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The USDA Forest Service has an open appraiser position in Tallahassee, FL.  For more information on this opportunity, click here This position is part of the Southern Regional Office in the Lands, Minerals and Uses Unit with multiple duty location options throughout the Region (including Tallahassee, Florida).

Incumbent is responsible for providing a wide range of valuation services, including contracting for real property appraisals and performing technical appraisal review duties, as assigned by the Regional Appraiser.  For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Jim Twaroski at 404-347-2871 or

(Posted:  9.4.19)

Tampa.  BBG’s Florida expansion continues with staffing opportunities in Tampa, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville offices. We are actively seeking:

MAI Designated Appraisers

Senior and Junior Level Appraisers

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 five (5) in Florida.

BBG offers a complete and dynamic technology package and corporate support staff maximizing the efficiency of the assignment process 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 or call 813-327-4101. 

(Posted:  9.4.19)

The Sage Group is looking for Trainee, Junior and/or licensed appraisers in our Fleming Island Office.  Contact Larry Sage at or 904.215.6623.

(Posted:  8.28.19)

Tropical Valuation Advisory is looking for Certified General Appraisers &  Trainees at our Tampa office

Tropical Valuation Advisory, a commercial real estate appraisal firm having been in business for nearly 30 years, is looking to expand our operations.  We are a Tampa based firm with staff positions available for Trainee appraisers in our Westshore office.  This is a full time W-2 employment opportunity with benefits.


For trainees, we have developed a training program where candidates will receive extensive training and development opportunities over a 24-month period. Provided performance and training goals are met, successful Associates will be placed within an existing team. This accelerated program provides an opportunity for employees to fast-track their personal knowledge and expertise across the major property types, an opportunity that is truly unique within the industry. 



·        Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university. 


·        Currently have or in the process of obtaining a Florida General Appraiser or Trainee License


·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

·        Strong organizational and analytical skills. 

·        Ability to effectively present information. 


·        Requires basic knowledge of financial real estate terms and principles. 


·        Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. 

·        Ability to solve problems in standard situations. 

·        Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills. 


·        Basic skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. 

·        Good writing skills. 

·        Argus knowledge a plus


Please forward your resume to Chris Shaeffer at or you can call at 813-343-0907 for any additional information about this opportunity.   (Posted:  8-2-19)

Real Estate Researcher

Experienced researcher needed for boutique appraisal office.  Must have an understanding of the real estate industry, know how to verify taxes and utilities and be comfortable phone calling to conduct rental surveys and verify sales.  About half the work is for typical properties and about half for marinas and waterfront development.  Knowledge of boating and marinas a plus.

Please send resume and salary requirements to

 (Posted:  7.17.19)

Appraiser Trainee

Urban Realty Solutions is in need of an experienced commercial appraiser trainee.  Assignments may range from small local properties to feasibility analyses in other cities.  Some emphasis on marina and waterfront development.  Must have basic knowledge of what is needed in a commercial appraisal assignment, work diligently and pay attention to details.  Salary commensurate with experience level.

Please send resume and salary expectations to

(Posted:  5-22-19)


The Pinellas County Property Appraiser is seeking candidates for an Appraiser 1 position in the residential department. This is field and office work of routine difficulty in the gathering of property data to assist in estimating residential 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.


Minimum Requirements for the Appraiser 1 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)

• Must also possess:

o 3 years of experience in appraisal: or

o 2 years college level coursework (or Associate’s degree) in business, finance, accounting, public administration, real estate and at least 1 year experience in appraisal; or

o A Bachelor’s or higher-level degree in business, finance, accounting, public administration or real estate; or

o An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Highly desirable skills/qualifications:

           • Possession of a Florida State Certified Appraiser or Registered Trainee Appraiser license

      • Experience in mass appraisal models such as multiple regression analysis or feedback

    • Possession of a designation from a nationally recognized professional appraisal organization


          • Appraiser 1 salary range: $43,347.20 - $56,368.00

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

         • Enrollment in the Florida Retirement System

          • Generous annual leave and paid holidays

Application deadline: September 13, 2019

All interested applicants are required to complete a Pinellas County application form online at:

(Posted:  8-28-19)

1st Appraisal Solutions.  Hiring Experienced Certified Residential Appraisers in Hillsborough, Polk, Martin and St. Lucie Counties.  Please send resume and sample work via email to

(Posted:  02-12-19)

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