Drivers License Examiner I
North Dakota State Government - Williston, ND

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High school diploma or GED, possession of a valid North Dakota Class D operator’s license, and a satisfactory driving record for the last five years.

Applicants with any alcohol related or reckless driving offenses will not be considered. All other driving offenses will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

This position requires conducting driving tests involving automobiles, motorcycles, buses, and trucks year round, in all weather conditions. Candidates are required to multi-task at the front counter and make on the spot decisions while customers are waiting in line.

Ability to accurately and clearly complete required paperwork; prepare written or oral reports frequently in tight time frames; requires use of phone, calculator, reference sources, copier and keyboarding familiarity; personal computer with database software; establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and others; function with minimal supervision; following supervisor's directives or responding to customer requests; ability to remain calm and composed when dealing with distraught or angry employees or members of the public.

Requires normal vision with or without correction; normal hearing range with or without correction; eye-hand coordination; physical mobility, agility, and mental alertness compatible with an office setting; ability to lift and carry several items weighing up to 50 pounds; traffic and machinery hazards may be present or may occur, safety training provided; work in all types of weather on a variety of uneven or slippery surfaces; standing; regular attendance is essential to efficiently process the volume of work in this position; public speaking skills.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing in normal and stressful conditions; must possess prioritization and time management skill, analytical, and logical decision-making skills, & networking and leadership skills; learn and retain knowledge of practices, principles, standards and guidelines as related to applicant identification and eligibility.

Ability to memorize policies and procedures; learn and retain knowledge of N.D.C.C., federal regulations, title and registration requirements of other government, familiarity with other state agencies; ability to work under stress; some contact with the public; ability to work closely with people; ability to communicate clearly to avoid confusion and misunderstanding with others; ability to complete forms, compute fees, and be mathematically inclined; ability to read, interpret, or explain applicable standards, technical literature, regulations, plans, and specifications.

Requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment. Employment is contingent upon passing a medical screening process.

Application Procedures:
  • This position qualifies for a fixed oil-patch add-on payment of $484 per month.
**If an internal candidate is selected for this position they may be granted moving allowance provisions in accordance with Human Resource Policy 14.4.

***If an external candidate is selected for this position they may be granted moving allowance provisions in accordance with Human Resource Policy 14.5. External applicants are eligible for a recruitment bonus of two months salary.

Applicants Please Submit:
SFN 10950, Application for Employment
SFN 18859, DOT Addendum to Application for Employment
Copy of final college transcript if applicable

Please Send Application Materials To:
Marie Nelson, Human Resources Division

ND Department of Transportation

608 East Boulevard Avenue

Bismarck, ND 58505-0700

Telephone Number: 701-328-4358

Fax Number: 701-328-1415


Both application forms may be downloaded from the Internet at: . Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Division by 5 p.m. November 30, 2012 . Background checks will be conducted.

NDDOT staff will score all applications based on a 100 point job related personnel system. It is very important to be thorough & detailed on the application materials. The NDDOT affirmative action goal is one American Indian male, one American Indian female, and twelve non-minority females.

Applicants with disabilities should contact Marie Nelson at 701-328-4358 in advance of applying to discuss any special provisions needed for applying or interviewing.

If you have any questions on this position, please contact Syndi Worrel at 701-328-2070.

ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888

Summary of Work:
Applicant Eligibility and Legal Status Requires an In-depth Knowledge of State and Federal Laws: verify numerous types of applicant identification; decipher and interpret out-of-state driver license documents; screen and determine the eligibility of each applicant; apply in-depth knowledge of traffic laws, legal status requirements, and department administrative rules, regulations, and policies; translate and transfer out-of-state license information to the ND classification system; conduct and decipher Problem Driver Pointer System (PDPS) and Commercial Drivers License Information System (CDLIS) record checks. Approximately 15 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Conduct Written, Audio, and Driving Examinations as Required by State and Federal Laws: administer five separate classes of written examinations; administer audio examinations; possess technical knowledge for correcting and explaining errors relative to the five classes of written examinations; determine appropriate test(s) for approved applicants; conduct vehicle inspections in accordance with state law and safety requirements; understand and recognize the proper operation of all types of motor vehicles while conducting road tests; apply refined communication skills while administering driver examinations in order to avoid confusion, misunderstandings, and apprehension; administer tests for commercial airbrake restriction and for commercial driver license endorsements; conduct commercial driver testing in semis, large trucks, and passenger buses; conduct noncommercial driver testing in passenger cars and conduct motorcycle skill tests. Approximately 15 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Administer Vision Examinations, Address Various Medical Conditions, and Determine Proper License Restrictions . Assess Cognitive and Physical Abilities of Driver Applicants: technical skill and ability to administer vision examinations to all age groups by use of telebinocular vision equipment; interpret and determine what, if any, restrictions are to be applied; recognize, and when necessary, make proper vision referrals; approve or reject final vision results; interpret, translate, and communicate vision specialist reports; knowledge of medical terminology with ability to translate and properly apply the required driving restrictions; technical skill and ability in recognizing medical conditions for all age groups and determining if a physical report is necessary; interpret physician reports so as to approve or disapprove for licensing; understand medical terminology and standards to conduct proper verbal inquiries in determining eligibility of commercial applicants prior to testing; properly apply the required restrictions relevant to medical conditions; conduct initial screening procedures at the front counter to determine possible cognitive or physical impairments; recommend re-exam testing if possible impairments are detected; complete re-examination forms detailing screening findings and justification for retesting; conduct specialized re-exam knowledge and road tests to determine how well the applicant compensates for various impairments to ensure the applicant has the ability to drive safely. Approximately 10 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Computer Record Programming, Data Processing Procedures, (require a high degree of accuracy and skill), Operation of Digital Drivers License System (DDLS): in-depth knowledge of data terminal usage; in-depth knowledge and skills necessary for proper operation of portable and stationary data processing equipment; technical and in-depth knowledge in establishing and updating immediate and accurate recording of driving records by use of ITD mainframe system; technical knowledge and skill for the proper operation of the digital driver license system. Approximately 10 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Administrative Duties and Responsibilities Include a Variety of Tasks: responsible for accurate completion of numerous department documents; quality control of issued product; approve or disapprove applications and other required documents; promote traffic safety education and customer service; abide by department administrative regulations; maintain an effective working relationship with school administrators and driver education trainers; initiate and maintain an effective public relations program within each community served through various city departments and organizations. Approximately 10 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Bookkeeping and Accounting: collect appropriate license fees; follow proper receipting procedures; correct and record entries; complete daily audit; make daily bank deposit; maintain daily account of assigned answer sheets; update packet and mail out license/permits generated from non automated sites. Approximately 5 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Equipment Maintenance, Inventory, and Safety: setup and safety of examination room; equipment inventory and maintenance; vehicle upkeep and maintenance; office supplies inventory; emergency situation control. Approximately 5 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Authenticate Identification Documents Presented by Individuals Applying for Permits, Licenses, and Identification Cards. Authentication Occurs At the Front Counter and Requires on the Spot Decision Making: be trained on AAMVA Fraudulent Document Recognition and apply the training to recognize authentic documents such as birth certificates, social security cards, court documents, and various immigration documents; conduct an online verification of social security numbers via the Social Security Online Verification System (SSOLV). Interpret response; conduct an online verification of birth certificates via the Electronic Verification of Vital Events System (EVVERS). Interpret response; conduct an online verification of immigration documents via the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements System (SAVE). Interpret response. Approximately 15 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Conduct a DLN Survey on Commercial Applicants to Comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act. Conduct Specialized Testing for School Buses to Comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act: determine the states via the driver information provided at time of application that commercial applicants have previously been licensed in; enter the states on the driver record to initiate the requests for driver information from all previous states within a 10- year history; determine the appropriate knowledge tests to qualify for the school bus (S)endorsement; conduct school bus specific skills testing in compliance with federal standards for testing. Approximately 10 percent of time is spent on this duty.
Comply with the Federal USA Patriot Act Pertaining to Hazardous Materials: decipher driver record to determine the eligibility for the applicant to test for the hazardous material (H) endorsement; inform applicant of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) procedures for threat assessments. Approximately 5 percent of time is spent on this duty.

Work Conditions :
During the first six weeks of employment, the employee will complete a ten-day training course in Bismarck followed by four weeks of on-the-job training.

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