• Assistant Assessor (Trainee II) (Two Positions)

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/4/2019 12:40 PM)
    Req ID
    Assessing Department
    Regular Full-Time
    Salary Min
    Salary Max
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  • Overview:

    This is a provisional appointment.


    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):


    Reporting to the unit manager or assigned supervisor of higher grade, collects property data relating to commercial and residential real estate and personal property valuation, enters and manages data in a CAMA (computer assisted mass appraisal) system and related systems.


    • Draws property sketches to scale and makes calculations.
    • Conducts interviews with property owners, managers, tenants and others to obtain and validate 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.
    • Performs other work as required.


    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • At least (1) 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. 
    • Safe driving record. Must have and maintain a current Massachusetts driver's license.
    • Must have the ability to exercise good judgment and must be able to focus on detail as required by the job.


    Boston Residency Required.

    CORI check required. 



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

    Hours per week:   35


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