Job Opportunities

Hillsborough Township Field Representative/Assessment Clerk
Department: Tax Assessor
Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Full time
Rate of Pay: $38,000.00 – $42,000.00

Job Summary

This position performs on-site inspections for, but not limited to, the annual reassessment program, properties/structures that have recently undergone changes, farmland, verification of exempt properties as well as inspections requested by the Tax Assessor and Deputy Assessor.  There are state mandated deadlines for inspections to be accomplished. The position also involves office related duties including, but not limited to, inputting of field data into the computerized appraisal system, running reports, working on Excel spreadsheets, extensive public relations and projects assigned by the Assessor and Deputy. This is a full-time, 40-hour work week, union position.  We will consider part-time, no more than 29 hours per week.   

Job Responsibilities

Property inspections must be performed on a daily basis including but not limited to residential, farmland, commercial, exempt, vacant land and properties affected by fire and/or natural disasters. Assist the Assessor with the annual reassessment program by performing 15-25 inspections daily, inputting inspection data, implementing global market changes and proofing/reviewing changed values. Perform inspections of properties that have recently undergone a change of ownership. Research, process and data input all certificates of occupancy and approval information from the Building Department when requested by the Assessor/Deputy Assessor. Assists property owners with assessment inquiries and educates the property owners by providing a general overview of the property assessment process in New Jersey. Data input all property information collected from performing field inspections into the appraisal software. Inspect and measure all structures that have recently undergone structural changes and input the data changes on the PRC and in the appraisal software and confirm measurements of existing structures. Assist coworkers in performing tasks when requested by the Assessor. Assists with scheduling field inspections when the primary scheduler is engaged in other duties. Inspect, measure, sketch and data input all information for each newly constructed structure. Assists the Assessor and/or Deputy Assessor when requested with special projects or newly assigned duties. Other duties as assigned.

Please contact Hillsborough HR Director 908-369-3535 or apply online at the Hillsborough Township website.