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City of Auburn Appraiser

Start Date: March 28, 2024 | End Date: April 19, 2024
County: Androscoggin County
Job Type: Assessor, Finance

The City of Auburn is offering an outstanding opportunity for a staff Appraiser. The qualified candidate is responsible for listing and rendering the value of real estate and personal property located in the City. This position will support the administration of fair and equitable property assessment according to just value.
This position requires critical thinking skills, initiative, and independent judgement. The right candidate will represent the City of Auburn and must convey a professional image and excellent customer service.

The ideal candidate will possess or is motivated to acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete assessing duties such as field inspections, data analysis, data entry, deed research, customer service, and additional duties as required. As assigned, the candidate for this position may review deeds, edit parcel dimensions, research sales, and perform sales ratio studies. As an agent of the State of Maine, an appraiser must be familiar with and adhere to State law. The Appraiser recognizes an annual assessing calendar that includes deadlines and statutory obligations. In practice, the Appraiser will consider all three recognized valuation methods, the income, cost, and sales comparison approaches to value. The Appraiser must have the ability to independently develop value conclusions which reconciles the approaches to value.

Recommended qualifications are as follows:
· Current Maine Assessors certification (CMA) or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire.
· State of Maine Driver’s license with a clean driving record
· Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test
· Must be a high school graduate or have acquired a GED
· An associate or bachelor’s degree and/or educational courses and work experience in a related field.
Willing to train a motivated candidate interested in a career in assessing for this position.

The City of Auburn offers outstanding health insurance coverage, life insurance, dental, vision, retirement options including MainePers, Public Student Loan Forgiveness and other supplemental benefits including training and educational opportunities to provide potential advancement into leadership opportunities and/or specialized fields in assessing. Persons with municipal, real estate, inspection, survey, mapping, or title experience are encouraged to apply. The salary is commensurate with experience and is negotiable.
Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to Christine Mumau, Human Resources at or mail to 60 Court Street, Auburn, Maine 04210. Opportunity will remain open until the position is filled.

                        The City of Auburn values diversity and inclusivity and is an Equal Employment opportunity employer with a strong commitment to veterans.

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