Assistant Assessor Position (NEW)


Description of Position

The Town of Carlisle is seeking qualified candidates for a full time 35 hour per week position as the Assistant Assessor. Working under the direction of the Principal Assessor, the Assistant Assessor position will include office based administrative /customer service work, extensive exterior real property inspections and assisting with the development of annual real and personal property valuations. This position offers the opportunity for exposure to all aspects of the annual valuation process, establishing the annual tax rate as well as the administrative duties of the office. 

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Associates degree; advanced training in real estate appraisal and assessing practices; two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Real Estate appraisal experience preferred but not required.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill:

Knowledge of modern assessment practices and procedures and Massachusetts General Laws, policies and regulations relating to the assessment of property. General knowledge of GIS mapping, surveying, plans of land, and deeds. Knowledge of general construction terminology, building styles and materials preferable. Working knowledge of town government and department software including MUNIS and Patriot Properties AssessPro C.A.M.A. preferred. Experience with Microsoft office programs, especially Excel, is required.

Ability to interact with the public and explain policies and procedures; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain detailed records, analyze data and prepare reports. Ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines.

Additional Requirements:

Valid Massachusetts motor vehicle operator’s license

M.A.A. (or ability to obtain within two years)


Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

Must obtain Massachusetts Accredited Assessor (MAA) certification within twenty-four months of appointment; certification must be maintained throughout appointment.

Closing date: Open until filled

How to Apply / Contact

For the complete job description and an application, please visit attached link here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applicants should submit and cover letter and resume to