Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA), he or she must become a member in good standing within 31 days of beginning work.
This position is represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA.
DEPARTMENT: Finance, Property Appraisal Division
HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION OF WORK: 632 W. 6th Avenue, Anchorage, AK
Example of Duties:
Under little or no supervision, the Senior Appraiser performs professional level functions. Provide data collection and quality control review for data collection activities. Extensive public contact that may include the explanation of appraisal policies, procedures, laws and ordinances as related to property appraisal. Explain appeal rights and application for exemption procedures to property owners. Perform technical research-oriented, mass-appraisal work in the valuation of property. Duties may include appraising personal, residential, commercial or industrial properties utilizing both traditional and mass appraisal technologies, development of statistical models with computer assistance, review and training of new equal grade staff and junior grade staff.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Special Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, or a related field, and two years of experience in the appraisal of property as an Appraiser with the Municipality or the equivalent elsewhere. Must possess State of Alaska Driver's license by the time of hire.
Experience related to the appraisal of real and/or personal property in Accounting, Banking, Business Management, or experience in a private appraisal office or governmental agency involved in the appraisal of real and/or personal property may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a qualification examination consisting of questions directly related to the appraisal field. From among those who pass, some or all will be referred to the department for interviews.
The qualifying examination will be given on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicants Alaska Driver's License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.
Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) Contract Bargaining Agreement Art. 6.10.1 A must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.