Farmers Business Network® ( FBN® ) is on a mission to power the prosperity of family farmers and rural communities around the world, transforming how the world farms with an integrated, technology-enabled agricultural platform.
We offer high ROI farm inputs, fintech and sustainability products and services powered by network data, and farm-tested insights from our global farmer community. Our platform helps FBN® members make confident decisions to ensure the economic viability of their farms, while also empowering them to be a part of the solution as the global community confronts its most pressing issues: providing food security for a growing population, transitioning to more sustainable agriculture, and responding to climate change.
We are a dynamic, innovative, and mission-driven AgTech company that offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as boundless career mobility. We are backed by top investors, including Fidelity, ADM, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek. We have been featured in these articles by the Wall Street Journal and Forbes , and were also named " One of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World " by Fast Company Magazine.
Role Description: As a Senior Appraiser for FBN Finance, you'll pioneer a new program focused on building a team of internal appraisals. You'll partner with all of our cross functional stakeholders on the loan closure team to assure we're streamlining the appraisal process as efficiently as possible.
Our team will source deals for you and help to build a growing database of appraisal data. This database will allow you and future appraisers to leverage existing records and reduce boots on the ground time at farms.
As a Senior Agricultural Appraiser you will be expected to thoroughly and in a timely manner gather information, conduct, and finalize appraisals that adhere to Farmer Mac standards. There is an added emphasis on completing these appraisals as efficiently as possible.
- Conduct 2-3 appraisals per week
- Develop a thorough review process for ensuring the appraisals are up to FMAC standards prior to submission to reduce turnaround time
- Work with leaders and key organizational stakeholders to define gaps and needs in the appraisals process and how FBN can work to fill them
- Thoroughly document and store all data related to appraisals in a coherent manner
- Maintain consistent and clear lines of communication with both FBN staff and FMAC partners
- A passion for helping both farmers and team members be successful.
- 10+ years experience in appraisals specific to farmland
- Certified General Appraisers License with mentorship years conducted specifically related to farmland appraisals
- Experience appraising farmland
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a fast-paced, agile, accountable environment.
- Highly independent, goal-oriented, and creative.
The following represents FBN's reasonable estimate of the US national average base salary range of possible compensation for this role based on market data and placement of internal employees: $150,000 - $160,000. In addition to this salary the Senior Appraiser has the potential to earn additional revenue on any outside work that is sourced and approved by their manager.
This salary range may vary based on geography and variations in cost of labor. Beyond the above or adjusted to market salary range, FBN also offers all full-time employees competitive equity compensation, health and wellness benefits, and various perks.
FBN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. FBN considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
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