Manager, Assessment Valuation
The City of Regina is beginning our search for a Manager of Assessment Valuation to join our team! The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the Assessment Valuation unit within the Assessment, Property Tax, and Utility Billing Department, including operational and program planning, stakeholder relationship management, financial management and people leadership. This position also coordinates all aspects for the delivery of property assessment for all classes of property including residential and non-residential property and ensuring all property assessments conform to the provisions of the required legislation.
You will have the opportunity to ensure all property assessments comply within the provisions of the required legislation, prepare and maintain records of appraisal data, and interpret and apply valuation manuals to determine property assessment values. You will assist Assessors in appraising complex and unusual properties to establish assessments, prepare appeal submissions, and provide evidence and testimony as an expert witness at the Board of Revisions and at the Saskatchewan Municipal Board’s Assessment Appeals Committee. This role provides direct leadership, mentoring, training and coaching to the work unit’s coordinators and other staff, and leads the development of the workforce with a focus on identification of necessary human resources in terms of capacity and competency. In this role, you are expected to provide advice, guidance and information as a subject matter expert to senior City leaders, and meet with community representatives, partners and other stakeholders to plan program and services and resolve service issues. This role leads the development of the Valuation unit budget, provides approvals for procurement, including the development of business cases, and proactively identifies operational risks, program/service reviews and develops recommendations and action plans.
Typically, the knowledge skills and abilities for this position are obtained through the completion of a university degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or a related discipline and an approved Assessment or Appraisal accreditation (i.e. AACI). Eight (8) to ten (10) years in Municipal Assessment, including three (3) to (5) years in a senior supervisory or administrative level. The ideal candidate would also possess progressively knowledge and experience in assessment and real property valuation principles, practices and procedures, including appraisal and assessment techniques and systems. Knowledge of core management practices including program/service delivery models, budgeting, performance management, real estate law and the ability to interpret statues, legislation and case law is critical for this position. Exemplary communication, negotiation, problem solving, and interpersonal skills are required to be successful in this position.
Added Requirements: Licensed or eligibility for licensing, in the Saskatchewan Assessment Appraisers Association and/or holding the CAE designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers and/or holding the AACI designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada.
*Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
*Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.*
**Note: In accordance with the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment. **
The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.
We will contact applicants we wish to consider within six weeks of the competition closing date. All applicants are thanked for their interest.
|Applications are being accepted until November 28, 2019|
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