Town of Wallingford

Job Title: Property Appraiser

Salary: $33.97 - $42.66 (Hourly)

Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Application Deadline: November 14, 2022 or 50th application received.


Application Deadline Extended

General Statement of Duties: This position is responsible for the development, preparation and tabulation of technical information in the appraisal of real property, consisting of residential, commercial and industrial land and buildings, registered vehicles and personal property consisting of furniture, machinery and equipment of businesses. Inspects sites of new construction, renovations, additions and demolitions. Inspects, measures and collects appraisal information on real and personal property. In preparing information for assessment purposes, uses various appraisal methods, ranging from sight appraisal to detailed examination of books of account, such as the preparation of pricing schedules and the investigation of sales information and construction costs in computing replacement value. Produces a work product in conformance with established appraisal standards, policies, objectives and plans.

Additional Duties: Assists Assessor in making property inspections. Assists Assessor in all phases of the appraisal function, including but not limited to, assisting and instruction the office staff in appraisal and assessment matters as required. Prepares written reports and correspondence. Performs related work as assigned.

Supervision Received: Works under the direction of Assessor or another designated supervisor.

Supervision Exercised: Generally, none, however, may supervise office staff as assigned by the Assessor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of the techniques, standards and procedures used in the appraisal of real property, personal property and registered vehicles. Considerable ability to make involved mathematical computations. Good knowledge of accounting, office procedures and the use of computer systems. Good ability in written and oral communications and ability to complete work within deadlines. Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, the public and vendors.

Qualifications: Associate degree from a recognized college or university in economics, business, finance, real estate or related area plus three (3) years of real estate or appraisal experience or an equivalent combination of experience and training specified above substituting on a year-for-year basis.

Special Requirements: Must possess or be able to obtain a certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor designation with five (5) years of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Fringe Benefits: Excellent Health Insurance Packages, Group Life Insurance, Pension Plan, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacations, Paid Sick Leave.

Application Forms: May be obtained at the Department of Human Resources, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492. Forms will be mailed upon request from the Department of Human Resources or may be downloaded from the Department of Human Resources Web Page.

Closing Date: The closing date will be the date the 50th application or resume is received or November 14, 2022, whichever occurs first.

Department of Human Resources
Wallingford Town Hall
Room 301
45 South Main Street

Wallingford, Connecticut 06492

Telephone  (203) 294-2080

Fax               (203) 294-2084