The Appraisal Specialist will be working at the Appraisal Desk which is tasked to process orders for appraisals from choosing the best appraiser to approving the invoice for payment. It is also tasked to manage the panel of appraisers which includes vetting new ones, setting up their accounts, making sure their license and insurance are current, running background checks and keeping the panel database accurate.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
General knowledge of mortgage loans required
General knowledge of appraisals required
General knowledge of appraisal regulations required
Previous interactions with appraisers a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong initiative and detailed oriented
Independent and ability to multi-task
High customer service skillsCan work in a fast and high volume department
Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
Must be able to travel to visit branch offices.
Must be able to work from 6-3pm (after training period) if asked by management