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Town of Redding

 Assistant Assessor 

Starting salary range: $23.67 – 29.59/hour

Deadline to file application:  9/16/15

Re-posted 9/1/15

The Town of Redding is seeking applications for Assistant Assessor.  Position provides varied clerical, technical and office administration assistance to the Assessor.  Assists in all aspects of Grand List preparation.  See link for full job description. 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree and four (4) years of progressively responsible technical and administrative experience in an Assessor’s office, or satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Special Qualifications: CCMA I or AAT Designation desired.  Will consider applicants working toward certification.  Experience with Quality Data administrative software and Vision Government Solutions CAMA software is desired.  

Application and a complete job description are available on our web page at: townofredddingct.org/jobs/

Application, resume, and three professional references must be submitted by Wednesday, September 16, 2015 to the Assessor’s Office.  Attn: Assistant Assessor Position, Town of Redding, Assessors Office, P.O. Box 1028, Redding, CT 06875

The Town of Redding is an equal opportunity employer.


City of Milford

Deputy Assessor

 

Application materials must be received no later than September 18, 2015

Salary Range: $1,177 - $1,495 weekly.  The position is a Grade 50

 

Posted 8/31/2015

 

REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration or 2 to 4 years of experience in assessment or an assessment related profession OR any equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION: Oral examination weighted 50%. Qualified applicants who receive a passing score of at least 70% on the oral examination will also be ranked according to their education, training, and experience as indicated on Application Supplement #15-18 and weighted 50%. Applicants are urged to carefully complete the application form and supplement, listing all related training and/or work experience.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: This is skilled and technical appraisal work in assisting with the administration of the City’s assessment program.  An employee of this class participates in appraisal inspections of real estate for assessment purposes and oversees the computation, valuation and office work pertaining to appraising and fixing the assessment on real and personal property within the City.  An employee of this class must use considerable discretion and judgment in the establishment of fair assessments based upon field appraisals. Assessment practices follow prescribed procedures which, to be properly applied, require good judgment and knowledge of property values. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assessor.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of assessing real and personal property.

  • Working knowledge of the types and methods of construction of dwellings and commercial buildings.

  • Ability to analyze the various factors affecting property values.

  • Ability to meet and deal tactfully with property owners and the public and to maintain cooperative working relations with other employees.

  • Ability to prepare concise reports of studies and findings.

  • Ability to supervise field and office employees in performing assessment functions.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate should possess a four-year college degree in business or public administration or equivalent experience. Background and/or courses in real estate, accounting, bookkeeping, and assessment desirable. Considerable knowledge of basic mapping skills, general assessment practices and valuation techniques. Must have knowledge and skills in word processing and spreadsheet software applications in addition to familiarity with CAMA (computer assisted mass appraisal) software and assessment administration software applications. Prefer 2 to 4 yrs. experience in assessment or an assessment related profession. Possession of a valid State of Connecticut motor vehicle driver’s license required. Possession of Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA I) Certification required at time of application.

FILING REQUIREMENTS: Interested candidates should submit the fully completed Application for Employment, Application Supplement #15-18, resume and cover letter to the City of Milford, Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, 70 West River Street, Milford, Connecticut or email same to lpisacane@ci.milford.ct.us. The required application form and Application Supplement #15-18 may be obtained by visiting www.ci.milford.ct.us. Click on Services, then Jobs, then Deputy Assessor.

For Full Job Description and application go to http://www.ci.milford.ct.us/hr/pages/jobs


Town of Ellington

Assessor

Salary: $64,183 – $93,805. Non-union position

Closing date:  September 18, 2015 or until the position is filled

Posted: 8/28/2015

ASSESSOR, Town of Ellington.  37.5 hours/week.  Organizes and administers the activities and the statutory responsibilities of the Assessor’s office. 

Duties:

Under the general direction of the Finance Officer, supervises and administers the town-wide assessment of real and personal property prior to compiling the Grand List for taxation purposes and related activities; adheres to mandated General Statutes; administers revaluations, office and budget procedures, compiling and certifying the Grand List.  Monitors and confirms data related to the Grand List. 

Qualifications:

Associate’s degree from a recognized college or university in Business or Public Administration plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in property assessment and appraisal work, including two (2) years of supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Connecticut Municipal Assessor Certification (CCMA) and a valid motor vehicle driver’s license are required.   Proficiency with Vision Appraisal CAMA software and Quality Data Administrative software desired.  Familiarity with ESRI  ArcGIS a plus. 

Contact Selectman’s Office at 860-870-3100 or visit http://ellington-ct.gov to download an application and view the job description.

EOE  F/M/D/V


Town of Groton

Assistant Assessor

Finance Department: Assessment Division

Full-time, 35 hrs/wk

Starting Salary: $29.54/hour - $53,763/year

Application Deadline: September 4, 2015

 Posted: 08/28/2015

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or related field and three years experience in real and personal property evaluation work.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor. Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Review of applications/resumes with best qualified candidates eligible for interview. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are available at the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT  06340 or at www.groton-ct.gov/. Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Office on or before September 4, 2015.

Robert Zagami, Director of Human Resources/Risk Management

***  The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer ***


Town of West Hartford

Staff Assistant

Salary Range: $39,130 - $48,620 (1/1/13)

Application Deadline: Friday, September 18, 2015

Full Job Description

Posted 8/29/2015

Provides a variety of administrative support functions to enhance the operation of the department, program or division.  This position affords a potential opportunity for professional growth to Administrative Assessment Technician.

Maintains a responsive and professional public image.

  • Communicates in order to obtain or transmit routine information, to resolve discrepancies, and to handle customer complaints.

  • Answers telephone and in person inquiries regarding assessment issues.

