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The Town of Lyman is seeking individuals and/or organizations/businesses to perform full-time municipal assessing services. If you are a motivated and team-oriented individual, then this may be an opportunity for you! Individuals are encouraged to apply, and organizations/businesses are encouraged to provide a proposal for services.

The Town of Lyman’s Tax Assessor is responsible for the inspection and assessment of all categories of the commercial, residential, and personal property for the Town of Lyman. This position interacts with the public and must be able to provide exemplary customer service while explaining the tax process, responding to abatement requests, and maintaining records of ownership, taxation records, property cards, land-use zoning maps, annual audits, and other relevant assessing documents.

The preferred candidate/organization/business will be a Certified Maine Assessor with at least 3 years of prior municipal work experience. In addition, applicants should have an Associate Degree from an accredited two or four-year institution or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Maine driver’s license is required. Experience with Trio software is desirable.
We are open to discussing different options for completing tese duties including but not limited to flexible work scheduling or partial remote work options.

The town offers a competitive benefits package for employees that includes a negotiable salary based on candidate experience, health, dental, & vision insurance, life insurance, retirement plan option through the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) program (in lieu of MainePERS, a 4578 plan with match up to 6%), paid holiday, and paid vacation time.

Interested individuals are invited to apply by completing the application located on our website under General Information –

Downloadable Forms ( and submit your completed application, cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references via e-mail to Board of Selectmen at, or mail to: Board of Selectmen, 11 So Waterboro Road, Lyman, ME 04002.

We will accept applications until the position is filled. Review of materials will begin immediately. The Town of Lyman is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Page last Updated on March 26, 2021