POSITION PROFILE & APPLICATION PACKET: SUPERVISOR OF ASSESSMENTS FOR CAROLINE COUNTY, MARYLAND
Contents 1. Introduction & Qualifications 2. State of Maryland Position Description 3. Timeline & Process 4. Instructions to Applicants 5. Required References
Prepared by: Caroline County Commissioners Office April 2016
INTRODUCTION Caroline County government invites applications for the position of Supervisor of Assessments for Caroline County. The County Commissioners will forward the names of five qualified applicants to the Director of the State Department of Assessment and Taxation, who will make the final selection. This is a managerial position within State government. The Supervisor of Assessments is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the local assessment office, including the valuation of real property, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office, and supervising a diverse staff of professional and clerical employees. The minimum qualifications for the position are a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in a responsible management position or in the valuation of real property. Additional experience in management or real property valuation may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. Residency in Caroline County required within 6 months of appointment. Salary Range: $56,743 - $91,107, with an excellent package of State employee benefits.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will possesses the following skills, experience, and personal attributes:
The ability to understand, apply, and explain applicable Maryland law to a variety of internal and external customers
Experience with the development of strategic goals and the successful implementation of process improvements and organizational practices that ensure responsive, customerfriendly services
Experience with effective staff development and leadership, including effective hiring and evaluation, delegation, coaching, and motivation
Private sector experience or demonstrated understanding of business sector challenges
Experience with the principles and practices of public administration, governmental accounting, budgeting, and human resource management
Experience with a broad variety of governmental services, including real property valuation, planning and land use, and community and economic development
Experience in working with citizen boards and hearing processes
A personal history of civic and community engagement
A reputation for honesty and integrity, with demonstrated history of meeting the highest standards of personal and professional conduct
A professional style that is open and personable, and which values teamwork, shares information willingly, and encourages open and transparent government
A person with high energy and an enthusiastic attitude
STATE OF MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF PERSONNEL SERVICES AND BENEFITS 301 West Preston Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
POSITION DESCRIPTION PART I.
IDENTIFYING POSITION INFORMATION
ITEMS 1-6 to be completed by Agency Personnel Office. 1. PIN 2. CLASS CODE/GRADE Grade 20 3. SERVICE 4. IS THIS POSITION DESIGNATED AS A SPECIAL APPOINTMENT? YES MANAGEMENT 5. OVERTIME STATUS 6. AGENCY APPROPRIATION CODE EXEMPT 24.03.00 ITEMS 7-13 to be completed by the supervisor. 7.
Current Employee's Name, if applicable
SUPERVISOR OF ASSESSMENTS CLASS C
Working Title, if different 9.
Department or Agency Name
STATE DEPARTMENT OF ASSESSMEN