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Recruitment #19-003030-0005


This is a position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, Prince George's 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.




Department of Assessments for Prince George's County

14735 Main Street, Suite 354B

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Main Purpose of Job

The position's main responsibility is to supervise and train a team of residential assessors in a local assessment office. Monitor, review, and approve the work of their team of residential assessors. complete property inspections and data entry of changes in the validation of residential property. Conduct appeal hearings. Complete sales analyses to develop land rates and neighborhood adjustment indexes used in the valuation of Real Property. Generate and review database reports, edits, and errors. Provide assistance to the Supervisor of Assessment, Assistant Supervisor and/or Residential Assessor Manager in their various duties as another level of supervision.


Schedules and directs the activities and assignments of a team of assessors.

Assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work completed by subordinate assessor staff.      

Coordinates the inspection of new construction sites and the processing of new improvement accounts.    

Oversees the analysis of existing market data, applications of standards and appraisal techniques used by the assessors to determine the value of land or buildings.

Monitor and complete assignments delegated to them by their supervisor.

Assist with the processing of new accounts created by plats.   

Conduct property inspections and meet with customers.

Coordinate and assist with the removal and processing of improvements that have been damaged or razed.

Reviews sales analysis and ratio studies to assure property valuations are reasonable and correct.

Oversees levels of hearings the assessors conduct with customers.     

Trains and instructs subordinate staff on job duties and responsibilities and ethical and professional conduct.


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

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


Ability to lead/supervise subordinate Assessors in the agencies mission and goals.

Working knowledge and experience using the Assessment Administration & Valuation System(AAVS) program and New Construction assessments.

Knowledge and experience in holding appeals in Tax Court at all levels.


Must be willing to work at the Prince George's County Assessments Office.


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.


1. 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.

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

3. 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.


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, 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, Office of Human Resources 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.