The Town of Grafton seeks a highly motivated individual to join its finance team as the Principal Assessor. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, as the position is consistently interfacing with co-workers, department heads, and the general public. Responsibilities include establishing policies and procedures to determine the proper values of land, buildings, improvements, and all tangible personal property and motor vehicles located within the limits of the Town. As well as preparing and submitting all necessary documents and reports to various State and Town bodies. Experience in, and strong knowledge of municipal assessing; excellent oral and written communication, as well as exceptional public relations skills are essential; must excel in mathematics; proficiency with Softright, GIS, CAMA and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.). Basic IT management and knowledge a plus.

Qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree; five to seven (5-7) years prior work experience preferably in a municipal government office; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must have a working knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertinent to the Town of Grafton and the State of Massachusetts tax assessment regulations and statutes. Massachusetts Accredited Assessors (MAA) Certification required.

The position is a full-time, 35 hours per week benefited position. The salary range for this position is $85,000 – $92,000 DOQ.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: Town Administrator’s Office, 30 Providence Road, Grafton, MA 01519, or by email to Christa Marot at: marotc@grafton-ma.gov.
The Town of Grafton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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