City of Bridgeport

Job Title: Property Appraiser I

Salary: $53,338 - $61,239

Hours: 35 per week

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

Details:

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package. This summary provides a brief overview of the benefits available to regular full-time municipal employees; depending on the employee group some of these benefits may include retirement pension  administered by CMERS (Connecticut Municipal Employees Retirement System), health insurance (medical,  dental, vision, prescription), life, disability, paid leave, paid holidays, 457(a) deferred compensation plan (employee paid), and other voluntary employee paid benefits. This position is union affiliated.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references (name & contact only) to COB.Jobs@bridgeportct.gov.

Job Description and Application

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Beginning professional level office or field work of ordinary difficulty and responsibility principally in connection with the inspection and appraisal of personal property for taxation purposes; related work as required; performed under supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Conducts field inspections on real and/or personal (APPLICANTS MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH APPRAISING REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY).
  • Works as an appraisal professional with responsibilities of maintaining accurate map and land records
  • Lends assistance as required in all aspects of the work of assessing and record keeping
  • Performs appraisal and completes written and electronic appraisal reports of real and personal property as required
  • Measures and lists real property components including buildings and site improvements
  • Completes sketches, electronic or otherwise, of real property components
  • Verifies legal descriptions; metes and bounds; mortgages; etc.
  • Collects and analyzes real property income and expense data
  • Discovers, values, and lists real and personal property
  • Assists taxpayers in the explanation of assessment information, processes, and procedures
  • Assists taxpayers, municipal, and non-municipal personnel as required in the accessibility of public information
  • Prepares production and work status reports
  • Performs related work as required

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • College graduation, including courses in public or business administration or engineering, supplemented by basic and advanced courses in property appraisal and assessment; OR High school graduation with equivalent of two years of college and special course study named above, supplemented by three years of varied and professional experience in the field of property valuation, appraisal, and assessment
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of real and personal property valuation
  • Familiarity with state statues and laws governing assessment and appraisal; ability to make detailed mathematical computations

This job description is not, nor is to be intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions, responsibilities, and qualifications which comprise this position.

An Equal Opportunity Employer MF/AA/DIS

For further information and contact:
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OFFICE
45 LYON TERRACE, ROOM #106

BRIDGEPORT, CT  06604