DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a combination of office and field work of a routine but exacting nature which requires the collection of real property data, particularly on residential properties, according to standard guidelines as set forth by the New York State Office of Real Property Tax Services and the New York State Board of Real Property Tax Services (formerly the Board of Equalization and Assessment). Duties include verification and processing of accumulated data for the purpose of making real estate appraisals for tax assessments, and performing calculations of property values based on the data collected. Work is performed under general supervision of the Town Assessor, and technical direction may be received from higher level Assessor’s Office employees. Supervision of others is not a requirement. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of basic arithmetic; some knowledge of building materials and construction; ability to record figures accurately and legibly; ability to conduct effective inspections; ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative, and professional working relationships; ability to use tact when dealing with the public; good observation; mental alertness.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
Access to transportation may be required to complete possible field work assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
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