Town of Foxborough - Assistant Assessor

31 Oct 2018 11:01 AM | Mary Thompson (Administrator)

Assistant Assessor

Description: The Town of Foxborough is seeking a skilled professional to assist the Chief Assessor with administrative and recordkeeping duties of the Assessing Department in responding to inquiries, processing deeds, applications, excise tax and abatements.

Duties include but are not limited to: Assists with scheduling inspections, meetings, responding inquiries, creating spread sheets and reports. Prepares real and personal property quarterly billing, using Munis. Updates Munis and Vision Database based on Assessments/Deeds. Receives extracted file for personal property from the consultant and utilizes the computer program for valuations, quality control, tax sheets, address changes, etc. Commits all real and personal properties to the Town Collector/Treasurer for the process of collecting revenue and maintains commitment books. Oversees the keeping of accurate account of all listed motor vehicle excise assessing records; processes all tax related forms required by the Department of Revenue. Provides assistance to taxpayers completing various real estate tax exemption applications i.e. elderly, widow, blind, veterans, hardship and deferral. Mails out yearly applications to include exemptions, Form of Lists, Income and Expense, Chapter Land, Charitable Organizations and creates spread sheets for all applications. Sends all form of list copies to the consultant vendor that processes values for all personal property. Monitors the Assessor’s budget, enters department expenses and keeps the Chief Assessor informed of the status of the budget. Monitors the overlay monthly payouts and credits to insure the correct balance; processes and submits all vouchers for goods and services related to the department. Processes turnover sheets involving the intake of monies from the public for items such as field cards, abutter's lists, reports and maps. Processes all town deeds that are recorded at the County Register of Deeds into the Vision Appraisal database and submits a monthly report of all sales within the town to the Chief Assessor, Town Clerk and Water Department. Maintains all warrant and commitment documentation for audit purposes; maintains correct data information into Munis daily and generates commitment and warrant documentation to be approved by the Board of Assessors.

Qualifications and Experience: High School diploma; Associate’s degree in business desirable, Bachelor’s degree preferred; four to five years of progressively responsible office experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. The ability to obtain a Massachusetts Accredited Assessor (M.A.A.) designation within 2 years of hire. Must be able to perform field work that requires moderate effort to conduct data collection and inspections. Ability to organize time, multitask and to work independently to accomplish tasks. Excellent customer service, technology and communication skills. Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public.

Salary and Benefits: Full-time, 35 hour benefited position. Hourly salary range $26.82 - $32.70. This position is a union position within the United Steelworkers bargaining unit.

Application Instructions: Please apply online and submit a cover letter and resume by November 21, 2018.

Posting Date: October 30, 2018 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Town of Foxborough accommodates the needs of all physically challenged or disabled people by all reasonable means in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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