Town of Glastonbury

Job Title: Assistant Assessor

Salary: $36.02 - $45.01 Hourly

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

Details:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under broad supervision, incumbent assesses property values, provides technical and administrative support to the Assessor, and serves as lead to Assessor staff concerning technical and operational matters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Measures, lists, and values new construction and other improvements thorough building permits, field work and other discovery methods.
  • Uses Town of Glastonbury property appraisal models to analyze and value properties by computing replacement costs, estimating market values and analyzing financial statements.
  • Calculates personal property and motor vehicle assessments.
  • Provides leadership, consultation, and training to staff.
  • Provides information to the public and assists in resolving problems and complaints.
  • Contributes to a respectful and safe work environment by fostering a culture of positive communication and ethical behavior, with an emphasis on providing exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Provides information to the Board of Assessment appeals and attends hearings.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Assists in the completion of reports related to assessment activities.
  • Acts on behalf of Assessor in her/his absence, including supervisory responsibilities.
  • Performs related work as required.

CONFIDENTIALITY:

  • Maintains confidentiality of records as appropriate

CONDUCT:

  • Observes safe work practices
  • Represents the Town in a professional and courteous manner; observes and respects the dignity of all persons

DEPENDABILITY:

  • Regularly attends and is punctual for work
  • Attends evening meetings as required

NOTE: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task and responsibility. Incumbent must be able to perform essential duties, with or without reasonable accommodation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of

  • Public administration principles and practices as applied to municipal property assessment
  • Property assessment laws, regulations, and ordinances
  • Principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Contemporary computer-assisted mass appraisal software systems
  • Administrative software systems and their interrelation with Revenue Collector’s Office

Skilled in

  • The use of assessment software
  • Providing a high level of customer service
  • Active listening and social perceptiveness in order to understand others’ concerns
  • Verbal and written communication, including enforcement of regulations with firmness and tact
  • Presenting to boards and commissions

Ability to

  • Use inductive and deductive reasoning in analysis and problem solving
  • Organize and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s Degree from a recognized college or university in Business Administration, Real Estate, or a related area and two (2) years of progressively responsible municipal assessment or appraisal experience. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis
  • One (1) year conducting assessment/appraisal-related field inspections

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION:

  • Driver’s license
  • Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor I, preferred; or must obtain within 18 months of appointment

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Glastonbury, CT
2155 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033