2-20)

Colliers International Senior Housing & Healthcare Specialty Practice – Sarasota, FL

The Senior Housing and Healthcare Specialty Practice of Colliers International is looking to hire junior and senior appraisers. Colliers International is a national appraisal firm with over 51 offices nationwide. As part of the Senior Housing and Healthcare Specialty Practice, you will be focused on producing thorough reports focused on the senior housing and healthcare property types, as well as fostering client relationships and consulting with them to find the best solutions. You’ll work closely with senior management to develop and drive a strategic growth plan for the market.

You will help mentor analysts and delve deep into market research together.Each day you will promote and advocate Colliers’ brand in the local market, articulating its value through superior customer service and financial results. Preferred candidates would have a trainee or certified general license. Please email your resume to Justin.Butler@colliers.com (Posted: 2.28.20)

Residential

ADI – Appraisal Alliance Inc in Tampa, FL, has an immediate need to add an experienced State-Certified Residential Appraiser to our team on a project fee basis – to Serve the Hillsborough to Sarasota area – and possibly into Central Florida. Work from home – computer, software ACI and MLS data provided (or reimbursed) if needed. Please be professional in appearance with reliable transportation. Please forward your resume and sample report to paul@appraisaldevelopment.com

Entreken Associates, Inc., St. Petersburg, FL, has an opening for an experienced State-Certified residential appraiser to work in a dynamic fast paced environment.  Applicants should be detail oriented, have good communication skills and professional in appearance.  Fee split compensation. Website:  www.entrekenassociates.com.  

Please forward resume to Gayle Schoneman at eairesidential@eai-rea.com.  

(Posted:  01-30-20)


Special Magistrate Positions  

Bay County.  The Value Adjustment Board in and for Bay County Florida is currently seeking individuals interested in serving as Special Magistrates to the 2020 Value Adjustment Board.  Special Magistrates are appointed for the purpose of taking testimony and making recommendations to the Board.  Special Magistrates cannot be elected or appointed officials or employees of the county.  Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the state may not serve as Special Magistrates. 

A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications shall be a licensed attorney in private practice and a member of the Florida Bar with no less than 5 years’ experience in ad valorem taxation and meet the requirements of Section 194.035 F.S. and Section 12D-9.010 FAC.

A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of real estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than 5 years’ experience in real property valuation and meet the requirements of Section 194.035 F.S and Section 12D-9.010 FAC.  During term of service, the Special Magistrate cannot represent any party before the Board. 

A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of tangible personal property must have at least 5 years’ experience in tangible personal property valuation and shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser's organization.  During term of service, the Special Magistrate cannot represent any party before the Board. 

A Special Magistrate need not be a resident of the county for appointment.  If required by law, Special Magistrates shall obtain the Department of Revenue training certificate for Special Magistrates and provide verification of such qualifications and training to the Clerk of the Board.

If you have an interest in serving as a Special Magistrate for the 2020 session, please fill out an application and submit it along with your resume to our office. The application is available at our website, www.baycoclerk.com, under Value Adjustment Board. You will need to submit a copy of your State Certified Real Estate Appraiser’s License and a copy of your Department of Revenue Training Certificate, for the current year, to the Clerk of the Value Adjustment Board 840 West 11th Street, Suite 3000 Panama City, FL 32401.  All interested parties must ensure they have taken and received a certificate for the most current training available from DOR. Questions can be directed to the Clerk of the Board at (850) 767-3314 or VAB@baycoclerk.com.

The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any and or all proposals received and to waive any technical informality that may be considered to be in the best interest of the Board.  The deadline for submitting applications shall be August 7, 2020.  (Posted:  05/05/20)


ESCAMBIA COUNTY – PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICANTS FOR SPECIAL MAGISTRATE

THE CLERK OF THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD IS NOW ACCEPTING SEALED APPLICATIONS for APPRAISER SPECIAL MAGISTRATE and ATTORNEY SPECIAL MAGISTRATE for 2020. Special Magistrates must be licensed in the State of Florida and meet the following criteria, but need not be residents of the county in which he or she serves:

1) Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the

state may not serve as special magistrates.

2) A special magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications

shall be a member of The Florida Bar with not less than 5 years experience in the

area of ad valorem taxation.

3) A special magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of real

estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with not less than 5 years

experience in real property valuation.

4) A special magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of tangible

personal property shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized

appraiser’s organization with not less than 5 years experience in tangible

personal property valuation (either attorney or appraiser).

5) A special magistrate may not represent a person before the board in any tax year

during which he or she has served that board as a special magistrate.

6) Appraiser and Attorney Special Magistrates will be required to sign contracts for

services at a negotiated rate per hour. Expense reimbursements will be made in

accordance with statutory travel reimbursement rates. Special Magistrates may

be required to conduct morning, afternoon, and/or evening sessions.

