Town of Portland

Job Title: Assessor

Hours: 40 per week

Application Deadline: Open until Filled


Application Deadline Change… Open until Filled

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.  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 CAMA System 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.

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Send application & resume with three letters of reference to: First Selectwoman’s Office, P.O. Box 71, Portland, CT 06480-0071