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Assessor – Commercial (Full-Time)

Assessor’s Department

City of Waltham

 

Job Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to value all types and classes of real property using accepted professional property assessment techniques.  The incumbent values taxable personal property and motor vehicles according to standards established by and in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  He/she assists in preparing commitments for the assessment and collection of local taxes to raise City revenues and in maintaining all automated and other records of the office.  The work involves analyzing and responding to abatement applications, answering customer inquiries and defending all assessments.  The Commercial Assessor is required to exercise considerable independent judgment in administering and conducting the assessment process under state law, regulations and the Board of Assessors. Directs commercial/industrial valuation efforts of triennial re-certification and interim yearly updates of commercial and industrial properties. Develops models, schedules and associated spreadsheets and analyzes income and expense forms to support valuation methodology of all commercial industrial values. Enforces the mandates of the Massachusetts General Laws regarding real estate, personal property, and excise taxation. Determines the full and fair cash value of all real estate in the City using accepted appraisal methodology.  Values all personal property in the City for personal property tax.  Determines the proper classification of all property in the City. Measures and lists all construction and renovations which occur in the City. Maintains an accurate record of all buildings by a periodic re-inspection program. Maintains accurate real estate records utilizing subdivision plans. Inspects property to resolve disputes with taxpayers. Maintains all real estate records both manually and by computer. Maintains archival public records for use as necessary by the public. Analyze all real estate values yearly.  Represents the City at judicial hearings and prepares defensive appraisals for defense of values challenged at the Appellate Tax Board. Prepares all documents necessary to calculate the tax rate and obtain approval by the Department of Revenue. Holds annual classification hearing with the City Council and public at large to establish residential and non-residential property tax rates. In conjunction with other board members, supervises the daily operations of the Assessor’s office. Approves all statuary exemptions. Commits auto excise and boat excise taxes to the Collector.  Settles all disputes arising during the abatement process for the auto and boat excise taxes.  Prepares betterment commitments of charges for the Collector. Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates. Complete job description available in Human Resources.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field including extensive appraisal education; five years of real and personal property appraisal experience including the use of a computer assisted mass appraisal system; at some supervisory experience required; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Commercial Assessing experience a plus. A valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required. Massachusetts Accredited Assessor (MAA) professional designation.  Must successfully pass a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI), background check, and pre-employment physical with drug & alcohol test, and the signing of Disclosure and Condition Form/City Council Rule 35.

 

Rate of pay:  Grade 16 $85,755.00, if elected as Chairperson Grade 19 $103,647.00

Hours: 8:30 – 4:30

Deadline to apply:  Open until filled

Qualified candidates must submit a City of Waltham application, cover letter, resume and three written letters of reference to:

City of Waltham

Human Resources Department

119 School Street

Waltham, MA 02451

781-314-3355

Fax 781-314-3358

mgullotti@city.waltham.ma.us

Req 2018-10


TOWN OF GRANBY

ASSISTANT ASSESSOR

Town of Granby seeks to hire an experienced Assistant Assessor  Responsible for  providing technical and administrative assistance to the Assessor in the valuation of real and personal property; performing field investigations and inspections required to properly evaluate property; collecting and processing  information to establish the Town Grand List. The work involves analysis and calculations; and responding to abatement applications; answering customer inquiries and managing the office in the Assessor’s absence.  Certification as a Connecticut Municipal Assessor preferred.

Salary:  $52,582

 

Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at www.granby-ct.gov or from Town Manager’s Office, 15 North Granby Road, Granby, CT  06035 on Monday through Wednesday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Applications will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

 

The Town of Granby is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

Posted :  February 28, 2018


DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

MUNICIAL & PROERTY DIVISION

PUBLIC UTILITY APPRAISER

$56,238 – $76,830

Labor Grade 28

(Salary commensurate with experience)

 

The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration seeks a Public Utility Appraiser to plan, organize and administer the Utility Property Tax pursuant to RSA 83-F, and the Railroad Tax pursuant to RSA 82, and to provide public utility values for the purpose of statewide property equalization. The successful candidate will also:

 

  • Plans, organizes and administers the appraisal and taxation of electric generation, transmission and distribution, gas and oil pipelines, water and sewer, railroad and private car property for applicable state property taxes.

