Town of Manchester

Job Title: Assistant Assessor

Salary: $60,435 - $77,512

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Application Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2021; 4:30 pm



Under general supervision, performs technical work in the appraisal and assessment of real, personal and motor vehicle property for the purposes of taxation and participates in and assists in supervising the maintenance of records related to such assessments.


  • Locates, inspects, collects and values real and/or personal property, listing all data necessary to perform appraisals and establish the market value for ad valorem tax purposes.
  • Searches for changes in real and personal property ownerships, boundaries and liabilities and initiates revisions to assessments and records to reflect such changes.
  • Assists in preparation of reports for other Town departments and State agencies.
  • Confers with the public on procedures of assessments, exemptions and taxation of real, personal and motor vehicle property.
  • Assists in preparation of reports for other Town departments and State agencies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of estimating real and personal property values for ad valorem tax purposes.
  • Knowledge of the laws governing the valuation and assessment of real and personal property.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate computers and software programs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with coworkers, state and municipal officials, town departments and agencies and the public.


  • High School diploma or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in estimating real and personal property values.
  • Must obtain Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor certification within five (5) years of initial employment.
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Suitable experience may be substituted for educational attainment if deemed appropriate by the General Manager or his designee.

Applications and job description are available on our website at:

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The Town reserves the right to limit the number of applications it accepts. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 5, 2021, or postmarked by Friday, February 5, 2021. No faxed or e-mailed resumes and/or applications will be accepted.

The Town of Manchester shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

The Town of Manchester is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, men, minorities, veterans, and the disabled.