7) Applicants must be computer literate.

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk's Office at the address listed below, from the Clerk's website, www.escambiaclerk.com, or will be mailed or emailed to applicants upon request. Any qualified individual who wishes to apply should submit an application and resume, in a SEALED envelope labeled VAB SPECIAL MAGISTRATE, by 5:00 p.m. on JUNE 30, 2020, to:

Honorable Pam Childers

Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Attn: DeLana Allen-Busbee, Clerk to the Board's Office

Value Adjustment Board

221 Palafox Place, Suite 110

Pensacola, Florida 32502-5843

(850) 595-3920

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE.  ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE OPENED ON JULY 1, 2020


The Pasco County Value Adjustment Board (VAB) is seeking Attorney and Appraiser Special Magistrates to serve for the 2020 term. To be chosen, an applicant must meet the criteria of Section 194.035, Florida Statutes. Special Magistrates are paid $125 per hour with a four hour minimum for a mutually scheduled hearing date. All selected Special Magistrates will be required to attend an orientation session on a date to be determined. Special Magistrates will sign a contract upon hire with the specific terms of engagement. Additional information and applications are available on the Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller’s website www.pascoclerk.com or by calling (352) 521-4347. Submit applications by 5:00 p.m. May 15, 2020 to:

Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller

Attn: Value Adjustment Board

East Pasco Government Center

14236 6th Street, Suite 201 Dade City, FL 33523

(Posted:  03-19-20)

 

INVITATION TO APPLY FOR 2020 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD SPECIAL MAGISTRATE = SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA

The Value Adjustment Board of Santa Rosa County, Florida, invites all interested parties to submit letters of interest to serve as Special Magistrate for the 2020 Value Adjustment Board.

Special Magistrates may not be elected or appointed officials or employees of Santa Rosa County, Florida but shall be selected from a list of those qualified individuals who are willing to serve as Special Magistrates. Employees and elected or appointed officials of a taxing jurisdiction or of the state may not serve as Special Magistrates.

Special Magistrates are required to have at least 5 years of experience OR 3 years of experience and have completed training provided by the Department of Revenue. A Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues of exemptions and classifications shall be a member of The Florida Bar with experience in the area of ad valorem taxation; a Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of real estate shall be a state certified real estate appraiser with experience in real property valuation; and a Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of tangible personal property shall be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraiser's organization with experience in tangible personal property valuation.

Training provided by the Department of Revenue is required for the following:

• All special magistrates prior to conducting any 2020 VAB hearing. • VAB members or VAB attorneys in counties with a population less than 75,000 that do not use special magistrates. (Please note: Santa Rosa County has a population in excess of 75,000) • Individuals who are otherwise qualified, have at least three years but less than five years of relevant experience, and want to be considered for appointment as a special magistrate must take the exam.

The department shall provide and conduct training for special magistrates at least once each state fiscal year in at least five locations throughout the state. Such training shall emphasize the department's standard measures of value, including the guidelines for real and tangible personal property. A person who has 3 years of relevant experience and who has completed the training provided by the department under this subsection may be appointed as a special magistrate. The training shall be open to the public. The department shall charge tuition fees to any person attending this training in an amount sufficient to fund the department's costs to conduct all aspects of the training. The department shall deposit the fees collected into the Certification Program Trust Fund pursuant to s. 195.002 (2).

More information from the Department of Revenue on required training may be obtained at http://floridarevenue.com/property/Pages/VAB_Training.aspx.

Special Magistrates need not be a resident of Santa Rosa County. Special Magistrates may not represent a person before the Santa Rosa County Value Adjustment Board in any tax year during which he or she serves as a Special Magistrate.

Rate of pay shall be determined by the Value Adjustment Board. Applicants are asked to submit their proposed hourly rate of pay with their letter of intent including charges and/or reimbursement for travel arrangements (if any), minimum hours (if any), etc. All interested parties shall submit their letter of interest, with all required qualifying documents (including proof of training), experience, and proposed hourly rate of pay to this office no later than July 10, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. (in the office). Please make sure all qualifications, supporting documents, and work experience are documented in your resume. Letters of interest received after the deadline will not be eligible. Letters of interest shall be emailed to Amanda Pierce at pierceam@flcjn.net or submitted to the address below:

Honorable Donald C. Spencer, Clerk

Value Adjustment Board

Attn: Board Support Services (Amanda Pierce)

Santa Rosa County, Florida

Mailing Address: 6495 Caroline Street, Suite G

Milton, Florida 32570

If further information is needed, please call Amanda Pierce at 850-983-1832 or email at piercea@santarosaclerks.com. Santa Rosa County reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any and all submittals.

(Posted:  6.2.20)

  

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 


 
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