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City of Newton

Commercial Assessor

The City of Newton (population 85,100) is seeking a full time Commercial Assessor/Appraiser as the third member of the Board of Assessors.  The commercial assessor is responsible for valuing commercial, industrial and personal property, which currently represents over 10% of the assessed value in the city and brings in 18% of the revenue generated by the property tax.  The commercial assessor is responsible for defending commercial, industrial and personal property assessments at the Appellate Tax Board and for supervising commercial appraisal staff.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent in Business Administration, Management, Statistic, Economics, Computer Science or related field and 5+ years of progressive real estate appraisal and management experience required.  Massachusetts licensed or certified appraiser and/or Massachusetts Accredited Assessor designation preferred.  Valid driver’s license required. Salary: $90,000 - $110,000. 

Individuals interested in this position must submit a completed application, cover letter and resume through https://cityofnewton.hyrell.com

The City of Newton is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted 6/23/2017 remove 7/23/2017


City of Haverhill

Full-time professional, technical and supervisory position responsible for administration of the City’s property appraisal systems.  Responsible for management of all municipal tax assessment activities as required by state statues, case law, city ordinances and directives from the Department of Revenue and Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Duties include performing highly responsible functions of a technical nature requiring considerable judgment in the analysis and determination of property values.  Administers the general business activities of the Assessor’s office. 

For detailed job description, visit www.cityofhaverhill.org/departments/human_resources/job_opportunities.php

Submit cover letter, resume and application with Job #2017-018 referenced to hrd@cityofhaverhill.com. The City of Haverhill is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer.

Posted 6/22/2017 remove 7/22/2017



Position provides highly responsible clerical services to the Assessor’s Office. Receives calls and visitors, prepares reports, performs research, maintains paper and electronic filing systems.  Requires ability and skill to deal tactfully and effectively with the public; possesses good computer, written and oral skills.  Candidate must have a H.S. diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years experience in an office setting dealing with the public or equivalent and relevant combination of education and experience.  MUNIS and PK experience a plus. Knowledge of town government desirable.  35 hours/week, $21.39 to $26.66 per hour and full benefits.  To apply submit a town employment application, cover letter and resume to Town Administrator, 732 Main St., Harwich MA 02645 by 4:00 pm, July 10, 2017.  Application and job description are available online at www.harwich-ma.gov or at the Town Administrator’s Office at 508-430-7513.  EOE.

Posted 6/21 to be removed 7/10

Commercial Assessor

Town of Framingham MA

The Town of Framingham seeks qualified applicants for the position of Commercial Assessor. Employee works under the direction of the Chief Assessor. Thorough knowledge of commercial and industrial valuation methods is required, and MA state appraisal license desired (GC,CR) or equivalent. The ability to work independently, inspect properties, analyze C & I regional market, and defend values annually and at ATB.

Applicants should have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of direct appraisal experience, and knowledge of municipal assessment methods and practices. Salary: $67,000-$75,000

Please visit The Town of Framingham website for a complete job description and to apply: https://ess.framinghamma.gov/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

The Town of Framingham is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 6/19 to be removed 7/19

Chief Assessor

City of Rochester NH


The City of Rochester, NH seeks a dynamic and forward thinking candidate for the position of Chief Assessor to perform technical, administrative and professional work relating to the planning and management of the Assessing department. Qualified candidates will have proven leadership, management, and decision making skills. The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of modern property appraisal principles and practices, including NH property tax laws; will have proven supervisory and staff development skills; and will possess

exceptional communication and customer service skills. Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsibility experience in the real estate or appraisal field, including experience in the valuation of property for tax purposes; NH Certified Assessor and a valid motor vehicle operator’s license required.  A rating of your application will be based on your education, assessment, training and experience as it relates to the requirements for this position. It is essential, therefore, that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Annual pay range for this 40 hour/week exempt position is $72,819 to $97,598 DOQ/E with

competitive benefits. Pre-employment testing will include educational and criminal

background, driving record, medical and drug screen.  For more information on the City’s application process, to view the entire job description or to obtain an application, visit the HR page of the City’s website at www.rochesternh.net.

Submit completed City application, cover letter, resume & three professional references to:

Human Resources - #105013

City of Rochester

31 Wakefield Street

Rochester, NH 03867

All applications for this position will be held in confidence.

Posted 6/14 to be removed 7/14



Assistant Assessor

Town of Harwich


The Town of Harwich is seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Assessor. Candidates must be a high school graduate, with a minimum of two years of progressively responsible municipal assessing experience, including methods and techniques of real and personal property assessment, motor vehicle and boat excise, working knowledge of ATB and DOR rules as they relate to local assessing. Familiarity with PK CAMA systems and MUNIS software preferred. 35 hours/week. $25.99 - $32.39 per hour and full benefits.  Town employment application and job description are available on the town’s website at www.harwich-ma.gov or from the Town Administrator’s Office at (508) 430-7513.   Town must receive employment application, cover letter and resume no later than 12:00 noon on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Office of Harwich Town Administrator, 732 Main Street, Harwich, MA 02645. EOE

Posted 6/9 to be removed 6/30


Town of Shrewsbury

Administrative Assistant I - Assessors

The Town of Shrewsbury, MA is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant I - Assessors.  This is a 37.5 hour per week, weekday position.  Primary responsibilities include interacting with the public and explaining policies and procedures; proven ability to maintain detailed records and prepare reports; ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines, and ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. 

Candidates must have a high school diploma with advanced training in office procedures, secretarial skills and bookkeeping; three years or more of responsible administrative experience.  Knowledge of office practices and procedures in Massachusetts General Laws pertaining to property valuation and abatement procedures is required.  Experience in municipal government and with mass appraisal software (Patriot or Vision) is preferred. Skill and accuracy in working with numbers and detail in using Windows, and MS office programs is required.  Excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills required.

Reports to Principal Assessor.  The salary range for this position is $18.08 to $21.56 with a full benefit package as set forth in the Town’s Personnel By-law.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to Kristen Las, Assistant Town Manager, 100 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or klas@shrewsburyma.gov by June 26, 2017.  The job description for this position may be found at www.shrewsburyma.gov.

Posted MAAO June 8, 2017 To be removed June 27, 2017

Town of Conway, New Hampshire

Assistant Assessor

The Town of Conway, NH seeks a detail oriented, full time, assistant assessor. We are an 8,000+ parcel resort community with a wide variety of real property types. Conway is located in the Saco River Valley of the White Mountains. This position is responsible for day to day assessing clerk duties (managing an assessing office and CAMA system under the supervision of the Town Assessor), as well as outside field work. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with the public a must. The successful candidate will have passed basic IAAO or AI real estate appraisal courses and at least two years’ experience in mass appraisal or related real estate field. A valid driver’s license is required. Position offers $40,000-$50,000 + benefits.  Please submit your letter of interest, resume and official application (available at conwaynh.org) no later than 5 pm on 6/30/17 to: Thomas Holmes, Assessor, Town of Conway, 1634 East Main Street, Center Conway, NH 03813.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 6/8 to be removed 6/30