Employment Opportunities

Please submit any Assessing Related Employment Postings to MAAO
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Town of Sterling

Property Lister

The Sterling Board of Assessors seeks a qualified candidate to serve the office as a Property Lister. The position entails inspecting properties in order to obtain data needed in estimating property valuations. Other responsibilities include tracking building permits, taking digital photos, and data entering collected data.

A background in construction, reading building plans, and computer skills is important.  The position offers a comprehensive training program and flexible work schedule. Given the nature of the work, good people skills are essential.  Suitable candidates must able to walk, climb and drive.

The position is classified as a part-time, seasonal position with most of the work taking place between March and June. The hourly rate of pay ranges between $13.44 and $18.82   per hour depending on experience. Actual mileage is reimbursed. This is a non-benefited position.   The full job description is available on the Town’s web page:

https://www.sterling-ma.gov/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities

Send resume and cover letter to: Assessors, 1 Park Street, Sterling MA. 01564 or via email to: ddreyer@sterling-ma.gov . Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Sterling is an Equal Opportunity Employer

posted 2/12/2018 to be removed 3/12/2018


Town of Lexington

Residential Inspector/Analyst

We are currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Residential Inspector/Analyst Assessor’s Office

Starting hourly Range: $31.50 - $35.94

Excellent benefits package

The Town of Lexington application form and cover letter must be received in the Town’s Human Resource Department by Friday, February 23, 2018.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All applicants are required to complete a Town application form, available from the Internet at www.lexingtonma.gov; emailing jobs@lexingtonma.gov; calling (781) 698-4590; or, by visiting the Human Resources Department.

Resumes may be attached to the application form as additional information but cannot serve as a substitute for completing the required application form.

posted 2/7/2018 to be removed 3/7/2018


Massachusetts Department of Revenue

Division of Local Services

Appraisal Position

Property Tax Appraiser – Worcester Office

The Bureau of Local Assessment is seeking an appraiser to provide technical assistance to municipalities in property tax administration, mass appraisal, data quality, tax base growth, and local finance. The appraiser will be located in our Worcester office and the territory is expected to be in the Worcester and Middlesex Counties.  Duties include reviewing local assessors’ property values, appraisal methodology, equalized valuations, and providing regulatory oversight.

Requirements include four years full-time experience in appraisal or assessment of real property (one year of which must have been supervisory, administrative, or managerial capacity), or a bachelor’s degree with three years of the required experience, and a valid driver’s license.  Applicants should have strong analytical and writing skills, knowledge of real and personal property appraisal, knowledge of mass appraisal valuation systems and Massachusetts’ certification standards and statutes.  Candidates should be proficient in the use of electronic spreadsheet applications, excellent organization skills, and effective interpersonal communication skills. Professional appraisal designation and/or appraisal license is desirable. Travel is required, including Worcester County and Middlesex County.

Opening in Chrome, the position is posted on the Mass.gov website under Mass Careers Job Opportunities.   Filter on the Worcester location. While the position is listed as an Accountant, Bureau of Accts, DOR IV - Worcester - (180000JO), Property Tax Appraiser describes the job.  You must apply online to be considered.  

or clink the following link: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000JO&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Annual Salary range: $65,965.12 - $95,152.20 

Any questions, please contact Joanne Graziano, Chief, at grazianoj@dor.state.ma.us

The DOR prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, Vietnam era veteran status, age and disability.  DOR is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

posted 2/6/2018 to be removed 3/6/2018


Massachusetts Department of Revenue

Division of Local Services

Appraisal Position

Property Tax Appraiser – Springfield Office

The Bureau of Local Assessment (BLA) is responsible for the regulation, oversight, training, and technical assistance to cities and towns in the areas of real and personal property valuation and classification.

The Bureau of Local Assessment is seeking an appraiser to provide technical assistance to municipalities in property tax administration, mass appraisal, data quality, tax base growth, and local finance. The appraiser will be located in our Springfield office and the territory is expected to be in the Western Counties, including Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden County areas.  Duties include reviewing local assessors’ property values, appraisal methodology, equalized valuations, and providing regulatory oversight.

Requirements include four years full-time experience in appraisal or assessment of real property (one year of which must have been supervisory, administrative, o managerial capacity), or a bachelor’s degree with three years of the required experience, and a valid driver’s license.  Applicants should have strong analytical and writing skills, knowledge of real and personal property appraisal, knowledge of mass appraisal valuation systems and Massachusetts’ certification standards and statutes.  Candidates should be proficient in the use of electronic spreadsheet applications, excellent organization skills, and effective interpersonal communication skills. Professional appraisal designation and/or appraisal license is desirable. Travel is required.

Opening in Chrome, the position is posted on the Mass.gov website under Mass Careers Job Opportunities.  Filter on the Springfield location. While the position is listed as an Accountant, Bur Of Accts, DOR IV - Springfield - (180000JU), Property Tax Appraiser describes the job.  You must apply online to be considered.  

Or click the following link: https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000JU&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Annual Salary range: $65,965.12 - $95,152.20 

Any inquiries, please contact Joanne Graziano, Chief, at grazianoj@dor.state.ma.us

The DOR prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, Vietnam era veteran status, age and disability.  DOR is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

posted 2/6/2018 to be removed 3/6/2018


Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers

Executive Director

Self-starter and team-oriented individual who understands logical relationships to run our non-profit organization.  The Executive Director is responsible for directing the overall programs and administrative activities of the Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers (MAAO) a non-profit organization. He/she will work under the direction of the MAAO Executive Board in developing the Association’s vision and strategies. The Executive Director will have direct supervision of the one other staff member (Administrative Assistant) at the MAAO offices located in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

Data Base Management, Microsoft Office and use of social media needed. Demonstrated proficiency with these three activities preferred.

Hiring Salary up to $62,400 per year commensurate with experience. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred. This is a non-benefited position.

Full job description please click here.

Application deadline: February 26, 2018 to maaoexecutivedirectorsearch@gmail.com AA/EOE

posted 1/29/2018 to be removed 2/29/2018


City of Cambridge

Assessment Analyst/CA

Assessing Department (M186)

Responsible professional position requiring expertise and experience in assessment of real property.  Work requires evaluation of complex and unusual circumstances, variations in approach, and ability to work with available data in the field and in the office.  Experience in real estate appraisal or assessing data collection and value review.  Computer proficiency in spreadsheet applications and Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal software.  Experience in Mass appraisal process or single property appraisal required, working knowledge of the Vision Appraisal Technology preferred. Must have good mathematical, communication and customer service skills. Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and personal motor vehicle are required. $55,807 - 67,657 annually + excellent benefits. For a detailed job description, please visit our website at www.cambridgema.gov and click on ‘Jobs’. Please submit your resume and letter of interest no later than 8 pm on 02/26/18 via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov  We are an AA/EEO employer.

posted 1/29/2018 to be removed 2/29/2018