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Sole Assessor, City of Lackawanna

Contact Name: Annette Iafallo

Email:  mayor@lackny.com

Area Code and Phone Number: 716-827-6464

Full Street Address: 714 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218

Job Title: Sole Assessor

Salary Range or Hourly Rate: Salary $60,000 Per Year , Full Time

Municipality/County: City of Lackawanna, Erie County, New York

Qualifications Needed: The City of Lackawanna, NY is seeking a certified experienced professional Property Assessor who will be responsible for citywide assessment. Responsibilities include: working with outside consultant to complete citywide reval; annually valuing all parcels of real property citywide; duties include; entering data in RPS systems, along with all property exemptions; updating all assessment records; and working closely with the city's building department. Candidates should have good knowledge of principles, practices and laws pertaining to Real Property valuation and assessment; be able to prepare and participate at all public hearings of the Board of Assessment Review. Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the public is essential.

Certification Needed: Applicants must meet minimum qualification standards before being appointed to the office of assessor. The training and qualification requirements for Sole Appointed Assessors are defined in 20 NYCRR 8188 (§8188-2.2).

Brief Job Description: The Sole Assessor responsibilities include: working with outside consultant to complete citywide reval; annually valuing all parcels of real property citywide; duties include; entering data in RPS systems, along with all property exemptions; updating all assessment records; and working closely with the city's building department. Candidates should have good knowledge of principles, practices and laws pertaining to Real Property valuation and assessment; be able to prepare and participate at all public hearings of the Board of Assessment Review. Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the public is essential. 

Deadline to apply: Immediate Opening

Posted 1/13/20

Sole Assessor, Town of Vienna

Contact Name: Ms. Donna Clark, Town Clerk

Email:  townclerk@tovlookup.org

Area Code and Phone Number: 315-245-2191

Full Street Address: 2083 St Rt 49, North Bay NY 13123

Job Title: Sole Assessor

Salary Range or Hourly Rate: Salary TBD-20-30 hours per week as work load requires

Municipality/County: Vienna, Oneida County

Qualifications Needed: Applicants can be either a New York State Certified Assessor or approved as a Candidate for Assessor by New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Construction management experience, appraisal experience or real estate sales/broker experience may be considered. Public Relations skills are mandatory. Qualifications to be approved as Candidate for Assessor and willingness to pursue State certification if not currently certified are essential.

Certification Needed: Preferably New York State Certified Assessor or State approved candidate for Assessor.

Brief Job Description: Assessor will be responsible for estimating the value of all property within the 4,100 parcel township in accordance with all applicable statutes. The Assessor directs, supervises and administers all of the work and undertakings of the office and is responsible for meeting all mandated deadlines and insuring the performance of any staff and contractual service providers. There is currently 1 part-time clerk. 

Deadline to apply: February 3, 2020 *Contact Town Clerk for Application*

Posted 1/13/20

Part Time/Full Time Assessor, Town of Warwarsing

Contact Name: Terry Houck, Supervisor

Email:  wawsupervisor@hvc.rr.com

Area Code and Phone Number: 845-647-6570, Ext. 200

Full Street Address: 108 Canal Street, Ellenville, N.Y. 12428

Job Title: Assessor - Part-Time/Full Time

Salary Range or Hourly Rate: Salary based on experience

Municipality/County: Town of Wawarsing/Ulster County

Qualifications Needed: Qualifications Needed: Applicant must be a New York State Certified Assessor.

Certification Needed: Certifications Needed: NYS Assessor Certification

Brief Job Description: Brief Job Description: The Assessor will be responsible for determining the estimated value of all real properties in the Township. This determination will be in accordance with all applicable Statutes, including, but not limited to New York State Real Property Tax Law and current New York State Office of Real Property Services (NYSORPS) Guidelines and Procedures. The Assessor directs , administers and supervises all of the work and undertakings of the Assessor's office. He/She will be responsible for the management and performance of staff (currently 1 full-time) and all contractual service providers to ensure that : The Town maintains assessments at a uniform percentage of market value each year; and The Public is kept fully informed through open communication and Public Relations practices that exemplify extraordinary service. 

Deadline to apply: ASAP

Posted 12/31/19

Sole Assessor, City of Hudson, NY

Contact Name: Mayor Rick Rector

Email:  mayor@cityofhudson.org

Area Code and Phone Number: 518-828-7217

Full Street Address: 520 Warren Street, Hudson, New York 12534

Job Title: Sole Assessor

Salary Range or Hourly Rate: $35,000 per year, three days a week

Municipality/County: City of Hudson, Columbia County , New York

Qualifications Needed: The City of Hudson, NY is seeking a certified experienced professional Tax Assessor who will be responsible for citywide assessment. Responsibilities include: working with outside consultant to complete citywide reval; annually valuing all parcels of real property citywide; all clerk duties; entering data in RPS systems, along with all property exemptions; updating all assessment records; and working closely with the city's building department. Candidates should have good knowledge of principles, practices and laws pertaining to Real Property valuation and assessment; be able to prepare and participate at all public hearings of the Board of Assessment Review. Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the public is essential.
 

