|Position:|| ||Real Property Appraiser/Assessor|
|Municipality:||Town of Hamden|
Date: November 20,
Re: Promotional and Open Competitive Recruitment for the position of Real
Service Commission announces the promotional recruitment from
within AFSCME Local 2863 and open competitive recruitment for
the position of Real Property Appraiser in
the Assessor’s Office.
Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM daily and on
Closing date: Friday, December 20, 2019 @ 4:00 PM.
TOWN OF HAMDEN
Classified/Competitive BU: AFSCME, Co.#4, Local 2863
Office of the Assessor Salary:
Scale – A; Range 10
Position Definition: Under the supervision of the Chief Assessor,
plans, organizes, and completes the valuation/assessment of real property for
the purpose of taxation within the Town of Hamden.
Supervision Received: Works under the administrative direction of
the Chief Assessor or his/her designee.
Supervision Exercised: May supervise individuals of an equal or
lesser classification, as directed by the Chief Assessor or his/her designee.
Examples of Essential Job
Duties: Inspects, measures and
creates building sketches, classifies, determines style of structures, lists
exterior and interior descriptive information for all new construction, inputs
data into CAMA system, and establishes real-property value/assessment. Creates and maintains the annual
Income/Expense data mailing, tracking, and analysis. Under the supervision of
the Chief Assessor, assists as necessary in the preparation for court
proceedings and the periodic property revaluations. Assists as needed with the day-to-day
activities of the Assessors Office including but not limited to motor vehicle
Required: A high school diploma
or equivalency and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible
experience in the valuation of real property. Certified Connecticut
Municipal Assessor (I or II), and/or a Certified State of Connecticut General
Real Estate Appraiser preferred or equivalent experience (i.e. CT Certified
Residential Appraiser, experience in an assessors office and/or completion of
Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities: Must have excellent oral, written, and telephone
communication skills. Must possess a
thorough knowledge of appraising and assessment law; knowledge and ability to
produce accurate appraisals; checking and interpreting property recordings and
transfers; preparing and revising assessment maps. Must have a general
knowledge of integrated software such as Microsoft Word and Excel
and must acquire a proficiency in department-specific computer applications
including MUNIS and Vision Appraisal. Must have the ability to enforce regulations
with firmness and tact; considerable ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with supervisors, associates, subordinates, and
other agencies. Ability to deal fairly,
intelligently and politely with the public.
License or Certificates: Must have and maintain a valid Connecticut
motor vehicle operator's license.
Must be able to walk over rough terrain, and bend and reach for
Note: The above is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every
task and responsibility. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential duties.
by the Civil Service Commission on: October 15, 2012.