Driver License Examiner

Commonwealth of PA | Luzerne County, PA

Posted Date 11/07/2019
Description

In accordance with Title 75, paragraph 1607, this position also requires an active Class A Pennsylvania Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or equivalent with the following endorsements: P and N. The Commercial Driver License cannot have any of the following restrictions: E, L, N, O, or Z. The CDL must also include a Class M, which may be obtained within the first six months of employment or before the end of the probationary period and maintain it during employment.

This position is responsible for conducting standardized knowledge and skills examinations to evaluate the skill and competence of non-commercial and Commercial Driver License (CDL) applicants.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

  • Full-time employment
  • Work Schedule:  Tuesday through Saturday, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm with a 30 minute lunch
  • This position requires overtime and travel
  • This position requires a CDL
Determines the physical and driving qualifications of applicants, and the mechanical conditions of vehicles for conformance to the established standards necessary for safe driving.  Administers telebinocular, color perception, and other tests of vision.
 
Administers non-commercial and commercial driver license knowledge examinations to individuals to ensure they have a knowledge and understanding of the Vehicle Code and traffic signs.
 
Administers non-commercial and commercial driver license skills tests in accordance with Department standards.  Determines vehicle characteristics to ensure appropriate tests are administered.  Checks for valid registration and insurance.
 
Examines paperwork including applications; birth certificates; Social Security cards; marriage certificates; court documents; proof of residency documents; documents issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. State Department; and documents issued by foreign countries for authenticity.
 
Accesses various systems and databases to authenticate identity documents.  Establishes an individual's identity and eligibility for a driver's license and/or identification card.  Identifies fraud and mitigates the creation of false identities and identity theft.
 
Processes test results and applications and issues driver license and identification card products to eligible applicants.

 
Communicates information related to driver license applications, testing procedures, test results, and complaint processes to customers. 
 
Upon request of the Driver License Division Management Team, audits Third Party Examiners for contract compliance by either having the Third Party Examiner administer a CDL skills test to the Department Examiner in a representative vehicle or scoring along with the Third Party Examiner while administering a CDL skills test to an applicant.
 
Upon request of the Driver License Division Management Team, audits Third Party CDL test sites for contract compliance by checking files and certificates and completing an audit report.
 
Strictly adheres to all aspects of Driver and Vehicle Services' Customer Service Policy.
 
Responsible for ensuring that the correct fee waiver code is used and properly documented whenever a fee waiver is necessary to process a customer transaction.  Complies with all aspects of the Fee Waiver Guidelines.

Attends and completes required training.

Performs other related duties as required.

Essential Functions:

 1.Sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, reach, crawl, and twist.  Perform repetitive motions (typing, filing, answering telephone)
 2.Read and comprehend instruction manuals; follow oral and written instructions; communicate orally and in writing
 3.Assess and score CDL and non-CDL skill levels
 4.Provide friendly customer service
 5.Perform arithmetic calculations
 6.Lift and carry packages of varying size and weight
 7.Operate standard office, knowledge testing, and vision screening equipment
 8.Operate personal computers
 9.File, copy, purge, and enter data in order to maintain basic records
 10.Establish and maintain effective working relationships


 Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - Two years of experience obtaining, evaluating and providing information to the public.
  • Necessary Special Requirement - Possession of a valid non-commercial Pennsylvania Class C Driver's License.
  • Necessary Special Requirement- Must be twenty-one years of age at the time of application.
  • Condition of Employment - No suspensions or revocations of a driver's license during the five year period immediately preceding appointment.
In accordance with Title 75, paragraph 1607, this position also requires an active Class A Pennsylvania Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or equivalent with the following endorsements: P and N. The Commercial Driver License cannot have any of the following restrictions: E, L, N, O, or Z. The CDL must also include a Class M, which may be obtained within the first six months of employment or before the end of the probationary period and maintain it during employment.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
 
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.



 
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided
  • Only most recent exam score is counted

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