City of Hartford

Job Title: Assessment Technician

Salary: $49,637 - $67,010

Hours: 40 hours per week

Application Deadline: March 9, 2018 - 5:00 pm



Vacancy is in the Assessment Division of the Finance Department. Under supervision, assists in the assessment of real and personal property by performing increasingly difficult technical and professional assessing work. Monitors and updates real estate title changes on land records. Uses independent judgment in deciding the methods and techniques of appraisal and the reliability of income, expense and cost data obtained. Reviews declarations of taxable personal property of retail, wholesale, and industrial establishments including leased equipment, inventories and goods in process, and recommends values; and verifies information in the field.

Coordinates assessor’s records with data processing programs in accordance with statutory directed schedules and tax list completion dates. May supervise clerical personnel in various assessment office functions, including application of various exemptions, and finalizing of Grand Lists. May assume responsibility for pricing automotive equipment. Investigates and studies prevailing practices on depreciation and replacement values. Performs related work as required. This is a union position. The hours of work for this position are 40 per week and the above salary includes 5% in lieu of overtime.


Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college with major work in accounting, business administration, or a closely-related field. Two (2) years of responsible experience in estimating real or personal property values, or two (2) years in building construction cost estimating. Or in lieu thereof, any combination of the above training and experience to a total of six (6) years. Connecticut Municipal Assessor Certification I or II is preferred.

The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Human Resources Department
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 061 03

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