Section 11310. (Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 439, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §11310.
The Governor shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the Senate, the Director of the Office of Real Estate Appraisers who shall, in consultation with the Governor and secretary, administer the licensing and certification program for real estate appraisers. In making the appointment, consideration shall be given to the qualifications of an individual that demonstrate knowledge of the real estate appraisal profession.
(a)The director shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The salary for the director shall be fixed and determined by the secretary with approval of the Department of Personnel Administration.
(b)The director shall not be actively engaged in the appraisal business or any other affected industry for the term of appointment, and thereafter the director shall be subject to Section 87406 of the Government Code.
(c)The director, in consultation with the secretary and in accordance with the State Civil Service Act, may appoint and fix the compensation of legal, clerical, technical, investigation, and auditing personnel as may be necessary to carry out this part. All personnel shall perform their respective duties under the supervision and direction of the director.
(d)The director may appoint not more than four deputy directors as he or she deems appropriate. The deputy directors shall perform their respective duties under the supervision and direction of the director.
(e)Every power granted to or duty imposed upon the director under this part may be exercised or performed in the name of the director by the deputy directors, subject to conditions and limitations as the director may prescribe.