Sole Assessor Position Available

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The Town of Austerlitz
Columbia County
New York

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Towns of Austerlitz and Hillsdale are seeking applications for the position of sole appointed assessor.  Austerlitz and Hillsdale are in a Coordinated Assessment Program with New York State.  The term will begin on June 15, 2024.  Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications.  Austerlitz has approximately 1,550 parcels and Hillsdale has approximately 1,700 parcels.  Successful candidate must be certified by the State of New York, have a good knowledge of real property valuation, be able to process transfers and review deeds for accuracy, administer real property tax exemptions mandated by NYS, attend grievance & SCAR hearings, testify in court regarding assessments and any related work as required.  The ability to work well with the public is a must.  Send letter of interest and resume to Town of Austerlitz Supervisor, PO Box 238, Spencertown, NY 12165 and Town of Hillsdale Supervisor, PO Box 305, Hillsdale, NY 12529 by April 15, 2024. 
Dated: March 22, 2024
By Order of the Town Board
Susan Haag, Town Clerk