Town of Branford

Job Title: Property Appraiser/Data Collector

Salary: $22.87/hour

Hours: 35 hour per week

Application Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018; 4:00 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.

Education, Training and Experience:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a 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.

Special Requirements:

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor Designation (CCMA) within five (5) Years of appointment.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s 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 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