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OFFICE SECRETARY III

Recruitment #19-001362-0046

Introduction

This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Assessments and Taxation, Business Property Valuation Division.  This recruitment is limited to permanent and contractual State employees only.

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Assessments and Taxation

Business Property Valuation

301 W. Preston Street

9th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position's primary responsibility is to provide support services to the Associate Director. These support services may include but are not limited to responding to emails, calls, and meeting requests on behalf of the Associate Director, tracking customer service inquiries, and performing duties associated with an office manager. Secondarily, this position will provide support services to the Business for Personal Property Program Manager through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication, similar to the support services provided to the Associate Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

Notes: 

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 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.

Experience working with computers and different software including Microsoft Office and entering data into a database system.

Experience working with the general public via telephone and in person in regards to Taxpayer Services and Business Personal Property.

Experience working with multi-line telephone system.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current employees only (Permanent, Contractual and Temporary employees).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

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 410-767-1140, 

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. 

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.