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Certified Tax Assessor (CTA) with experience in residential, commercial and farm valuation.  Licensed Appraiser is preferred.  Experience in preparation and testimony for State Tax Court appeals.  All County Tax Board appeal work is done in house.  Knowledge of Vital computer program and Excel.  

A Letter of Intent and resume should be addressed to Vita Mekovetz, Administrator, Readington Township, 509 Rt. 523, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889.  Please include salary requirements along with your resume.

CHIEF ASSISTANT ASSESSOR -   JERSEY CITY. Department: Tax Assessor Division: Tax Assessor Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt Workweek:  40 hours. Salary: Based on qualifications and experience. Competitive Jersey City retirement and health benefits package available, including pension, dental, medical, prescription, FSA (flexible spending account), life insurance and more. The City of Jersey City is looking for a Chief Assistant Assessor. Reporting to the Tax Assessor, this person performs a variety of work relating to the assessment and appraisal of property for taxation purposes and also collects extensive data and determines the assessment of real property. This person would also be involved in overseeing a small number of subordinate employees. Job Duties: Field work which includes: property inspections, sales analysis and property valuations. Investigate and process tax appeals in Tax Court and the County Board of Taxation. Prepares and maintains property records cards for each parcel of property in the tax district. Records property sales data and determines usability of sales. Enter new sub-divisions on official tax maps and in MOD-IV computer program. Keeps tax maps up to date. Prepares assessment roll to show increase or decrease in assessments because of new construction, demolition, fire damage, or property exemptions. Assists in preparation of annual reports Examines appeals of assessed valuation and prepares reports for defense of appeals. Provide testimony before the Tax Court and the County Board of Taxation. Valuation of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Communicates with public and answers inquiries relating to assessments. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Required Experience: Minimum five years of experience in the field of municipal tax assessment, including appearing before Tax Court of New Jersey and County Board of Taxation, property valuations, sales analysis and value determinations.  Must possess valid New Jersey Driver's License.  Three of the five years of experience should be supervisory experience. Essential Skills: In depth knowledge of the New Jersey's local taxation laws. Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple assignments. Strong organizational, research, and oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage and also work collaboratively with other staff and external parties. Strong mathematical or statistical background. Proficient with Microsystem's MOD-IV Computer Program. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Microsoft Excel. Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree or higher; Certified Tax Assessor License. Preferred Skills: Extensive experience dealing with data/statistical analysis. Ideal candidate will have extensive experience appearing before the Tax Court of New Jersey and/or the County Board of Taxation (5+ years). Prior experience managing a team and building a sense of teamwork/unity. This is a Civil Service position and you may eventually need to pass and qualify for the applicable civil service title. To apply for this job with the City of Jersey City fill out our Employment Application:  http://www.cityofjerseycity.com/Employment/  

Assessor Trainee- FULL TIME- MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, MONMOUTH COUNTY, is seeking a full time Assessor Trainee to assist the Tax Assessor with 25,385 line items consisting of residential and commercial properties. The Assessor Trainee must be knowledgeable in all aspects of local assessing practices which includes, but is not limited to Revaluation and Reassessments, property tax deduction programs, added and omitted assessments, the electronic tax appeals system, Micro Systems MOD-IV, and Farmland Assessment. Proficient in using Microsoft Excel and Word is required. The position will also require commercial and residential inspections and therefore the candidate must be comfortable navigating construction sites.  Appointees will be required to possess a valid New Jersey driver's license.  Salary Range $42,461-$46,319 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Submit resume with professional references and salary requirements to Human Resources; Middletown Township 1 Kings Highway, Middletown NJ 07748 or e-mail cvenezia [ at ] middletownnj.org