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These Ag Careers listings are not endorsed by the ASFMRA and should be fully investigated. The intent of this information is simply to introduce employers to potential candidates, and visa versa. ASFMRA staff reserves the right to accept, reject, and/or edit all listings that are submitted for placement in the Ag Careers Center section. Placement of Ag Career listings is usually complimentary.

Positions Available

ASFMRA Job Listing (#72415)

Job Title: Appraiser Trainee
Company: Farm Credit East
Position Location: Lebanon, NJ
Closing Date: 8/31/2015

SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is accountable for accurate and timely completion of evaluations and appraisal of real and personal property in accordance with FCA, Bank and Association appraisal regulations and policies, and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). This position is responsible for performing reviews of appraisals, accurately completing environmental inspections, developing and maintaining “benchmark” farms, collecting auction and market information values, staff appraisal training, and other duties as assigned.

COUNTIES SERVED: Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex, Somerset, Union, Warren

AREA: The branch is located in a suburban area, with urban amenities conveniently located nearby.

TYPE OF AGRICULTURE: The branch’s agriculture is diverse, including livestock, cash and field crops, greenhouse, nursery, dairy, fruit, and vegetable. Farm related businesses and part-time farmers are also within Flemington’s target market.

Responsibilities/Duties: With supervision, the incumbent is accountable for the following:

  • COLLATERAL APPRAISAL:  Contribute to the protection of Association loan assets through the timely and accurate completion of appraisals and environmental inspections on all types of collateral, meeting Association policy and FCA regulations.  Contribute
    to the effectiveness of the appraisal program by the successful completion of continuing education coursework required by the state in which the employee is General Certified.
  • CLIENT APPRAISAL: Contribute to customer satisfaction and Association profitability through the professional, accurate and timely completion of appraisal reports.
  • QUALITY CONTROL:  Contribute to the maintenance of high quality appraisals and collateral administration through the objective and accurate review of appraisals and collateral documents prepared by Association and outside staff.  Provide effective and timely
    feedback, supervision, and training to Association collateral evaluators and appraisers.
  • RESOURCE INFORMATION & SPECIAL PROJECTS:  Contribute to a well- informed credit and appraisal staff by providing timely and accurate resource information, effective training, and by completion of special projects as required.
  • MARKETING:  Contribute to growth of Association credit and related services through effective, proactive marketing of not only appraisal services, but all of the Association products and services within the agricultural community.
  • MEMBER RELATIONS:  Contribute to an Association image of excellence by the prompt delivery of high quality service and product, current knowledge of agriculture/aquaculture, and participation in farm and appraisal organizations.  The application of skillful
    human relations techniques in dealing with members is required.
  • TEAMWORK:  Assist the Branch and Association in meeting its goals and objectives through effective teamwork and cooperation. Promote open and constructive communications and the attitude of “What can I do to help you?”.

Required Qualifications:

Position requires a B.S. in Agricultural Economics/Finance or a related field. Strong marketing and interpersonal skills are required, as are verbal and written communications and analytical skills. Must be able to work effectively as part of a team. The
position requires the ability to travel throughout the Association territory as needed.

The successful candidate will obtain state general appraisal certification within 3 years of hire.

Farm Credit East is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. It is our goal to make employment decisions that further the principle of equal employment opportunity by utilizing objective standards based upon an individual’s qualifications for a specific job opening

TO APPLY: To apply for this position, visit the Farm Credit East site

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#71015)

Job Title: Appraiser
Company
Yosemite Farm Credit, ACA
Position Location:
 Merced/Stanislaus County

RESPONSIBILITY: The appraiser’s primary responsibilities are to prepare accurate appraisal reports for agricultural properties. These appraisals may include the cost, sales and income approaches to value. Additional responsibilities include analyzing sales and rental data used in developing appraisal reports, verifying accuracy of legal descriptions, and reviewing preliminary title reports. Applicant must be capable of establishing and maintaining good customer relations by providing ongoing communications, coordination and assistance throughout the appraisal process. Must be able to work independently and prioritize work assignments. The position may include some training of Appraisal Trainees within the department.

EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS degree with emphasis on agriculture. Must have good understanding of agriculture production agriculture.
  • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license required. A licensed applicant from outside CA would be considered.
  • Must have a minimum of three years’ experience preparing agricultural appraisals.
  • Must have good analytical and statistical skills to evaluate, prioritize, and categorize data for valuation related activities.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have good computer skills and be proficient in Windows, Excel,and Word.
  • Must have a good understanding of agricultural operations of the San Joaquin Valley.

GENERAL DATA: The Association currently provides lending services to approximately 5,000 customers with loan volume approximately $ 2 billion. Major commodities financed include dairy and almonds, in addition to irrigated field crops, cattle, peaches, wine grapes and walnuts. Position would be in Merced, Modesto or Turlock. A company vehicle will be provided.

FINAL FILING DATE: Applications will be accepted until August 9, 2015.

To Apply: To be considered for this position, send cover letter and personal resume to Human Resources, P. O. Box 3278, Turlock, CA, 95381 or email at tel@yfc.ag. Please mark all correspondence “CONFIDENTIAL.” If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Jerry Furtado at (209) 724-0760 or e-mail to JAF@yfc.ag

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#62215)

Job Title: Appraiser
Company
Farm Credit East
Position Location:
 Middletown, NY

SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is accountable for accurate and timely completion of evaluations and appraisal of real and personal property in accordance with FCA, Bank and Association appraisal regulations and policies, and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).  This position is responsible for performing reviews of appraisals, accurately completing environmental inspections, developing and maintaining “benchmark” farms, collecting auction and market information values, staff appraisal training, and other duties as assigned.

COUNTIES SERVED: New York – Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer (southern), Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

AREA:  The branch is located in a suburban area with many urban amenities conveniently located nearby.

TYPES OF BUSINESSES: The branch’s agriculture is diverse, including dairy, livestock/equine, fruit, vegetable, and cash and field crops. Farm related businesses and part-time farmers are also within Claverack and Middletown’s target market.

With minimal supervision, depending upon experience, the incumbent is accountable for the following:

• COLLATERAL APPRAISAL:  Contribute to the protection of Association loan assets through the timely and accurate completion of appraisals and environmental inspections on all types of collateral, meeting Association policy and FCA regulations.  Contribute to the effectiveness of the appraisal program by the successful completion of continuing education coursework required by the state in which the employee is General Certified.

• CLIENT APPRAISAL: Contribute to customer satisfaction and Association profitability through the professional, accurate and timely completion of appraisal reports.

• QUALITY CONTROL:  Contribute to the maintenance of high quality appraisals and collateral administration through the objective and accurate review of appraisals and collateral documents prepared by Association and outside staff.  Provide effective and timely feedback, supervision, and training to Association collateral evaluators and appraisers.

• RESOURCE INFORMATION & SPECIAL PROJECTS:  Contribute to a well informed credit and appraisal staff by providing timely and accurate resource information, effective training, and by completion of special projects as required.

• MARKETING:  Contribute to growth of Association credit and related services through effective, proactive marketing of not only appraisal services, but all of the Association products and services within the agricultural community.

• MEMBER RELATIONS:  Contribute to an Association image of excellence by the prompt delivery of high quality service and product, current knowledge of agriculture/aquaculture, and participation in farm and appraisal organizations.  The application of skillful human relations techniques in dealing with members is required.

• TEAMWORK:  Assist the Branch and Association in meeting its goals and objectives through effective teamwork and cooperation. Promote open and constructive communications and the attitude of “What can I do to help you?”.

Required Qualifications

Position requires a B.S. in Agricultural Economics/Finance or related field. Knowledge of agriculture, finances, credit and credit administration. Strong marketing and interpersonal skills are required, as are verbal and written communications and analytical skills. Must be team oriented. The position requires the ability to travel throughout the Association territory as needed.

