Residential Assessor I or II

Service New Brunswick
Residential Assessor I or II
Open Competition
Pay Group 3 or 4

Service New Brunswick is seeking an individual to join the Property Assessment Services Branch as Residential Assessor I or II in Bathurst.

Reporting to the Manager of Property Assessment Services, you will be responsible for administering the Assessment Act and its regulations. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • inspecting and gathering data for residentially costed and unimproved property types
  • classifying properties and determining value apportionment
  • conducting residential land valuations including sales validations and preparation of land value maps
  • determining market factors for residential, farm and recreational properties and finalization of assessed values
  • conducting individual valuations of unimproved and improved residential, farm and recreational properties
  • undertaking requests for review inspections and preparing decisions for sign-off
  • preparing for and participating in Appeal Board hearings

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A university degree in Business Administration or Commerce. Subject to the response to this competition, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.

For an applicant to meet the Residential Assessor II classification, the following Educational Requirements are also necessary:

  • NB Property Law Course / BUSI 112 / DTR 1904;
  • BUSI 330 / GUI 3102; 
  • BUSI 400 / GUI 2103; and
  • NB Assessment Course / BUSI 443

Most of the required courses have a BUSI, GSF, DTR or GUI identification number. These are the identifications used by UBC and Laval, which are the current education providers for the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) and/or the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) within Canada. 

If an applicant has successfully completed courses equivalent to current entry requirements for the Residential Assessor II classification from a previous course stream at that time, consideration may be given provided the applicant also meets all other requirements of the job posting. The applicant must demonstrate that they have completed all related requirements (through written confirmation by the AIC or IAAO) by the closing date of the competition. If an applicant intends to rely on course equivalencies, they must provide verification of equivalencies conferred by the course provider by the closing date of the competition.

The onus will not be on the screener to review transcripts of courses in order to make a determination that the listed courses did or did not meet the requirements. All candidates must provide written proof of education with their application in order to be considered for this competition.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Frequent travel within the region is required, therefore candidates must possess a valid New Brunswick driver's license and have their own means of transportation.

SPECIAL/OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of assessment-related courses as required annually by management.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please state your language capability on your application and ensure that preferred language for assessment is clearly identified.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies: 

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Commitment to Learning
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Information Seeking
  • Integrity
  • Results Orientation
  • Self-Confidence

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Ability to use Office Technology, Software and Applications
  • Knowledge of Applicable Legislation and the Corporation's Policies and Procedures
  • Planning and Organizing Skills
  • Records and Information Management
  • Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge

Resumes should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary :

  • Residential Assessor I - $1,591 - $2,210 bi-weekly - Pay Group 3 - Technical Inspection, Laboratory and Medical
  • Residential Assessor II - $1,923 - $2,415 bi-weekly - Pay Group 4 - Technical Inspection, Laboratory and Medical

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at, by email at, or by mail at the following address by October 22, 2020 indicating competition number R85-2019/20-811. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. 

Service New Brunswick
Human Resources
Westmorland Place
P.O. Box 1998
Fredericton, NB E3B 5G4
Telephone: (506) 457-3580

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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