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Town of Winchester

Assistant Assessor

Salary: $21.30/hr

Application Deadline: July 31, 2015 

 Posted 7/3/2015

The Town of Winchester is seeking applications for a part-time Assistant Assessor. Preference given to an applicant who possesses a C.C.M.A. (Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor), but will accept candidates with experience outlined in the job description who are willing to attend classes to achieve this certification as required by the job description.

 

Complete job description available from the Town Manager's Secretary in the Town Hall, 338 Main Street, Winsted, CT 06098.

Or online at http://winchesterct.vt-s.net/sites/winchesterct/files/file/file/asst_assessor_2015.pdf (full description on page 2)

 

Only Civil Service Applications will be considered and must be postmarked and mailed to the Civil Service Commission, P. O. Box 41, Winsted, CT 06098 no later than July 31, 2015. 

“Assistant Assessor” must be clearly marked on the front of the envelope

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Handicap Accessible Workplace.


Town of Ridgefield

Assessment Clerk 1 or 2

Salary Range: Clerk 1 - $33,051 - $34,143

                      Clerk 2 - $36,418 - $42,133

Deadline to File Application: July 16, 2015

Posted 7/1/2015

DESCRIPTION: To perform general administrative and clerical activities related to the Assessor’s office.

  • Respond to inquiries concerning real, personal, motor vehicle ownership and property locations in person, on the phone and via email

  • Under the supervision of the Assessors, Manager of Residential Valuation and/or Administrative Assistant, process data into the CAMA system using information collected by field persons and Assessor. Adjusting sketches, adding new sketches, populating appraisal fields to approximately 20% of the towns 10,000 parcels annually

  • Prepares and processes motor vehicle prorates and credits daily by taxpayers walking in, phoning and emailing correspondences

  • Calculate real estate prorates to create supplemental bills in an ongoing basis throughout the year. Transfer this data to the administrative side of the grand list for billing and processes data to property record cards.

  • Create deposit slips for monies received for electronic copies of the grand list, map copies and field cards to be submitted to finance office

  • Maintain monthly sales ration report for Assessor in maintaining assessment quality and consistency in assessed values

  • Helps process and accepts applications for various tax exemptions. Helps with public awareness of same as well as notifying applicants of biannually filling to maintain exemptions as prescribed by State law

  • Disperse real estate grand list via email to various departments as needed

  • Process building permits to CAMA file and process certificate of occupancy for field personnel and Assessor

  • Files office paperwork including field cards, summary cards, maps, certificates of corrections and building permits

  • Adjust business personal property forms annually to be loaded to the Assessors web page. Help create personal property files annually, adding new accounts and deleting accounts as needed, assist in maintaining accurate personal property file under guidance of the Assessor. Through use of the internet, aids Assessor in locating new personal property accounts annually to be added to the grand list for billing in July

  • Prepare State sale ratio forms for review by Assessor. The completed forms are entered to an O P M portal monthly to help determine Education aid to Ridgefield from the State of Connecticut annually

  • Process and assist assessment clerk 1’s in processing property transfers daily in the preparation of the grand list. Interpreting various types of deeds filed on the land records to properly list property owners and % of ownership on the grand list annually on roughly 1200 deeds

  • Regular attendance as required by the position

  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One year of comparable experience, preferably as an Entry Level Clerk in the Assessor’s office for Clerk 1 or three years for Clerk 2

  • Typing of 50 WPM; knowledge of office software

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects

  • Strong detail orientation with demonstrated ability to follow through on projects

INTERESTED APPLICANTS PLEASE INQUIRE AT: TOWN OF RIDEGFIELD, HUMAN RESOURCES, 400 MAIN STREET, RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877 personnel@ridgefieldct.org   http://www.ridgefieldct.org/


 

Town of Chester

Assessor's Clerk - Part-time

18 hours per week

Application Deadline: July 16, 2015 3:00 pm

Posted 6/30/2015

The Town of Chester is accepting applications and letters of interest for the part-time position of Assessor’s Clerk. Applicants must submit their application and letter of interest describing their training and qualifications to the Office of the First Selectman by 3:00 pm July 16, 2015. This is a maximum 18 hours per week position with no paid benefits.

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

Works under the general supervision of the Assessor, who makes work assignments, and evaluates work in terms of effectiveness of results. Independently performs duties, exercising judgment and tact in answering inquiries and determining matters warranting Assessor’s personal attention. Reports work accomplished to Assessor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

1.  Maintains and updates Grand List by entering, updating and retrieving property information and related data in a computerized information system. Receives real estate, personal property, motor vehicle and related property information. Determines property ownership from deeds and transfers ownership on assessment records. Reviews computer printouts for accuracy.

2. Coordinates information with other town departments to insure uniformity of information and procedures. Provides assessment and exemption information to the general public. Assists the public in understanding maps and assessment records. Makes copies of maps and records and collects fees as needed. Assists elderly citizens and other members of the public in filing for tax exemptions.

3. Prepares and processes real estate sales ration, personal property and motor vehicle information for state reports.

4. Processes various exemptions, motor vehicle adjustments, credits and abatements. Types letters, street cards, reports of forms from prepared materials or rough copy. Prepares legally-required assessment notices and announcements. Observes strict confidentiality in maintaining restricted records and files.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:

Graduation from a high school or GED and three years of increasingly responsible experience in office administrative work with one year experience in real and personal property evaluation work desirable; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:

Connecticut Municipal Assessor I certification desirable. A Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s license may be required.

Application and complete job description available at Town of Chester’s website http://chesterct.org.

The Town of Chester is an equal opportunity employer.


Town of Wethersfield

Assessor

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 2, 2015 4:00 pm

Posted 6/15/2015

Position Summary:  Directs and administers the activities and statutory responsibilities of the Assessor’s Office.  Oversees and performs technical evaluations for assessment of real estate and personal property for the purpose of taxation.  Reviews real estate sales and collects real estate value information for the development and computation of appraisal findings to current market value to prepare the grand list. Conducts on-site interior and exterior inspections, map reading, reviews all survey maps, organizes and oversees revaluation process, computes motor vehicle assessment bi-annually.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience with CAMA or similar mass appraisal software, map reading, ability to measure, analytical ability, computer proficient in Word and Excel.  Knowledge of QDS Tax software a plus. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Connecticut Driver’s License, Connecticut Municipal Assessor Certification or equivalent.  Bachelor degree in Business, Accounting Finance or some closely related field and four years of progressively responsible work experience in real and personal property appraisal including two years of municipal assessment function; OR an Associates degree in the fields above and six years of progressively responsible work experience including two years municipal assessment work supervising a major assessment function; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training. 

Applications and a complete job description are available on our web page at http://wethersfieldct.com/content/398/420/default.aspx

All applications must be received in the Town Manager’s Office by 4:00 PM, Thursday, July 2, 2015.

The Town of Wethersfield is an equal opportunity employer.


Assessor Available

Posted 12/2/2014

For field or office work on a Part-time basis.  Fairfield and New Haven County preferred.

Contact: John Pugliese

(203) 671-7039

john.4251@hotmail.com


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