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Joyfield Township (Benzie Co.) is seeking a replacement for their current sub-contracted Assessor. 

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma, Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO) certification and a valid driver’s license.  The township currently provides a laptop computer and pays for required BS&A software license.  Joyfield Township has a population of 808. The township has about 708 parcels (674 real property,  34 personal property & 2 CFR/CFA parcels), with a taxable value of about $30,000,000.  The township has 338 housing units.


The Assessor is responsible for the appraisal of property in the township and maintenance of tax records, certification of assessments and tax rolls and preparation of assessment evidence for the Board of Review and Michigan Tax Tribunal. The Assessor also oversees property split activity in the township. 

This is a 1099 contract position.  Please send your resume, cover letter along with contact information for 2 references to: Joyfield Township Supervisor, P. O. Box 256, Benzonia, MI 49616.  The position is open for immediate occupancy.