Commercial Review Appraiser

Shawnee, Kansas, United States


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This position may be located at any of the offices within First Interstate Bank's fourteen state footprint, including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.
Assist the Chief Appraiser with implementing and administering real estate appraisal policies and procedures for First Interstate Bank as part of the Commercial Valuation Department (CVD), which operates independently from the lending functions of the Bank. The Commercial Review Appraiser is expected to contribute to a team oriented environment with the goal of maintaining a high degree of customer service that advances the overall success of the Bank in concert with our mission of “… being the premier financial services provider in the communities we serve.”
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned.
  • To assist in the independent procurement of appraisals and reviews from qualified and geographically competent appraisers in compliance with the Bank’s Policy and Procedures, FIRREA, USPAP and Interagency Appraisal and Evaluation Guidelines (IA&EG). This encompasses overseeing or assisting in the management of the valuation processes; including engaging, receiving, reviewing, and distributing appraisal and review reports.
  • To provide or procure the completion of independent reviews of appraisals submitted to the bank to ensure that the applied processes and valuation results are credibly derived, and are void of conflicts of interest in compliance with the Bank Policy and Procedures, FIRREA, USPAP and (IA&EG); facilitating an ongoing monitoring process to confirm the accuracy and reliability of appraisals.
  • Assist the Chief Appraiser with ensuring proper documentation and record keeping for the department.
  • Interact with fee appraisers and loan officers acting as a liaison to facilitate the flow of required information to ensure appraiser independence is maintained at all times.
  • Act as a resource for lenders and other team members on appraisal and market related issues, regulatory requirements and valuation questions.
  • Participate in legal and compliance training and other appropriate training as required to maintain knowledge of banking activities, FIB products and services, and remain current with laws and regulations.
  • Uphold and promote adherence to all Bank and banking institution regulations, laws, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Provide professional service to internal and external customers; provide support and assistance, including communication support, responding to incoming telephone calls, electronic mail, and voice mail; perform special projects and other related duties as assigned, in support of the daily functions of the Credit Administration Department.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with minimal supervision. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year College or University and two (2) or more years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Active Certified General Appraiser license, in good standing, or a minimum five (5) years of experience in appraising real estate and/or reviewing real estate appraisals in a lending or fee environment. Experience with a variety of property types, valuation methodologies and ownership interests is preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Minimum salary $89,077.00 - salary ranges vary based on location.

**If you are a current FIB employee, please apply through the Career Worklet in the
Employee Portal

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