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Posted: 2022/05/31
Member type: AACI Member
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 2022/07/08
Contact Name: Aaron Gemmell
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Contact City: Winnipeg
Contact Province: Manitoba
Contact Postal Code: R3C 4K4
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Job Description:

The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities! We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens.

Senior Appraiser

Planning, Property and Development

Posting No: 121171

Closing Date: July 8, 2022 Under the direction of the Supervisor of Leasing and Appraisals, the Senior Appraiser, as the technical expert, is responsible for the appraisal of all types of appraisal reports and evaluations of various interests in all types of real estate from simple to significantly complex real property situations including acquisitions, sales, leases, land development dedications, impoundment land appraisals, partial takings for negotiated settlements and expropriations. This position ensures compliance with the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP) and will provide other real estate advisory services. As the Senior Appraiser you will: • Prepare and complete all appraisal types, primarily commercial and significantly complex and politically sensitive appraisals for the City of Winnipeg acquisitions, sales, expropriations and other related requirements. • Defend appraisals before Standing Committees of the City, Land Value Appraisal Commission, Court of Queen’s Bench and Arbitration Tribunals. • Provide technical expertise, coaching and training to the Branch and staff in appraisal methods and techniques. • Maintain suitable databases and records necessary for provision of a professional real property appraisal service. Your education and qualifications include: 1. Full accreditation as an Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI). 2. Significant appraisal work experience including a minimum of 3-5 years of experience dealing with commercial, industrial, expropriation and investment lands as an Accredited Appraiser. 3. Litigation experience as an expert appraisal witness. 4. Experience analyzing problems, appraisal/accounting and other evidence generated by a multitude of disciplines as they relate to Real Property matters and to understand the implications thereof; and to generate alternative courses of action and recommendations supported by sound appraisal and business practices. 5. Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations including under Council or Committee review, litigation, cross-examination, and dealing with irate clients. 6. Strong written communication skills including preparation of professional level correspondence, appraisals and administrative reports. 7. Strong verbal communication skills including effective defense presentation and coaching of staff. 8. Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work in a deadline driven environment. 9. Proficient in all methods of appraisal. 10. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and appraisal databases. 11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels within the department, individuals from other departments, external contacts and the general public. 12. Ability to work with minimal supervision. 13. Ability to coach and train staff. Conditions of employment: 1. The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid. 2. Prior to commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification. 3. A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate at their expense. For information on obtaining a Police Information Check, please visit 4. Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License. The successful applicant will be required to provide a vehicle for transportation while on City business, subject to the terms and conditions of the City Transportation Policy. 5. Must maintain designation in accordance with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. 6. Must possess and maintain a Membership in AIC and meet the Continuing Professional Development requirements to maintain their Member Status. CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG: • Citizen & Customer Focus • Respecting Diversity • Ethics and Values • Integrity and Trust • Results Oriented APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below: 1. Current resume AND/OR Application Form (Required). 2. Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered. *Your application documents must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications of the position.* Online applications can be submitted at For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ's or contact 311. The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process. The salary range for this position is: • Salary Schedule A1 $2,924.51 - $3,928.21 Biweekly (Grade 4)* within the W.A.P.S.O. Collective Agreement. • Salary Schedule A2 $2,924.51 - $3,928.21 Biweekly (Grade 4)* within the W.A.P.S.O. Collective Agreement. We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development! We value diversity in our workplace. Indigenous peoples, women, racialized peoples, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ peoples and Newcomers are encouraged to self-declare. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.