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ASSESSMENTS ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR - Class B

Recruitment #21-003033-0001

Introduction

This is a Position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, Howard 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 State Department of Assessments and Taxation employees only.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Assessments & Taxation for Howard County

3451 Court House Drive

Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

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.

POSITION DUTIES

Assists the Supervisor of Assessments in the management of a local office of assessments 

Assists in the development and implementation of local office policy and procedures 

Assists in the preparation and maintenance of local property assessments records 

Prepares reports and estimates of the value of taxable property 

Assists in the planning and execution of a program of assessment and reassessment of taxable property 

Cooperates with appropriate related local officials, officers, and departments 

Carries on a continuing program of public information to advise property owners of the activities and duties performed by the department that are required by law 

Answers questions from subordinate Assessor staff and other parties regarding assessment methods and procedures, the residential appeals process and CAMA functions 

Acts as a back-up to Supervisor of Assessments in the event of the Supervisor's absence

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.

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

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be willing to work in Howard County.

Recruitment limited to State Department of Assessments and Taxation employees only.

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, 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 Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-1141, MDTTY 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.



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