Appraisal Institute
Iowa Chapter
Shauna Gehring, SRA
Executive Director
Tel. / Cell (515) 419-6076
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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

This position offers full federal benefits. The appraiser would be exposed to a wide variety of appraisal products and would be involved with many large civil works projects in the Memphis, TN area. I would be happy to discuss working for the Federal Government with anyone interested. I would also be happy to assist with anyone wanting to get their resume on USA Jobs and then applying for the position. This is a term position for three years. An appraiser who demonstrates good work and knowledge of appraisal issues will find themselves in demand for a permanent position in the federal system and have a good chance for a permanent position.


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Douglas C. Nelson, MAI
Chief Appraiser, Rock Island District
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Office: 309-794-5742
Cell: 309-798-8625

Appraisal and Acquisition Specialist

The City of Des Moines is now accepting applications for the position of Appraisal and Acquisition Specialist. Please use the link below to view the job announcement and to complete the online application by 5:00 p.m. CT on Monday, May 7, 2018.

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Appraiser – Commercial Real Estate

At Principal®, every role supports a greater purpose — to help people live their best lives. And after more than 130 years we’ve never had a more vibrant and dynamic global team united in our purpose.

Our employees are empowered to do their best work. We care about more than just skillsets and job responsibilities. We’re invested in helping our employees diversify their experiences, meet new challenges and reach bigger goals. Working at Principal comes with many opportunities and paths for career growth—all in the kind of welcoming, collaborative and community-spirited environment you’ll look forward to working in every day.

Principal Global Investors is currently looking for a Commercial Real Estate Appraiser. In this role, you are responsible for reviewing appraisals and cash flow models to establish market values in support of real estate investments in equity and loans.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a commercial real estate appraiser or commercial appraisal reviewer.
  • Ability to read and interpret financial and/or legal documents.
  • Ability to critically assess property valuations performed by the asset management/loan underwriting staff required
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work on a team required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of PC and software including Windows required.
  • Ability to travel and inspect properties as requested (less than 10%).
  • Experience using Argus Enterprise software required.

Preference given to those individuals that are state certified and/or have a valuation designation.


Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law

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