To Apply: To apply visit: http://farmcrediteast.balancetrak.com

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#61615)

Job Title: Commercial or Agricultural Real Estate Valuation
Company
Integra Realty Resources
Position Location:
 Boise, ID

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ASFMRA Job Listing (#61015)

Job Title: Real Estate Asset Manager (Agriculture Focus)
Company
Wells Fargo, Wealth Management Services
Position Location:
 San Francisco, Roseville, or Fresno, CA

Job Description: Wells Fargo’s Wealth Management Group provides a wide variety of financial services to high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients.  

As an investment manager oversees a client’s portfolio of various financial assets such as stocks and bonds, the real estate asset manager oversees the performance of the client’s real estate assets which may include a diverse agricultural real estate portfolio throughout California of farms, vineyards, and ranches growing grapes, citrus, almonds, vegetables, and other crops and may also include other property types such as commercial property investments (office, industrial, retail, and multi-family) and single family homes.

The role of the Real Estate Asset Manager is to service the real estate asset management needs of our clients and to develop new real estate asset management business through internal networking and partnering. 

Responsibilities include: asset and/or property management for all aspects of a client’s real estate portfolio; engaging and managing third party vendors (property managers, brokers, attorneys, consultants, etc.) and capital projects; preparing financial analyses and investment proposals for clients; negotiating and overseeing dispositions, acquisitions, 1031 tax deferred exchanges, and other complex transactions to achieve investment objectives and goals. Responsibilities also include developing and maintaining relationships with high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients throughout California on an on-going basis as well as working with an internal team to prepare recommendations.

Duties:

  • Provides real estate asset management expertise and high levels of client service for a complex portfolio of real estate assets in accordance with client investment needs and the bank’s policies and procedures.
  • Provides clients with solutions to complex real estate problems; designs, structures, and manages individual assets or portfolios to meet specific client objectives and investment performance; provides in-depth analytics to ensure client portfolios are properly diversified.
  • Acts as the real estate representative for internal partners focusing on exceptional service delivery and business expansion in the geographic area identified.

This position may be located in either San Francisco, Roseville or Fresno, California  and will include responsibility for assets throughout all California markets and in some cases out-of-state.  Frequent travel (3 to 4+ times per week) will be required.

Candidates must have their own car for employer-approved travel; personal car use will be reimbursed by the employer pursuant to employer guidelines.  Candidates must be able to travel to and ambulate through both ADA and non-ADA compliant environments such as, but not limited to, clients’ private residences.

Basic Qualifications: 5+ years relationship management experience. 

Minimum Qualifications: 5+ years relationship management and property and/or asset management experience within the agricultural real estate industry.

  • Proven ability to manage real estate assets in a consultative fashion for clients and professionally executing acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and/or project management assignments for various property types and other complex assignments. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and enhance client relationships leading to increased revenue.
  • Sound judgment, problem solving, and risk assessment in the application of analytical conclusions and management recommendations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with clients, vendors, internal partners, and management.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Superior working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Ability to independently utilize Excel, CCIM software and/or Argus to perform real estate financial analysis.

Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years of relationship management and business development experience in an environment serving private, high net worth clients (not institutional).
  • MBA in real estate or finance
  • Agricultural real estate industry credentials (i.e. American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (AFM, AAC, ARA, RPRA) , CCIM
  • Knowledge of fiduciary business
  • Knowledge of agricultural real estate
  • Knowledge of financial or estate planning
  • Demonstrated success in new business development and/or marketing

How external candidates apply: Go to www.wellsfargo.com/careers

  • Click in the red box that says “Start Your Future Now” on “Search Jobs
  • Click on the blue box that says “Search Jobs Now
  • Click onNew job seekers Register now
  • Enter your User Name, Password, Name, Contact Information and click “Register
  • Click on the small click on the left that say “Submit/Update Profile
  • Follow steps listed on the screen to complete your profile:
    • Copy and paste or attach a resume
    • Enter Employment Preferences: IMPORTANT: If a job you are applying for requires a license or certificate, you must include it here (even if it is on your resume), or the system will decline your application.
    • Please enter your FULL (legal) name and address
    • Confirm your candidate profile status is “Searchable
  • To complete your profile, click “Submit Profile”.

