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Recruitment #22-001328-0019


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




Department of Assessments and Taxation
Harford County Assessments Office
2 S. Bond Street, Ste. 400
Bel Air, MD  21014


Handles technical issues related to acreage, logs and works plats, creates new accounts, breakdowns, partial conveyances, deletions, consolidations and other general office procedures. 

Interacts with other government agencies, title companies, surveyor s and the general public via in person, by phone and/or email. Answer Taxpayer questions and perform duties in an accurate and timely manner. 

AAVS keying for Residential and Commercial Assessors as needed. 

Handles all incoming and outgoing USPS mail. Maintains account. 

Office Liaison for Homeowners' Tax Credits. Assist in mailings of Commercial income questionnaires. 

Assist in supervising clerical function in the absence of the Office Manager and Assistant Office Manager. 

Assist with monthly reports as assigned.
Other clerical duties a required.


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

Experience: Two years performing secretarial or clerical work involving typing duties.


1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Administrative Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  


Desired or Preferred

Experience working with the public via telephone and in person.
Experience responding to a high volume of emails and incoming calls on a multi-line phone system.
Experience performing mathematical computations including calculating percentages.
Experience working with Microsoft Office, Goggle and entering data into a database system.
Professional oral/written communication and interpersonal skills.


Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a keyboard of a personal computer at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.


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 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, Office of Human Resources  Division at or 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.

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