City of Waterbury

Job Title: Assessment Analyst

Salary: $59,862 - $79,699

Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Application Deadline: Open until Sufficient applications received

Details:

EXAMPLES OF WORK:  (Illustrative and not all inclusive)

Performs & coordinates title research activities; verifies ownership of property for assessment purposes; examine titles filed on the Waterbury Land records to determine ownership; determines from these records the completeness of the land description. Researches history of ownership and other legal documents. Correlates and files material as required; contacts city departments, private and public agencies and individuals to verify ownership, land descriptions, land records, and assessments; Transfers the ownership changes on the City’s CAMA system; Obtains needed information for making preliminary determinations as the value of both real and personal property. Provides special assessment data for supervisors as needed; Inspects existing real and personal properties, improved properties and properties in construction to determine value. Compile and review documentation to determine property value for assessment purposes. Makes periodic review of business and commercial sites to test reliability of personal property reporting system. Audits property appraisal work performed by private firms for accuracy and conformance to City standards. Prepares and enters data into automated assessment records system. Provides technical information and assistance to property owners, attorneys and bankers. Assists with preparing information releases to assist the public in understanding assessment procedures, regulations, exemptions and related matters. May travel between work locations sometimes on a daily basis. Performs related reviews of applications and/or properties for verification purposes. Supervises clerical personnel. Performs other related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of title searching and appraisal practices; Ability to perform, analyze and communicate search information; Knowledge or ability to learn a Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) system.  Ability to travel independently between work locations sometimes on a daily basis.  Ability to move throughout buildings or surrounding properties in order to complete assigned tasks. Ability to deal effectively with members of the public, attorneys and real estate developers and construction personnel.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Five (5) years of title property research and/or appraisal services experience, municipal assessor office preferred.  Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Accounting, finance, economics, or closely related field preferred; 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Possession of a valid driver’s license with a good driving history.

Applications  and printable job description may be obtained by visiting our website at www.waterburyct.org or at the Civil Service Office, Chase Municipal Building, 236 Grand St., Waterbury, CT 06702