Town of Greenwich

Job Title: Statistician

Salary: $74,272 - $95,834

Hours: Full Time

Application Deadline: December 21, 2021; 4:00 PM

Details:

General Statement of Duties

Aids the department with data management, and assessing areas of deficiencies and recommending and creating more streamlined processes.

Reports to the Assessor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on statistics, mathematics, or survey methodology.
  • Three to five years’ experience in compiling, analyzing, and interpreting statistical data, preferably in an Assessors office.
  • Preferred experience with Proval CAMA and Quality Data software.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Connecticut State Statutes related to assessment practices.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in the use of industry related software with advanced skill in computer applications for appraisal-assessment practices including spreadsheet, statistical and word processing software and/or statistical or appraisal analysis software.
  • Proficiency in the use of a Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to make computations with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficiency in managing multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
  • Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with professionals, employees, public officials and the general public, handling inquiries with courtesy and tact

Examination:  100% Training & Experience Assessment 
The examination to determine a candidate’s eligibility for the position will be a Training and Experience Assessment. This type of examination requires that you completely fill out the application, adding pages for additional relevant information where needed, and attaching any documentation of certificates, degrees, other significant documents, etc. A candidate’s eligibility to be interviewed will be based solely on material submitted at the time of application. Once the Eligibility List is prepared no further information may be submitted and no adjustments will be made. 

Job Description

Dept:              Assessor                                             Job Code:     1115
Union:           LIUNA                                                  Created:      July 2018
FLSA:            Exempt                                                                              
Grade:           D

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Assessor and the department with data management, and computerization of information through the use of various software programs, including the Proval CAMA System, Quality Data and any other business related application.
  • Reviews and determines validity of sales of real estate for reporting to OPM.  Submits and reviews the ENGL reports from OPM.  Calculates the Coefficient of Dispersion and other statistics for the Assessor.
  • Reviews the calculation of the equalized Grand Lists and monitors the statistics from sale ratio studies.  Prepares reports and provides the Comptroller with values of the Grand List and sewered properties each year.
  • Implements greater efficiencies in the operation of the office, public access to records and accuracy of data for final valuations.  Manages databases; extracts and imports data into applications for analysis.
  • Prepares valuation of unpriced motor vehicles, referring to trade pricing services, state motor vehicle department coding, and statutes related to proration.  Processes and maintains file of transfers to other jurisdictions and appropriate notifications. Handles veracity of certificates of correction related to perorations of motor vehicles prepared by support staff.
  • Handles valuation and data entry of personal property accounts, responds to all inquiries and with discovery and valuation. Handles the valuation and review of 3,900 declarations filed annually.
  • Initiates the discovery of new accounts from field canvassing, trade name filings in the Clerk’s Office keeping abreast of accounts that close from a variety of sources.
  • Applies exemptions to personal property accounts in accordance with state statutes. Audits and inspects inventory of approximately 100 accounts each year as identified by the assessor. Maintains informational file on pending, questionable and audited accounts or unusual situations requiring further review.
  • Supports Town policies and philosophy and performs other related work as required.

Address:

101 Field Point Road

Greenwich, Connecticut, 06830

Phone:  203-861-3188

Website:  http://www.greenwichct.org

Supplemental Information

  • All positions may be subject to an interview process.  
  • The Town reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be invited to participate in the examination, or any part thereof. 
  • The eligible list containing the names of successful examination candidates will be in force for a minimum period of six (6) months, and will allow candidates to be considered for appointment to vacancies in the position that are available during that timeframe. 
  • All outside candidates will be required to undertake and successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test, given at the Town’s expense prior to employment if conditionally offered a part time, full time or safety sensitive position. 
  • Certain categories of Town employees (Police, Fire, Nurses, etc.) are at special risk of Hepatitis B and will be offered a protective vaccination beginning the first day of employment. New, regular full time employees will be required to demonstrate their vaccination status against Hepatitis B.
  •  The Town of Greenwich has implemented a policy of background investigations all full and part time positions prior to hiring as part of the reference checking procedures for outside candidates. The investigation will only be conducted as the last step prior to an offer. Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate’s further consideration.
  •  If claiming veteran’s preference, proof (DD-214) must be submitted at the time of application.