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Recruitment #24-001376-0013


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

If you have interviewed in the last six months for this position-please do not re-apply.




Department of Assessments and Taxation
Anne Arundel County Assessment Office 
45 Calvert Street 
Annapolis, Maryland 21401


To perform various clerical functions in an assessment office which include, but are not limited to, reviewing, verifying and interpreting information for determining and resolving problems.

This position has two main purposes: 1. Review and research various types of legal documents for properties being transferred for accuracy and sufficiency of information provided to effect property transfers. 2. To assist property owners with questions concerning the Homeowners/Renters Tax Credit program, personal property and real property. Property Transfers- Review various types of legal documents for property being transferred to verify the accuracy and sufficiency of the information provided to effect property transfers following established office procedures.

Partial Transfers - Determine if deed is transferring only a portion of the property. Record information on Intake Sheet accordingly to show correct acreage and description of each account. Use deed plotter to plot new parcel, draw on worksheet maps, give to assessor to revalue each account.

Assist the Public- Provide assessment related information to the general public both in person and by phone regarding the assessment records, property ownership, tax credits, personal property and real property.

Agricultural Application- Mail and monitor agricultural applications to new property owners or Tree Farm participants who have signed a Letter of Intent. Upon return, distribute to appropriate assessor for review.

Miscellaneous-Perform other duties as may be required. Including completing Enterprise Zone report, typing letters & reports, and entering property sketched.


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

Experience: One year of experience performing clerical duties.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours of education at an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

2. Six months clerical training with three courses in subjects such as keyboarding, clerical math, word processing, spreadsheets, database, graphics presentation, proofreading, or office etiquette may be substituted for six months of the required experience.

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


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Experience using Microsoft Office and entering data into a database system.
2. Experience using a Multi-line phone system. 
3. Experience working with the public via telephone and in person. 
4. Experience performing mathematical computations including calculating percentages


Must be willing to work in Anne Arundel County.




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.


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost.


  • Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date). 
  • Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year. 
  • Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year.  
  • Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child. 
  • Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year.   
  • Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness - Employees with the State of Maryland are eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Mass Transit Benefit - Permanent State employees are entitled to use the Baltimore Light Rail, the Baltimore Metro Subway, the Baltimore Bus Service



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: 

Sherry Dennis 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 at 
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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