Motor Vehicle License Examiner - Grade 12

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Positions

This title exists in Motor Vehicles, Department of and has approximately 317 positions.


*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

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Salary Information for Motor Vehicle License Examiner
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Motor Vehicle License Examiner 12 $48,956 $59,757
Senr Motor Vehicle License Examiner 15 $55,152 $70,317
Prin Motor Vehicle License Examiner 18 $65,001 $82,656

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Job Duties

As a Motor Vehicle License Examiner, you would conduct driving tests for all classes of drivers’ licenses. You would direct applicants through the road test route, evaluate driving performance, verbally inform applicants about their performance during the test, and inform applicants at the conclusion whether they passed or failed the test. In this post-test review, you would cover strong points of the applicant’s driving ability and areas of driving that need improvement, and place appropriate restrictions on the drivers’ licenses, as needed. You must be able to use and maintain a computerized tablet (electronic scoring device). You may be assigned to conduct field investigations of driving schools, private service bureaus, and public carriers, and to prepare written reports of your findings. You would also be assigned to investigate complaints and fraudulent activities surrounding these entities, and may be required to testify at Department of Motor Vehicles hearings.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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26-611 38-284

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Mobility Options

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