City of Boston

Senior Research Analyst (Assessing)

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/8/2021 9:04 AM)
Req ID
2021-20381
Dept
Assessing Department
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
Assessing
Salary Min
66,601.74
Salary Max
92,943.83
Union
SU4
Openings
1
Posting End Date
9/28/2021
Contact Email
patricia.marcella@boston.gov

Overview:

This is a provisional appointment.

 

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

 

Reporting to the Director of the Research Unit or other assigned supervisor, designs and conducts real estate valuation studies and surveys.

Responsibilities:

  • Helps conduct surveys and studies on commercial and industrial properties.
  • Generates reports and runs statistical analysis to assist in property valuation decisions.
  • Confers with management and assessors to define valuation and assessment issues and executes programs and studies to address them.
  • Uses GIS (Geographic Information Systems) to conduct research and provide information that supports property valuation.
  • Oversees and conducts studies of CAMA (Computer-Assisted Mass Appraisal) valuation methods and assessing standards.
  • Analyzes data and prepares reports, spreadsheets, databases, statistics, etc.
  • Supervises workers of a lower grade as assigned.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • At least four (4) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in statistical research, economics, mathematics or a related field.
  • Relevant educational substitutions may be accepted for two (2) years of this experience; a Master's degree in an appropriate field is preferred and may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office products and Internet.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, to handle complex and multiple assignments, to be flexible and creative, and to meet deadlines.
  • STRONGLY PREFERRED: Experience in commercial real estate valuation and related concepts.
  • Demonstrated expertise in statistical analysis and reporting techniques; knowledge of Access, Excel, SPSS or other statistical packages, presentation graphics, GIS software, Tableau and other application software; knowledge of SQL, CAMA and programming languages; demonstrated knowledge of real estate assessment and modeling practices, valuation methodology and GIS analysis; strong oral and written communication skills, including data presentation.

 

City of Boston Residency Required

 

Terms:

Union/Salary Plan /Grade: SEIU/RL-18

35 hours per week

 

Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Boston Career Center site for more information on compensation. For each Salary Plan, salaries are listed by Grade and Step.

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