Who is CapeFear?
Headquartered in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cape Fear Farm Credit offers career opportunities throughout Southeastern NC. Our mission of being the lender of choice to all of agriculture and our rural communities is at the heart of what we do each and everyday. We service the needs of part-time and full-time farmers, as well as the mortgage credit needs of rural homeowners. Federally chartered and a part of the national Farm Credit System, we are locally owned by our customer-owners.As we work together, we can help you achieve your goals and dreams, while strengthening our communities.
Be a Servant – Be Better – Be Gritty – Be Open & Inclusive – Be Present– Be Well
At Cape Fear Farm Credit, you would be part of one of the nation’s strongest and most respected financial institutions. Through your work, you would contribute to feeding, clothing, and fueling the world by supporting agriculture and rural America.
Appraiser - Fayetteville, NC
Cape Fear Farm Credit has an open position for an Appraiser. In this role, the appraiser will complete timely field inspections and develop credible opinions of value through great customer service and commitment to learning and growing. The appraiser will assist in performing real estate and chattel appraisals, collect and analyze support data, and assist other members of the Appraisal Department in the coordination of the association’s appraisal program. This role will report to the Chief Appraisal Officer.
What we offer
Commitment to training and professional development
Meaningful work that allows one tomake a difference
Opportunities for work-life balance
How you will impact Cape Fear Farm Credit:
Completes USPAP compliant appraisals processes involving inspections, observation, description, and analysis of the property to form a credible opinion of property value
Responsible for obtaining, analyzing and maintaining sales, building costs, and chattel database
Develops and maintains real property sales data and other information for use in the evaluation and appraisal functions
Submits appraisals as required by FCA, Bank and Association appraisals regulations and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisals Practice (USPAP)
Assists as directly by Chief Appraiser in the complete of special studies and projects
Build strong relationships in order to return maximum value
Effectively communicate with customers and team members
Demonstrates a commitment to learning and growing by proactively following development plan
Maximizes quality business growth to meet Association’s profitability and other business plan objectives
What you need to succeed:
Education and/or experience equivalent to Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or related field
State Certified Residential or General Appraiser
General knowledge of principles of real estate appraisal and application of the three approaches to value as well as Federal, State, and local laws affecting real estate and chattel values
Specialized appraisal training from both internal and external sources such as CE courses defined by NC Appraisal Board and American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
Strong organizational, project management, planning, and communication skills
Working knowledge of agriculture and property values to inspect real estate properties and equipment within the territory is a plus
Ability to inspect rural homes and farms including forest lands preferred
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at CFE-HR@agfirst.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.
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