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Motor Vehicle Technician I (#MBCC01)
$24,346.00 Yearly Min / $30,433.00 Yearly Mid / $36,520.00 Yearly Max


Motor Vehicle Technician II (#MBCC02)
$26,048.00 Yearly Min / $32,560.00 Yearly Mid / $39,072.00 Yearly Max


Senior Motor Vehicle Technician (#MBCC03)
$27,870.00 Yearly Min / $34,838.00 Yearly Mid / $41,806.00 Yearly Max


Motor Vehicle Services Supervisor (#MBCC04)
$31,912.00 Yearly Min / $39,890.00 Yearly Mid / $47,868.00 Yearly Max




Description of Occupational Work

This class series uses four levels of work in the Public Safety occupational group, Motor Vehicle Services occupational series and describes motor vehicle inspection and drivers licensing work. Motor vehicle inspection work involves testing/inspecting of motor vehicles to meet federal and state safety and environmental control standards and regulations. Motor vehicle drivers licensing work involves administering tests/examinations for driver license applicants.

Note: This career ladder series incorporates levels I and II. Based on the level of work applicable to the employing agency and functional area, positions can be allocated up to level II. The I level is to provide entry for hiring new employees into the class series but does not preclude hiring new employees at higher levels. Employees may be promoted through the career ladder in accordance with minimum qualifications and promotional standards. Promotional standards, a selection document under separate cover, sets forth the criteria that defines and describes the requirements that must be met at each level. Advancement of employees through the career ladder is dependent on an agency's/department's operational needs and distribution of work. 

The Senior Motor Vehicle Technician and Motor Vehicle Services Supervisor levels, although not part of the career ladder, provide competitive opportunity for movement of employees. 

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Administers and scores vision, road, oral and written tests for a variety of licenses such as commercial driver license, automobile, school bus, motorcycle and conditional. Operates various equipment for testing license applicants, issuing photo licenses, processing/issuing driver's licenses and collecting fees.
     
  • Reviews/verifies documents and state and national motor vehicle records to determine valid issuing of licenses or passing of vehicles; provides information to law enforcement agencies on stolen vehicles and falsified documents.
     
  • Inspects vehicle equipment such as lights, horns, windshield wipers, turn signals, brakes, emissions and exhaust systems for automobiles, buses, trucks and motorcycles. Inspects mobile homes and other vehicles off-site, as required, for verification or assignment of vehicle identification number.
     
  • Operates manual and computerized vehicle testing equipment.
     
  • Interprets and explains various phases of inspection or licensing processes, laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures to the public.
     
  • Deals courteously with the public in stressful situations when explaining ineligibility.
     
  • Prepares a variety of records and reports.

Levels of Work

 Motor Vehicle Technician I

This is the entry level responsible for testing/inspecting of motor vehicles or administering tests/examinations for driver licenses.

  • Reports to a technical superior.
  • Attends training to acquire certification for commercial driver license or emissions/evaporative systems pressure testing and anti-tampering inspection.

 Motor Vehicle Technician II

This is the full performance level responsible for specializing in either testing/inspecting of motor vehicles or administering tests/examinations for driver licenses.

  • Must be certified to administer commercial driver license tests or certified to perform emissions/evaporative system pressure testing and anti-tampering inspections.
  • Calibrates and maintains equipment.


 Senior Motor Vehicle Technician

This is the lead level responsible for providing technical expertise to lower level staff and participating in testing/inspecting motor vehicles and/or administering tests/examinations for driver licenses.

  • Provides technical guidance/direction to lower level staff.  Provides training to new employees, refresher training and instructing employees in new or revised laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Monitors the work of lower level staff to ensure standardization within assigned work area.
  • Intercedes in the resolution of complaints/ problems.


 Motor Vehicle Services Supervisor

This is the supervisory level responsible for participating in and supervising staff performing vehicle testing and inspection or driver licensing.

  • Reports to an administrative superior.
  • Supervises technical, administrative support and/or seasonal employees. Supervision is exercised over two or more merit full time positions per Merit Rule 5.1460. The elements of supervision include planning, assigning, reviewing and evaluating performance, training and recommending hire, termination and discipline. Ensures mandatory certification requirements are met.
  • Ensures uniform and efficient motor vehicle testing/inspection or driver licensing operations.
  • Recommends new or changes to existing policies, procedures, operating practices, forms and manuals.
  • Communicates with attorneys, automobile dealerships, trucking companies, court and law enforcement personnel, other state motor vehicle agencies and the public to explain motor vehicle testing/inspection or driver licensing laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures and resolve problems/complaints.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA's listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.

  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal motor vehicle laws, rules, regulations and procedures including rules of the road pertaining to vehicle inspections or driver licenses.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical computations.
  • Knowledge of vehicle components, their location and function.
  • Ability to interpret and explain applicable State and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment such as Motor Vehicle testing and vision testing equipment and camera.
  • Ability to detect improper or unsafe motor vehicle conditions and fraudulent or altered documents.
  • Ability to observe and evaluate driver license applicant's driving performance according to established rules and standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to deal with the public in potentially stressful situations.
  • Ability to prepare accurate records and reports.


In addition to the above Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, the Motor Vehicle Technician II requires:

  • Knowledge of applicable State and Federal Motor Vehicle laws, rules, regulations and procedures including rules of the road pertaining to vehicle inspections including emissions, evaporative system pressures testing and anti-tampering inspections or driver licenses including CDL.
  • Knowledge of computerized testing equipment in specialty area.
  • Knowledge of the calibration and maintenance of computerized testing equipment.


In addition to the above Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, the Senior Motor Vehicle Technician requires:

  • Knowledge of Division policies and procedures.
  • Skill in detecting improper or unsafe motor vehicle conditions and/or fraudulent or altered documents.
  • Skill in interpreting and explaining applicable State and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in operating a variety of equipment such as motor vehicle testing and/or vision testing equipment and camera.
  • Skill in observing and evaluating driver license applicant's driving performance according to established rules and standards.
  • Skill in effective communications.
  • Skill in dealing with the public in potentially stressful situations.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and training to lower level personnel.


In addition to the above Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, the Motor Vehicle Services Supervisor requires:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.
  • Skill in resolving complaints and problems in stressful situations.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Motor Vehicle Technician II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in document processing which includes reviewing and evaluating records for completeness and conformity with laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, resolve deficiencies, interpret information, and track and monitor activities.
  2. Six months experience in customer service such as providing prompt, accurate, and courteous service to customers seeking information, answering requests as quickly as possible, ensuring customers are satisfied with service, and responding to complaints.
  3. Six months experience in applying motor vehicle laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  5. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Job Requirement for Motor Vehicle Technician II: Inspection

  1. Six months experience in operating, calibrating and maintaining equipment used in vehicle inspections.

CLASS:
MBCC01
EST:
7/1/1996
REV:
FORMERLY JOB CLASS:
26913

CLASS:
MBCC02
EST:
7/1/1996
REV:
FORMERLY JOB CLASS:
26914

CLASS:
MBCC03
EST:
7/1/1996
REV:
FORMERLY JOB CLASS:
26915

CLASS:
MBCC04
EST:
7/1/1996
REV:
FORMERLY JOB CLASS:
26916