Town of Killingly

Job Title: Assistant Assessor

Salary: $51,316 to $85,015 plus excellent benefits.

Hours: Full time

Application Deadline: Friday, July 8, 2022, 5:00 pm

Details:

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs responsible technical municipal property assessment and professional administrative work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in planning, directing and administering the statutory responsibilities of the Assessor’s Office
  • Assists in the analysis, evaluation and assessment of all real and personal property for the preparation of the annual Grand List
  • Participates in assessment activities such as discovery of taxable property, residential property valuation, determination of property ownership, preparation of the Grand List, and periodic revaluation programs as required by law
  • Conducts on-site field inspections and appraisals of property
  • Assists in computing replacement costs, analyzing financial statements and estimating market values
  • Assists in preparing annual tax rolls and notifications to property owners of assessed values
  • Assists in the maintenance of tax maps and a variety of assessment records, including the updating of “911” mapping and assignment of street numbers
  • Assists in determining eligibility for exemptions and abatements, both personal and business, and applies same
  • Assists in coordinating contracted revaluation services and assists in determining acceptance of completed work
  • Assists the Assessor in conferring with Town officials and property owners to provide information and resolve problems and complaints
  • Assists in maintaining data base information system for real estate and personal property for both appraisal and administrative purposes
  • Provides information to the Board of Assessment Appeals as warranted
  • Prepares and presents reports in oral or written form as required

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, accounting or related field plus three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in appraising, assessing and/or revaluating real and personal property, of which one (1) year should be in a supervisory capacity; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Specific training courses in appraisal and/or assessment procedures required. Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor I or ability to obtain CCMA I within 18 months of hire and ability to obtain CCMA II designation within 4 years of hire required. Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License required.

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Interested candidates must submit your application, cover letter, and resume to employment@killinglyct.gov no later than Friday, July 8, 2022 by 12:00PM to the office of the Town Manager, 172 Main Street, Killingly, CT .