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Employment Bulletin
Updated November 11 2022

Ads that appear are those that have been submitted for publication to our chapter newsletter, Field Notes and chapter web site. Advertising is complimentary for employment ads that relate to employment in the appraisal field. Ads will run four months unless cancelled prior. Please submit to, Appraisal Institute, P.O. Box 573 Salem, R 97308 or by FAX (503)364-1456. The Appraisal Institute assumes no responsibility for the reliability of ads other than to publish them. Questions about submissions please contact Vicki Champ, 503.316.1979 or email

Office for rent. One room in a Beaverton office building. Share appraisal resources. All utilities and internet included. East of Highway 217. Ten minutes to downtown Portland. $400/mn.
Call Steve Pio, 503-476-7850.

The Yamhill County Assessment & Taxation Department is seeking a Property Appraiser to join their team.  The goal is to fill this position with the most competitive candidate as a Property Appraiser I or Property Appraiser II based on the successful candidate's level of experience.  
The Qualifications
The position requires a high school diploma or GED and Oregon State Certification in addition to three to five years of experience. A bachelor's degree in real estate, business, public administration, or related field is preferred. An associate's degree in real estate with emphasis in appraisal or a related field with experience may be accepted. Appraiser certification is required within 6 months of hire.  A valid license to drive in Oregon is required in addition to an acceptable driving record as driving is required for this position.
The Candidate
The successful candidate will be computer literate and proficient Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.  They will have excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.  They must be self-directed and detail-oriented with the ability to work in a team environment and to interact with co-workers and members of the public in a courteous, professional manner.  Standing for several hours or traversing over uneven terrain and hillsides may be required at times to perform this job.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation.

The Appraisal Division Manager with Washington County will direct all activities of the Appraisal Division including residential, commercial, industrial, personal property and farm property appraisal programs, and will manage the annual reappraisal plans and sales ratio studies. They will also be responsible for coordinating all appraisal activities with other County divisions and departments. This position reports to the Director of Assessment and Taxation and will assist the director with highly complex staff assistance. Application close: 07/03/22 at 11:59 PM PST
Click this link for more information and to apply  

Commercial Appraiser position with Columbia Bank
Click this link if interested.

Yamhill County Appraiser III position open
Click this link if interested.

Umpqua Bank - Commerical Staff Reviewer
Procures, engages, and reviews commercial valuation products delivered to the bank to ensure compliance with USPAP, FIRREA, IAEG, and Umpqua Bank policy. Communicates with partnering lines to address appraisal or collateral risk issues. Works closely with management to increase staff competency in all aspects of commercial appraisal. Assists in the mentoring of junior level staff. Provides subject matter expertise to address escalations and/or reconsiderations of appraisal concerns. Participates in the development of commercial appraisal bank policy and guidelines.

Remote position, active State Certified General License in good standing required, medical/dental/vision benefits, 401K matching, and much more! Come join a bank with a friendly environment and very bright future!

Click on the link to apply.

The Pacific Northwest Region of the USDA Forest Service plans to advertise a vacancy for a Regional Appraiser (1171 Series) position that serves as the valuation service expert for the Pacific Northwest Region (R-6). The position will be filled at the GS-14 level (salary ranges from $108,885 to $151,058 per year), plus standard Federal benefits. This is NOT a vacancy announcement. The intent of this outreach is to determine interest in the following position. Based on the responses to this outreach, the job will be advertised on in approximately the next 30-60 days. 
Please see the attached adobe document for more information.

BBG is looking to hire employees in Portland!

About BBG, Inc.
We are a national commercial real estate valuation and assessment firm with a reputation for personal attention, on-time delivery, and expertise in all property sectors. Our management team has established and maintained professional relationships throughout a broad spectrum of clients including financial institutions, agency lenders, equity investors, real estate fund advisors, REITs, and insurance companies. We have over 45+ offices nationwide and provide service in all major markets.

Entry-level job to learn core professional skills for the practice of commercial real estate valuation. Research and compile key data, perform market surveys and confirm property transaction details. The analyst works in close collaboration under a licensed senior appraiser to access proprietary databases and publicly available resources. This work output is used to produce appraisal reports or other valuation services for a wide variety of commercial real estate subject properties and entrusted by BBG clients.

The analyst will primarily assist the senior appraiser and eligible to earn experience hours toward licensure, but will also have the opportunity to interact with other industry professionals and gain knowledge of various disciplines relevant to real estate. Skills acquired are highly relevant to enter the career path as a certified appraiser but also relevant for any commercial real estate professional. All job training and necessary equipment and technology will be provided.

Strong technical skills desired; i.e.... Word, Excel, accounting basics, and understanding of financial statements, ArcGIS, or other web-based mapping tools. The position includes medical benefits, flexible scheduling, education assistance, and options for offsite fieldwork inspecting properties. Teamwork environment and IT technical support to be provided at the office location.

Candidates please email Somer Sanderson at

CBRE in Portland, Oregon is looking for a licensed appraiser or licensed trainee to join the multifamily appraisal team. Our office is located in Portland, but the candidate can live anywhere in Oregon or SW Washington. Please send you resume to Matt Dodd, MAI at

Rabo AgriFinance - ´╗┐Job Opening
: Appraiser(Senior)
Rabo Agri Finance is looking to add a new member to its appraisal team. The area to be served would be the greater Eastern Washington area. However, based on the location of the applicant the position is a possible WFH (work from home) as work from office (Richland or Yakima) is not mandatory. 

Any questions, reach out to me directly.
Rabo Diversified Services, LLC

Mitch Knudson, ARA, MAI
VP, Senior Appraisal Manager
West Territory

Address: 660 Hawthorne Ave.SE, Suite 110,Salem,OR 97301
Phone: (503) 540-2875 Cell: (503) 302-3759