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Dutchess County posted 12/4/2017

The Town of Rhinebeck is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full Time Sole Appointed Assessor. We are an approximately 3,860 parcel community with a wide variety of real property types. Applicants should be state certified or become state certified within one year; have relevant work experience; have good computer skills; have knowledge of systematic analysis for running assessment rolls; exhibit integrity and good judgement; have good communication skills; and be capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the public and municipal officials. Salary is negotiable.
A full job description can be found on the Town of Rhinebeck website. Please email resumes and salary expectations to townclerk@rhinebeckny.gov.

Greenwich, CT posted 12/4/2017

Assistant Assessor
Performs professional, technical and administrative work under the direction of the Assessor with the day to day coordination and administration of the Town's residential, personal, commercial and industrial property assessment program. Responsible for the valuation of 45+ billion-dollars' worth of real estate, motor vehicle, and personal properties. Oversees professional staff and participates in the conduct of appraisals and related administrative work in the valuing of taxable property to establish the Grand List; and serves as key member of the Office of the Assessor's management team, assuming the responsibility for the Office supervision in the absence of the Assessor. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Accounting, Economics, or a closely related field. Pertinent graduate degree desirable. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in real and personal property appraisal work obtained within the last 10 years. Experience must include 2 years of municipal assessment work or the equivalent and 1 year supervising staff in the conduct of appraisal, assessment or closely related work. Special Necessary Requirements: Connecticut Municipal Assessor's Certification, CCMA II, or its equivalent within another jurisdiction; if equivalent, CCMA II must be obtained within two years from date of appointment.
Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website www.greenwichct.org HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. EOE M/F/D/V
Please apply through this link : http://agency.governmentjobs.com/greenwichct/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1910554

TOMPKINS COUNTY posted 11//6/2017

Tompkins County is currently recruiting for a Real Property Appraiser or Assistant Real Property Appraiser. I invite you to review the position details on the links below and visit the Tompkins County website to apply.
If this opportunity is not right for you, I would ask that you please share it with other appraisal professionals who you believe may be ready for the next step in their career.

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Assistant Real Property Appraiser

Real Property Appraiser

Thank you for your consideration and help.

Jay Franklin
Director of Assessment

SULLIVAN COUNTY posted 11/6/17


The Town of Fallsburg is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full Time Sole Assessor. We are approximately a 9,500 parcel community with a wide variety of real property types.  Applicants should be state certified or meet minimum qualification standards as set forth in the 20 NYCRR 8188,§ 8188-2.2 based on education, relevant work experience or a combination thereof.  Applicant should exhibit integrity, good judgement, and good communication skills while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the public and municipal officials.

Salary is negotiable and start date is flexible.

Please send Resume and salary expectations with Town Application ( available at Town Clerks Office or on-line at (www.townoffalsburg.com) to: Town Supervisor, P.O Box 2019, 19 Railroad Plaza, South Fallsburg, NY 12779

ULSTER COUNTY posted 8/17/2017


Title: Assessment Data Collector

Grade: CSEA pay grade 10

Salary: $17,323.50 - $20,650 (Annually Part-time)

Classification: Competitive

Distinguishing Features of the Class:
The work involves responsibility for the collection and recording of data which forms the basis for the determination of assessments of real property.  The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Assessor.  The incumbent does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:
• Locates property based on information from deeds and tax maps;
• Operates computer, calculator, copier, FAX machine and other standard office machinery;
• Collects, verifies or corrects information on residential, farm, commercial, industrial and vacant land in accordance with the procedures and definitions contained in the data collection manual;
• Makes field inspections and lists physical characteristics of lands, buildings and improvements of real property, including observations on physical conditions, both interior and exterior, quality of kitchens and bathrooms, observations on land types, size, soil conditions and utility;
• Takes measurements and records information with respect to foundations, basement area, walls, floors, roofing, interior finishing, heating, lighting and other related matters;
• Records neighborhood characteristics and conditions and special information pertinent to the specific property;
• Photographs improvements and parcels for identification;
• Draws scale plot plans
• Calculates value of improvements using NYS manual and valuation guides;
• Updates data on all parcels currently on file;
• Maintains a variety of records and reports;
• Answers questions received from the public by telephone and in person;
• Perform various clerical and field duties relating to property assessments;

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations governing the evaluation of property for assessment purposes;  Working knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment;  Working knowledge to operate computers and basic knowledge of computer software;  Working knowledge of business and arithmetic and English; Ability to inspect and collect information on real property;  Ability to read deeds and maps for locating property;  Ability to accurately measure buildings and calculate square footage;  Ability to accurately make arithmetic computations involving fractions, decimals, algebra and geometry;  Ability to operate a camera; Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports;  Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a valid New York State Class CDL C License with P (Passenger Transport) endorsement.

