Town of Trumbull

Job Title: Assistant Tax Assessor/Appraisal

Salary: $59,132 - $70,452

Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: Open until Filled


Examples of Duties

General Statement of Duties:

  • Proficiency with computer, including but not limited to Word and Excel
  • Handles complex assignments
  • Works independently
  • Independently prepares correspondence and reports
  • Performs responsible and difficult tasks involving independent judgment and personal initiative
  • Assists in preparation of departmental budget and reports
  • May act as administrative liaison with internal or external sources
  • Performs financial and statistical record keeping
  • Mathematical ability; may handle cash
  • Will be cross-trained and will assist in training others, as determined by departmental need
  • Attends and keeps minutes of meetings as required by department
  • Related work as assigned
  • Maintains confidentiality required by the office.

Departmental Specifics:

  • Develops, prepares and tabulates technical information involved in the assessment of real and personal property on the Grand List of the Town
  • Inspects sites of new construction, renovations, additions and demolitions.
  • Inspects, measures and collects all assessment information on real and/or personnel property.
  • Assists the Assessor in personal property inspections and obtains current value of motor vehicles, furniture, fixtures, machinery and equipment as needed.

Supervision Received:  Works under the direction of the Tax Assessor or his/her designee

Supervision Exercised: Acts as the Tax Assessor in his/her absence and may supervise all part time and office personnel in a lower classification.Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Knowledge of office procedures and principles of office management and or record keeping
  • Strong computer skills with an emphasis on Word and Excel
  • Ability to respond courteously to the public
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to learn appropriate State and Town laws
  • Clear and concise written and oral expression
  • Accuracy and attention to details

Experience and Training:

  • BA or BS degree with minimum (2) two years experience in assessment or appraisal of real estate OR IN LIEU OF DEGREE six (6) years municipal tax assessing/appraisal experience.
  • CCMA designation desirable.
  • Must have valid CT Driver’s License.

Supplemental Information

General Information on this Exam

PARTS                                              WEIGHTS

Experience & Training                          100%


Before final certification, each applicant must successfully pass a drug and alcohol test.

This examination will be conducted for the Town of Trumbull by the Trumbull Civil Service Board within the authority of Section 7-413 of the 1959 revision of the State of CT.  Please notify the Civil Service office in advance of the examination of any disability which may require special accommodation.  Anyone claiming Veterans’ Preference must bring original DD 214 document.

As an applicant for employment, you are a consumer with rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  As part of the employment process, including for determinations related to initial employment, the Town may obtain from a consumer reporting agency, a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on you as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Applicants must be citizens of the Unites States or must present proper authorization to work in the United States by the closing date.

Town of Trumbull
5866 Main Street

Trumbull, CT 06611

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