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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

TAX ASSESSOR – PART-TIME - FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Hunterdon County seeks an experienced Certified Tax Assessor.  Requirements include CTA expert knowledge in all aspects of local assessing practices for all property classifications, farmland assessment, tax appeal procedure, tax deductions and tax abatements and exemptions.  Must have recent knowledge of Vital tax system.  Applicant must be a New Jersey resident and possess a valid Driver’s License.  Franklin Township is 23 square miles and consists of 1,607 line items.  Hours are flexible, approximately 3 hours weekly available to the public.  Position available mid-May, 2017.  Send resume to Ursula Stryker, Municipal Clerk, Franklin Township, 202 Sidney Rd., Pittstown, NJ 08867 or ftclerk [ at ] franklin-twp.org.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Ad Posted February 13, 2017 Ad Removed March 13, 2017

TAX ASSESSOR - PERTH AMBOY CITY is seeking Certified Tax Assessor (CTA) with experience in residential and commercial evaluation. Work will include supervision of upcoming annual and bi-annual assessments, preparation and testimony for State Tax Court appeals and negotiations. A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the governing Body and excellent customer service skills. Interested applicants, please submit a cover letter, resume including three (3) professional references, and a completed city employment application by email to jpgarcia [ at ] perthamboynj.org or send to The City of Perth Amboy, Office of Personnel, 260 High St. Perth Amboy, NJ 08861. Apply by 2/28/2017. Ad Posted February 3, 2017 Ad Removed March 3, 2017

ASSISTANT TO TAX ASSESSOR – MANVILLE BOROUGH , Somerset County, P/T POSITION (25 hours per week) available in Tax Assessor’s Office.  Excellent customer service skills required to interface with the public.  Experience in Word, Excel and Outlook a must.  Previous experience with Vital Communication Tax Software a plus.  The position involves interaction with residents, Deed processing, data entry, filing, handling of appeals and added assessments, file maintenance, and update to property record cards, as well as other duties of the office.  Send resume to Borough of Manville, Andrea L. Bierwirth, Borough Administrator, 325 North Main Street, Manville, N.J. 08835 Ad Posted February 3, 2017 Ad Removed March 3, 2017

TAX ASSESSOR (PART-TIME) – READINGTON TOWNSHIP, HUNTERDON COUNTY

Certified Tax Assessor (CTA) with experience in residential, commercial and farm valuation. 7,000+ ratable line items.  Licensed Appraiser is preferred.  Work will include supervision of an upcoming revaluation and then annual or bi-annual reassessments thereafter.  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.  Position is presently three (3) days a week

TAX ASSESSOR FULL-TIME – TRENTON CITY, Mercer County, seeks an experienced Tax Assessor to manage the City’s assessment base.  Requirements include CTA, expert knowledge in all aspects of local assessing practices for all property classifications (taxable & non-taxable), tax appeal procedures, tax deductions and tax abatements & exemptions.  Applicants should have strong customer service skills and in depth knowledge of Microsystems and Vital’s CAMA software.  Applicant must be a New Jersey resident and possess a valid Driver’s License. Salary range is $86,811 to $119,716, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The City is approximately 7.5 square miles and consists of 27,562 line items (which include 2,830 exempts, 2,274 commercials, 1,142 vacant & 21,316 residential. The 2016 sales ratio is 87.23%.   Prior to completion of the revaluation the city is 50.53% tax exempt. The City is in the process of completing a revaluation that will be in place for the 2017 tax year.  Send a letter or email of interest to Steve Ponella, Personnel Officer, City of Trenton, 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 or to sponella [ at ] trentonnj.org.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Ad Posted January 30, 2017 Ad Removed February 28, 2017.

SENIOR ASSISTANT TAX ASSESSOR FULL-TIME – TRENTON CITY, Mercer County, seeks an individual with a CTA or 3 years’ experience as an Assistant Assessor or equivalent relevant experience to serve full-time.   Candidates must be familiar with all aspects of local assessing practices for all property classifications and tax appeal procedures.  Applicants should have strong customer service skills and familiarity with Microsystems and Vital Communications software.  Applicant must be a New Jersey resident and possess a valid Driver’s License. Salary range is $42,288 to $66,792, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The City is approximately 7.5 square miles and consists of 27,700 line items.  The City is in the process of completing a revaluation that will be in place for the 2017 tax year.  Send a letter or email of interest to Steve Ponella, Personnel Officer, City of Trenton, 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 or to sponella [ at ] trentonnj.org.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Ad Posted January 30, 2017 Ad Removed February 28, 2017

ASSESSOR TRAINEE – CLIFTON CITY. Salary Range $42K to $63K. The City of Clifton is accepting resumes from qualified individuals from Passaic and Essex Counties, without regard to race, color, sex or ethnic origin for the position of full-time Assessor Trainee in the Tax Assessor’s Department.  Successful candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills and outstanding customer service skills as interaction with the public is a constant.  Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word and will be required to learn both Microsystems MOD-IV and CAMA software and Vital MOD-IV software.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing field inspections required for the gathering of assessment data as well as other office assistance. The successful candidate will be required to gain knowledge of the principals, techniques, and methods of property tax assessment, real property appraisal, and property tax administration, which will include courses in the NJ Assessment and Appraisal Administration Program. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a valid NJ State driver’s license. Interested parties should submit resume to Doug Johnson, Personnel Officer, City of Clifton, 900 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013, or by email djohnson [ at ] cliftonnj.org , or fax to 973-470-5260 no later than February 20, 2017. The City of Clifton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ad Posted January 27, 2017 Ad Removed February 27, 2017.

 

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