New job Driver License Examiner in Pennsylvania

Driver License Examiner
Driver License Examiner

Driver License Examiner

Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $42,563 - $64,136 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description


Put your driving skills to work for you. The Department of Transportation is seeking responsible individuals for conducting standardized knowledge and skills examinations to evaluate the skill and competence of non-commercial and Commercial Driver License (CDL) applicants. If you've got the drive, apply today.

The hiring office for this posting has a continuing need for Spanish speaking applicants. Individuals fluent in both English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. Individuals hired for these positions provide information and assistance to Spanish-speaking customers.


The basics of this position are:

This position 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 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 accessing various systems and databases to authenticate identity documents.

Processes test results and applications and issues driver license and identification card products to eligible applicants.

Strictly adheres to all aspects of Driver and Vehicle Services’ Customer Service Policy.

Additional duties and responsibility can be found in the position description.

Work Hours and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, with a 30 minute lunch
  • This position requires a valid non-commercial Class C Driver's License with a Class M, which may be obtained within the first six months of employment or expiration of the probationary period, whichever comes later.



  • 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.
  • This position requires a valid non-commercial Class C Driver's License with a Class M, which may be obtained within the first six months of employment or expiration of the probationary period, whichever comes later.
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • 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 and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.

Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.