Directs, manages, supervises and administers the programs and activities of the Assessor’s Office. This includes formulating and determining policy; assessment of all real and personal property to determine the values upon which taxes are levied annually, mapping services, and coordination of assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies relative to assessments. Advises the Board of Assessors on all matters relative to assessments, abatements, property appraisal, and setting of the annual tax rate, all in accordance with State and local statute and regulations. Provides highly responsible, complex, and confidential administrative support to the Director of Municipal Finance. Performs all other work that is logical to the position.

Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or related field, Juris Doctorate or Master’s Degree preferred; Associates degree in finance, business administration or related field, plus additional training such as real estate and personal property appraisal courses required; Minimum of three to five years (3-5) of real and personal property appraisal experience including the appraisal of industrial property, supervisory and office administrative experience required; experience with municipal taxation procedures, business management and accounting procedures necessary. Must possess or be able to obtain within two years of appointment State certifications of Massachusetts Accredited Assessor (MAA); and either Certified Assessment Evaluation (CAE) or Certified Massachusetts Assessor (CMA) or IAAD certification.  Must possess or be able to obtain a Massachusetts Class D Driver’s License.

Position description and employment applications available at:

Or Human Resources, City Hall, 14 Court Square, Greenfield, MA 01301.

Please mail your application to Human Resources or send via email to: .    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.