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City of Norwalk

Assessment Analyst

Salary: $59,109 - $71,846

Closing date: 12/31/2014

Posted 12/4/2014

Position Definition: Assist in appraisal and administrative work in the valuing of taxable property to establish the Grand List; performs responsible assessment work in the functional areas of real, personal or motor vehicle properties; and provides technical and administrative
assistance to the Assessor.

Example of Duties: Receives oral and written instructions from Supervisor. Plans and organizes work according to standard office procedures.  Establishes task priorities within work assignment including all appraisal, clerical and data entry work within the Real and Personal Property Sections. Assists in real estate and motor vehicle appraisal and recordings. Assists in identification and valuation of taxable property, as assigned by Assessor, to establish the Grand List. Maintains and updates information concerning real, motor vehicle and personal properties. Performs field inspections and appraisals, clerical and data entry work in the Real and Personal Property Sections. Follows up on new business and commercial properties to assure prompt and accurate assessment and billings. Performs all necessary calculations in personal property. Performs office review of personal property appraisal work performed by private firms for accuracy and conformance to City standards. Participates in the maintenance of records and lists. Assists in preparing data for entry into automated assessment records systems; enters information into systems by remote terminal. Reviews computer printouts for accuracy. Prepares statistical and narrative reports for submission to state and federal governments. Provides technical information and assistance to property owners, attorneys, banks and the general public. Assists in completing various property exception forms. Reports work accomplished to Supervisor. 

Provides information and assistance to City Department, Boards and Commissions. Provides auditors with all information pertaining to accounts to be audited and assist with selected audits. Prepares state reports for Distressed Municipality which includes real and personal property. Assists in preparation of specifications for periodic revaluation of real properties. Assists in performing interim inspections and valuations. Performs related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to apply principles of municipal assessment to solve practical problems and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure. Ability to work cooperatively with property owners and staff members. A working knowledge of economic and accounting principles as applied to assessment practices. A working knowledge of assessment laws and practice. A working knowledge of data and word processing. Ability to climb and reach for field evaluation of properties. Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree in Business Administration or completion of a recognized certificate program in real estate appraisal and assessment methods.  Two years experience in real and personal property valuation work or a related field.  (Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Accounting, Business or Engineering may be substituted for one year of the required practical assessment experience.)

Required Certification:
Connecticut Municipal Assessor I Certification or equivalent.
Connecticut Municipal Assessor I Certification required within two years if hired based on equivalent.

Required License: 
Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Preferred Certification: Connecticut Municipal Assessor II Certification. 

This position is a Grade 15. Department: Tax Assessor
 

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR DO NOT HAVE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/DESIGNATION FOR THIS POSITION, AS WE WILL NOT CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION.

PLEASE APPLY THROUGH OUR ONLINE RECRUITING SYSTEM.

WE NO LONGER ACCEPT PAPER APPLICATIONS, FAXES, OR EMAILS.

 For detailed information, minimum requirements and application procedures go to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm


Town of North Haven

Senior Clerk - Assessment

Hiring Range: $29,539 - $32,414

Salary Range: $29,539 - $41,233

35 hour work week

Posted 12/4/2014

Thorough knowledge of advanced office practices.  Detailed knowledge of Connecticut General Statutes as they relate to the functions of the Assessor’s Office.  Experience in reading deeds, particularly as it relates to property descriptions, ownership, and ownership history.  Experience in reading and updating property maps to reflect property changes.  Ability to coordinate administrative functions in accordance with  Connecticut General Statutes and Town policies / ordinances.  Ability to coordinate various exemption programs as required by the Connecticut General Statutes and local ordinances.  Position is responsible for the timely preparation of statistical and narrative reports for submission to the  State Office of Policy and Management.  Must maintain state sales assessment ratio file including the determination of sales comparable validity.  Responsibilities will flex as office needs and requirements demand. 

Experience in communicating policies, programs, and information to the general public in a calm, clear, and professional manner.  Experience assisting the general public in researching information requests and handling questions while maintaining confidentiality where necessary.  Must understand principles of estimating real, auto, and personal property values.  Must have good math skills.  Experience using computer applications including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access.  Experience using Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal  (CAMA) software.  Experience using administrative assessment systems and reports for the production of the Grand List and fulfilling various state reporting requirements.  Experience in an Assessor’s Office and/or CAAO Administrative Assessment Technician (AAT) designation preferred.

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

 http://www.town.north-haven.ct.us/Government/EmploymentOpportunities.asp


Town of Portland

Assessor

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

40 hours per week

Closing date: 1/17/2015

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)


Town of Thomaston

Tax Assessor

Closing Date: Monday, December 8, 2014

Posted 11/19/2014

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.


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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