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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801

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Requisition No: 51973 

Agency: Department of Revenue

Working Title: SENIOR APPRAISER - 73000577

Position Number: 73000577 

Salary:  $3,625.61 - $3,833.94 / month 

Posting Closing Date: 04/11/2019 

If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals, businesses and families across the state, the Florida Department of Revenue invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. As one of the largest state agencies, the Department’s diverse workforce community of more than 5,000 employees is proud of its efforts to serve the people of Florida.

  • The Department’s General Tax Administration program plays a key role in collecting and distributing revenue to state agencies, cities, counties and school districts.
  • The Department’s Child Support Program helps children receive the financial support they need when it is not provided from one or both parents.
  • The Department’s Property Tax Oversight program oversees and assists local government officials, including property appraisers, tax collectors, and value adjustment boards.

The Department of Revenue offers an excellent array of benefits, including:                      

  • Health insurance (over 80% employer paid)
  • Basic life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance       
  • First-rate retirement program
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities to advance in your career
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telecommuting (for designated positions)

The Department’s values-based culture and commitment to public service guides our work. We focus on teamwork, innovation, continuous improvement, and seek excellence in our accomplishments every day. Begin your public service career today with the Florida Department of Revenue.

The Florida Department of Revenue is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability.

JOB SUMMARY: This position is with the Department of Revenue's Property Tax Oversight Program, located in downtown Orlando, and appraises commercial real property in the surrounding counties to determine its just market value for assessment purposes. Duties include: Analyze market, cost and income data in the development of estimates of value; research and analyze property data and sales data through field inspections, review of courthouse records, appropriate sales services, and other contacts such as buyers, sellers, lenders, closing agents, and local real estate professionals; inspect and appraise Real Property (residential, vacant land, commercial, industrial and/or agricultural) in compliance with Florida Statutes and industry standards. Develop estimates of value of Real Property. Conduct Procedural Audits, Sales Qualification Tests.. Provide aid and assistance to County Property Appraisers.

Research, compile and analyze market, cost and income data to assist in developing estimates of value for commercial/industrial/residential properties. Research, inspect, photograph and verify sale and income data for use in appraisals. Assemble or assist others in the assemblage of schedules pertaining to rental rates, vacancy and collection loss rates, expense rates and capitalization rates. Participate in the interviews and reviews with the County Property Appraiser. Aid in training/assisting other DOR appraisers. Review the work of others for quality and for conformance with Program expectations. Assess DOR appraisal process for accuracy, documentation and completeness. Read, analyze, and reconstruct rent rolls, balance sheets, P&L statements and other financial documents. This position requires travel.     



  • Possession of a current and valid Florida State Certified General Real Estate Appraisal license.
  • Experience collecting and analyzing large quantities of sale, income and expense data.
  • Experience in the application of multiple approaches to value and proper appraisal methodology.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office: Intermediate skill level (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint).
  • Minimum four years of experience in the appraisal of real estate, which must  involve multi-family residential, commercial or industrial properties.


  • In lieu of a 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, as a Registered Trainee.


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Public Administration.
  • Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) designation.
  • IAAO 300 Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal.
  • IAAO 311 Residential Modeling Concepts.
  • IAAO 312 Commercial/Industrial Modeling Concepts.
  • IAAO 331 Mass Appraisal Practices.
  • IAAO 400 Assessment Administration.

SCREENING DISCLAIMER: Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experiences stated on the candidate profile and/or resume.


Candidate must be available to travel, occasionally being away for several days at a time; work duties require candidate to work on foot, in various weather to properly measure buildings and parcels; candidate may be required to provide own means of transportation in the performance of assigned responsibilities; candidate may be required to work weekends to complete an assignment on schedule; candidate must be a team player, to work as part of a team, to provide support to coworkers when necessary; candidate may be required to work independently and switch between several different projects in a time sensitive manner; candidate should be able to accept constructive criticism and make recommended changes to their work.

SKILLS VERIFICATION TEST: All applicants who meet the screening criteria/minimum job requirements will be required to take a Skills Verification Test. Applicants must receive a score of at least 70% to be considered further.

APPLICANT POOL: Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: All Department of Revenue positions are designated as “sensitive or special trust.” If we select you for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and/or Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a criminal history background check. These checks will reveal arrests, charges, convictions and/or diversion programs regardless of the disposition or outcome. Disclosing criminal offenses will not automatically exclude you from employment. The nature, job-relatedness, severity, and date of the offense in relation to the position you are applying, are considered. Non-disclosure of a reportable offense on your candidate profile will exclude you from consideration and the conditional offer of employment will be withdrawn at the Department’s discretion.

WHERE TO APPLY: All applicants must apply online at: If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Lin Wilhelm, 407-245-1661,

The Department of Revenue is a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) covered employer. For more information review the Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act here.


  • Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at:
  • If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Orlando