City of New Haven

Job Title: Property Asessor/Appraiser

Salary: $54,158 - $59,912

Hours: 35 per week

Application Deadline: May 6, 2022


This is skilled, technical, responsible work in the Real Estate Division of the Department of Assessment. Work includes the valuation and assessment of real, personal, residential, industrial, and exempt property for ad-valorem purposes and the work is done in accordance with statutory requirements. Works under the supervision of the City Assessor or designee.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration or related field, and/or major course work in real estate or real estate finance, accounting, personal property asset management, personal property leasing or finance, and experience in appraising or assessment of commercial, industrial, residential and personal property; experience should involve work in a municipality, lending institution, appraisal company, or similar environment that provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the modern appraisal methods and their correlation in estimating market values and depreciation; Knowledge of the terminology, methods and materials of building construction; Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of estimating personal property values for assessment purposes; Knowledge of the mass appraisal of urban properties for ad-valorem purposes; Knowledge of the sales ratio program and the trending to the base revaluation date; Knowledge of the State Statues that govern the assessment of real estate and personal property; Knowledge of CAMA, administrative software, GIS and related computer software applications.

Must possess Connecticut Certified General Appraiser license. Preference may be given to possession of current designation from recognized professional appraisal organization. Must have, or obtain, CCMA designation within four (4) years of hire. Must possess valid motor vehicle driver’s license. Must maintain all required designations, continuing educational requirements, and licenses, and stay abreast of all contemporary methods of valuation and changes or revisions to laws applicable to assessment.

In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
1) Go to
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of:

  1. Pre-employment background check
  2. Pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening,
  3. Registration in the New Haven COVID Vaccination/Testing portal and providing proof of Full Vaccination with Booster as eligible, as per the Mandatory COVID Vaccination/Testing Policy
  4. 90-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.

This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Applications for this position only accepted online at .

If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email

Please note that the only method of communication with applicants for this position will be by email. You must provide a valid, working email address and you will need to monitor your email, including spam/junk folders, for correspondence from the New Haven Human Resources Department.

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 require the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States.