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Assistant Assessor

Job Requirements
  • Assist Assessor as needed. 
  • Maintain heavy contact with appraisers, real estate agents, attorneys, and the general public. 
  • Provide information requested regarding assessments and programs available through this office. 
  • Fill out and compute Homeowners, Renters, and Additional Veterans applications. 
  • Maintain and post exemptions to file. 
  • Price motor vehicles. Prorate motor vehicles. 
  • Post property transfers. 
  • Prepare state reports for Assessor’s signature. 
  • Assist in preparation of Grand List. 
  • Assist other town departments with tax related questions and provides any necessary information to those departments. 
  • In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities, the employee will be required to perform any other duties assigned by his or her supervisor
Necessary Skills
  • Must have knowledge of Connecticut General Statutes governing the evaluation and assessment of real and personal property. 
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work under pressure and/or frequent interruptions
  • Position requires extensive communication of a detailed and complex nature with taxpayers and citizens, the business community, and municipal officials and employees.  Must have ability to explain assessments to the public
  • Must have computer and data processing skills.  Familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS) is a plus. 
  • High school graduate or equivalent. 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an Assessor’s Office. 
  • Must have Connecticut Certified Municipal Assessor designation.
  • Must upkeep 50 hours of continuing education every 5 years to maintain Connecticut Certified Municipal Assessor designation.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

 

Company Benefits
  • Union position
  • High-deductible health plan
  • Life Insurance
Salary Range

$25.50/Hour

Potential Start Date

June 1

Posted: Department: Location: Primary Contact: Shift:
Mar-14-2018 Assessor's Office Town Hall rburke@seymourct.org 35 Hours/Week