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ASSESSMENTS ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR - Class B

Recruitment #17-003033-0002

Introduction

This is a Position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, Frederick County Assessments Office.  The resulting Eligible list will be used for this position only.  Interested persons will need to reapply for future recruitments in this classification.

This recruitment is limited to current State Department of Assessments and Taxation employees only.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

5310 Spectrum Drive

Suite E

Frederick, Maryland 21703

Main Purpose of Job

To assist the Supervisor of Assessments with the total work program of the office including residential and commercial and the coordination of the clerical and assessor functions in order to complete the triennial assessment program in a timely and professional manner.

POSITION DUTIES

Assists the Supervisor of Assessments in the management of a local office of assessments.

Assists in the development and implementation of local office policy and procedures.

Assists in the preparation and maintenance of local Property Assessments records.

Prepares reports and estimates of the value of taxable property.

Assists in the planning and execution of a program of assessment and reassessment of taxable property.

Cooperates with appropriate related local officials, officers and departments.

Carries on a continuing program of public information to advise property owners of the activities and duties performed by the department that are required by law.

Answers questions from subordinate Assessor staff and other parties regarding assessment methods and procedures, the residential appeals process and AAVS functions.

Acts as a back-up to Supervisor of Assessments in the event of the Supervisor's absence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Completion of the International Association of Assessing Officers Courses 101, 102 and 300 or equivalent courses approved by the Department of Assessments and Taxation.

Experience: Six years of professional appraisal experience estimating the value of real property performed in accordance with the provisions of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Code.

Note: 

1. Additional appraisal experience involving the valuation of real property may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in financial administration and program classification or financial administration and program specialty codes in the accounting and budget field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years of Supervisory Experience.

Experience in the Valuation of Commercial and Industrial properties.

Understanding of Real Property tax laws in Maryland and IAAO standards. 

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be a current State Department of Assessments and Taxation employee.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be required to have daily use of a motor vehicle while on official State business.

Standard mileage allowance will be paid for use of a privately owned vehicle.  

Upon appointment, persons possessing a real estate broker or sales license, or a license to sell insurance, will be required to put same in an "Inactive" status.  

Employees are prohibited from participating in any outside activity, including private appraisals, which may be deemed a conflict of interest by the Director of the Department of Assessments and Taxation.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Please read the Job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment.  Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.  The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application as they relate to the requirements of the position. The supplemental questionnaire will be used as part of the rating process. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Assessment and Taxation Attn: Human Resources Department, Room 511 300 W. Preston Street Baltimore, MD 21201.

If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 410-767-1140.

APPLCATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON THE CLOSING DATE.

TTY Users:  call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.