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License Clerks

Also called: Clerk, License Clerk, Program Technician, Administrative Specialist

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:
  • Collect prescribed fees for licenses.
  • Code information on license applications for entry into computers.
  • Evaluate information on applications to verify completeness and accuracy and to determine whether applicants are qualified to obtain desired licenses.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality

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

Technology

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

Education

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

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$34,830
per year, on average
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