The town of Westford is seeking qualified applicants to join our team as a full-time (37.5 hours/week) Principal Assessor. This position works directly with our Board of Assessors, and has the responsibility for the professional, administrative and supervisory work related to the valuation of all residential, industrial, and commercial real estate and personal property within the town of Westford, in accordance with the Department of Revenue regulations and related Massachusetts General Laws. The Assessor provides time-sensitive financial information, analysis and consultation to the Boards of Assessors, Town Manager, Finance Director, town departments and boards, including oversight of valuation models and cost tables as needed, based on a thorough analysis of comparable sales data. The Assessor is appointed by the Town Manager but works under the general direction of the Finance Director and in conjunction with the Board of Assessors. The Principal Assessor currently manages a staff of three employees. The preferred candidate should have five years of municipal experience in the real estate assessing/appraisal field and must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred. Must possess Massachusetts Accredited Assessor designation. Licensure by the State Board of Real Estate Appraisers is desirable. Knowledge of Patriot Properties and MUNIS software preferred. Salary range: $86,976 to $117,535.

For a full position description, please visit https://westfordma.gov/Jobs.aspx. Please submit resume and cover letter by March 8 to: HR@westfordma.gov or Pam Hicks, Director of Human Resources, Town of Westford, 55 Main St., Westford, MA 01886. EEO/AA Employer

 

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