Property Valuation Analyst (PA4) (8 Positions)

Endroit: Toronto, ON
Site web: http://www.mpac.ca
Type:
Date de publication: 7 mar 2018
Date limite: 21 mar 2018
MPAC Recruiting
Posting Date: March 7, 2018
Closing Date: March 20, 2018
 
 
Property Valuation Analyst (PA4) (8)
$64,121 - $76,378 per annum
 
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, Valuation and Customer Relations Department, requires eight (8) experienced Property Valuation Analysts with expertise in the valuation of properties. Reporting to the Manager, Valuation and Customer Relations, the successful individuals will value assigned properties, review and adjust property values for an assigned property group and territory, within established corporate standards and legislative requirements. You will also investigate and resolve taxpayer concerns regarding their property assessment, completing Requests for Reconsiderations, and representing MPAC before the Assessment Review Board and other courts and administrative tribunals.
 
Responsibilities:
In this position, the successful candidates will:
  • Research, compile and verify relevant information including conducting local market research, reviewing published sales and property information (e.g., Teranet), completing sales investigations, and on-site property inspections;
  • Review values as generated and where appropriate, adjusts the valuation of new properties, and re-evaluations as a result of Request for Reconsideration (RFRs), appeals, or building permits; completes sales investigations, and property inspections and values properties utilizing appropriate valuation software;
  • Monitor new construction and building permit lists to determine the need and timing for valuations based on MPAC guidelines;
  • Review, process control and approve valuation changes (e.g., supplemental and omitted assessments);
  • Conduct industry standard sales ratio studies and reviews and finalizes values for release of new valuation base year to ensure alignment with  local real estate markets trends, previous appeal decisions, and location-specific circumstances following proper valuation guidelines and standards;
  • Process and maintain valuation applications, keys data into IPS for legislative and maintenance processes, and maintains property classifications within corporate database (e.g., Municipal Tax Applications, Vacancy Rebate, Seniors Exemption, and Exempt to Taxable);
  • Resolve settlements for reconsiderations with property taxpayers; prepares and processes Minutes of Settlement as required to established customer service protocols;
  • Represent MPAC before the Assessment Review Board and other courts and administrative tribunals as necessary, including preparation and presentation of evidence and submissions;
  • Respond to requests for assessment records from taxpayers, ensuring adherence to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA);  and provides property valuation expertise at public forums, e.g. town halls, where required.  Explains valuation to Municipalities and/or other departments,  escalating customer concerns as required;
  • Ensure property data meets corporate standards for correctness, consistency and completeness for assigned geographic area following proper data collection standards, provides training and coaching and technical assistance to other staff members ensuring customer service level agreements and data quality standards are met.
 
Location: Assessment Office #09 Toronto, Ontario
 
Qualifications:
  • Completion of relevant College/University program is an asset;
  • Certification in IMA, AIC, IAAO, or RICS is an asset;
  • 3 years progressively responsible experience in the discipline of valuation;
  • Demonstrated field experience in data collection and sales investigation;
  • Thorough knowledge of assessment data requirements, its sources, property assessment terminology, MPAC valuation policies and procedures, and property assessment legislation (Assessment Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and other related legislation); general understanding of statistics ( e.g., regression analysis) ;
  • Expert knowledge of local real estate market and economic factors affecting values of business (e.g., strip retail, hotel), and/or residential (e.g., condominiums);
  • Thorough knowledge of valuation theory and approaches to value including:
    • sales comparison approach, multiple regression analysis
    • market cost approach and related systems and cost manuals
    • income approach to value including direct capitalization, income and expense analysis and cap rate development
  • Strong market research and analytical skills to ensure accurate valuations;
  • Demonstrated customer service skills to effectively resolve client inquiries and disputes with tact and diplomacy;
  • Advanced verbal and presentation skills to present evidence and submissions of valuations;
  • Advanced written communication skills to prepare appeals, minutes of settlement and correspondence to taxpayers;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to meet MPAC and legislative timelines in the valuation of properties; and
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel,) and other statistical software programs.
 
Area of Search: Open
           
To apply to this posting, click on the link followed by the “Apply Online” once within the posting. Please use the Applicant Tracking System to create your Candidate Profile, upload your Resume and Cover Letter and apply to the posting by March 20, 2018.  Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.
 
While MPAC thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews.  Please be advised successful incumbent(s) who are not presently permanent MPAC employees may be required to undergo a criminal and drivers abstract check.
 
 
ABOUT US:
 
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation funded by all Ontario municipalities. Our role is to accurately assess and classify all properties in Ontario, and with more than 1,700 employees in offices across the province, our assessors are trained experts in the field of property valuation. At MPAC, we know that maintaining work life balance is the key to fostering employee health, happiness and productivity. We offer generous vacation allowances, a self-funded leave program and flexible work arrangements to help ensure employees’ unique needs are met both at work and at home. For more information visit www.mpac.ca or www.aboutmyproperty.ca.
 
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and MPAC's Accessibility Standards for Ontarians with Disabilities Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
 
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