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Jane Cartwright - City Clerk / HR
611 E. Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843

M-F 8:00a - 5:00p

Current Job Postings:
City Assessor - MAAO or MCAO


UPDATED June 5, 2018 

Salary Range:              $61,920 – $70,526/year DOQ                                    

The City of Howell is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full time Assessor.  As the County Seat for Livingston County, the City of Howell is conveniently located east of Lansing, north of Ann Arbor and west of Novi.  The City of Howell is a full service community consisting of 3,849 real & personal parcels with a 2017 SEV of $386,406,793, in an area of approximately 4.7 square miles made up of residential, commerical and industrial properties including a DDA District, IFT properties, and two OPRA properties.  The Assessor performs a variety of routine and complex technical field and office work in the appraisal of property, prepares and maintains the assessment roll, and performs all duties imposed upon municipal assessing officers in accordance with the requirements of the State of Michigan and the Howell City Charter.

State of Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) certification is required or Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO) with the ability to obtain MAAO within one year of employment.   Starting salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.  The City offers a full benefit package including Medical, Dental & Vision coverage, Short/Long Term Disability coverage, $50,000 Life Insurance, and retirement under the MERS Defined Benefit Pension System. 

Please consider joining our team by submitting a completed employment application, resume and detailed letter of interest to:  City Clerk/HR Director, 611 E. Grand River, Howell, MI 48843 or jcartwright@cityofhowell.org .  Employment application and complete job description are available below.  

Assessor Job Description available HERE.

Assessor Employment Application available HERE.


The City of Howell is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, disability or other factors prohibited by law.

City of Howell Employment Application available HERE.