OPEN COMPETITIVE NO. 21-21
TAX ASSESSOR – SIGN-ON INCENTIVE OFFERED
RE-POSTING DATE: January 15, 2021 CLOSING
DATE: Open until filled
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.
RANGE: The position provides for
a weekly salary as follows:
Step 1........................... 1,944.33
Note: Governing Collective Bargain Agreement expired on
June 30, 2019. Wages subject to any newly-
negotiated GWI increases.
INCENTIVE: The selected qualified
candidate will receive a $12,000 sign-on bonus.
BENEFITS: The City offers the following benefits:
& Dental insurance effective 1st day of hire
Pension Plan/Defined Benefit Plan (5-year vesting)
o Free Life
Compensation after 7.5 hours of work per day
Time Off – Separate Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Personal Business Pay, Bereavement
Holidays – 13 days per year
Access to Employee Fitness Center
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.
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.
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.
CITY OF MILFORD - AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
The City of Milford is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer and
strongly encourages the applications of women,
minorities and persons with disabilities.