Conduct the less difficult, sensitive or complex investigations of complaints involving technical appraisal issues, as well as unethical or illegal activity against licensed real estate appraisers and registered AMC’s. Conduct and review appraisals, market research and analysis on all types of properties. Identify deficiencies in appraisal reports under investigation, form an opinion as to whether the analyses, opinions and conclusions in the report are appropriate and reasonable, and determine if there were violations of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and/or federal and state laws or regulations.
Review sample appraisal reports submitted by individuals applying for a real estate appraiser license to determine compliance with USPAP and/or federal and state laws or regulations. Effectively communicate findings of the reviews to Licensing Unit staff and applicants.
Interpret and explain Enforcement policies and procedures, federal standards of competency and professional ethics, as well as federal and state law and regulations to members of the appraisal industry, financial institutions, government agencies and the public.
Screen new complaint cases to help determine their validity and/or seriousness.
Appear as a witness to present facts and evidence supporting administrative action or criminal prosecution at legal or administrative proceedings and conduct on-site field reviews or audits of appraiser records.
Investigate complaints against accredited real estate appraisal course providers.
Performs special projects as assigned.
Candidates must hold in good standing a full appraisal license, residential certification or general certification issued by the BREA.
Title 11, Section 703(d) of the California Code of Regulations requires criminal record checks of all personnel who have access to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI). Pursuant to this requirement, incumbents in this position will be required to submit fingerprints to the Department of Justice and be cleared before hiring.
Valid CDL is required
WHO MAY APPLY: Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers in an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. All methods of appointments, including Training and Development (T&D) Assignments will be considered. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (Rev. 6/2010) with original signature, and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the 'Explanations' section of the STD 678. SROA and Surplus candidates are encouraged to apply. Appointment is subject to SROA and State Surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of their surplus status letter. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be considered for an interview.
All appointments are subject to OHR's approval.
A 60-day candidate pool will be established for subsequent vacancies.
DCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
|Property Appraiser Investigator
||645 - 110 - 5457 - 005
|Final Filing Date:
|Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers
1102 Q St., Ste 4100
CORI and Valid CDL required