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Thomaston Jennifer O'Neill - Acting Assessor 11/17/2014
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Town of Thomaston

Tax Assessor

Posted 11/19/2014

Closing Date: Monday, December 8, 2014

The Town of Thomaston is seeking a full time Tax Assessor.  This position is responsible for the evaluation and assessment of all taxable property in the town.  This position also involves extensive field work, reviewing assessments, supervising staff and department operations; and working closely with the Tax Collector and Zoning Official.   

The candidate must possess CCMA I or II certification and a BS in business or public administration; specializing in property assessment and 5 years’ experience in property appraisal work. 

Interested candidates may submit their resume with salary requirements by December 8, 2014 to:

 V. Carey, Human Resources, Town of Thomaston, 158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787  vcarey@thomastonct.org 

The Town of Thomaston is an equal opportunity employer.  EEO-AA


City of Stamford

Assessor

Annual Salary Range: $101,416 - $130,254

Closing Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

Posted 11/17/2014

The City of Stamford is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assessor.

DUTIES: Under general direction administers and coordinates an equitable assessment of real and personal property programs; prepares and certifies the annual Grand List; does other related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors' Degree AND ten (10) years of progressively responsible Municipal Experience in assessment and appraisal of real and personal property, of which two (2) years involved commercial property assessment.

Current certification as Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor I or II or meet all certification requirements and obtain certification within 18 months of appointment. A valid driver's license required.

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION: There will not be a written examination. Qualified applications will be ranked according to their education, training and experience.  Applications are required to FULLY complete the application form AND supplement #14-46, listing all related degrees, training and work experience.

FILING REQUIREMENTS: A fully completed City of Stamford Employment Application must be submitted or postmarked by Friday, December 12, 2014.  Applications can be obtained at the City of Stamford, Human Resources Division, 9th Floor, and 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut or at www.stamfordct.gov.

PLEASE NOTE: Only properly completed and submitted applications and supplements will be considered.

Click here for application and other information.

If you wish to attach a resume please do so, but note that a resume will not take the place of a completed application and/or supplement and “see resume” does not constitute a response to any questions outlined in the application or supplement. Applicants are urged to read the minimum requirements prior to filing an application for consideration. Applications of candidates who do not meet the stated position requirements will not be considered.

The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Division.


Town of Ellington

Administrative Assessment Technician

Hourly wage range: $20.59-$24.10

Full-Time, 35-hours per week; Union position

Closing date: November 21, 2014

Posted 11/7/2014

Under the supervision of the Assessor, provides administrative and technical assistance to the Assessor in the valuation of real and personal property and motor vehicles; collects and processes information to establish the Town Grand List.  CAAO Administrative Assessment Technician (AAT) designation preferred.

Contact the First Selectman's Office at 860-870-3100 or visit www.ellington-ct.gov to download an application.  To view the full job description, click here.


Town of Monroe

Assessor

Direct Report: First Selectman

This is a position in the Supervisors Union

Salary Range: $70,000 - $78,751

Salary consideration will be based on experience, certification, and education

Posted: October 31, 2014

Position open until filled

Apply online at www.monroect.org. Complete application and upload resume

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a highly responsible technical and administrative work involving planning, organizing, directing and performing the function of the Assessor’s Office. Work involves responsibility for discovering, measuring and listing all taxable real estate, business, personal property and motor vehicles within the Town for the purpose of establishing uniform and equitable valuations for taxation. Work is performed with considerable technical independence and is reviewed by the Director of Finance through conferences, reports and observation of results achieved. The position requires the use of independent judgment, initiative and supervisory skills.  

COMPETENCIES AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Thorough knowledge of real and personal property valuation principles, techniques, procedures, laws and regulations

·         Thorough knowledge of accounting and auditing practices relative to property appraisal

·         Considerable knowledge of the use of computers and municipal assessment program software

·         Some knowledge of building, zoning and construction codes

·         Knowledge of effective supervisory practices

·         Possess management skills required to supervise, delegate and share responsibilities; ability to adjust and exercise such skills in an environment where priorities constantly change

·         Ability to read and understand property documents, surveys and appraisal manuals

·         Ability to accurately appraise real and personal property

·         Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

·         Ability to direct and supervise technical and administrative support personnel

·         Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression as well as listen

·         Ability to give oral and written instructions in a precise, understandable manner, as well as the ability to follow oral and written instructions

·         Ability to make decisions and act quickly

·         Ability to write concisely, to express thoughts clearly and to develop ideas in logical order is required

·         Information provided orally must be accurately recorded

·         Ability to work accurately with names, numbers, colors, codes and/or symbols

·         Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and general reports

·         Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information

·         Ability to regularly engage in activities necessitated by the position outside normal business hours; i.e., evening meetings, emergencies, etc. (This is highly responsible, professional and administrative work and as such is expressly exempted by the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state laws from the requirement of paid overtime)

·         Ability to work harmoniously, cooperatively, and courteously with others at all times

·         Ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations

·          Ability to adapt to varying work situations 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

·         Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, real estate or related field

·         Eight years of progressively responsible experience in real and personal property appraisal work

OR any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the previously mentioned competencies and skill requirements

 SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

 The Assessor supervises the Appraiser, Assistant Assessor and clerical staff 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle. The employee is frequently required hear; speak; sit, stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time. The employee must have the ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Hand eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works predominantly in an office setting. Some outdoor work is required during the inspection of personal property, construction sites and various developments. When working outside, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, rain, snow or airborne particles, any of which may cause marked bodily discomfort.  

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess and retain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License

Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA)


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