Town of Hamden

Job Title: Real Property Appraiser/Assessor

Salary: $58,623 - $73,278

Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Application Deadline: Open until Filled


The Town of Hamden is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Real Property Appraiser/Assessor in the Assessor’s Office. Under the supervision of the Chief Assessor, plans, organizes, and completes the valuation/assessment of real property for the purpose of taxation with the Town of Hamden. Inspects, measures and creates building sketches, classifies, determines style of structures, lists exterior and interior descriptive information for all new construction, inputs data into CAMA system, and establishes real-property value/assessment. Creates and maintains the annual Income/Expense data mailing, tracking, and analysis. Under the supervision of the Chief Assessor, assists as necessary in the preparation for court proceedings and the periodic property revaluations. Assists as needed with the day-to-day activities of the Assessors Office including but not limited to motor vehicle assessments.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

A high school diploma or equivalency and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the valuation of real property. Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (I or II), and/or a Certified State of Connecticut General Real Estate Appraiser preferred or equivalent experience (i.e. CT Certified Residential Appraiser, experience in an assessor’s office and/or completion of CCMA courses).

License or Certificate:

Must have the Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor I (CCMA I) designation. Attainment of Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor II (CCMA II) designation within two years of appointment. A valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License is required.

Applications and job descriptions are available on the Town of Hamden website

Completed applications and resumes can be sent to:

Personnel Department
Hamden Government Center
2750 Dixwell Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518

Or they can be emailed to Administrative Secretary Erica Blue at or brought in person to the Personnel Department.