Department of Administrative Services

Motor Vehicle Examiner Specialist (5832CL)

$23.97-$31.35 Hourly / $1,917.63-$2,507.63 BiWeekly /
$50,050.14-$65,449.14 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Motor Vehicles this class is accountable for independently performing a combination of duties in registration and licensing functions.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is used in the following ways:

Branch Offices: This function requires the examination of applications and supporting documentation necessary to determine permissibility of all types of registration transactions.

Central Office: This function performs as a unit specialist related to examining, processing, and documenting customer transaction materials, including review and approval of branch paperwork related to titles, insurance compliance, and commercial driving businesses.

Dealers and Repairers: As part of the Central Office this function performs as a unit specialist responsible for issuance of licenses to operate dealerships, junk yards, gasoline stations, automotive repair shops and tow trucks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Motor Vehicle Branch/Central Office Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead lower level employees on an assignment basis or in the absence of the supervisor.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Examines and reviews forms for completeness, accuracy, legibility, and conformance with regulations; determines if transactions are subject to sales and use tax and computes amounts due; verifies proof of ownership and/or existence of encumbrances on all applications such as motor vehicle, motorcycle, bus, truck, camper, boat and miscellaneous vehicle registrations; examines certificates of title and other documents and supporting data; issues motor vehicle registrations; determines if transactions are new, transfers, class transfers or record transfers and processes accordingly; utilizes automotive manuals for verification of details on registrations; examines current suspension file to verify eligibility of applicants to receive registrations and/or operator licenses; answers questions from general public on laws, regulations, procedures and official motor vehicle forms; collects taxes and/or fees, balances cash records and prepares deposits; operates and responsible for security of assigned equipment, supplies and receipts.

BRANCH OFFICES: Deals directly with general public, performs limited restorations of driver’s licenses or motor vehicle registrations; issues boat registrations and toll plates; may perform photo licensing activities; performs related duties as required.

CENTRAL OFFICES: Performs as a unit specialist examining registration and title applications forwarded from branch and other areas for completeness, accuracy, legibility and conformance with Connecticut State Statutes prior to final approval for issuance of documents; researches title history on vehicles; works with DMV inspectors and/or local and state enforcement agencies; determines compliance with motor vehicle “brands” from other jurisdictions and applies them to Connecticut Certificate of Titles; issues Connecticut duplicate title certificates; issue ownership documents related to abandoned motor vehicles; researches insurance compliance issues and disputes; processes payments of civil penalties and fee adjustments; may research stolen vehicles; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of the functions and activities of the Department of Motor Vehicles; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to maintain records; ability to examine documents for completeness, accuracy and compliance with established requirements; ability to read, understand and apply motor vehicle laws, regulations, policies and procedures; ability to handle and count money; ability to perform arithmetical computations; ability in operating various types of office equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of clerical experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have involved the issuance of official documents requiring the examination of applications and supporting documentation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years.
2. One (1) year as a Motor Vehicle Examiner may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each canididate may be made before individuals are certified for appointment.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(05)-Clerical/Secretarial

BARGAINING UNIT

(07)-ADMN CLERICAL (NP-3)

EEO

(6)-Administrative Support

SALARY INFORMATION

CL 16

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Motor Vehicle Examiner Specialist in Salary Group CL 16 approved effective December 7, 2011. (Revised to modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/10/2016

CLASS: 5832CL; EST: 5/11/1962; REV: 6/10/2016;