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Bank of the West Certified Appraisal Reviewer in Pierre, South Dakota

Certified Appraisal Reviewer


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Review the quality and appropriateness of appraisal reports received in connection with Bank of the West Mortgage loan applications and servicing valuations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Review and prepare assessments of appraisal reports for loan applications and loan servicing.

  • Prepare appraisal review decisions in accordance with the service level guidelines per department.

  • Respond to inquiries from production staff, underwriters and members of management regarding review decisions in order to resolve valuation issues.

  • Research online data and order valuations as necessary.

  • Must be able to review and complete a minimum of 12 administrative reviews or 6 technical reviews.

Other Job Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Appraisal Review in a mortgage/underwriting capacity with a mortgage lender

  • Licensed or certified and in good standing within the last 4 years on the national registry and with the State Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board.

  • Advanced knowledge of Fannie Mae Collateral Requirements

  • Expertise within FNMA/FHLMC and FHA guidelines


  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience preferred

Preferred Experience

  • Condo review expertise

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Mortgage

Location: United States-Washington-General WA

Other Locations: United States-Illinois-General IL, United States-Wisconsin-General WI, United States-Missouri-General MO, United States-North Dakota-General ND, United States-Iowa-General IA, United States-Kansas-General KS, United States-Nevada-General NV, United States-Oklahoma-General OK, United States-Idaho-General ID, United States-Utah-General UT, United States-Colorado-General CO, United States-Georgia-General GA, United States-Ohio-General OH, United States-New Mexico-General NM, United States-South Dakota-General SD, United States-Texas-General TX, United States-Oregon-General OR, United States-California-General CA, United States-Arizona-General AZ, United States-North Carolina-General NC

Requisition ID: 053096