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Lancaster, a historic town located at the intersections of Interstate 190 and Route 2 in the heart of North-Central Massachusetts, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Assessor. The position performs technical, clerical, accounting and data collecting work under the direction of the Principal Assessor. Responsible for administering all aspects of Motor Vehicle Excise Tax and ensuring commitments are received and processed in a timely manner; reconciling Assessor’s Department reports with General Ledger; receiving deeds from Registry of Deeds; updating field cards, maps, parcel books and department records; providing information to property owners and others about the town’s assessment policies, determinations of specific valuations, tax abatements and exemptions; and other related duties. Complete job description available at https://www.ci.lancaster.ma.us/home/pages/employment-opportunities. Associate’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field and three years of experience in accounting, banking, real estate, assessing, office management or related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience, required. This is a 30 hour/week Union position. The salary is $20.37-$26.97/hour per the AFSCME Local 3720 Clerical Unit wage scale. The town offers a comprehensive benefit package and a professional work environment. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Interim Human Resources Director Sandra Charton at email@example.com by 5 p.m. on January 21, 2022.