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License Clerks

Also called: Clerk, License Clerk, Motor Vehicle Field Representative (MVFR), Program Technician

What they do:
Issue licenses or permits to qualified applicants. Obtain necessary information, record data, advise applicants on requirements, collect fees, and issue licenses. May conduct oral, written, visual, or performance testing.
On the job, you would:
  • Evaluate information on applications to verify completeness and accuracy and to determine whether applicants are qualified to obtain desired licenses.
  • Collect prescribed fees for licenses.
  • Verify the authenticity of documents, such as foreign identification or immigration documents.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • read and understand what is written
Ideas and Logic
  • order or arrange things
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Social Orientation
  • Integrity

Technology

Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
some college
usually needed

Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$35,130
per year, on average
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