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Recruitment #23-002638-0003


This is a position Specific Recruitment for the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, Charter Legal Division. The resulting eligible list will be used for this position only.  Interested persons will need to reapply for future recruitments in this classification




State Department of Assessments and Taxation
Charter Legal Division
301 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD  21201


Incumbent is responsible for the processing of charter documents in the SDAT public service area. Position reviews for legal sufficiency and accepts or rejects business entity documents which are legally required to be filed with this Department. Position responds to inquiries from the general public; officers, directors, attorneys and other representatives of business entities; and representatives of other government agencies. Learns to review corporation and other Business entity documents for Legal sufficiency pursuant to Maryland Laws and regulations.

Learns to review, accept or reject filed documents, providing detailed instructions to correct deficiencies. Learns to advise and counsel Officers and Directors of possible or existing Business entities, their Attorneys or Representatives as to the proper procedures to be followed by those entities to obtain or maintain good standing with the State of Maryland. Learns to direct and/or lead Departmental staff, and Clerical staff in the daily processing of documents and related forms filed with the Department and in the preparation of Correspondences. Learns to communicate on a daily basis with the General public and Members of the Bar, the Courts and other Government agencies.


Education:   Possession of a Juris Doctor degree or equivalent degree from an accredited law school.

Experience: None

Note: Applicants may substitute experience in examining or processing articles of incorporation or other corporate documents for compliance with State or federal corporation laws on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and management.

Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of internal and external customers.   

Ability to interact with the Public, Business community, Attorneys, Legal representatives and other State employees in a way that promotes respect, cooperation and contributes to excellent performance.   

Ability to speak Spanish fluently.


Candidate must be willing to work in Baltimore City


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:

State 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 State Department of Assessments and Taxation at or 410-767-5898, 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 recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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