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Colorado State Appraisal Supervisor -Denver Metro in Denver, Colorado

Appraisal Supervisor -Denver Metro

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Appraisal Supervisor -Denver Metro

Salary

$6,659.00 - $10,094.00 Monthly

Location

Denver, CO

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Department of Transportation

Job Number

HAA-50003273-06/21

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  • Benefits

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Department Information

This position is only open to residents of Colorado.

NOTE: EFFECTIVE 7/1/2021, THE SALARY RANGE FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE:

$6,792.00 - $10,296.00

This announcement is posted until the position is filled. Applications will be considered as they are received. It is in your best interest to apply as early as possible.

About CDOT

Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people does contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page (https://www.codot.gov/topcontent/employment/overview.html) to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future!

CDOT for All

CDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive.

In addition to a fantastic place to work, CDOT offers a variety of benefits which include:

  • Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)

  • Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Medical and dental plans with no cost preventative services

  • State paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insurance

  • State paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disability plan

  • Participation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401K and 457 plans

  • Credit Union membership

  • Work life programs

  • State Employee Assistance programs at no cost

  • Tuition and certification reimbursement program

  • Access to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialty training across the state, in addition to personal development and productivity learning opportunities

  • State employee discount programs

    To learn more, visit our careers page (https://www.codot.gov/topcontent/employment/overview.html) !

    Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service ?

    Life at CDOT during COVID-19

    At CDOT, we have taken several measures to protect employee safety and health, while ensuring continuity of operations. Employees with the ability to perform their job duties from home are encouraged to do so. For those employees who are working on-site, facial coverings in public spaces and social distancing when possible are required. We will provide employees with masks, as needed. We have implemented frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting procedures in our buildings and equipment. You can expect your interview to be done remotely and visitors to any CDOT building are required to pre-screen. You can rest assured that we are committed to doing our part to keep employees connected, healthy, safe, and productive during these challenging times.

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Description of Job

This position exists to manage the Region’s staff of property appraisers in the Region 1 –Right of Way Denver Metro Appraisal Unit. The Appraiser Supervisor will develop the appraisal unit’s budget requests and allocate unit resources; schedule appraisal assignments and oversee the operations of the appraisal unit. Position will teach appraising and the appraisal profession to inexperienced staff appraisers, mentor inexperienced staff appraisers, monitor and evaluate the work product of staff and fee appraisers; and will act as a contract administrator by negotiating, managing, and administering contracts for the hire of fee appraisers and other private contractors.

Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises, prioritizes, directs and delegates the work functions and activities of the Appraisal unit which includes four (4) full-time positions; Develops performance plans and evaluates performance of direct subordinates; approves leave and timesheets; mediates or resolves personnel issues; directs, guides and/or approves training for personnel within the section.

  • Develops work plans and schedules to meet deadlines;

  • Serves as an integral member of the Region 1 Right-of-Way Management Team under the direction of the Right-of-Way Manager; assists in defining the goals and objectives for the Unit;

  • Manages and supervises matters pertaining to real property in which CDOT has an interest, including, but not limited to, property valuation, title work; boundary line disputes and agreements; licenses; leases; intergovernmental agreements; disposal of remainder and excess parcels, coordination of inspections, hazardous materials mitigation, demolition of structures owned or to be acquired by CDOT; highway vacation/devolution; review of development plans, subdivision plans, zoning requests, annexation plans; fencing agreements acquisition of land from other state and federal agencies; litigation support; and FHWA coordination and approval as appropriate;

  • Reviews appraisals prepared by CDOT staff appraisers and consultant appraisers to assure that such appraisals meet CDOT, FHWA, and Uniform Act requirements;

  • Performs the full range of appraisal services including valuation of residential, commercial and industrial properties improved and vacant on an as needed basis;

  • Manages and supervises appraisal functions for CDOT and local agency projects through direct supervision or consultant management;

  • Supervises and guides Right of Way Staff Appraisers in the production of valuation reports and the review of appraisal reports for property that may be disposed of by CDOT or acquired through the governmental power of eminent domain;