 

  • Researches and keeps current with utility industry trends and data as they pertain to property valuation and adjusts utility property appraisal models with current data.
  • Analyzes industry trends and data, technical reports submitted by utility companies and federal and state public utility commissions to help determine the value of public utility companies.
  • Contacts and meets with utility company officials to arrange property site inspections as necessary. Meets with utility company representatives, financial institution officials, and municipal and assessing officials to discuss appraisal methodologies and specifics of the appraisals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with major study in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, or engineering. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience but this provision shall not apply towards the required three years of public utility appraisal experience.

 

EXPERIENCE: Eight years’ experience in the appraisal of real estate, or in accounting or financial analysis, or in structural engineering with at least three years in the appraisal of public utility property. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

 

Position open until December 22, 2017. For further information regarding this position, please contact Kathryn Stillings, Human Resources Coordinator, Department of Revenue Administration (603) 230-5015 or Kathryn.Stillings@dra.nh.gov

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Register an account at New Hampshire State Jobs: https://das.nh.gov/jobsearch/employment.aspx

 

Complete your profile, including education and employment history. Resumes may be attached, but not in lieu of the completed profile.

 

Search for the Job ID# 10614

 

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Assessor (Part-time)

Assessor’s Dept.

City of Waltham

Job Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to value all types and classes of real property using accepted professional property assessment techniques.  The incumbent values taxable personal property and motor vehicles according to standards established by and in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  He/she assists in preparing commitments for the assessment and collection of local taxes to raise City revenues and in maintaining all automated and other records of the office.  The work involves analyzing and responding to abatement applications, answering customer inquiries and defending all assessments.  The Assessor is required to exercise considerable independent judgment in administering and conducting the assessment process under state law, regulations and the Board of Assessors.  An Assessor is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control. Assists in overseeing all the activities of the Assessor’s Department. Enforces the mandates of the Massachusetts General Laws regarding real estate, personal property, and excise taxation. Determines the full and fair cash value of all real estate in the City using accepted appraisal methodology.  Values all personal property in the City for personal property tax.  Determines the proper classification of all property in the City. Measures and lists all construction and renovations which occur in the City. Maintains an accurate record of all buildings by a periodic re-inspection program. Maintains accurate real estate records utilizing subdivision plans. Inspects property to resolve disputes with taxpayers. Maintains all real estate records both manually and by computer.  Maintains archival public records for use as necessary by the public.  Analyze all real estate values yearly. Represents the City at judicial hearings and prepares defensive appraisals for defense of values challenged at the Appellate Tax Board. Prepares all documents necessary to calculate the tax rate and obtain approval by the Department of Revenue. Holds annual classification hearing with the City Council and public at large to establish residential and non-residential property tax rates. In conjunction with other board members, supervises the daily operations of the Assessor’s office. Approves all statuary exemptions. Commits auto excise and boat excise taxes to the Collector.  Settles all disputes arising during the abatement process for the auto and boat excise taxes.  Prepares betterment commitments of charges for the Collector. Serves as liaison with other City departments to provide the most effective services possible. Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates. Full job description available in Human Resources Department.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field including extensive appraisal education; more than five years of real and personal property appraisal experience including the use of a computer assisted mass appraisal system; some supervisory experience required; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Commercial Assessing experience a plus. A valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required. Massachusetts Accredited Assessor (MAA) professional designation. Must pass a pre-employment physical with drug and alcohol testing, a background check, and a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) and the signing of Disclosure and Condition Form/City Council Rule 35.

Salary: $46.99 hr./ No health benefits/19 hrs per week/ Permanent part-time

Deadline to apply:  Open until filled

Qualified candidates must submit a City of Waltham application, cover letter, resume and three (3) written letters of reference to:                                       City of Waltham

Human Resources Department

119 School St.

Waltham, MA. 02451

mgullotti@city.waltham.ma.us

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