Department of Administrative Services

Municipal Assessment Professional (5864AR)

$34.40-$44.43 Hourly / $2,751.81-$3,554.30 BiWeekly /
$71,822.24-$92,767.23 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of Policy and Management (OPM), this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in the processes related to the certification of valuation professionals and valuation/assessment practices in the State of Connecticut.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May supervise or lead lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Facilitates processes for the certification and recertification of professionals and companies to provide valuation services to Connecticut municipalities; maintains and updates OPM administered valuation exams for land/residential, commercial/industrial, personal property and supervisor professional certifications; responds to public inquiries regarding state law as it relates to municipal assessment, revaluation requirements and revenue collection; serves as the OPM designee on the Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessors Committee (CCMA); coordinates information  and the review of CCMA responsibilities with OPM; verifies data pertaining to assessed values used in determining grants to municipalities and for the development of state policy regarding real and personal property taxation; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of the principles and methods of assessing; considerable knowledge of Connecticut statutes relating to property tax assessment and the local levy and collection of taxes; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize Microsoft Office programs and other computer software; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of technical experience in assisting in the determination of taxability and value of properties for a government jurisdiction or with a private organization engaged in large-scale real estate appraisals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, real estate management, math or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years.
  2. A Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, economics, real estate management, math or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(36)-Tax Programs and Control

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 24

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

Re-activation of Job Class. Action No. 18-003

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/8/18

CLASS: 5864AR; EST: 6/8/2018; REV: ;