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Assistant Assessor (Trainee II)

Assistant Assessor (Trainee II)

Req ID 
2017-13328
Position  
Regular Full-Time
Dept 
Assessing Department
Location  
Assessing
Salary Min 
40,455.31
Salary Max 
55,388.36
Union  
AFB
Openings 
2
Posted Date 
9/8/2017
Posting End Date 
9/27/2017
Contact Email 
patricia.marcella@boston.gov

More information about this job:

Overview:

This is a provisional appointment.

                                                                             

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION (essential functions of the job):

Reporting to the unit manager or employee of higher grade, collects and interprets data relating to commercial and residential real estate and personal property valuation.

Responsibilities:

Draws property sketches to scale and makes calculations. 

 

Conducts interviews with property owners, managers, tenants and others to obtain and validate sale conditions and other information.

 

Provides information to taxpayers and co-workers. 

 

Directs, trains and reviews work of staff of lower grade as required. 

 

Researches abatements, prepares reports, does special projects, maintains and reviews data, handles equipment and supplies, and performs other duties as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience in real estate appraisal.
  • Have an understanding of appraisal methodology and its relation to data collection procedures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with co-workers and with the public preferred. 
  • Demonstrated mathematical and analytic ability preferred.
  • Knowledge of personal computers, operating systems, Windows environment and application software preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software preferred. 
  • Ability in database and in specialized software applicable in assessing work preferred. 
  • Written communication skill, including ability to present data and to prepare communications and reports, preferred. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skill, initiative and flexibility preferred. 
  • Ability to work in all Boston neighborhoods required. 
  • Must have the ability to exercise good judgment and must be able to focus on detail as required by the job.

Boston Residency Required

Safe driving record. Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver's license required. 

CORI check required. 

Terms:

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:   AFSCME/RA-14

Hours per week:   35