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#20-2620-01
Supplemental Questionnaire

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Thank you for your interest in the position of Appraiser III, #20-2620-01.  Your completed response to this supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to determine your qualifications and must be completed properly in order to be given full consideration for the next phase in the selection process.  Responses should be specific, thorough and succinct.  A lack of adequate detail in the supplemental questions and in your application may result in failure or disqualification for this recruitment.  Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process.  A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for a thoroughly completed employment history and supplemental responses.

By selecting yes below, you certify your understanding that all applicants who meet minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to move forward in the process.

Do you understand the above statement?

 

Yes No

 

Question 1 will be used to screen for minimum qualifications. 


1.

Please indicate how you qualify for the position of Appraiser III:

a) The equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in the class of Appraiser II in the Alameda County Assessor’s Office, AND possession of a current, valid permanent appraiser’s certificate or an inactive/permanent appraiser’s certificate issued by the California State Board of Equalization.
b) The equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in the office of a California County Assessor or the office of the California State Board of Equalization at the level equivalent to Appraiser II in the Alameda County Assessor’s Office, which included the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes, AND possession of a current, valid permanent appraiser’s certificate or an inactive/permanent appraiser’s certificate issued by the California State Board of Equalization.
c) Possession of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university. (Additional qualifying experience gained within the last ten years may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four years. Additional qualifying experience for this purpose includes real estate appraisal, mortgage lending, title work, real property management, building construction, structural cost estimating, right-of-way agent, and/or experience as a real estate licensee engaged in buying, selling, leasing or managing real estate.) AND three (3) years progressively responsible, full-time work experience performing property appraisals for acquisition, loan, and/or tax purposes. Experience appraising income producing properties is desirable.
 

If you selected option C above:

In the box below, please provide an explanation of your one year of experience which involved supervision of personnel engaged in appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax assessment purposes (type N/A if not applicable):


 

Questions 2-6 will be used to screen for best qualified.


2.

If you possess an Appraiser’s Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization please provide your certification number, the issue date, and the expiration date in the space below.

Please indicate N/A if you do not possess the certificate and proceed to the next question. 

3.

If you do not possess an Appraiser’s Certificate issued by the State Board of Equalization, do you meet the eligibility requirements for issuance of a temporary appraiser’s certificate by the State Board of Equalization?

Yes No
4.

If appointed to the classification of Appraiser III, I understand that continued employment is contingent upon the following:

Issuance of a permanent Appraiser’s Certificate within one year of appointment OR possession/maintenance of a valid Appraiser’s certificate throughout the duration of employment

Yes No
5.

Please list the different types of property that you have appraised. Include property where the Income Approach to Value or a Commercial Construction Cost Estimator program was used. In your response, include the property types, dates of employment, name of employer/supervisor, and the position held.

6.

Please describe any skills, education, training, or work experience you possess that would enable you to appraise commercial and industrial properties for property tax purposes.

 

The supplemental questions were designed to elicit your experience as it relates to the current recruitment in order to identify the best qualified candidates for this position. Only the best and most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the oral interviews.  By selecting yes below, you certify your understanding that all applicants who meet minimum qualifications are no guaranteed to move forward in the process. 

Do you understand the above statement?

Yes No