  • Types, files, and may release confidential information according to established policy.

Facilities the efficient operation of an office.

  • Prepares letters/other correspondence and facilitates mailings.

  • Orders and maintains inventory of office supplies and forms.

  • Maintains manual and automated filing system.

  • Prepares and advertises legal assessment notices and announcements in a timely manner.

  • Uploads department webpage assuring date-sensitive document updates.

  • Proofreads information for accuracy.

  • Accurately performs data entry work.

Minimum Qualifications 

High school diploma plus a minimum of one (1) year related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.  Additionally, professional work experience with extensive public contact demonstrating effective customer service skills, the ability to accurately attend to detailed work, and competency with Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred.

Application Process 

Applications may be accessed on the Jobs page of the West Hartford website, www.westhartfordct.gov.  Applications must be completed and submitted no later than Friday, September 18, 2015, unless extended by the Director of Employee Services. 

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ELECTRONICALLY

Click here to submit an application

The Town of West Hartford shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation.  The Department of Employee Services provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  If you need an accommodation on the application or testing process, please contact the Employee Services Department.


Town of Ashford

Assessor

Non-union position carrying a full benefit package (health, dental, life, AD&D, defined contribution plan)

The starting salary for the position is $48,717

Filing Deadline: Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Posted 8/12/2015

The Town of Ashford is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Assessor.  Working under the administrative direction of the First Selectman, this individual will plan, organize and direct the administration and maintenance of records of the town’s assessing functions including inventory, appraisal and assessment of all taxable property and listings.  The Assessor will carry out all statutory responsibilities of the office.  Incumbent will consult with the Town Attorney on appeals.  Duties are performed independently using own technical judgment and laws of the State of Connecticut.  Additionally, this individual will be responsible for submitting regular and annual reports as required by the Connecticut General Statutes.  Incumbent will provide supervision to the Assessment Clerk including assigning work, instructing and training, selecting and providing technical knowledge to the employee. 

Minimum required qualifications are an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience as an appraiser or real property assessor, or other related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and ability. 

Incumbent must possess Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA I) certification and must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.  Revaluation experience is preferred.

Please submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and a resume by noon on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to: Selectmen’s Office, Town of Ashford, 5 Town Hall Road, Ashford, CT  06278.

Email:  firstselectman@ashfordtownhall.org

5 Town Hall Road, Ashford, Connecticut  06278    Tel:  860-487-4400   Fax:  860-487-4430

The Town of Ashford is an equal opportunity provider and employer


City of New Britain

Assessment Analyst

Present Salary: $1,051 to $1,216 weekly, 4 steps

(TO CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT LIST)

This position is represented by the Local 1303 bargaining unit.

Application Deadline: September 4, 2015 at 4:00 P.M.

Posted 8/6/2015

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Senior level technical position involving the assessment of real and personal property for tax purposes with emphasis on completing appraisals of real and personal property and explaining them to the taxpayer.

Work involves responsibility of a continued program of real property and personal property valuation in preparation for the Grand List.  Duties involve measuring and listing new real property improvements, calculating the assessment of properties, listing and appraising personal property and supervising the work of employees engaged in the preparation of the Grand List.  This position also has the responsibility of making difficult property assessment decisions and requires the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in all phases of property assessment work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the general supervision of the City Assessor or Assistant City Assessor.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises the rest of the Assessor’s Office staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Conducts field inspections of real or personal property.  Measures additions/improvements to existing structures.  Reviews and updates field cards, owner of record cards and related records.  Calculates appraisal value. Responds to taxpayer request for a review of assessments where property has been damaged by fire and recalculates property values if warranted.

Maintains sales library.  Reviews actual sales of property within the municipality and ascertains if the transactions will be considered as an arms-length or useable sale by the State of Connecticut for the determining the Equalized Grand List.  Computes sale-assessment statistics and determine assessment ratio.

Reads and researches transfer deeds where land divisions are indicated, updates assessor maps and recalculates property value. Coordinates and administers several complex tax exemption and deferral programs including those the municipality has adopted to encourage business development, commercial and residential rehabilitation and pollution control. Schedules, assigns, oversees, evaluates, trains, counsels, plans work for staff.

Responds to taxpayer inquiries regarding assessments and programs available to them.  Advises aggrieved taxpayers of their rights. Inputs data into computer.  Operates appropriate computer assisted appraisal software for the production of real and personal property valuations.  Responds to requests from other municipal departments for information from the Grand List.

Assesses motor vehicles.  Identifies specialty vehicles by vehicle identification number to ascertain proper make, model and style to determine value for tax purposes. Assesses personal property based on field inspections, property declarations and appraisal guides.  Reviews declarations for reasonableness and accuracy.  Conducts audits of personal property accounts.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:  The duties listed above are intended only for illustrations of the various type of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Considerable knowledge of property assessment principles and practices. Considerable knowledge of property assessment laws. Knowledge of data processing technology as applied to municipal assessment operations. Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, coworkers, subordinates, property owners and the general public.

Good ability to supervise and train a small clerical and technical staff. Good ability in property appraisal and assessment. Good ability in oral and written communication. Good ability to complete work within deadlines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting or public administration from an accredited college or university, plus three years of increasingly responsible experience in real and personal property assessment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor designation, or commencement of specialized courses which would qualify an individual would be desirable. 

Applications must be on file with the Civil Service Commission/Personnel, Room 409, City Hall, no later than September 4, 2015 at 4:00 P.M.  Application forms may be obtained at the office of the Civil Service Commission/Personnel, Room 409, City Hall, 27 West Main St., New Britain, CT  06051 or online at www.newbritainct.gov under Civil Service job postings.  Tel (860) 826-3406.


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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