Search the Job Opening ID of interest and APPLY – follow the 6 steps on the screen to complete your application and make sure you see a successful application notice

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#61015)

Job Title: Farm & Ranch Manager
Company
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Position Location:
 Des Moine, Iowa

Job Description: U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management is seeking individual with agriculture degree and background to manage farm and ranch properties owned in trusts or agency accounts. Duties include tenant selection, lease negotiation, negotiation of oil and gas related surface damages and easements, keeping accurate account of bills and income, grain marketing, property valuation, property inspection, coordinate capital improvement project, and work with FSA and NRCS to comply with current farm program requirements. Additional duties include identification and evaluation of farmland for potential purchase by investors. Job also requires marketing Farm and Ranch services to prospective clients to bring into the portfolio. Candidate must also be able to support other areas of the bank by providing expertise in agriculture sector. The position is based in Des Moines, IA and territory would include but not limited to Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota. Some travel will be needed to cover this area.

Enterprise Role Overview: Manages more complex specialty assets within The Private Bank Trust Group with a full and in-depth understanding of all fiduciary aspects associated within a given segment of specialty assets, i.e., real estate, farm & ranch, timberland, oil & gas, private businesses. Partners closely with Private Bank relationship/client managers in proactive client service and sales activities to generate new business. Also links up closely with a Private Bank market to determine appropriate resources needed within Specialty Asset Management to obtain new business. Provides creative solutions to complex customer/asset needs. May have indirect coaching responsibilities.       

Qualifications: B.S. in Agriculture with a farming or ranching background. A M.S. degree is desired, but not required depending on work history and experience. Must have strong written, oral, and presentation skills. Must have strong negotiation and marketing skills. Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Powerpoint. Other highly desired skills include a working knowledge of GIS/GPS mapping tools; knowledge of USDA crop and conservation programs; knowledge of basic crop insurance; a working knowledge of Yardi Systems RE Management Software           

Staffing Contact Name: Teresa Perry. Candidates should contact Teresa Perry at tperry002@carolina.rr.com

Closing date: 07/15/2015

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#52315)

Job Title: Senior Appraiser
Company
AgTexas Farm Credit Services
Position Location:
Lubbock, TX

Job Purpose and Scope:

  • Prepare valuations or appraisal for properties that involve large and/or complex loans, specialized or highly improved properties.
  • Maintains comparable sales data, current improvement cost data and other resource information required.
  • Review appraisals performed by outside fee appraisers for compliance with USPAP and association standards.
  • Assists with development of appraisal standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Offer cost effective appraisals and related services.

Company Profile:

AgTexas Farm Credit Services serves approximately 2,500 borrowers in a 43 county trade territory. The association has an average volume of approximately $1.2 billion. The loan portfolio consists of cotton, peanuts, livestock, dairy, feed grains, real estate and ag-related business loans. The association territory provides diversity in production and mortgage loans as well as commodities financed. The Panhandle region serves a total of 20 counties.

Working Relationships:

Frequent interaction with customers, association departmental staff and management. Occasional interaction with association senior management, CEO, and/or board of directors. Occasional interaction with Farm Credit Bank of Texas staff. Frequent interaction with area professionals including real estate agents, commercial bankers, and others who deal with the association in the normal course of business.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Finance or a related field or equivalent experience and five (5) or more years of experience in the area of real estate appraisal with emphasis on appraising agricultural producing properties and/or agricultural chattel. Proper certification required. Ability to work independently.

*AgTexas, at its sole discretion, may offer this position with a different title based upon the qualifications of the candidate.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send application/resume or request for additional information to:

Dave Cullins, SVP-Appraisal Services
AgTexas Farm Credit Services
3145 W. Washington St.
Stephenville, TX 76401
dave.cullins@agtexas.com
Phone 254-965-5348

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#52215)

Job Title: Senior Appraiser
Company
AgTexas Farm Credit Services
Position Location: 
Amarillo, TX

Job Purpose and Scope:

  • Prepare valuations or appraisal for properties that involve large and/or complex loans, specialized or highly improved properties.
  • Maintains comparable sales data, current improvement cost data and other resource information required.
  • Review appraisals performed by outside fee appraisers for compliance with USPAP and association standards.
  • Assists with development of appraisal standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Offer cost effective appraisals and related services.

