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Recruitment #19-002247-0047


Do you want to work for a team that is a leader in customer service? At State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT), we are building a team whose members thrive on initiative, creativity and challenging the status quo. SDAT is seeking an experienced and energetic individual to fill the position of Administrative Officer III in their Office of Information Technology Unit.


The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation was established in 1959 and was assigned the administrative functions formerly given to the State Tax Commission. The Department has broad responsibilities including: (1) assessing all real property in the State, (2) supervising the real and personal property tax structure of the State, (3) creating and maintaining State records that establish corporations and other business entities, (4) administering programs for State property tax exemptions and credits, and (5) publishing statistics and reports.

This is a Position Specific recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation-Office of Information Technology.

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




Department of Assessments and Taxation

Office of Information Technology

300 W. Preston Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of this position is to assist the Chief Information Officer, Deputy Chief Information Officer, IT Assistant Director, IT Business Operations Manager and OIT staff in the delivery of Agency support of IT and Telecommunication services. The Office of Information Technology serves the entire agency consisting of twenty-three county assessment offices, the Baltimore City Assessment Office and offices located at 300/301 W. Preston Street.


Management of information technology and telecommunications (voice) systems, equipment software licenses and line activities for all of State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) locations.

Participating in accounts payable activities for the purpose of approving vendor payment invoices.

Participating in Agency procurement activities with responsibility for procuring information technology and telecommunications equipment, supplies and services.

Performing audits of agency invoices related to information technology and telecommunication systems, equipment, software.

Administrative duties.

Special Projects/Assignments.

Responsible for ordering, maintain and cataloging agency inventory.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  


Desired or Preferred

Experience working in a fast-paced environment.

Organized and able to handle multiple projects at the same time

Experience working with computers and different software including Microsoft. Office and entering data into a data base.

Experience working with G Suite (Formerly Google Apps for Work).

Experience with telecommunications systems.

Experience creating details reports and giving presentations. 

Comfortable with public speaking.

Experience with training people and creating user guides.  


Must be willing to work in Baltimore City.

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


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.


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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Assessments and Taxation, Office of Human Resources  Division, 300 W. Preston St., Room 511 Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Assessments and Taxation at or 410-767-1140, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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