New job Driver License Examiner in South Dakota

Driver License Examiner
Driver License Examiner

Driver License Examiner

Company : South Dakota State Government
Salary : $15.52 an hour
Location : South Dakota

Full Description

Agency: Department of Public Safety
Location: Watertown
Salary: $15.52 per hour
Pay Grade: GE
Closing Date: 09/23/2021

This is a Full-Time 40 Hours Weekly position with the Department of Public Safety. For more information on the Department of Public Safety, please visit

Driver License Examiners verify applicant identity, establish validity of applicant’s identifying documents, and their eligibility for an ID card, permit, or license; administer vision screening and written and driving examinations for auto, truck, motorcycle, resident and non-resident commercial driver licenses, school bus license, and hazardous materials endorsement; collect fees update data on the drivers record system, photograph applicants, and print an ID card, permit or license to present to the applicant.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Knowledge of:

  • South Dakota driver’s manual requirements pertaining to the safe operation of motor vehicles;
  • motor vehicle operation;
  • computers.

Ability to:

  • read and understand complex information and explain that information in common terms;
  • communicate information clearly and concisely;
  • deal tactfully and courteously with the public;
  • multi-task diverse and complex activities;
  • maintain train of thought despite frequent interruptions;
  • lift and carry 60 pounds in and out of vehicles and up and down stairs;
  • conduct assigned duties in a uniform and standardized manner;
  • operate computers, cameras, printers, and license processing equipment.


Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online:
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email:
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

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