City of Milford

Job Title: Tax Assessor

Salary: $1,944.33 per week ($101,105 annual, Step 1)

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled


SIGN-ON INCENTIVE: The selected qualified candidate will receive a $12,000 sign-on bonus.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Tax Assessor is responsible for planning, directing and supervising a program of continuing appraisal and assessment of real and personal property in the City for taxation purposes in accordance with local and state law. The individual is responsible for developing and adopting sound valuation techniques and applying them in an equitable and uniform fashion to all types of property. Work involves discovering, valuing and listing real and personal property and explaining and defending valuations. Property valuations are subject to appeal to the Board of Assessment Review.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a focus in courses in property appraisal or taxation; and considerable experience in property assessment involving the appraisal of land and buildings, including at least four (4) years of supervisory experience; and  considerable knowledge of basic mapping skills, general assessment practices and valuation techniques; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training. Possession of Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA II) certification; and Possession of a valid State of Connecticut motor vehicle driver’s license.

SCOPE OF EXAMINATION: Applications will be reviewed, and those candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the interview process. Please be advised that the successful candidate will be required to submit to a physical examination, a drug screening and a comprehensive background check prior to appointment.

FILING REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are required to submit a fully completed Employment  Application, Application Supplement #21-21, resume and cover letter  to the Human Resources Department, Parsons Office Complex, 70 W. River St., Milford, CT  or   For forms and detailed application instructions, go to  then select Tax Assessor.

SALARY RANGE:   The position is a weekly salary limits as follows:

Step 1……………………..$ 1,944.33

Step 2……………………..$ 2,000.37

Step 3……………………..$ 2,097.91

Note: Collective Bargain Agreement expired on June 30, 2019. Wages subject to any newly negotiated GWI increases.

The City of Milford offers a generous benefits package that includes: health insurance, life insurance, defined benefit plan (pension), 457 savings plan, paid time off (vacation, sick, personal business), paid holidays (13 days per year), and Employee Assistance Program.

CITY OF MILFORD – AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER The City of Milford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.

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