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Senior Commercial Land Analyst

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Appraiser 

Pay:  $47,294.00 annually  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  


The Senior Commercial Land Analyst is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of commercial land valuation processes including but not limited to; land market analysis and market modeling, review and quality control of land parcel combinations and splits, quality control of data collection and land valuation appeals, and assist all internal and external customers with land information requests. This is accomplished through properly applied mass appraisal techniques in accordance with State of Kansas Statutes and the Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Property Valuation (PVD), directives and guidelines. The Senior Commercial Land Analyst’s duties ensure that all land characteristic and market data is accurate and current. Land values and data are established and recorded in compliance with established standards and must adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).


Analyze market data and characteristics to develop and maintain Commercial Land Valuation models.

  • Examine commercial market and land uses to develop and maintain appropriate parameters.
  • Develop Commercial Neighborhood Analysis for annual final review process, providing summary report and supporting documentation in an organized and consistent format.


Review and advise on all parcel combinations and splits.

  • Review all commercial parcel land changes for correct factors and data placement.
  • Review and establish land values for all split and combined land parcels at end of the year.


Review, establish and explain property values

  • Review property values for accuracy using updated market models.
  • Establish and record accurate and unbiased appraised values with documentation during the Final Review process.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or will consider any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience with land legal descriptions and appraising land required. Five years of appraisal experience with at least two of those years working with land appraisal. Have one of the following professional designations or the ability to obtain one within two years of employment: Registered Mass Appraiser (RMA) with the State of Kansas, Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES), Assessment Administration Specialist (AAS) or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) through the International Association of Assessment Organization (IAAO). Other professional designations will be considered on a case by case basis. Successful completion of IAAO courses; 101-Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal, 102-Income Approach to Valuation, 112-Income Approach to Valuation II, 201-Appraisal of Land, 300-Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal or the equivalent appraisal course work from the Appraisal Institute. Must have a vehicle registered in the State of Kansas to use on a daily basis. Must provide proof of valid vehicle insurance with current coverage in the State of Kansas. Must have a current valid non-restricted Kansas driver’s license.


Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business, Real Estate or a related field. More than five years of experience in the mass appraisal field with a background in land appraisal, experience in statistical modeling and knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Have one or more of the following professional designations: Registered Mass Appraiser (RMA) with the State of Kansas, Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES), Cadastral Mapping Specialist (CMS) or Assessment Administration Specialist (AAS) through the International Association of Assessment Organization (IAAO). Other professional designations will be considered on a case by case basis.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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