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Town of Windsor Locks

Interim, Temporary Assessor

Posted 8/21/2014

 

Open until filled

Min Qualifications: Certified Assessor (CCMA II), generally be acquired with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or some closely related field and five years of increasingly responsible in real and personal property appraisal work, including three years of municipal assessment work.  Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of property evaluation and assessment major in Accounting, Business, or Public Administration or its equivalent.  

Direct the activities, performs and reviews assessment of real property, personal property and motor vehicles and conducts inspections of existing properties, improved properties, commercial and industrial properties and properties under construction to determine value. Encompasses all aspects of Assessor duties. 

Interested parties email swalker@wlocks.com or send interest letter with resume to: Town of Windsor Locks, Attention: Director of Human Resources, 50 Church Street, Windsor Locks, and CT 06096

EOE/AAE


Town of Berlin

Revaluation/Assessment Clerk

Posted 8/12/2014

Applications Accepted Until August 26th at 4:00 pm

Under the direction of the Town Assessor, organizes and performs work related to the collection, processing and data entry for the property revaluation. Provides top quality customer service to all patrons within Town Hall. Provides office coverage for other departments within Town Hall, on an as needed basis.

This is a regular part-time position with pro-rated vacation and personal days, and an option to enroll in the 401(a) Plan; there are no medical benefits included. It is non-exempt, at an hourly rate of $19.33, and is in Group III of the White Collar Union Compensation Schedule.

Applicants must have a High School diploma with three years office or clerical experience, be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and possess the ability to perform mail merges. Strong computer experience preferred. The ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, work independently and effectively with diverse groups and sometimes difficult situations, is essential.

Full Job Description

Applications are available on the Town’s website at http://www.town.berlin.ct.us/ by clicking on Employment Opportunities and at the Town Manager’s Office, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT. Applications must be returned to the Town Manager’s Office, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037 by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 26, 2014.


Town of Branford

Property Appraiser/Data Collector

Posted 7/28/2014

 $20.12/hour for the first 6 months, 35 hours per week

Applications Accepted Until August 6th at 5:00 pm

Essential Functions:

This position is responsible for the development, preparation and tabulation of technical information in the appraisal of real property, consisting of residential, commercial and industrial land and buildings, registered and unregistered vehicles and personal property consisting of furniture, machinery and all equipment of businesses. Performs routine support and administrative work in responding to the public in the field and in the office. Providing customer assistance in understanding data collection and its processes. Keeping excellent files with accurate data entry and processing documentation with extensive record keeping. Report creation will be a mandatory work requirement. Must have excellent reading, comprehensive and processing skills.

Minimum Required Qualification:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices, software skills, typing, filing, accounting, economics, business, finance, real estate and/or related areas. Three years of real estate or appraisal experience or an equivalent combination of experience and training specified above substituting on a year for year fit basis.

Must possess or be able to obtain a certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor Designation within five (5) years of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operators License. Must attend certain assessment and/or appraisal seminars and workshops including but not limited to AAT Modules, ACES workshops, Education Seminars and any Freedom of Information Seminars. Attendance at the Assessor’s School at the University of Connecticut is mandatory.

Selection Guidelines:

Formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; and job related tests are required.

The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position.

The files of all applicants will be maintained for a minimum of six (6) months from the announcement date, and qualified candidates may be considered for the same of similar positions that may become available during the six month timeframe.

All candidates not currently employed by the Town of Branford must successfully pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test given at the Town’s expense.

APPLICATION FORMS AND POSITION DESCRIPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, BRANFORD TOWN HALL, SECOND FLOOR

1019 MAIN STREET, PO BOX 150, BRANFORD, CT 06405

 (203)315-0613 

(APPLICATIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN OF BRANFORD WEBSITE) 

THE TOWN OF BRANFORD IS DEDICATED TO DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT


Town of Burlington

Assessor

Posted 7/21/2014

The position will remain open until filled

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 information. 

·         Directs the activities, performs and reviews assessments of real property, personal property and motor vehicles in order to determine tax liabilities.

·         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 assessment.

·         Coordinates, manages and supervises periodic revaluation of all taxable and tax exempt property

·        Prepares 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 required.

·         Minimum three years of assessment appraisal experience, preferably for a Municipality required.

·         Solid working knowledge of Graphic Information System (GIS) is strongly preferred

·         Knowledge of Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system, or equivalent required.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups, both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management personnel, the public and others.

  • Working knowledge of town zoning and inland wetlands regulations, state and building codes and statutes including wetland and coastal management regulations.
  • Connecticut 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, CT 06013 

EOE/M-F/AA.

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

Assistant Assessor

Posted 7/8/2014

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 residency requirement.

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 http://hebronct.com/employment

The Town of Hebron is an equal opportunity employer


Town of Cornwall

Assessor - Part-time

Posted 7/3/2014

Posted until position is filled

Start Date: Feb. 1, 2015

Hours: Weekly average 9 hours (9am – 4 pm on Wednesdays and field work as needed)

Qualifications:   

  • CCMA I certification

  • Experience with Vision & Alden Novak & Dodd assessment software

  • Understanding of Litchfield County small town Real Estate values

  • Experienced in all aspects of covering as well as supervising an office

  • Would consider doing an in-house revaluation (for an additional fee) for the 2016 Grand List

Contact the Assessor’s office for an application (860) 672-2703 or cwlassessor@optonline.net


Assessor Available

 

Retired CCMA II available for part-time field or office work.

 

Call or e-mail John Pugliese, CCMA II, (203) 878-1495

e-mail john.4251@hotmail.com

 

Fairfield and New Haven counties preferred.


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