CDOT Appraiser II position

April 03, 2020 2:35 PM | Dorit White (Administrator)

We received an email from Angelina, HR specialist at CDOT about a job opening.



This position works for the Right of Way Unit in Region 1 and will provide appraisal and

appraisal review services in support of CDOT projects as well as projects implemented by

other governmental agencies.  The Appraiser II position will serve as an advisor and

designated expert for the Region office in property appraisal, including performing

appraisals, performing review appraisals, contracting for appraisal services, and providing

valuation support for appraisal waivers.


Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


 Perform appraisals and prepare appraisal reports to be used for the acquisition of

real estate interests This, under the exercise of the power of eminent domain,

required for transportation related projects;

 Perform appraisals and prepare appraisal reports to be used for the sale, exchange

or lease of CDOT owned properties;

 Initiate in-depth research studies by collecting, verifying, and reporting data deemed

necessary for the valuation of subject properties;

 Perform highest and best use analyses for all valuation assignments which form the

basis for selection of comparable properties in the cost, sales comparison and income

approaches to value;

 Physically inspect and analyze all appraisal projects including rural, agricultural,

mountain, suburban, industrial, publicly-owned, and commercial properties;

Appraisal review services

 Review all submitted property owner appraisals for proposed project acquisitions and

all Local Public Agency submitted appraisals, completing and signing fair market

value and appraisal review reports;

 Monitor documents for compliance with CDOT, State of Colorado and Federal

requirements, including physical inspection of projects;

 Produce written reports describing the reviewer's conclusions regarding the appraisal

report's level of adequacy of the appraisal process, the reasonableness of the

conclusions reached, and the compliance levels required;

Appraisal Consultant Management

 Employ methods, rules, regulations, and negotiation techniques to secure required

appraisal services with independent fee appraisal contractors in compliance with

Procurement Department requirements;

 Coordinate with CDOT purchasing unit to create and finalize all contracting


 Negotiate final fees for contract appraisals on projects;

 Complete consultant evaluation forms for contract appraisal services;

 Appraisal advise and support for the Regional offices and internal and external


Regional expert on appraisal and appraisal review functions, quality assurance,

training, developing and coordinating policy and procedures with Region


 Serve as consultant and adviser to the Region office providing input to resolve

question relative to property valuation issues;

 Review, evaluate and participate in determining the scope, correctness and

thoroughness of project appraisal issues; 

 Attend Scoping, Field Inspection Review, Final Office Review and Right-of-Way Plan

Review meetings with engineers and other specialty units;

 Other job duties as assigned. 

Work Environment:

 Primarily 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday

 Approximately 20% spent in the field, 80% spent in the office

 Travel required during work hours throughout Metro Denver/Front Range

 Occasional overnight travel 1-3 times a year throughout Colorado

 Required to operate CDOT vehicles

 Willing and able to work in all areas of Region 1, compromising of metro, rural, and

mountain terrains, including climbing to some areas

 Required to work near heavy traffic areas


LOCATION: Denver Metro, Colorado


PRIMARY PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: 2829 W. Howard Pl., Denver, CO 80204


SALARY: $5,322.00 - $7,790.00 Monthly

CLOSES: April 10, 2020

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