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Recruitment #21-000903-0003


This is a position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, Washington 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.

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




Department of Assessments for Washington County

3 Public Square

Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the Office Manager for the Washington County Assessments Office. The position is responsible for the overall operation of the office, overseeing the day to day office functions, providing guidance to subordinates and recommendations to the Assistant Supervisor of Assessments and the Supervisor of Assessments concerning office operations.


Interacts with the general public, both in person and by phone to respond to technical issues related to the assessment process, property values and/or general office procedures.

Delegates duties to subordinate employees and monitors workflow to ensure the timely and accurate completion of office assignments.

Trains and instructs subordinate staff on the job duties and office procedures to follow, to ensure compliance with departmental procedures and state regulations.

Evaluates subordinate employees to assess work quality by regularly monitoring work performance.

Assists the Supervisor of Assessments in the development and implementation of clerical office policy and procedures to improve clerical office operations.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four years of clerical or technical experience in processing assessments records and forms.


1. Additional experience performing general clerical duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to 2 years of 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.


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

Experience with and Knowledge of policies and practices used in a local assessments office. 

Clerical or technical experience in processing property assessments records and forms.


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

Must be willing to work at the Washington County Assessments Office.


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 410-767-1140.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.