Property Valuation District Advisor

Home Based, VT, US


There has never been a better time to bring your values and talents to the collaborative team at the Vermont Department of Taxes. The rewarding work we do supports this brave little state and helps shape its future. We work with proven, dynamic technologies to fund initiatives that preserve the environment, build vibrant communities, strengthen families, and so much more. Discover new opportunities, learn new skills, and solve problems with our dedicated and supportive team. 

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your background in real estate appraisal or assessment to improve both local and state government? Do you want to work closely with town and city officials on work that impacts virtually every person in our state? Property Valuation and Review at the Vermont Department of Taxes seeks a District Advisor in the Southern portion of the state to provide crucial support and education to local officials.

This position will work closely with about 40 municipalities to help ensure they understand and comply with their statutory requirements in relation to their Grand List and its maintenance, including providing support on valuation of properties, Current Use, reappraisals, and more. They will report directly to the Property Valuation Field Director and will work closely with the Division Director, Assistant Director, Senior Fiscal Analysts, municipal officials and more. 

Key responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Providing training, education, and support to municipal officials to maintain the statewide grand list for the purpose of education funding.
  • Conducting detailed analyses of municipal assessment practices through the annual Equalization Study.
  • Participating in division and department initiatives, including gathering requirements and testing changes made by developers for software projects, working on legislative initiatives and reports, and more.

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Experience in real estate appraisal or assessment.
  • Knowledge of local government.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate challenging topics to individuals with varied backgrounds.
  • A desire to continue to learn and grow.


This is a full-time, home-based, field position central to the southern portion of the State. Applicants will need to have reliable personal transportation to attend periodic meetings in the Montpelier main office and to conduct on-site visits with town officials generally in Bennington, Rutland, Windham, or Windsor counties. Click here to learn more about the technical and professional requirements of District Advisors or email For additional information about employee satisfaction and benefits, …

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