Town of Winchester
July 31, 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
job description available from the Town Manager's Secretary
in the Town Hall, 338
Main Street, Winsted, CT 06098.
description on page 2)
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.
Assessment Clerk 1 or 2
Range: Clerk 1 - $33,051 - $34,143
Clerk 2 - $36,418 - $42,133
Deadline to File Application: July 16, 2015
To perform general administrative and clerical activities related to the
inquiries concerning real, personal, motor vehicle ownership and property
locations in person, on the phone and via email
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
processes motor vehicle prorates and credits daily by taxpayers walking
in, phoning and emailing correspondences
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.
slips for monies received for electronic copies of the grand list, map
copies and field cards to be submitted to finance office
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
estate grand list via email to various departments as needed
permits to CAMA file and process certificate of occupancy for field
personnel and Assessor
paperwork including field cards, summary cards, maps, certificates of
corrections and building permits
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
as required by the position
Other duties as
High school diploma
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
orientation with demonstrated ability to follow through on projects
PLEASE INQUIRE AT: TOWN OF RIDEGFIELD, HUMAN RESOURCES, 400 MAIN STREET,
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877
Town of Chester
Assessor's Clerk - Part-time
hours per week
Application Deadline: July 16, 2015 3:00 pm
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.
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
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
Application and complete job description
available at Town of Chester’s website
The Town of Chester is an equal opportunity
Town of Wethersfield
Application Deadline: Thursday, July 2,
2015 4:00 pm
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
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.
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
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