Assessor (City of Biddeford and City of Saco)
Are you a highly motivated, talented individual seeking to serve two diverse Maine Communities?
Located along the scenic Atlantic Coast of Southern Maine and quaintly nestled just 90 miles north of Boston, and 15 miles south of Portland, the Cities of Biddeford (population 21,000) and Saco (population 19,000) are currently seeking qualified applicants for City Assessor. Also known as, the “Twin Cities”, Saco and Biddeford’s resurgence of economic and cultural regrowth has prominently ranked both communities as two of the top 10 fastest growing communities in Maine. Proudly known for its quality of life, Saco and Biddeford offer an outstanding array of community and cultural facilities, public and private schools, colleges, nightlife and events. Downtown is host to beautifully repurposed mill buildings offering everything from fine dining and craft breweries to award winning clothing designers and upscale living. In terms of natural features, the area is as astoundingly beautiful as it is richly diverse! Along the coast are such gems as historic Wood Island Lighthouse, Ferry Beach State Park and the Rachel Carson U.S. Wildlife Preserve. To the west of the Maine Turnpike are rolling hills and pastures with traditional New England farmhouses and horse farms, which capture life from a by-gone era.
The Saco/Biddeford City Assessor will perform a variety of routine and complex technical field and office work in the appraisal of commercial, residential and personal property in accordance with Maine State Statues. Interested applicants should have a thorough knowledge of real estate appraisal principles, techniques, procedures, laws and regulations with a working knowledge of municipal accounting and auditing practices relative to property appraisal. Graduation from a college with a BA/BS degree in economics/business or related field and five (5) years’ experience as a Tax Assessor is desired and must have a Certified Maine Assessing License.
The position will remain open until filled with review of applications beginning on June 1, 2018.
Interested candidates may submit their resume, cover letter and professional references to:
City of Biddeford
P.O. Box 586
Biddeford, Maine 04005
Email to Employment@biddefordmaine.org
The Cities of Biddeford and Saco are Proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled