Staff Real Estate Appraiser I or II
Pittsburgh, PA 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Plum: 7660 Saltsburg Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239

East Falls: 4341 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129

Akron: 491 North Cleveland Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333

Work Days and Expected Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

(Additional hours as necessary to meet the objectives of the department).

Function: The Staff Appraiser will assist the Chief and Senior Appraiser to support the commercial and business banking loan origination and Managed Assets portfolio management processes by ensuring that risk appropriate real estate valuation standards are established and adhered to. The Staff Appraiser is also responsible for protecting the Bank by ensuring compliance with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements as they relate to real estate collateral valuation in accordance with state and federal regulations and USPAP Standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in evaluating, monitoring and maintaining high appraisal standards, guidelines, techniques, and methods to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations and conformance with S&T policies and procedures.

  • Assists in managing the work flow of the Exactbid/RIMS appraisal management system, along with tracking of vendor services for real estate appraisals that serve as collateral for existing or prospective loans.

  • Performs an independent review of real estate appraisals/evaluations in accordance with USPAP Standards, the Interagency Guidelines, and S&T Policy #204.

  • Acts as a back-up to the Appraisal Coordinator in managing the Exactbid/RIMS Appraisal Management Software.

  • Regularly interfaces and supports lending relationship managers to address appraisal/evaluation related questions or matters in order to provide a high-level of customer service while mitigating real estate valuation risk.

  • Assist Senior Appraiser in maintaining and managing the Approved Appraiser List(s) for use in engaging appraisers for commercial, small business and managed asset assignments.

  • Assists in engaging and managing all appraisal related vendor relationships including providers of market data.

  • Assists in educating and training lending relationship managers and other key constituents on S&T's Real Estate Lending Policy and other appraisal related matters through formal presentations, calls, or meetings.

  • Demonstrates a strong ability to work independently, as well as motivated to work as a team player and exhibits excellent interpersonal skills. Contributes to the success of the department and in turn, the organization.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

Operates a keypad device: 60% of the day; operates electronic equipment: 10% of the day; operates office equipment: 5% of the day; travels: 5% of the day; performing on-site inspections/evaluations: 10%. Requires the use of manual dexterity skills for typing and filing up to 60% of the business day. Specific vision requirements include close vision of 18"-20" for computer work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Bachelors of Business Administration (required)

2 - 5 years: Requires two to five years of general experience, plus two to five years of specialized experience as a Licensed Appraiser Trainee. (preferred)

Licenses & Certifications
Cert General Appraiser (preferred)

  • Excellent written communication (preferred)
  • Ability to work independently (preferred)
  • Excellent verbal communication (preferred)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment (preferred)

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    2 to 5 years
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