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Tax Assessor


The Township of Denville is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as its certified Tax Assessor      

Salary:   Dependent upon qualifications/experience.

General Job Duties:

  1. Field work which includes: property inspections, sales analysis and property valuations;
  2. Investigate and process tax appeals in Tax Court and the County Board of Taxation;
  3. Prepare and maintain property records cards for each parcel of property in the Township;
  4. Records property sales data and determines usability of sales;
  5.  Enter new sub-divisions on official tax maps and in MOD-IV computer program;
  6.  Ensure tax maps are maintained up-to-date;
  7. Prepare assessment roll to show increase or decrease in assessments because of new construction, demolition, fire damage, property exemptions or other authorized cause;
  8. Ensure timely preparation of all statutory reports;
  9. Examines appeals of assessed valuation and prepares assists in defense of appeals;
  10. Provide testimony before the County Board of Taxation and State Tax Court;
  11. Ensure accurate valuation and coordinate periodic revaluation of real property in Township; and
  12. Communicates with public and answers inquiries relating to assessments.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, college experience preferred;
  2. Must have Certified Tax Assessor License and experience appearing before the Tax Court of New Jersey and/or the County Board of Taxation;
  3. Ideal candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the New Jersey’s local taxation laws;
  4. Strong organizational, research, as well as solid oral and written communication skills; and
  5. Must possess strong customer service skills and be able to effectively interact and work with others.

A resume and detailed cover letter must be submitted to the Administrator’s Office, 1 St. Mary’s Place, Denville, New Jersey 07834 on or beforeat 4:00 P.M. on Friday, April 28, 2017

The Township of Denville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified employees will be given full consideration.


                                                                                                Posted: March 21, 2017




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