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Town of East Hampton

Assessor

Salary:  $61,915 plus benefit package.  This is a bargaining unit position

Closing Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 (or until filled)

Posted 1/9/2015

The Town of East Hampton is seeking a candidate to fill the full-time position of Assessor.  The Assessor is responsible for planning, organizing and performing technical appraisals of taxable property within the Town of East Hampton and preparing the Town’s Grand List in accordance with state statutes.  In addition, the Assessor is responsible for the day to day operations of staff, maintaining property ownerships, valuations and exemption records and assisting in appraisal work and review of final results.

Certification of C.C.M.A designation.  A four (4) year college degree in Business Administration or related field and over three (3) years of progressively responsible appraisal and municipal assessment and supervisory experience preferred. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and qualifications, along with an employment application no later than noon on Friday, January 23, 2015, (or until filled), to the:   

Town of East Hampton

Department of Human Resources

20 East High Street

East Hampton, CT 06424 

A full job description and employment application may be obtained at http://www.easthamptonct.gov/

AA/M-F/EOE. 


Town of Monroe

Appraiser

35 hours a week

Salary Range: $47,044 — $52,903

Closing Date: January 30, 2015

Posted: 1/5/2015

Job Summary: 
This position is primarily responsible for the accurate appraisal of taxable property under the direction of the Assessor. Utilize legal valuation methods while maintaining CAMA based systems to determine fair market value of real estate, motor vehicles and business personal property.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts on-site, interior and exterior inspections for new construction on residential and commercial structures.

  • Experience with CAMA systems, update assessment records and sketch building square footage.

  • The ability to calculate and process certificates of changes/prorates.

  • Capable of reading deeds and utilize survey and assessor maps.

  • Assisting Revaluation Company.

  • Must be good with the general public and investigate complaints regarding assessments.

  • Provide tax estimates for new construction, building permits and land changes.

  • Ability to price motor vehicles using NADA and/or other acceptable pricing guidelines.      

  • Business personal property discovery, list & valuation.

  • Assisting the Assessor with day to day office administration duties and Grand list preparation. 


Education, Experience & Credentials: 

  • Possess a valid Connecticut driver’s license.

  • Connecticut Municipal Assessor 1 Certification (CCMA) or in the process of completion.

  • AS Degree in a related field, BS Preferred or equivalent of at least 2 years experience within an assessor’s office or Certified Revaluation Company.

  • Experience with CAMA mass appraisal software.

  • Customer service experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

For full employment details and on-line application process go to:

http://www.monroect.org/content/343/351/369/936.aspx


City of New Britain

Assistant Assessor

Salary Range: $63,634 - $81,876 (8 steps)

Application Deadline: Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Posted: 1/2/2015
 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under administrative direction, to assist the City Assessor in planning, directing and supervising a continued city wide program of real, and personal property and motor vehicle assessment for taxation; performs difficult and complex property assessments, makes field checks of real and personal property for assessment purposes; assumes responsibility in the absence of the City Assessor

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises Assessor’s Office staff

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts for the City Assessor in his absence or at his direction.

  • Ascertains legal ownership of personal property, directs program of discovery of taxable personal property; performs personal property audits.

  • Secures data on real property; this includes physical data, legal data, rental data and market data for the listing and appraisal of real property.

  • Performs difficult and complex real and personal property assessments and re-assessments in the field and procures data in which final evaluation for assessment is based.

  • Assists in planning, directing and supervising subordinate personnel engaged in a city-wide program of real, and personal property and motor vehicle assessment for taxation purposes and the preparation of assessment rolls.

  • Assists in formulating and prescribing departmental policies, work methods and procedures, appraising new methods and techniques of assessment and reviewing work programs and progress.

  • Supervises and participates in the preparation of statistical and special reports dealing with real and personal property and property exempt or partially exempt from taxation and reports required by the State of Connecticut.

  • Assists in planning, directing, implementing and supervising a departmental in-service training program.

  • Assists in the preparation of budget estimates of anticipated expenditures and needs.

  • Utilizes administrative, appraisal, word processing, data base, spreadsheet, and other software to perform administrative, grand list and appraisal functions.

  • Performs related work as required.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of real and personal property valuation for assessment purposes.

  • Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations governing the valuation and assessment of real and personal property.

  • Knowledge of the laws of the State of Connecticut and the City of New Britain with regard to assessment administration procedure.

  • Ability to use administrative, appraisal, word processing, data base, spreadsheet and other software to perform administrative, grand list and appraisal functions.

  • Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinate personnel.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials and the general public.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from a four (4) year accredited college with major course work in public or business administration or a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Five years (5) of increasingly responsible professional experience in real and personal property assessment work; at least one year of which must have been supervisory or lead capacity.

  • Must be a “Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor” (CCMA) no later than the completion of the 12 month probationary period.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license. 

Applications must be on file with the Civil Service Commission/Personnel, Room 409, City Hall, no later than Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:00P.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.  Tel (860) 826-3406 or at www.newbritainct.gov

AA/EOE/Equal Access Employer


Town of Portland

Assessor

Salary: $64,000 - $91,000 D.O.Q.

40 hours per week

Closing date: January 17, 2015

Posted 12/1/2014

Position Description:  This position performs highly responsible work involving the direction of a municipal property assessment operation. Assessor is responsible for directing the operations of the Department through discovery and listing of all taxable and non-taxable property; determination of property ownership; preparation of the annual Grand List and periodic revaluation studies.

Example of Duties:  Assessor performs inspections/field work of residential and commercial property; analyzes and values such properties by estimating market values and analyzing financial statements; explains and defends property values developed during the revaluation process through both the Board of Assessment Appeals (BAA) and the court system; prepares reports for the Town and the State of Connecticut; drafts departmental budget and accounts for expenditures and performs a variety of other related duties.  Experience with Tyler Univers CAMA and Quality Data Administration software a plus.

Subject to pre-employment drug & alcohol testing.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in real estate, business, or accounting plus three years of progressively responsible assessment or appraisal experience including at least one year in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience substituting a  year-for-year basis; must possess a Certification as a CT Municipal Assessor and a valid CT Driver’s License. 

Send application & resume with three letters of reference to: First Selectwoman’s Office, P.O. Box 71, Portland, CT 06480-0071

Click here for full job description (application available on Town's website and in Town Hall)


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) 671-7036

john.4251@hotmail.com


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