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Tallahassee.  Rev-Appraiser II, Department of Revenue

JOB SUMMARY: This position is assigned to the Procedures Review team of the Compliance Determination process of the Property Tax Oversight Program. Duties include, but are not limited to: Appraisal and evaluation of work products, processes and procedures included in the In-depth review of tax rolls. Review internal and external processes and procedures to determine if in compliance with Department of Revenue -PTO standards. Research and analysis of real property, tangible personal property, and sales data through field inspections, reviews of county tax rolls, courthouse records, appropriate sales services, and other contacts such as business owners, buyers, sellers, lenders, closing agents, and local real estate professionals. Inspection and appraisal of real and of Tangible Personal Property (TPP). Provide aid and assistance to County Property Appraisers. Participate in the interviews and reviews with the County Property Appraiser and DOR staff. Review the work of others for quality and for conformance with Program expectations. This position requires extensive travel.  Posting Closing Date:  3/31/18.  Click Here for more details. 

(Posted:  3/16/18)


Valbridge Property Advisors, the largest independent commercial appraisal company in the U.S., is looking for a full-time Word & Excel professional and writing expert to help us develop, support and train on our Datappraise-integrated and automated appraisal report templates. The Templates Administrator will be a key part of our Templates & Software Department, working closely with our VP of Templates & Software, our Templates Teams, and our Specialty Templates Leaders.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree, commercial real estate experience, excellent writing skills, and advanced knowledge and expertise of Microsoft Word & Excel, including Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). If you are a highly motivated, self-starting professional this position might be for you. You would have a leading role in the further development and enhancement of our software and templates platform, and be able to work in an entrepreneurial environment remotely from anywhere in the U.S.

Key Responsibilities:

 Design, development and support of our existing Word and Excel valuation templates

 Assist with templates roadmap planning and execution

 Development of the next generation of our Datappraise-integrated valuation templates platform

Manage, set direction, plan, coordinate and facilitate releases of new and updated templates with our Datappraise team, Templates teams and Specialty Templates teams

 Develop, plan and provide training for users via webinars, videos, GoToMeetings and in person

 Point person for “Tactical Portfolio Templates” for new portfolio jobs needing custom templates

 Directing and planning the work of the templates teams to effectively manage the projects

 Responsible for developing the annual budget and managing to that budget

 Responsible for writing and editing appraisal templates, user guides, and procedure manuals

Required Skills:

Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel, including advanced features

 Solid knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

 Excellent technical report writing skills including copy writing, proofing and editing

 Ability to manage and work with multiple subject teams & experts to author custom appraisal report templates

Education & Experience:

 College Bachelor’s Degree

 Commercial Real Estate Experience

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to us at   

(Posted:  3-6-18)


The Property Tax Oversight Program for the State of Florida Department of Revenue has immediate positions available for Senior Appraisers, based in the Orlando or Fort Myers area.  The ideal candidate would have at least 4 years of commercial appraisal experience, and be an active Florida State Certified General Appraiser.  In lieu of a senior–level real estate appraisal designation or State Certified General Appraisal license, the applicant may have completed 300 hours of Florida pre-licensing training and 3000 hours of USPAP compliant commercial appraisal experience and be a Registered Trainee.  Candidates must be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, a strong writing ability, time management skills and problem solving skills; must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. The State of Florida offers a competitive compensation package, health benefits, company resources, flexible/telework opportunity and a retirement plan. Those interested in this position may follow the link noted below to submit an on-line application using the State’s People First system:

Resumes received outside of the State Hiring portal will not be considered.    

Contact information:   Lin Wilhelm, (407)245-1661,

(Posted:  02-19-18)

Commercial Trainee Appraiser / Certified General

Come Joint Us!  Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) is an industry-leading global real estate services company with 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.We have an opportunity to work in the commercial real estate profession in the Valuation and Advisory Services division. This division focuses on helping clients with valuation and/or market consulting on assets throughout Florida. The candidate will have the benefit of working directly with our Multifamily Team Leader and will gain exposure to real estate markets throughout the State of Florida. Further, the candidate will gain exposure to institutional assets and clients; typically lenders, mortgage brokers, owners and REITs.

The candidate will analyze regional and local area economic attributes and emerging trends for the real estate market, collect and analyze legal and physical features of an asset, execute financial analysis, investigate and report market findings including vacancy, absorption, other supply/demand factors, and comparable data. The candidate will also help maintain the database, conduct field inspections, and complete appraisal reports, or portions of.

