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ASSESSMENTS ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR - Class A

Recruitment #21-003032-0001

Introduction

This is a Internal Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, Baltimore 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.

This Recruitment is for current State Department of Assessments and Taxation employees only.

GRADE

22

LOCATION OF POSITION

SDAT-REAL PROPERTY VALUATION FOR BALTIMORE COUNTY
300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 602
Towson, MD  21286

Main Purpose of Job

To assist the Supervisor of Assessments with the total work program of the office including residential and commercial and the coordination of the clerical and assessor functions in order to complete the triennial assessment program in a timely and professional manner Experience with real property tax laws in Maryland and IAAO standards.

POSITION DUTIES

Assists the Supervisor of Assessments in the management of the activities and assignments of the assessor field staff; Provides guidance to staff on ethical and professional conduct and on procedures; disseminating the appropriate reading materials, conducting staff meeting and providing on the job training to follow to insure compliance with COMAR regulations, departmental procedures and applicable State Laws governing assessments to ensure the completion of property inspections and the annual workload. 

Assists the Supervisor of Assessments in the development and implementation of local office policy and procedures to insure compliance with COMAR regulation, departmental procedures and State laws governing assessments. 

Analyzes existing market data and applies standard appraisal techniques to determine the value of land or buildings in accordance with Annotated Code of Maryland Tax Property Article and the Maryland Assessment Procedures Manual for commercial and residential properties. Operates Assessment Administrator & Valuation System (AAVS) to create and merge files. To cost, analyze, edit and report information reflecting accurate data. Reviews C & I BPRUC codes, identifying accounts to be mailed proper Income & Expense questionnaires. Interviews results in appropriate segment of remarks. 

Conducts appeals hearings and reviews and approves the decision rendered as result of supervisory level appeals made by subordinate staff to assure compliance with departmental procedure and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 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: Six 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.

Notes: 

1. Candidates may substitute additional appraisal experience involving the valuation of real property on a year-for-year basis for 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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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 Experience. 

Experience in the valuation of commercial and industrial properties. 

Experience working with real property tax laws in Maryland and IAAO standards.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be willing to work in the Baltimore County Assessments Office.
Must be a current state employee for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation

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 to positions, employees in this classification that possess a real estate broker or sales license, or a license to sell insurance, will be required to put the license in an "Inactive" status.

3. Employees in this classification 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 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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 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.