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Compliance Officers

Also called: Driver License Examiner, License Examiner, Motor Vehicle Clerk, Public Service Representative (PSR)

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What they do:
Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere.
On the job, you would:
  • Warn violators of infractions or penalties.
  • Evaluate applications, records, or documents to gather information about eligibility or liability issues.
  • Advise licensees or other individuals or groups concerning licensing, permit, or passport regulations.

Knowledge

Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Business
  • customer service
  • management
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
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
Hearing and Speech
  • speak clearly
  • recognize spoken words

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Cooperation

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Microsoft Access Hot Technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$69,050
$38,920
$109,950
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