A successful candidate will possess the following:

-Active Trainee Appraiser License, or willingness to obtain it or GG License

-Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree is preferred)

-Strong analytical skills

-Strong communication skills

-Proficient in MS Word & Excel

-Strong work ethic

-Ability to work as a team

-Ability to multi-task

-Ability to research

-Ethics and integrity

The candidate must be a self-starter who is well-organized, self-motivated, efficient, responsible, reliable and able to take direction and have adequate interpersonal skills.

Contact:  Amanda Cooper, MAI, +1 727 417 4550 M  +1 813 871 8532, email to:

(Posted:  10-12-17)

Certified Commercial Appraiser Partnership Opportunity in Tampa, FL

Partner with one of the oldest commercial appraisal companies in Tampa Bay, first founded in 1979 in Safety Harbor. Benefit from the breadth and knowledge of our client base and work on challenging projects throughout Florida.

If you are not ready to sit behind a desk and watch the clock – perfect! We need an independent and self-reliant candidate – who wakes up excited to face a new opportunity.  Hone in your skills in developing complex narrative appraisals, researching each new trend – and flowing with the challenges. Be it a simple condo-office or a new district in the community.  We have the work to compliment your existing client base – to continue to build a solid and respected reputation in the market.

Candidates need to have achieved Certified General status – and either are on target to become MAI or already have the designation.

Experience in Eminent Domain, income producing properties, industrial and institutional projects, marinas. Right now we are working on a Fire-station, the third-largest estate home in the area, a 45-acre land project within the city, and an ALF.   

Send a quick note of your interest to discuss the opportunity – Partnership or Fee Appraiser?   (Posted:  08-29-17)

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 structures and appurtenances, drawing sketches to scale, identifying structural features and characteristics, making quality judgments, conducting inventories, and recording descriptive data.

Application deadline:  September 24, 2017.  All interested applicants are required to complete a Pinellas County application form online at:   Click Here for more information.

(Posted:  08-25-17)

Senior Appraiser  - Tampa

CBRE is looking for a Senior Appraiser in Tampa and the surrounding areas.  For further details and if you’re interested, please apply at the link below.

Apply Online:

(Posted:  08-14-17)

Franklin Street Valuation Advisory is currently seeking a Quality Control Manager for the Appraisal team. The Quality Control Manager – Valuation Advisory performs the appraisal review functions that ensure a high-quality standard for all valuation work while allowing Appraisers to reach their highest levels of efficiency and productivity. The Quality Control Manager will also play a key role in Appraisal team training, development, and ongoing coaching.

Job Description

-        Performs appraisal reviews regarding methodology, consistency, technical aspects, data quality, and overall reasonableness in a timely manner consistent with deadlines/due dates.

-        Oversees all engaged assignments for quality, timeliness, and technical reviews.

-        Develops and coaches Junior/Intermediate/Trainee appraisers and researchers/analysts by transferring skill and knowledge and reviewing their results

-        Manages and reviews assigned jobs via ongoing meetings with staff Appraisers.


-        Minimum 8-10 years of commercial appraisal experience required.

-        Prior appraisal review experience a plus.

-        MAI designation required.

-        Certified General Appraiser license required.

-        ARGUS proficiency required. Must be proficient in performing cash flow models.

-        Please visit for further information of job description and qualifications.

Franklin Street is a group of companies focused on delivering value-added solutions to today’s commercial property owners.  Founded in 2006 during one of the toughest real estate climates, Franklin Street has blossomed into one of the fastest-growing real estate and insurance companies in the Southeast, with offices in Tampa, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, and Jacksonville. Our family of real estate companies – which include Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Valuation, and Management Services – is focused on developing solutions for the evolving demands of our clients. 

Franklin Street offers a competitive salary, group health insurance, a 401k plan with company match, a quality research team, software resources such as CoStar, REIS, and a proprietary database system. 

Learn more about Franklin Street at www.FranklinSt.comSUBMIT RESUME AS EMAIL ATTACHMENT TO:  Please include desired pay range in text of email.)  Or apply online at:  Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen and background check.

(Posted:  08-09-17)

Wanted!  One amazing commercial appraiser, Hungry to make bold work

This is what you’ll do…

•             Define the industry benchmark in terms of collecting and analyzing data

•             Utilize the latest time-saving report preparation software and data services tools

•             Provide forward-thinking, intelligent and financially practical solutions that are market-driven for a wide variety of property types

•             Serve each client’s needs, with senior members of the firm leading every major engagement

We’re looking for someone…

•             Who is awesome and detail oriented with some prior experience

•             That wants to be part of a fun crew

•             That loves change and variety for advancement

•             Who wants to remain constantly committed to excellence through professional development

•             That doesn’t mind bonuses (that’s right – bonuses!)

