New Job Driver & Dealer Examiner - Dvs Exam & Insp Spec In Minnesota

Driver & Dealer Examiner - DVS Exam & Insp Spec
Driver & Dealer Examiner - DVS Exam & Insp Spec

Driver & Dealer Examiner - DVS Exam & Insp Spec

Company : State of Minnesota
Salary : $18.99 - $26.74 an hour
Location : Minnesota

Full Description

Job Details

Job Class: Driver & Vehicle Services Examining & Inspection Specialist

Working Title: Driver & Dealer Examiner

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 11/24/2021
  • Closing Date: 12/07/2021
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Public Safety Dept / Public Safety-AFSCME
  • Division/Unit: DVS Exam Region 1B / DVS Exam Region 1B
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday (may be required to work regularly scheduled weekend hours)
  • Must be able to work any of the following three shifts:
    • Sunday - Thursday (Friday & Saturday Off)
    • Tuesday - Saturday (Sunday & Monday Off)
    • Monday - Friday (Saturday & Sunday Off)
  • Travel Required: Yes, up to 25%
  • Salary Range: $18.99 - $26.74/hourly; $39,651 - $55,833/annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - Technical/AFSCME
  • Work Area: North Metro Exam Station: 35W & County Road I, Arden Hills, MN
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

This position exists to promote public roadway safety by the administration of prescribed vision screening, knowledge, oral, road and skills tests for motor vehicle operators so that only qualified individuals obtain a Minnesota driver’s license. This position is also responsible for inspecting motor vehicle dealership facilities and records to ensure compliance with state dealer laws, and to inspect motor vehicles for identification and titling purposes.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate with others and understand information; read, write and respond to customers in fluent English and to work.
  • Cashiering experience in order to perform basic math skills in order to collect, count, reconcile and complete daily transactions.
  • Experience providing in-person customer service in a high volume, stressful environment.
  • Ability to provide prompt, courteous and accurate information to customers on the phone or in person (face to face contact) and work cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Typing-Keyboarding skills.
  • Data entry skills sufficient to enter data onto paper forms and computer entry screens.
  • Experience with basic of office equipment and Internet.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail in order to enter data on paper forms and into databases.
  • Must qualify for an unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Must pass national criminal background check.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Ability to work cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and underserved communities.
  • May need to work regularly scheduled weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Face to face customer service experience in a business with high volume customer traffic within the last five years.
  • Cash handling experience sufficient to accept applications and fees from customers and accurately complete financial transactions.
  • Knowledge of basic driving and motor vehicle laws.
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritize and manage a wide variety of duties while working independently.
  • Foreign language skills.
  • Ability to write legibly sufficient to produce completed forms and documents that can be easily read by others.
  • Excellent attendance and dependability.
  • Ability to engage customers, provide clear instructions, answer questions and provide both positive and negative feedback in a professional manner.
  • Five (5) years of driving experience with a good driving record.
  • First perceives a forced whispered voice in the better ear at not less than 5 feet with or without the use of a hearing aid.
  • Graduate of one of the following public sector training programs: Project for Pride in Living, HIRED, Goodwill Easter Seals, Twin Cities Rise, Takoda, Hmong American Partnership, CLUES or similar Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) sponsored workforce development programs.
  • Knowledge of a written and spoken second language (e.g., Spanish, Hmong or Somali) and English sufficient to translate messages from one language to the other, while maintaining message content, context, and style.

Physical Requirements

Employee must be able to communicate effectively with others and understand information clearly and have a minimum visual acuity of 20/40, corrected or uncorrected, and a visual field greater than or equal to 105 degrees. Average to above average reflexes are required. Must be able to maintain a stationary position for long periods of time. Must be able to position self and move many times per day into and out of all sizes of motor vehicles. Must be able to transport 25 pounds. Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor and handle the stress associated with continuous public contact.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

It is the policy of the Department of Public Safety that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment, includes the following components:

1) Criminal history

2) Reference check

3) Credit check

4) Fingerprinting (EDL)

5) Driver’s License check

6) US Citizenship check

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

How to Apply

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If you have questions about the position, contact Faith Xiongblaxang at [email protected]


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities throughout the application and interview process.

If you need alternative access to the online applications system, please email the job information line at [email protected] or call 651-259-3637.

For accommodations or questions about accessibility specifically relating to this job announcement, please email the Affirmative Action Division at [email protected] or call 651-201-7136.