Town of Woodbridge
General Description/Definition of Work
This position plans, organizes and directs the appraisal of
real property for assessment purposes as well as related work as required for
the Town of Woodbridge. Duties include planning, organizing and directing the
appraisal, valuation and revaluation of real property in the Town; assisting
citizens with real estate assessment problems and needs; maintaining records
and files; preparing reports. Performs all relevant tasks associated with a
municipal assessment department. Position
reports to the Director of Finance.
Essential Job Functions/Typical Tasks
Plans, directs and supervises the operations and
staff of the department and administers and evaluates assessment activities including
discovery of taxable property, residential property valuation, determination of
Drafts and recommends policies and plans for the
implementation of property assessment goals and objectives.
Determines the eligibility for abatement programs
and exemptions and applies them appropriately.
Analyzes and values residential, motor vehicle,
commercial and industrial property by computing replacement costs or analyzing
financial statements; applies tax exemptions where applicable.
Inspects all sales used to develop values;
formulates valuation models; sends out notices; holds public hearings and
Directs the town wide revaluation of all
residential and commercial properties;
Analyzes and values real, motor vehicle and
personal property for the preparation of the annual Grand List; conducts
on-site inspections and listing of new construction.
Directs the maintenance of tax maps and a
variety of assessment records; interprets deeds; compiles assessment data and
prepares a variety of reports; analyzes property trends.
Participates in assessment appeals by property
owners and defends the Towns findings.
Prepares the annual department budget;
Confers with Town officials and staff, property
owners and attorneys to provide information and to resolve problems and
Completes and prepares a variety of required
Performs related tasks as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles,
practices and relevant laws of property appraising for assessment purposes;
thorough knowledge of building construction practices for building and land
values; comprehensive knowledge of the state laws, relating to property
Ability to analyze factors which tend to
influence the value of property and to exercise judgment in the determination
of property values; ability to write clear and concise reports.
Familiar with assessment and mapping software
commonly associated with a municipal assessment department
Ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with associates and the general public.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with
major course work in business, economics or related field with supervisory
experience required. Experience in
municipal assessing strongly preferred. Consideration
may be given to equivalent experience and training.
Possession of an appropriate drivers license valid in the
State of Connecticut. Possession of CCMA II certification.
Applications are being accepted through August 10thth,
2020 at 4:30 pm. Qualified individuals are to submit their application and
related materials to The Town of Woodbridge, 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge,
CT 06525, Attention: Anthony F.
Genovese, Administrative Officer / Director of Finance. Electronic submissions
are acceptable to email@example.com.
The Town of Woodbridge is an equal opportunity employer. Applications available on the Town of
Woodbridge website at www.woodbridgect.org.