Accepted Training and Experience:
Graduation from High School or possession of a High School Equivalency diploma and one (1) year in real estate, property valuation, construction cost estimating or similar field.

Special Requirement for Acceptance of Application:
Possession of a valid New York State Driver’s License.
Benefit Package:
This is a part-time position and does not include health, dental or vision insurance.  However it does include vacation, personal, sick and Holiday pay.  Enrollment in the New York State Retirement system is optional for part-time employees.

Applications must be received in the the Civil Service Office by Friday, August 18, 2017.  Applications for this position may be obtained from the Civil Service Office in City Hall, Ground Floor, 420 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401 or on our website at www.kingston-ny.gov under the Employment tab.

This posting is in the competitive class.  The position will be filled on a provisional basis.  Provisional appointments mean the incumbent must take the Civil Service examination when it is offered and be among the top three willing to accept appointment.  For more information about Civil Service employment call (845) 334-3921.

The City of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

COLUMBIA COUNTY posted 8/4/2017

The City of Hudson, NY is seeking a certified experienced professional Tax Assessor who will be responsible for citywide assessment. Responsibilities include: working with outside consultant to complete citywide reval; annually valuing all parcels of real property citywide; all clerk duties; entering data in RPS systems, along with all property exemptions; updating all assessment records; and working closely with the city's building department. Candidates should have good knowledge of principles, practices and laws pertaining to Real Property valuation and assessment; be able to prepare and participate at all public hearings of the Board of Assessment Review. Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the public is essential. 

This is an appointed, part-time position – 3 full workdays per week at $35,000 per year.

Interested parties are encouraged to apply via email to Hudson’s Mayor at mayor@cityofhudson.org.

YATES COUNTY re-posted 6/28/2017


Position still available as of 6/28/2017

The work involves responsibility for the administration, supervision and operation of the Department of Real Property Tax Services.  This is professional and administrative work involving responsibility for providing accurate, timely information and advice on real property appraisal, equalization and assessment.  Work is performed under the general direction of the County Legislature and County Administrator and is subject to the general review of the New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services.  Supervision is exercised over the work of Real Property Tax Services staff.  Does related work as required.

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Dutchess County posted 5/8/2017


ASSESSOR (full-time)

Town seeking experienced professional; responsible for town-wide assessment. Qualifications: NYS Board Equalization/Assessment.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letters, résumés to Red Hook Town Hall, 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571 or email aconway@redhook.org.  

Rockland County posted 2/6/2017, reposted 6/28/2017

Town of Ramapo
Assessor – Full-Time (35+ hours/week)
Non-Competitive Appointment 
Salary Range:  $100,000 - $125,000
Number of Parcels: approximately 29,000

Must meet required New York State and Rockland County Civil Service minimum qualifications for the position based on education, relevant work experience or a combination thereof. 

Annually values each parcel of real property; Utilizes and maintains current tax maps and appraisal cards; Attends all hearings of the Board of Assessment Review; Attends the public examination of the tentative assessment roll at times prescribed by law; Receives complaints filed and transmits them to the Board of Assessment Review; Prepares reports of assessment activities as required; Provides school districts within the town a copy of the current pertinent portion of the assessment roll; Reviews and makes determinations with respect to applications for tax exemptions; Supervises and directs workflow of clerical staff and appraisers.

Good knowledge of the theory, principles, practices and laws governing real property valuation and assessment; Ability to make and review arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, municipal officials and other concerned parties; Exhibits integrity and good judgment. 

Please submit your resume to Town of Ramapo Personnel Administrator, Linda Condon via email condonl@ramapo-ny.gov

Fairfield, CT Posted 1/10/2017

An exciting career opportunity for Tax Assessor is available at the Town of Fairfield, Connecticut.  We are very interested in recruiting highly motivated candidates who possess experience in planning, organizing and directing the appraisal, valuation and revaluation of real property; file and record maintenance.

The Town of Fairfield offers an exciting and challenging position with competitive salary and benefits in a pleasant working environment.  Fairfield Town Hall is set in a charming, quintessential New England town where you can walk, hike or bike to one of the many parks or town beaches. There is a number of restaurants where you’ll find everything from casual to fine dining and outdoor cafes.

Details of the job can be found at these websites:



If you are interested in discussing employment with us, or if you know of anyone who would like an exciting and rewarding career with the Town of Fairfield Tax Assessor’s Office, please contact me.

Connie Nolfi
Town of Fairfield
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Email:: cnolfi@fairfieldct.org

City of Yonkers posted 12/19/2016

Assistant Assessor

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Norwalk, Connecticut posted 10/18/2016 re-posted 12/19/2016

Assessment Analyst - Assist in appraisal and administrative work in the valuing of taxable property to establish the Grand List; performs responsible assessment work in the functional areas of real, personal or motor vehicle properties; and provides technical and administrative assistance to the Assessor.

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