This is an appointed, part-time position – 3 full workdays per week at $35,000 per year.
 

Interested parties are encouraged to apply via email to Hudson’s Mayor at mayor@cityofhudson.org

Certification Needed: Applicants must meet minimum qualification standards before being appointed to the office of assessor. The training and qualification requirements for Sole Appointed Assessors are defined in 20 NYCRR 8188 (§8188-2.2).

Brief Job Description: The Sole Assessor responsibilities include: working with outside consultant to complete citywide reval; annually valuing all parcels of real property citywide; all clerk duties; entering data in RPS systems, along with all property exemptions; updating all assessment records; and working closely with the city's building department. Candidates should have good knowledge of principles, practices and laws pertaining to Real Property valuation and assessment; be able to prepare and participate at all public hearings of the Board of Assessment Review. Establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with the public is essential. 

Deadline to apply: Immediate Opening

Posted 10/29/19

Assessor, Town of Cobleskill, NY

Contact Name: Tina Ward

Email: townclerk@townofcobleskill.org

Area Code and Phone Number: 518-234-1719

Full Street Address: 378 Mineral Springs Road, PO Box 327, Cobleskill, NY 12043

Job Title: Assessor

Salary Range or Hourly Rate: Negotiable

Municipality/County: Town of Cobleskill, Schoharie County

Qualifications Needed: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: As per 20 NYCRR 8188, § 8188-2.2 (1) (i) Graduation from high school, or possession of an accredited high school equivalency diploma; and (ii) two years of satisfactory full-time paid experience in an occupation involving the valuation of real property, such as assessor, appraiser, valuation data manager, real property appraisal aide or the like. Such experience shall be deemed satisfactory if it is demonstrated that the experience primarily was gained in the performance of one or more of the following tasks: collection and recording of property inventory data, preparation of comparable sales analysis reports, preparation of signed valuation or appraisal estimates or reports using cost, income or market data approaches to SCHOHARIE COUNTY CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION Class Title: ASSESSOR Last Reviewed: 3/6/19 Last Updated: 07/13/87; 03/16/19 (Entire spec) Reviewed By: BAS Last Reallocated: n/a 2 value. Mere listing of real property for potential sale, or preparation of asking prices for real estate for potential sale, using multiple listing reports or other published asking prices is not qualifying experience; OR (2) Graduation from an accredited two-year college; and one year of the experience described in subparagraph (1)(ii) of this subdivision; OR
3) Graduation from an accredited four-year college; and six months of the experience described in subparagraph (1)(ii) of this subdivision; OR Graduation from an accredited four-year college; and a written commitment from the County Director that the County will provide training in assessment administration, approved by ORPTS, within a six-month period; OR (4) Certification by ORPTS as a Candidate for Assessor. In evaluating the experience described in subparagraph (1)(ii), the following conditions shall apply: • (i) If the Assessor has been previously certified by ORPTS as a State-certified Assessor pursuant to section 8188-2.1 of this Subpart while serving as an elected assessor, such certification is equivalent to one year of the experience described in subparagraph (1)(ii) if it has not expired; • (ii) For the purpose of crediting full-time paid experience, a minimum of 30 hours per week shall be deemed as full-time employment; • (iii) Three years of part-time paid experience as Sole Assessor or as Chairman of the Board of Assessors shall be credited as one year of full-time paid experience, and five years of part-time paid experience as a member of a Board of Assessors shall be credited as one year of full-time paid experience. Additional paid part-time experience in excess of these amounts shall be credited; • (iv) Volunteer experience in an Assessor's office may be credited as paid experience to the extent that it includes tasks such as data collection; calculation of value estimates; preparation of preliminary valuation reports; providing routine assessment information to a computer center; public relations; and review of value estimates, computer output and exemption applications; and • (v) in no case shall less than six months of the experience described in subparagraph

Certification Needed: Applicants must meet minimum qualification standards before being appointed to the office of assessor. The training and qualification requirements for Sole Appointed Assessors are defined in 20 NYCRR 8188 (§8188-2.2).
 

The municipality considering an individual for appointment should submit an Application for Qualifications Review (RP-3006) to Educational Services prior to making a new assessor appointment.

Brief Job Description: This is professional work in the valuation for assessment of real property for tax purposes and the preparation of an annual assessment roll. Work is performed under the general direction of the municipal legislator or the appointing authority. Advisory service is available from the County Director of Real Property Tax Services and the State Board of Equalization and Assessment. The incumbent performs related work as required.  

Deadline to apply: December 1, 2019

Posted 10/29/19