OPEN COMPETITIVE NO. 21-32
RE-POSTING DATE: March 8, 2021 CLOSING DATE: March 26, 2021
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 Deputy Assessor for this vibrant community.
RANGE: The position provides for
a weekly salary as follows:
Note: Governing Collective Bargain Agreement expired on
June 30, 2019. Wages subject to any newly- negotiated GWI increases.
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
OF POSITION: This is skilled and
technical appraisal work in assisting with the administration of the City’s
assessment program. An employee of this
class participates in appraisal inspections of real estate for assessment purposes
and oversees the computation, valuation and office work pertaining to
appraising and fixing the assessment on real and personal property within the
City. An employee of this class must use
considerable discretion and judgment in the establishment of fair assessments
based upon field appraisals. Assessment
practices follow prescribed procedures which, to be properly applied, require
good judgment and knowledge of property values.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assessor.
a four-year college degree in business or public administration or equivalent
experience. Background and/or courses in real estate, accounting,
bookkeeping, and assessment desirable. Considerable knowledge of basic mapping
skills, general assessment practices and valuation techniques. Must have
knowledge and skills in word processing and spreadsheet software applications
in addition to familiarity with CAMA (computer assisted mass appraisal)
software and assessment administration software applications. Prefer 2 to 4 yrs.
experience in assessment or an assessment related profession. Possession of a
valid State of Connecticut motor vehicle driver’s license required. Possession
of Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA) I Certification required at
time of application OR ability to obtain CCMA I Certification within four (4)
years of appointment.
OF EXAMINATION: Oral examination weighted 60%. Qualified
applicants who receive a passing score of at least 70% on the oral examination
will also be ranked according to their education, training, and experience as
indicated on Employment Application and Application Supplement #21-32, weighted
40%. Applicants are urged to carefully complete the application form and
supplement, listing all related training and/or work experience.
REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are
required to submit a fully completed Employment
Application, Application Supplement #21-32,
resume and cover letter to the Human
Resources Department, , Parsons 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 Deputy 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.