Become a Property Valuation Specialist – Research & Advisory Services (2) with MPAC The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day.
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism MPAC is committed to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism. We are taking important steps towards ensuring that all voices are respected, valued and being heard. MPAC is dedicated to fostering an environment where employees can bring their full, unique and authentic selves and are inspired to do their best work. What makes you great for this role? You are an organized team player who can participate in determining the assessed values of complex properties within an assigned group/portfolio and respond to the challenges of the value. We have: • A team of highly skilled, dedicated, and collaborative staff to work with • Leadership that supports you • An enterprise that embraces change • A work environment that has flexible work locations (including remote), hours of work and overall employee wellness support
You have: • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field such as Real Property Administration, Real Estate and Housing, Geography, Urban Planning or related field • Completion of a professional designation from one of the following recognized accrediting organizations: o Appraisal Institute of Canada: Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI™) o International Association of Assessing Officers: Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) o Institute of Municipal Assessors: Member of the IMA (MIMA) o Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors: Member of RICS (MRICS), or Fellow of RICS (FRICS) • At least 5 years of experience in the valuation discipline • Expert knowledge of appraisal techniques and theory • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills to undertake investigation of valuation issues • Exhibit strong communication skills to liaise with and convey valuation concepts and theories to internal and external stakeholders
Nice to have: • Knowledge of the economic, environmental and political forces that impact the value of real property • Knowledge and experience in the application of valuation tools • Knowledge of assessment related legislation and regulations, including the Assessment Act and the Municipal Act
What you will do: • Maintain current property values, review and respond to formal challenges such as Request for Reconsiderations and Appeals to properties in an assigned portfolio • Inspect, collect, research and analyze data relevant to the valuation process • Apply appropriate valuation approach(es) as required by property classification • Communicate and provide appropriate customer service to MPAC employees, taxpayers and municipalities • Appear before tribunals and courts as an expert witness to explain the methodology and process for determining the assessed value • Identify economic factors that may influence the assessed values of complex properties throughout Ontario • Prepare and deliver presentations to internal and external business stakeholders to proactively communicate valuations and standards • Be involved in Hospitality, Retail and Office type properties