The town is seeking qualified and motivated applicants for the position of Principal Assessor.  Performs professional, administrative, technical and supervisory work in managing the operations of the Assessor’s department and in the appraisal of town-wide property in accordance with state and local statute and regulations along with billing for the Water and Sewer Departments.  Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.), have an aptitude for numbers and details, and possess excellent organizational skills. Must have proficient written and oral communication skills, work independently, and be self-motivated.

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum, three to five years of experience with assessing or appraisal preferably in a municipal government setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Must pass the Massachusetts Department of Revenue Course 101 within six months and attain the designation of Massachusetts Accredited Assessors (MAA) Certification within three years of employment.

Hiring salary range begins at $85,944.95 based upon qualifications.

Submit cover letter, resume and Town of Southbridge Employment Application to Town Manager’s office: 41 Elm Street, Southbridge, MA 01550, or fax to 508-764-5425 or email to

Position open until filled, with best consideration given to applications received by November 19, 2021, when review of applications will commence.