  • Provides guidance and oversight in the processes of contracting fee appraisers for CDOT and local agency appraisal services; Ensures deliverables are accurate, legally defensible, and represent Fair Market Value;

  • Prepares budget estimates for Property Management and Appraisal services;

  • Enters and tracks appraisal data in SAP;

  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  • Primarily 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday

  • Approximately 10% spent in the field, 90% spent in the office

  • Travel required during work hours throughout Metro Denver/Front Range

  • Occasional overnight travel 1-3 times a year throughout Colorado

  • Required to operate CDOT vehicles

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a field of study related to the work assignment

  • AND at least four (4) years of professional work experience in real estate brokerage, property management, appraisal, acquisition and relocation under the Uniform Act, professional land survey, civil engineering, eminent domain legal experience or eminent domain appraisal experience.

  • Must have a State of Colorado Certified General Real Property Appraiser License in good standing and experience in preparing and reviewing condemnation appraisals.

    Please note: The required experience must be substantiated within the work experience section of your application. “See Resume” statements on the application or resumes in lieu of a complete application may not be accepted. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application. In addition, part-time work will be prorated.

Substitutions:

Additional work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required Bachelor's degree but not for the specific experience.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

  • A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

    Preferred Qualifications

The exceptional applicant will be an experienced Property Management/Appraiser and will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:

  • Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of real estate law, theory and practice, including document preparation, acquisitions, closings, and appraisals in a transportation context;

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in utilizing the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 and the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions;

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with transportation projects;

  • Supervisory experience; experience overseeing or directing the work assignments of others;

  • Leadership skills in promoting team work, pride, trust and group identity at all levels within the work unit;

  • Extensive experience in condemnation appraisals;

  • Experience reading and interpreting highway construction and right of way plans;

  • Managing budget to ensure cost effectiveness of projects or programs;

  • Consultant/contract management experience;

  • Excellent reasoning, analytical, and problem solving ability;

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;

  • Excellent time, project management, and organizational skills;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including facilitation and presentation skills;

  • Strong, effective interpersonal and relationship building skills;

  • Ability to partner with professionals, consultants, and the public, with sensitivity to their needs and priorities;

  • Credibility on technical matters with staff, peers, staff of other organization units, internal and external customers, and local stakeholder groups;

  • Negotiating with individuals or groups to find mutually acceptable solutions; building consensus through give and take;

  • Ability to develop new insights and apply innovative solutions;

  • Being open to change and new information; adapting behavior and work methods in response to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles;

  • Ability to develop new insights and apply innovative solutions;

  • Proven ability to deal with difficult customers and situations;

  • Consistent recognition for an exceptional level of performance;

  • Skill and ability in mentoring others;

  • Strong computer skills, including fluency in MS Office Suite, Gmail, and SAP.

Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with "Info Cubic".

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Supplemental Information

Applicant Checklist

Complete Applications must include the following documents:

  • A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

  • A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

  • A cover letter that describes your interest in this position how your experience aligns with the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Cover letters must be uploaded as an attachment to your online application. Cover letters will not be accepted after the closing date and time of the announcement.

  • A chronological resume

  • A work sample of one of the following:

an eminent domain appraisal, commercial appraisal or appraisal review.

  • If you are using education to qualify, a copy of your official or unofficial transcript showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

  • If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.

    Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

    Notifications:

    All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email . Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from " state.co.us " and " info@governmentjobs.com " addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email . Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

    The Hiring Process:

  • All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

  • Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

  • Part of, or all of, the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.

  • Be sure your application materials specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any of step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.

  • A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.

    Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement

    If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion or reinstatement applicant.

    Employment Screening

    If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.

    Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com . Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636 (https://agency.governmentjobs.com/colorado/about%3Ablank) .

    The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks . CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

    Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.

An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (dpa_state.personnelboard@state.co.us), postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.

For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board go to spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at 303.866.3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.

ADAAA Accommodations

CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Angelita Sims at Angelita.Sims@state.co.us (Amanda.Parkhurst-Strout@state.co.us) or call 303-757-9225 .

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

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