Company Profile:

AgTexas Farm Credit Services serves approximately 2,500 borrowers in a 43 county trade territory. The association has an average volume of approximately $1.2 billion. The loan portfolio consists of cotton, peanuts, livestock, dairy, feed grains, real estate and ag-related business loans. The association territory provides diversity in production and mortgage loans as well as commodities financed. The Panhandle region serves a total of 20 counties.

Working Relationships:

Frequent interaction with customers, association departmental staff and management. Occasional interaction with association senior management, CEO, and/or board of directors. Occasional interaction with Farm Credit Bank of Texas staff. Frequent interaction with area professionals including real estate agents, commercial bankers, and others who deal with the association in the normal course of business.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Finance or a related field or equivalent experience and five (5) or more years of experience in the area of real estate appraisal with emphasis on appraising agricultural producing properties and/or agricultural chattel. Proper certification required. Ability to work independently.

*AgTexas, at its sole discretion, may offer this position with a different title based upon the qualifications of the candidate.

 

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send application/resume or request for additional information to:

Dave Cullins, SVP-Appraisal Services
AgTexas Farm Credit Services
3145 W. Washington St.
Stephenville, TX 76401
dave.cullins@agtexas.com
Phone 254-965-5348
 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#51815)

Job Title: Chattel Appraiser
Company
Golden State Farm Credit, ACA
Position Location:
Kingsburg, CA

Golden State Farm Credit is an agricultural lending organization which provides credit and financial services to customers in our primary lending territory of Butte, Fresno, Glenn, Kings, Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity counties.   We offer competitive compensation packages, incentive opportunities, and excellent benefit programs.

Job Description: 

  1. Complete various types of field inspections, reports, and valuations of all crops, inventory, feed, livestock, equipment, and other personal property involved in Farm Credit lending.
  2. Research and document commodity prices, farming costs, and yield studies in support of Association lending and real estate appraisal staff.
  3. Work closely with internal and external customer base by providing excellent written and verbal communication, coordination, and assistance throughout the lending and loan-servicing processes.
  4. Significant travel within the lending territory is required.

Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree in agricultural production, agricultural business, business administration, or equivalent.
  2. 2-4 years of experience in chattel appraisal or related field with demonstrated knowledge of principles and laws affecting chattel appraisal.
  3. Broad-based knowledge and experience dealing with livestock, commodities, and farming practices common to the region, along with relationships with leaders in the agricultural community.
  4. Demonstrated planning, problem solving, and organizational skills.  Ability to make sound decisions and deal effectively with time constraints.
  5. Demonstrated verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.  Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team setting with customers, fellow employees, and industry leaders. 
  6. Demonstrated proficiency using electronic spreadsheets, word processing, and database software of various types.
  7. Commitment to a very high level of confidentiality in dealing with sensitive business information.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.” 

Download the application form.

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#57215)

Job Title: Appraiser
Company
Lone Star Ag Credit
Position Location: 
Fort Worth, TX

Job Description: Provides simple to moderately complex appraisals for agricultural properties and assists senior-level appraisal staff with evaluations of property on large and/or complex loans.  Has some latitude for decision making.  Works under minimum supervision. Prepares valuations or appraisals in connection with loans secured by non-complex agricultural properties and assists with the development of valuations or appraisals of properties that may involve  large  and/or  complex  loans,  specialized  or  highly  improved  properties.  Maintains comparable sales data, current improvement cost data, and other resource information required to make accurate evaluations. May review appraisals performed by outside fee appraisers to ensure compliance with USPAP and association collateral evaluation standards.  Prepares collateral evaluation reports and all related correspondence. Offers cost effective appraisals and related services.

