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
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.