Town of Bloomfield

Job Title: Assistant Assessor

Salary: $39.96/hour

Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2018

Details:

Under the direction of the Assessor, the Assistant Assessor has the responsibility to assess the valuation of personal property and/or inventory of commercial and industrial establishments; to inspect real estate and make appraisals of new building and building additions and improvements according to recognized appraisal standards.  Assists in maintenance of all records and documents of real estate and personal property value and ownership.  Confers with property owners and provides information about laws pertaining to motor vehicle taxation, exemption for elderly citizens, and similar tax liability matters; compiles lists such as Grand List, assessments, properties, elderly homeowners and other assessment information.  Searches land records for changes in ownership and in response to requests for information from attorneys, real estate agents and the public.  Records changes in assessment administrative documents and files to reflect new construction or ownership of property.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalency, including or supplemented by courses in office skills, plus three years of responsible administrative experience, including one year in an assessment environment OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting on the basis of two years of education for each year of experience.  Must have a Connecticut Municipal Assessor Certification and have a valid   driver’s license. Must have a valid driver’s license and must have a Connecticut Municipal Assessor Certification or have successfully passed the October 2018 examination.

Selection Process

All appointments shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position.  Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations.  Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.

Applications

Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at www.bloomfieldct.org  and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume, copy of Certification and cover letter no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 16, 2018.  Applications are accepted ONLY by mail or in person.  

Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.  Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability who may need this information in an alternative format or who may need accommodations during the testing procedure should contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at ccoville@bloomfieldct.org.