•             That likes getting paid every two weeks

Edge Realty Advisors is looking to add a motivated and appraiser to our team. Our firm uses superior technologies and vast data services to provide our clients—comprising national lenders, attorneys, and private clients—with innovative consulting and valuation services for various asset types. Edge’s core is to cultivate long-term relationships with clients defined by integrity, professionalism, and unmatched market expertise. Technology is a key to our EDGE.

If you are one of the best minds in real estate, or just starting your career, please apply!

Ira Bellinkoff, MAI, Edge Realty Advisors,

(Posted:  06-16-17)

Certified General Appraiser.  Valbridge Property Advisors | Southwest Florida is seeking an experienced Certified General Appraiser for a commercial appraising position in our Naples, Florida office.  As the largest national commercial real estate valuation and advisory services firm in North America, Valbridge Property Advisors has 68 offices across the US with more than 675 staff members, 200 of whom are MAI designated.

Our appraisers provide professional, commercial real estate and business valuation services for a variety of sectors including office, retail, industrial, multi-family, vacant land, special-use properties, entities, estates, and machinery and equipment.  We provide our appraisers with an appraiser-analyst support staff to help complete portions of the appraisal process; and an in-house review that ensures quality control.

Along with a competitive fee split structure, benefit packages include the ability to earn bonuses.  Our appraisers are provided extensive initial and ongoing training on our Valbridge cloud-based, proprietary platform.  Applicants for this position should possess the following skill set:

·        Certified General Real Estate Appraisal License(s) – MAI candidate or member preferred

·       Four-year college degree, preferably with emphasis or major in English, real estate, finance or business

 ·        Proficiency in MS Word and Excel

 ·        Knowledge of the South Florida market area preferred

 ·        Excellent report-writing skills

 If you are interested in working in a challenging, fast-paced professional environment with a progressive and well-established appraisal firm that is part of the largest network of appraisal firms in the nation, email your resume and cover letter to  Compensation will be commensurate with experience.   (Posted 05-24-17)


Need State Certified appraisers for established Florida firm:

BayOne Appraisal Services is seeking State Certified appraisers to perform appraisals in Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Fort Myers market areas. 

BayOne Appraisal Services, Inc. has proudly served Florida since 1985.  We are a highly respected company, with a strong client base, offering exceptional benefits including 401K match, health insurance, salary option, etc.

All research tools are provided along with admin support.  We encourage relocation candidates to inquire.

Please visit our website at 

Email resumes and licenses to Mark Silverstein, SRA at

(Posted:  01-26-18)

Sarasota.  Well established Real Estate Appraisal firm seeking a well qualified and motivated residential real estate appraiser to perform appraisals in the Tampa Bay area.

Must be a certified appraiser and added compensation will be provided to designated appraisers or those working toward same.  We are a 60+ year old well established firm with an extensive (and growing) client base.  This position will offer excellent opportunity for both earnings and career growth. 

Reply to  (Posted:  09-21-17)

Employment Wanted

Sarasota area.  Seasoned commercial appraiser with 14 years of experience valuing a wide variety of property types looking for a solid production opportunity in SWFL, preferably based out of Sarasota. Experience working remotely and as part of a team.  Resume

(Posted:  08-16-17)

Tampa.  Looking for a position as a part-time real estate appraiser apprentice.  My long term career goal:  to become an independent Certified General Appraiser.

Summary of my background:  After a 15 year career in Accounting with Metlife, I transitioned to a career as a real estate investor.  I own and manage 9 residential rental units in the Tampa Bay area. I have an active Real Estate salesperson license, which I primarily use in connection with my investment activities.  I have successfully completed two out of the 4 appraiser apprentice required courses and would be able to finish the remaining two within a month.    

Contact information:  Michael Kachelski, Tampa, FL  Phone: (813) 545-3007    Resume

(Posted:  08-14-17)

Special Magistrate Positions  - 2018


Employment Opportunity

 The Hernando County Value Adjustment Board is seeking individuals to serve as VAB Special Magistrates.

Details and the application are available at, under County Services, Value Adjustment Board.

 The application submittal deadline is March 15, 2018.   (Posted:  1-29-18)













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