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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #22-001755-0007

Introduction

This is a position Specific Recruitment for the Department of Assessments and Taxation, Tax Credit Audit Division. The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in this division.  Interested persons will need to reapply for future recruitments in this classification.

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Assessments and Taxation

Tax Credit Audit Division

 301 W. Preston Street, 9th Floor

 Baltimore, MD 21201

POSITION DUTIES

The Main purpose of this position is to serve as an internal auditor.

Reviews the accuracy of the income reported by tax credit applicants and the income verification work performed by tax credit employees within the specified timeline.  

Corresponds with taxpayers via telephone and written detailed letters of explanation to request repayment of tax credits, verify amount of tax credits and explain reasons for tax credit denials.  

Represents the Department at Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board (PTAAB) hearings and acts as a witness for the State of Maryland at Tax Court hearings.  

Interprets the Law, Departmental Policies or Court Decisions to determine what constitutes income for tax credit purposes.    

Corresponds with Local Finance Offices regarding the tax credit verification reports to determine if County requests for reimbursements are accurate or if reimbursements due to the State are appropriately credited to the Department.  

Performs any Special Quality Control projects assigned by the Associate Director, Program Manager or Deputy Program Manager.  

Gives presentations to the public as well as instructional classes to interested Government Agencies and/or Non-Profit Organizations.  

Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, compliance with the requirements detailed in the Department’s Customer Service Policy and assistance with the ongoing training of internal staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:   Two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute the completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience analyzing and interpreting data in order to apply rules, regulations and standards in accordance with laws.

Experience performing mathematical calculations.

Experience handling and preparing legal documents.

Experience responding to taxpayers via telephone, in person or in writing.

Experience giving presentations to public or private groups.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be willing to work in Baltimore City.

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.

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

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online access is not available, you may submit a paper application and resume to: Department of Assessment and Taxation, Attn:  Human Resources Department, Room 511, 300 W. Preston Street, room 511, Baltimore, MD  21201.

Applications must be received by the closing date.  If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 410-767-1140.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

 



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