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Licensing Examiners & Inspectors

Also called: Driver License Examiner, Public Service Representative (PSR), Driver Examiner, Transportation Services Representative (TSR)

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What they do:
Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for, conformity with, or liability under licenses or permits.
On the job, you would:
  • Issue licenses to individuals meeting standards.
  • Evaluate applications, records, or documents to gather information about eligibility or liability issues.
  • Administer oral, written, road, or flight tests to license applicants.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
Hearing and Speech
  • recognize spoken words

Personality

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

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Data base user interface and query software
  • Commercial driver's license information system CDLIS
  • National Driver Register NDR
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Document scanning software
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Digital imaging system software

Education

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

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$64,340
per year, on average
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