Town of Killingly

Job Title: Assessor

Salary: $55,000 - $80,000

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Tues 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; Fri 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Application Deadline: Open until Filled


Application Deadline extended.

The Town of Killingly seeks a qualified applicant for the position of Assessor.

Primary responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Finding, listing, measuring, and valuing all real and personal property in the Town, both taxable and tax exempt.
  • Determines the eligibility for abatement programs and exemptions and applies them appropriately.
  • Summarizes ownership, values and exemptions into annual abstract/grand list; provides appropriate summary to the eight separate districts in the Town.
  • Reports various claims to the State for reimbursement of revenue losses and provides appropriate information for grants as necessary.
  • Conducts field inspections/appraisals of property or reviews/supervises field work of staff and/or revaluation staff.
  • Oversees the periodic contract revaluation of property from RFP through a completed project; responsible for the certification of revaluation.
  • Maintains all records both manually and by computer as required; maintains database within the Town’s computer assisted mass appraisal system; assists in managing GIS program and updating of on-line web information for both the Town’s web site and information for the on-line mapping link.
  • Assists in the coordination of the updating of tax maps to include changed information from other town departments and as the Town’s 911 Coordinator, is responsible for street numbering.
  • Coordinator and administrator of State and Town Homeowner’s Programs and Town Freeze Program; as well as the administrator for the State Renter’s Rebate Program.
  • Municipal Aircraft Registration Official, responsible for the registration of aircraft and reporting the State of Connecticut.
  • Provides information to the Board of Assessment Appeals and prepares information to defend challenged appraisal values in court and otherwise.
  • Supervises the daily operations of the Assessor’s Office and staff of two; prepares and administers the department’s budget.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field and will have some supervisory experience. A candidate with extensive appraisal education, with at least four years of real and personal property appraisal experience, including the use of a computer assisted mass appraisal system is preferred. Individuals with combinations of education and experience will be considered.

A valid motor vehicle operator’s license and Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor professional designation are required.  CCMA I is required, with the expectation that a CCMA II designation will be achieved within three years of hire.

Interested candidates must submit their cover letter and resume to the Town Manager’s Office via mail or electronic mail (

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