The West Tisbury Board of Assessors is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Principal Assessor.  This is a year-round 35 hours per week position with benefits.  Working under the direction of the Board of  Assessors; the Principal Assessor is responsible for the administrative, supervisory, professional, and technical work relating to the operation of the Assessing Department, including  assessment of all real and personal  property to determine the values upon which taxes are levied annually,  mapping services, abatements and maintenance of records all  in accordance in with Massachusetts General Laws, Department of Revenue certification standards, local statues and regulations, policies of the town and the  Board of Assessors.  Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills, excellent verbal and written communication abilities, strong customer service skills required, comfortable with interacting with the public,  knowledge of modern property appraisal principles and practices. Knowledge of Massachusetts tax laws, and working knowledge of zoning, building codes, mapping procedures,  and CAMA systems.

Bachelor’s degree in economics or business administration with five-seven years of experience in real estate and personal property assessment and customer service, Massachusetts Accredited Assessor designation ( MMA)  or the ability to acquire same within two years of appointment;  or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Previous municipal experience preferred.  A valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

The wage range for this Grade 9 position is $41.84/hr.–$58.87/hr. For the complete job description and application visit, or email  The application packet can also be picked up in the lobby of the Town Hall at 1059 State Road, West Tisbury.  Completed applications, letter of interest, and resume can be left in the Drop Box at the Town Hall or sent to the Board of Assessors ,P.O. Box 278, West Tisbury, MA 02575 or emailed to Application deadline January 31, 2022 at 12 noon. The town of West Tisbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.