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Recruitment #19-000904-0005


This is a position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Real Property Division, St. Mary's 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 State Department of Assessments and Taxation Employees only.




Department of Assessments for St. Mary's County

Carter Building, Room 2059

23110 Leonard Hall Drive

Leonardtown, Maryland 20650-0653

Main Purpose of Job

Responsible for assisting the Assessments Office Manager in all clerical operations within the County Assessment Office.


  • Interacts with the general pubic 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 insure the timely and accurate completion of office assignments.
  • Evaluates subordinate employees to assess work quality by regularly monitoring work performance.  
  • Assists the Office Manager in the development and implementation of clerical office policy and procedures to improve clerical office operations.
  • Trains and instructs subordinate staff on the job duties and office procedures to follow, to insure compliance with departmental procedures and state regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.    


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

Experience: Four years of clerical or technical experience in processing property assessment 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. 


Clerical and technical experience in processing assessments records and forms.

Knowledge of policies and practice used in Maryland State Department of Assessments & Taxation.


Must be willing to work in St. Mary's County.  Recruitment is limited to current State Department of Assessments and Taxation Employees only.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) 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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year. 


Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. The supplemental questions will be used as part of the rating process.


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, 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.