Town of Stonington

Job Title: Director of Assessment

Salary: $90,000 - $105,000

Hours: 35 hours per week

Application Deadline: 3:30 pm, Friday, August 21, 2020


The Town of Stonington is seeking qualified candidates for a Director of Assessment.  This is a full-time 35 hrs/wk. Non-Union position w/benefits.

This is a highly responsible technical and administrative position involving planning, organizing, directing and performing the function of the Department of Assessment.  Work involves responsibility for discovering, measuring and listing all taxable real estate, business, personal property and motor vehicles within the Town for the purpose of establishing uniform and equitable valuations for taxation.  Work is performed with technical independence and is reviewed by the First Selectman through conferences, reports and observation of results achieved. The position requires the use of independent judgment, initiative and supervisory skills.

The ideal candidate will possess the education, experience and training required with a Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, real estate or related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in real and personal property appraisal work.  While a Bachelor’s degree is preferred, an equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered.

Must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor, I & II (CCMA I & II) is required.  The detailed position description can be found on the Town’s web site: Director of Assessment Position Stonington.

Background and credit checks will be performed.  The Town of Stonington conducts a urinalysis drug test as part of the application.  The urinalysis drug test will be performed using a reliable methodology.  The results of any such test shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed by the employer or its employees to any person other than any such employee to whom such disclosure is necessary; the results shall be maintained along with other employee medical records.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to the Department of Administrative Services via email at indicating Director of Assessment in the subject line or via mail to Stonington Town Hall, Attn. Director of Administrative Services, 152 Elm Street, Stonington, CT 06378.

Resumes and cover letter must be received by 3:30 pm Friday, August 19, 2020.

The Town of Stonington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.