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Position: Assessment Technician
Municipality:City of Hartford
Close Date:3/29/2023
Description:
 CITY OF HARTFORD - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
invites applications for the position of:

Assessment Technician

SALARY:              $51,136.28 - $71,590.74 Annually

DEPARTMENT:   Finance


OPENING DATE:  12/30/22



CLOSING DATE:  Continuous


DESCRIPTION:


Vacancy is in the Assessment Division of the Finance Department. P osting will remain open u ntil sufficient applications are received. Under supervision, assists in the assessment of real and personal property by performing increasingly difficult technical and professional assessing work. Monitors and updates real estate title changes on land records. Uses independent judgment in deciding the methods and techniques of appraisal and the reliability of income, expense and cost data obtained. Reviews declarations of taxable personal property of retail, wholesale, and industrial establishments including leased equipment, inventories and goods in process, and recommends values; and verifies information in the field. Coordinates assessor's records with data processing programs in accordance with statutory directed schedules and tax- list completion dates. May supervise clerical personnel in various assessment office functions, including application of various exemptions, and the finalizing of Grand Lists. May assume responsibility for pricing automotive equipment. Investigates and studies prevailing practices on depreciation and replacement values. The above essential duties and responsibilities are not intended as a comprehensive list; they are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may be required to perform additional related duties.

 

This is a CHPEA union position. The hours of work for this position are 40 per week.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

The examination will consist of rating your training and experience as contained on your application. It may also include a written test, an oral test, or a combination thereof. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The examination will be designed to measure: Knowledge of real estate and building construction appraisal techniques and methods. Knowledge of state assessment laws. Knowledge of accounting principles as applied to assessment practices. Knowledge of building construction techniques and types. Ability to appraise personal and real property. Ability to maintain effective public relations with the public and fellow employees. Ability to perform increasingly complex assessing work with minimum supervision.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


 

 

Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:

 

Graduation  from  an  accredited  four-year  college  with  major  work  in  accounting,  business

administration,  or  a  closely-related  field  a nd  two  (2)  years  of  responsible  experience  in

estimating real or personal property values, or two (2) years in building construction cost estimating.

 

Or in lieu thereof, any combination of the above training and experience to a total of six (6)  years.

 

 

A COPY OF YOUR DIPLOMA OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR A PPLICATION. A DIPLOMA OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE H UMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.

 

H ARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED. Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of

Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF  HARTFORD  RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted.

 

APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN ITS ENTIRETY, INCLUDING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.

 

APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

 

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and a background check. If appointed, you will serve 3-12 months of probation. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations.

 

ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR THROUGH EMAIL.

 

V ETERAN'S PREFERENCE:

Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a Veteran's Preference Form, along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.

 

The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

 


 


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

h ttp://www.hartford.gov

 

Human Resources Department


Position #01159 ASSESSMENT TECHNICIAN

MA


550 Main Street

Hartford, CT 06103

860-757-9800

 

h umanresources@hartford.gov


 

Assessment Technician Supplemental Questionnaire

 

*  1. I have attached a copy of my degree/transcript. (I understand this is required to be considered for this position and not attaching my degree/transcript will deem me not qualified).

  Yes      No

 

*  2. Please describe your experience in estimating real or personal property values or in building construction cost estimating.

 

 

*  3. How would you be an asset to us as Assessment Technician?

 

 

*  4. How would you handle meeting a tight deadline as Assessment Technician?

 

 

*  Required Question



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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