Town of Burlington
The position will remain open until
The Town of Burlington is accepting applications for a full-time certified
Assessor. Candidates for this position must be able to perform complex
administrative and appraisal work in the assessment of real and personal
property involving the interpretation of the State Statutes.
The Assessor oversees and participates in the valuation and assessment of
all Town real estate property, and for the preparation of the “Grand List”
of property in accordance with state statute. Assessor must have thorough
knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of property assessment work.
This position is the primary contact for all assessment and taxing of
property in the Town of Burlington. Coordinates with other Town
departments, and advises the First Selectman on assessment and taxing
Directs the activities, performs and reviews assessments of real property,
personal property and motor vehicles in order to determine tax
Annually notifies property owners of real estate assessment increases and
personal property assessment changes.
Responds to taxpayers' inquiries regarding assessments and programs
available to them. Advises aggrieved taxpayers of the appeal process, and
helps resolve issues.
Calculates and signs off on the annual Grand List.
Ensures GIS is up-to-date.
Conducts Individual field reviews, appraises personal property, and
performs field inspections for new construction, renovations, additions
and demolitions to identify changes in property.
Participates in assessment appeals by property owners and defends Town's
Coordinates, manages and supervises periodic revaluation of all taxable
and tax exempt property
all reports required by the State of Connecticut concerning taxable
property, exemptions, sales-assessment ratio studies etc., and provides
such reports to Tax Collector, DMV, OPM and other fiscal authorities.
The Assessor’s Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in business, accounting, real estate or other related
field preferred, Associate’s degree in business, accounting, real estate
or other related field, or equivalent combination of experience and
education that provides equivalent knowledge required.
Connecticut Certified Municipal Assessor's Certification (CCMA) is
Minimum three years of assessment appraisal experience, preferably for a
Solid working knowledge of Graphic Information System (GIS) is strongly
Knowledge of Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system, or equivalent
to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals
and groups, both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management
personnel, the public and others.
knowledge of town zoning and inland wetlands regulations, state and
building codes and statutes including wetland and coastal management
Motor Vehicle Operator’s License required.
Employment applications may be obtained at Town Hall. Interested
candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application to: Town
of Burlington, First Selectman’s Office, 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington,
For a detailed description of this position and application, please
visit our website.
http://burlingtonct.us, Contact the First Selectman, Theodore Shafer
at (860) 673-6789 ext.1 for additional information.
Town of Hebron
Application Deadline: August 8, 2014
This is a full time union position
reporting to the Assessor. Responsibilities include assisting the
Assessor with establishing policies and procedures to determine proper
valuations of land, buildings, improvements, and all tangible personal
property and motor vehicles located within the corporate limits of the
town. Must have a working knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies
and procedures pertinent to Town of Hebron and the State of Connecticut
tax assessment regulations and statutes.
The successful candidate should be very
familiar with the operation of a Tax Assessor’s Office, have strong
knowledge of office management procedures, strong computer skills and must
be able to work with the public. CCMA II designation is preferred.
Familiarity with Quality Data software is preferred. There is no
Please send resumes to Andrew Tierney,
Town Manager, Town of Hebron, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, Connecticut 06248
by August 8, 2014. For more details visit
Town of Hebron is an equal opportunity employer