The town of Peru, Mass. is in search of a Primary Assessor to serve as the town’s main point of contact for Assessing Services. Peru is a town of approximately 815 residents, has 804 parcels of property including 347 single family homes.
The Primary Assessor serves under the direction of the Board of Selectmen via the Town Administrator and oversees the town’s Assessing Department. The Principal Assessor is responsible for maintaining accurate systems and reporting information in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws and applicable town bylaws. The Primary Assessor is responsible for the direct oversight of employees assigned to the town of Peru by the contracted company providing assessing services. This position is a part-time, non-benefitted position with a stipend of $3,471/yr and may require attendance at Board of Selectmen meetings up to two times per month. It would be expected that the Primary Assessor would be available for office hours on a biweekly basis to assist residents. Attendance at the Annual Town Meeting in June is required. The position will remain open until filled.
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