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Finance or a related field, or equivalent experience and two (2) to five (5) years of experience in the area of real estate appraisal with emphasis on appraising agricultural producing properties or collateral evaluation.  State of Texas General Real Estate Appraiser Certification required.

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

To Apply: Apply at lonestaragcredit.com and click on the About Us link then Career Opportunities.

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#42815)

Job Title: Certified Ag Appraiser
Company:
Agri-Access
Position Location: 
Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois – home office supported – travel required

The primary purpose of this position is to conduct real estate appraisals. The individual will also collect and analyze real estate sales information to support appraisals and asset valuation. The individual will ensure appraisal costs are handled in the most cost effective manner, assuring cost competitiveness.

Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, business or related field;
  • minimum of 4 years agricultural appraisal experience or equivalent; agricultural background is preferred;
  • certified general appraisal license and is in good standing with all applicable states;
  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • advanced knowledge and understanding of and ability to apply general appraiser proficiencies;
  • knowledge of federal, state and local laws, market influences, and general trends affecting real estate values; applied agricultural economic theory, farm practices, soil types, irrigation, engineering and construction techniques, and maintenance costs associated with typical properties in area;
  • sound technical and computer background including experience in computerized appraisal reports, word processing, and spreadsheets; 
  • a professional membership and/or designation in a nationally recognized professional appraisal organization that has adopted the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and is a member of Appraisal Foundation are preferred;
  • fulfills continuing education requirements to maintain good standing with local state requirements for certified general license.

Agri-Access has a national presence in serving agricultural, commercial and residential lending for rural America. We offer an excellent total compensation package, including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Incentive opportunity
  • Health Insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • 401k (3% AgStar contribution & up to an additional 6% match)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Training and development programs

Qualified candidates please apply on-line at www.agri-access.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Closing date: 05/31/2015

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#42815)

Job Title: Real Estate Appraiser
Company:
Ag Country Farm Credit Services
Position Location: 
Grand Forks, ND

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct quality and timely real estate appraisals to support branch needs, support outside fee appraisal service and meet state and industry standards.
  • Prepare real estate value studies to support benchmark values and recommend value changes. 
  • Conduct market surveys and collect real estate sales information to support appraisals and asset valuation.
  • Effectively manage workflow and maintain good communication with branch offices to meet deadlines and assure good customer service.
  • Assure appraisals are accurate.
  • Reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate and critique such information as written material, numerical data, responses to customer needs and other work activities.
  • Calculate ratios and percentages.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business, or related field. 
  • ND State Certified Appraisal certification is preferred, willing to consider any experience level for the right candidate.
  • Minimum of three years appraisal experience is preferred.
  • Annually obtain continuing education credits as required in appraisal subjects which carry recertification credit with one of the appraisal organization members of the Appraisal Foundation.
  • Strong knowledge of agricultural practices.
  • Sound technical and computer background desired, including experience in rural and residential appraisal reports, word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective  interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload.

To apply, please submit your resume at:

http://www.recruitingcenter.net/clients/agcountry/publicjobs/intranet

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Closing date: 05/18/2015

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#42415)

Job Title: Qualified Review Appraiser and Senior Review Appraiser
Company
US Forest Service
Position Location: 
Oregon and Washington

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ASFMRA Job Listing (#41515)

Job Title: Review Appraiser
Company
US Forest Service
Position Location: 
Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Alaska

Job Description: This position is with the Alaska Region, Deputy Regional Forester, Resources, Recreation, Lands and Minerals staff located at Juneau, Alaska. Duty station may be located in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Juneau, or Ketchikan, AK, as approved by management at time of the job offer.

To Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/400475300

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#41315)

Job Title: Staff Appraiser
Company
Farm Credit Midsouth
Position Location: 
Jonesboro, Arkansas

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ASFMRA Job Listing (#4715)

Job Title: Real Estate Appraiser
Company
Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc.
Position Location: 
Portland, OR

About the Position 

As an Appraiser, you will join MB&G’s rapidly growing valuation services business, providing first-class service to a wide variety of clients including timberland investors, real estate investment trusts, publicly and privately-held corporations, family estates, conservation organizations, public agencies, and others. You will be completing appraisal assignments on forest and other natural resource lands throughout the greater Northwest and elsewhere within the U.S. as well as internationally. In this role, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Appraisal of timberland properties ranging in size up to 700,000 acres or more for a wide variety of clients and in diverse geographies.
  • Appraisal of conservation easements.
  • Appraisal of standing timber, assessment of damages from fires, timber theft, etc.
  • Understand and interpret macroeconomic trends and participate in making forecasts.
  •  Monitor timber and timberland market trends and track sales activity.
  • Collect, analyze, and maintain information about timberland transactions.
  • Inspect properties and comparable sales.
  • Develop discounted cash flow models.
  • Conduct 631(a) and 631(b) timber valuations.
  • Other duties as necessary.

About You

To excel in the position of Timberland Appraiser at MB&G, you need to be a well-rounded forestland, agricultural, or rural land valuation expert possessing strong project management capabilities, a client service mindset and exceptional interpersonal communication skills.

Skills and Experience

 Must hold a current certification in one or more states as a General Real Property Appraiser and have a minimum of one year of experience appraising rural or agricultural properties, forestland, or natural resources in any region of the U.S. or internationally.

  • Education and/or background in forest management, forest economics, forest operations, or forest business preferred but not required
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and Access
  • Excellent appraisal report writing skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage for multiple deadlines
  • Ability to travel, plan and conduct field work
  • Enthusiastic and team-oriented
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills
  • Responsive and client service oriented

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, natural resources, real estate, or other relevant discipline is preferred
  • State Certified Real Property Appraiser including all required prerequisite education

To Apply: Click here http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/join-our-team/ or visit the Careers section of our website to send us your resume.

 

ASFMRA Job Listing (#4215)

Job Title: Appraiser
Company
America AgCredit
Position Location:
Santa Rosa, CA

About Us

Since 1916, America AgCredit has been providing financial services the agriculture industry. At American AgCredit, working in farming and ranching isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life. The more you get to know us, the more you’ll begin to understand no one is more dedicated to agriculture and the values of the people who work in this industry than the people at American AgCredit. Come join our growing team where your best will be rewarded with appreciation and opportunities for growth and advancement.

About the Role

The Appraiser is responsible for performing functions required to provide accurate appraisals of the value of real property and, in some cases, personal property of increased and varied complexity, involved in a Farm Credit lending or related transaction. The Appraiser undertakes appraisal assignments of a broadening range of property use-types.

Essential Duties

  • Conduct the initial subject property inspection.
  • Conduct appraisals of real property to determine value using cost, sales comparison, and income approaches. Conduct appraisals
  • and/or inspections of personal property.
  • Collect sufficient subject property specific and general data that allows the full development of the report from defining the problem through highest and best use.
  • Search, confirm, analyze and archive market sales and rent information.
  • Determine, analyze and apply the appropriate valuation approaches.
  • Report the information developed in the appropriate narrative format.
  • Establish and maintain good customer relations by providing ongoing communication, coordination, and timely assistance throughout the appraisal process and during any non-valuation assignment.
  • Participate in branch and association representation at community and agricultural meetings and projects.
  • Perform other non-valuation functions that may be assigned.

Education and Experience

  • BA/BS degree in agricultural management, agricultural business, business administration, real estate or economics; or equivalent.
  • California and / or Nevada Certified General Real Estate Appraiser license preferred. Candidates seeking to pursue their Appraiser license will also be considered.
  •  At least three years successful experience as an Appraiser, preferred. Entry level position available for candidates will fewer than 3 years’ experience.
  • Successful completion of 180 hours of Appraisal Foundation (AQB) qualified educational course work, preferred
  • Knowledge of agriculture, agricultural lending, appraisal, and real estate principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate highly accurate work and make independent decisions.
  • Must be proficient in organizing and prioritizing work to met deadlines.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional persuasive and interpersonal skills.
  •  Proficient in the use of PC, including email, word processing and electronic spreadsheet software.

To apply: www.agloan.com/employment 

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