Job Title: Deputy Assessor
Salary: $77,100 – $84,809
Hours: 40 per week - 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 6, 2022
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under general supervision, participates in and supervises Assistant Assessors and their subordinates in assessing real and personal property in the Town for purposes of taxation as prescribed by Statute, and serves as Assessor in that official’s absence.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs complex appraisals of commercial and industrial properties for tax purposes. Assigns and supervises the work of technical and clerical personnel in the listing and appraisal of taxable real and personal property, in the maintenance of maps and records relating to assessments and in providing information to taxpayers regarding assessment laws and procedures. Confers with property owners, attorneys, accountants and others regarding values and makes recommendations for the abatement of taxes when justified. Supervises and participates in the checking of taxable personal property of retail, wholesale, and industrial establishments, and the appraisal of such property. Acts as Assessor in that official’s absence.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent, plus six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in appraising, assessing or revaluing real and personal property, of which one (1) year must be in a supervisory capacity, or an Associate’s degree in related field plus three (3) years’ experience of which one (1) year must be in a supervisory capacity. Specific training courses in appraisal and/or assessment procedures required. Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (C.C.M.A.) designation preferred; if not certified must obtain certification within five (5) years. Must have extensive knowledge of principles and practices of estimating real and personal property values, the laws governing valuation and assessment of such property, and local property values and construction costs. Must hold valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license.
Applications and job descriptions are available on visit our website at: http://hrd1.townofmanchester.org/index.cfm/employment-opportunities/.
Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 or must be postmarked by Wednesday, July 6, 2022. No faxed or e-mailed resumes and/or applications will be accepted.
Human Resources Department
41 Center Street
P.O. Box 191
Manchester, CT 06045-0191
Phone: (860) 647-3126
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.