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Recruitment #20-003031-0002


This is a position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, Baltimore County Assessment 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 and Taxation for Baltimore County

Hampton Plaza

300 E. Joppa Road Suite 602

Towson, MD  21286

Main Purpose of Job

An Assessor Manager, Real Property is the managerial level of work supervising the Assessor Supervisors (Team Leader) and Assessor Staff.



Manages, through Assessor Supervisors and Assessor C & I’s, the activities and assignments to ensure the completion of the annual workload while adhering to office guidelines and departmental procedures and regulations.

Reviews, evaluates, and approves the work completed by the staff to assess work quality and to ensure that departmental or office procedures and guidelines are maintained by monitoring, tracking and ensuring the completion of land rates, neighborhood factors, sales ratio studies, various

Assessment Administrator & Valuation System (AAVS) edits to ensure property valuation using AAVS and departmental and local guidelines.

Coordinates and ensures that various operations are executed in the AAVS system in order to maintain property records by following the guidelines in the AAVS User’s Manual and through the AAVS Coordinator.

Provides assistance and support to clerical staff by completing and approving various transfer documents and calculations, and calculating appropriate values that are a result of subdivision, separation or various changes of use.

Communicates to Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor work progress. 

Implements and explains the various deadlines throughout the year to subordinates.

Provides training to subordinates.

Plans, coordinates and supervises the work of Assessor Supervisors and Assessor Staff.  


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: Five 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.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Two years of supervisory or managerial experience.


Experience in the valuation of residential/commercial and industrial properties and the assessment appeals process.

Experience using the Assessment Administration & Valuation System (AAVS).

Understanding of real property tax laws in Maryland and IAAO standards.



Recruitment is limited to current Assessments and Taxation employees only.  

Must be willing to work at the Baltimore 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 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.


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.


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 and as they relate to the requirements of the position. The supplemental questions will be used as part of the rating process.



Online applications are highly recommended.  However, if you are unable to apply online, 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.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.  Applications must be received by the closing date. 

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

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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