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ASSESSOR I, REAL PROPERTY

Recruitment #19-003310-0012

Introduction

This is a Position Specific recruitment for Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and Baltimore County Assessments & Taxation Offices only. The resulting eligible list will be used to fill the above locations only.  Persons interested in future vacancies in the Assessor I, Real Property classification, will need to re-apply.

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City Assessments & Taxation

6 Saint Paul Street, 11th Floor Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1608

Baltimore County Assessments & Taxation

300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 602, Towson, MD 21286

Anne Arundel County Assessments & Taxation

45 Calvert Street, 3rd Floor Annapolis, Maryland  21401

Main Purpose of Job

An Assessor I, Real Property is the entry level of work performing real property assessments. Employees learn to appraise residential real property at fair market value for use in the calculation of real property taxes. Employees in this classification do not supervise. *Property inspections are required in all weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: None.

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

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Relevant Coursework in Math, Engineering, Business, or Real Estate

Appraisal experience involving the valuation of real property

A license in one of the following: Real Estate Sales License, Real Estate Broker License, or Appraiser License

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be willing to work in Baltimore City, Baltimore County or Anne Arundel County.

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

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 a 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.

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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of rating education, training and experience related to the position.  Therefore, 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.  The Supplemental questions 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.

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

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

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.