ASSESSOR:  Gaines Charter Township is seeking applicants for an Assessor position (MAAO Level III).  The primary duties will focus on overall direction and management of Township's property assessment program.  Position oversees identifying, inventorying, determining market values and calculating assessed valuation of all Township properties in accordance with the State Tax Commission regulations, methods and procedures to ensure fair and equitable assessments.  Additionally, management of accurate Principal Property Exemption, Veteran Exemption and property ownership/transfer information in compliance with applicable State laws. This position requires good communication skills, organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.  A minimum of a MAAO Level III certification is required.  Proficiency with BSA, APEX, Microsoft Office, and GIS is required.  A link to the full job description is provided below.
Interested individuals should submit a hard copy of their resume  and completed Application for Employment to:

                               Assessor Position
                               Robert DeWard, Supervisor
                               Gaines Charter Township
                               8555 Kalamazoo Ave., SE
                               Caledonia, MI 49316

Initial submission may be made via email to, but must be followed by the submission of the hard copies.

                              Please direct questions to Kim at 616-698-6640 or

                                                                                           FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
                                                                               APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT