Under direction, assists in the establishment of a system of valuations for real
property; performs other related duties as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only.
A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this
job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Assists in determining the valuation of real property.
Inspects old and partly constructed buildings to determine alteration valuations
and building values.
Measures buildings and computes their areas of content.
Estimates the values of buildings under construction.
Updates assessment maps as required.
Assists with the preparation of information for appeals before county and state
Supervises the maintenance and balancing of tax books including changes,
preparation of reports on building permits, and the review of real and personal
property tax returns.
Assists visitors and gives detailed information relating to assessments.
Prepares and maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn how to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
One (1) year of experience assessing or appraising residential, commercial,
and/or industrial real property.
NOTE: Appointees may be required to possess and maintain valid certification
as a Certified Tax Assessor (CTA) issued by the New Jersey Department of
the Treasury, Division of Taxation and Property Administration. The appointing
authority is responsible for certification verification.
Appointees will be required to possess a driverís license valid in New Jersey
only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary
to perform the essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the New Jersey State and municipal laws, rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures regarding tax assessments.
Knowledge of the accepted methods of property appraisals.
Knowledge of the form and content of building plans.
Ability to analyze and interpret applicable laws and regulations and apply
them to specific situations.
Ability to assist with the production of accurate appraisals of real property.
Ability to assist with the preparation of information for appeals before county
and state tax boards.
Ability to work collaboratively with groups and individuals.
Ability to take and maintain a firm and correct stand when controversies arise.
Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports.
Ability to prepare and maintain essential records and files.
Ability to learn how to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible if they can perform
the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer
undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.