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Position: Tax Assessor (Re-Posted)
Municipality:City of Milford
Close Date:2/26/2021

City of Milford






RE-POSTING DATE: January 15, 2021                                CLOSING DATE: Open until filled



NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS:  This opening is available to all City employees and the general public.  The City of Milford is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Tax Assessor for this vibrant community.


SALARY RANGE:   The position provides for a weekly salary as follows:

                                                                 Step 1........................... 1,944.33

                                                Step 2........................... 2,000.37

                                                Step 3........................... 2,097.91


Note:   Governing Collective Bargain Agreement expired on June 30, 2019. Wages subject to any newly-  

                negotiated GWI increases.


SIGN-ON INCENTIVE:    The selected qualified candidate will receive a $12,000 sign-on bonus.       


GENEROUS BENEFITS:   The City offers the following benefits:

o   Medical & Dental insurance effective 1st day of hire                                 

o   Traditional Pension Plan/Defined Benefit Plan (5-year vesting)

o   457 Saving Plan

o   Free Life Insurance                                                                       

o   Weekly Pay

o   Additional Compensation after 7.5 hours of work per day

o   Paid Time Off – Separate Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Personal Business Pay, Bereavement Pay

o   Paid Holidays – 13 days per year

o   Employee Assistance Program

o   Free Access to Employee Fitness Center

o   Wellness Initiatives


SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Tax Assessor is responsible for planning, directing and supervising a program of continuing appraisal and assessment of real and personal property in the City for taxation purposes in accordance with local and state law.  The individual is responsible for developing and adopting sound valuation techniques and applying them in an equitable and uniform fashion to all types of property.  Work involves discovering, valuing and listing real and personal property and explaining and defending valuations.  Property valuations are subject to appeal to the Board of Assessment Review.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a focus in courses in property appraisal or taxation; and considerable experience in property assessment involving the appraisal of land and buildings, including at least four (4) years of supervisory experience; and considerable knowledge of basic mapping skills, general assessment practices and valuation techniques; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training. Possession of Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA II) certification; and Possession of a valid State of Connecticut motor vehicle driver's license. 


SCOPE OF EXAMINATION:  Applications will be reviewed, and those candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the interview process. Please be advised that the successful candidate will be required to submit to a physical examination, a drug screening and a comprehensive background check prior to appointment.


FILING REQUIREMENTS:   Applicants are required to submit a fully completed Employment  Application, Application Supplement #21-21, resume and cover letter  to the Human Resources Department, Government Complex, 70 W. River St., Milford, CT  or HRrecruit@milfordct.gov.   For forms and detailed application instructions, go to www.ci.milford.ct.us/hr/pages/jobs  then select Tax Assessor.


The City of Milford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and

strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities and persons with disabilities. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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