Become an Appraiser 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.
Here’s what you will do as part of the team:
- Responsible for determining the assessed values of complex properties by using various techniques within the three standard approaches to value; the Sales Comparison Approach, the Cost Approach and the Income Approach.
- Develop Appraisal and Market Valuation Reports that enable stakeholders to understand how the assessed values and parameters were derived and ensure they meet the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and/or the International Valuation Standards.
- Conduct research and collect data on best practices, undertake analysis and makes recommendations for valuation process improvements to the Valuation and Assessment Standards leadership team.
- Provide subject matter expertise to Property Valuation Specialists and to the Centralized Properties team on complex property appraisals and/or methodology challenges.
- Guide and lead staff on appraisal techniques for complex properties, and collaborate with the Research & Advisory Services team on the development and updating of various training manuals.
- Deliver presentations to external clients (taxpayers and their representatives, municipal and provincial representatives).
- Appear before tribunals and courts and act as an expert witness to explain the methodology and process for determining the assessed value.
- Develop and implement initiatives for continuous process improvement to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
- Establish data policies, standards, organization and enforcement of data governance for complex properties.
Here’s what you will need to succeed:
- Completion of a college diploma or university degree in a related field (Real Estate, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, Geography).
- At least 7 years of experience in property valuation and appraisal.
- Completion of one of the following professional designations/certificates:
- o Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute from the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AACI - AIC)
- Certified Assessment Evaluator from the International Association of Assessment Officers (CAE - IAAO)
- Knowledge of property assessment terminology, MPAC policies and procedures, valuation theory, appraisal procedures, and related legislations such as the Assessment Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and valuation/reporting standards such as the Canadian Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (CUSPAP) and International Valuation Standards (IVS).
For more information, download the job posting here.
To apply, click here followed by the “Apply Online” icon, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by July 9, 2019. Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.