Driver License Technician Trainee, Full-time (Boulder)

State of Colorado Job Opportunities - Boulder, CO3.5

Full-time
Save
Department Information

MOTTO
Always help.

VISION
To empower businesses and individuals through quality customer service, innovation and collaboration.

MISSION
To become a trusted partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive.

Welcome to the Colorado Department of Revenue. Learn more about us here: Colorado Department of Revenue .

The Department of Revenue offers 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave, discounted RTD Eco-Pass, BenefitHub program (discounted merchandise, food and travel, etc.), CafeWell, employee wellness program and a great benefit package.

Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) provides services used by nearly every citizen of the State. Colorado citizens utilize identification, driver, and vehicle services at State and County offices to obtain identification cards, driver licenses, vehicle registrations, titles, and other related services. Additionally, the DMV licenses and provides oversight of private businesses and government organizations that provide driver and emission testing services. Finally, the division works closely with other state agencies and programs to provide information and education to serve the public and encourage voluntary compliance.
Description of Job
The employees in these positions are in training to ensure compliance with Colorado Revised Statutes and Federal laws, Department policies, rules and procedures in the issuance of Colorado documents to qualified applicants; with the primary goal of ensuring the integrity of all documents issued to Colorado residents. These positions function as the primary point of contact to customers at the State of Colorado Driver's License facilities across the State of Colorado, and as such are considered high volume customer service related positions.

The successful person in these positions will learn to:
Qualify applicants for a driver's license and Colorado ID card by determining applicant's needs and eligibility
Verify applicant's true identity by comparing biometric and demographic data with applicant's identifying documents and statements
Review documentation submitted for proof of identification/lawful presence by the applicant
Assess authenticity of documentation by comparing applicant's statements with available data, utilizing SAVE (Systematic Alien Verification Entitlements) SSOLV (Social Security Online Verification) and PDPB (Problem Driver Pointer) system/Commercial Driver License information system
Assess the applicant's behavior and source documents and exercise first-line decision-making related to acceptability of source documents, proof of identity, suspected fraud, medical requirements, etc...
Process computer-generated driver's license, identification documents and hearing requests. Verify eligibility for and process reinstatements
Inquire and collect fees for organ donor program and complete voter registration applications
Provide information to the public concerning statute, policy, and procedure including thorough explanation of identification requirements, requirements to obtain a class of license, and other information
Collect and account for money received for all documents issued (This includes maintaining a cash drawer, counting cash, and balancing receipts)
Administer written, oral, automated testing and grade examinations for all classes of commercial, standard and motorcycle licenses and permits
Conduct drive testing for motorcycle and standard driver's licenses as required
May be required to travel and work between multiple Driver License Offices
Successful candidates will be required to sit and stand for long periods throughout the day.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

COLORADO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
Applicants may be ineligible to apply for this position and subsequently disqualified if they do not have a Colorado address and a Colorado State issued Driver's License at the time of application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One (1) year of work experience in a high volume, professional customer service workplace.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Appropriate education from an accredited college or university will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:Preference will be given to applicants with:
Experience in a work environment in which laws, rules, and regulations are put into place
Customer service experience utilizing conflict resolution techniques
Customer service experience utilizing problem solving skills
Strong written, computer and data entry skills
Prior work in a high stress environment maintaining a professional attitude
Prior work collaborating and working on a team

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Colorado Fingerprint-based Criminal History Record Check Requirement: At the time of onsite interview, applicants to this position are required to submit fingerprints and authorize the hiring authority to complete a fingerprint-based criminal history record check through the Colorado and Federal Bureau of Investigation; pursuant to Colorado State Law 42-1-244 C.R.S. (2015). The department may use this information to make employment decisions concerning such employees.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age
Applicants must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted State of Colorado driver's license at the time of application (out of State Driver's Licenses will NOT be accepted)
Employees may be required to work non-traditional work hours, such as extended office hours in some locations; evenings and/or weekends to accommodate customers

Driver License Fundamentals Certification (DLF Certification) and Basic Operator Skills Training (BOST) Requirement: Newly hired (or transferred) Driver License Technician Trainees are designated as "in training" for the first year in this position.

Failure to achieve DLF and BOST Certification during the first year in position may result in removal from position and possible termination of employment.

DOR REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
Competencies required for all DOR positions include excellent communications skills (both oral and written), interpersonal skills, the ability to follow written and oral instructions, the ability to multi-task, the ability to work with confidential information, the ability to work in high-stress environments, and the demonstrated ability to assist customers in an effective, efficient, and elegant manner.

The following are conditions of employment with the Colorado Department of Revenue:

1. All employees must be current with their income tax filings and payments with the State of Colorado. This includes successfully passing a pre-employment evaluation of your tax records/accounts.

2. Employees are in a position of public trust in the performance of their job duties and must operate in a manner that maintains the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and public confidence. All job finalists require successful completion of a background investigation and reference check prior to appointment. Background checks may include national criminal, financial, traffic, civil, education, and/or experience checks or any other checks related to the job assignment. Fingerprint background checks and pre-employment drug testing may also be required for some positions.

APPEAL RIGHTS:
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.

A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information
APPLICATION, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
E-mail Address: All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via Complete Online Application -detailing how your experience and education meet the stated minimum and preferred qualifications of the job. "See Resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of a properly completed application.

Applicant Checklist

A "Complete Application" must include:
Complete Online Application detailing how your experience and education meet the stated minimum and preferred qualifications of the job. "See Resume" statements will not be accepted.
Cover Letter of interest detailing how your experience and/or education meet the stated minimum and preferred qualifications of the job
Resume detailing summary of work history
Completed Supplemental Questionnaire found at the end of the online application
College Transcripts (when requested, or when using education to meet minimum qualifications) a copy of your official or unofficial transcripts showing that your degree has been conferred and the name of your school, or your National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) accreditation.
Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

Minimum Qualifications
The online application will be used to determine if you meet the Minimum Qualification requirements. It is imperative that you read the Minimum Qualifications and make certain that job duties and education (if applicable) in your online application "draw correlations" to the Minimum Qualifications. Human Resources Analysts will not infer you meet the Minimum Qualifications if experience isn't detailed in the application.

  • Years of experience will be expressed in terms of full-time equivalent service with full-time workload equal to one (1) Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) year. No more than 1.00 FTE year may be credited in any twelve (12) month period. Positions working 40 hours or less per week will be pro-rated (30 hrs/wk=0.75 FTE=9 mos credit; 20 hrs/wk=0.5 FTE=6 mos credit; 10 hrs/wk=0.25 FTE=3 mos credit.)*
Comparative Analysis
The state personnel system as defined by the Colorado Constitution requires that all jobs within the classified system be filled through comparative analysis. The number and types of comparative analysis will depend on the position being filled as well as the number of qualified applicants. You may be considered for vacancies only if you have successfully completed the comparative analysis process. A comparative analysis is a process that compares specific job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors and other competencies. The process can include multiple components including structured interviews, application/resume review, oral panel examinations, written objective tests (multiple-choice, true/false), written narrative tests, performance tests, training and/or experience evaluations, or physical capacity tests.

HOW TO APPLY: Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above.

TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED: An unofficial copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. This documentation is the responsibility of the applicant and must be included as part of your application materials. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this announcement.