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Westchester County posted 3/8/2018

The Town of Rye last conducted a revaluation in 2011 and has maintained a 100% level of assessment since then. An essential factor in holding this standard is conducting a periodic reassessment to correct inequities. Hence, the Town of Rye is now seeking a qualified consultant with extensive expertise in assessment, real property valuation and reassessment to aid in the implementation, management and evaluation of a Request For Proposals (RFP) process that will result in the engagement of:

1. A firm to conduct the Town’s next real property reassessment/revaluation (reval).
2. An independent monitor to oversee and manage the reval.

The implementation process will include:

• Editing and finalizing the RFP (draft currently in progress)
• Distributing the RFP to an appropriate field of candidates
• Ensuring the Town receives an adequate number of proposals from qualified candidates
• Being part of the team that will review the proposals and interview the finalists • Participating in contract negotiations to engage the reval consultant and monitor The Town of Rye is located in Westchester County and is comprised of the Villages of Port Chester, Rye Brook and part of the Village of Mamaroneck. It encompasses four school disticts:
Port Chester, Blind Brook, Rye Neck and Harrison.

It consists of approximately seven square miles with 11,234 parcels. The total 2017 final full market assessed value of the Town was $8,383,053,139. Please review the attached (PDF attachment) Town of Rye Reassessment RPF Executive Summary. If you are interested in providing such consulting services, please forward a statement of qualifications, experience, and a proposed fee arrangement. We hope to choose a consultant during the month of March, issue the Reval RFP in April, andhave a reassessment vendor selected with a contract in place by June 2018. The ultimate outcome will be a completed reassessment in time for the June 1, 2019 assessment roll.
Please submit responses by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 to: Debbie Reisner, Chief-of-Staff
(914)939-3553 O (917)817-9796 M.

Greenwich, CT posted 2/28/2018

Real Estate Appraiser
Performs responsible professional, technical and administrative work in the valuation of all types of real estate. Handles the discovery, listing and/or valuation of all commercial, industrial, utility and commercial oriented tax-exempt real estate.
Reports to the Tax Assessor. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Real Estate, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field plus 5 years of experience in the valuation, appraisal or assessment of income-producing property. Priority consideration will be given to the candidate that possesses the General Certified Appraiser classification with the State of Connecticut, the MAI designation with the Appraisal Institute, and/or a CAE designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO), or a comparable designation from another professionally equivalent organization. Special Necessary Requirements: Certification by the Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers as a Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor II within the first five years of employment; Course IA and IB must be completed within 2 years from hire date.
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 :

Saratoga County  posted 2/15/2018

The Town of Moreau is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full Time Sole Assessor.
The Town has a population of over 15,000 residents and has approximately 6,300 parcels, with a wide variety of real property types.

Applicants must meet minimum qualification standards as set forth in the 20 NYCRR 8188; sub section 8188-2.2 based on education, work experience and approval of the NYS Department of Taxation
and Finance Office of Real Property Educational Services.

Candidate should be highly motivated with good inter-personal skills as well and exhibit integrity and good judgement.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to inspecting, classifying and valuing all classes of property, maintaining property records, computer skills, having working knowledge of existing law, rules and regulations governing the evaluation of property for assessment purposes and exemptions. Individuals should have a demonstrated ability to work with NYS computer programs, and will be required to attend Board of Assessment Review hearings as well as Article 7 proceedings.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please send Resume and salary requirements along with The Town of Moreau Employment Application which is available at The Town Clerks Office or on-line at (www.townofmoreau.org) to: Town Supervisor, 351 Reynolds Rd., Moreau, NY 12828.

For additional information, please call (518)792-1030 ext. 6 or email moreausuper@townofmoreau.org.

Ulster County posted Feb 1, 2018

Town of Plattekill


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Steuben County posted 1/26/2018

The Town of Lindley is looking for a Certified NYS Assessor. 
Responsible for approximately 1000 parcels which are 98% residential and 
agricultural. Currently looking to collect updated data and perform a 
revaluation on the town. This may be contracted to an outside agency depending 
on the terms of interested parties. Pay would be negotiated to represent the 
responsibilities and expectations between the Town and the appointed Assessor. 
Please contact the Town of Lindley at lindleytc@stny.rr.com or phone 
607-523-8816 for further information.

Rockland County  posted 12/26/2017

The Town of Clarkstown is seeking a seasoned professional to manage and administer the Town’s real property assessment programs and activities. 
Town Assessor performs complex professional work planning, organizing and directing the appraisal of real property for assessment purposes and administering programs related to real property taxation.  Position involves developing procedures and standards in the usage of the recognized approaches to appraising real estate, coordinating the proper designation of land uses and ownership, and maintaining current knowledge of building costs and market trends.  Town Assessor assists staff with the appraisal of large and more complex properties, ensures compliance with all laws, rules and regulations associated with real property taxation, and represents the Assessor's office before governing bodies, taxpayers, Board of Assessment Review and Courts.
Successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of laws, policies, principles and practices of modern real property appraisal and assessment; thorough knowledge of building construction practices, building materials, and land values; considerable knowledge of management and supervisory principles; thorough knowledge of current literature, trends and developments in the field of real property appraisal and assessment; skilled in the methods of obtaining, organizing and evaluating data relating to the determination of real property values; ability to plan, organize  and direct the activities of an assessment office; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials, peers, staff and the general public.  

Job Information
• Location: New City, NY 10956  
• Posted:December, 2017 
• Position Title: Town Assessor 
• Company Name: Town of Clarkstown 
• Job Function: Assessor 
• Entry Level: No 
• Job Type: Full-Time 
• Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate 
• Min Experience: 5-7 Years 

Send resume to: clarkstownjobs@gmail.com

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

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

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.