Driver License Technician Trainee I - Full Time - Lakewood - #440166
State of Colorado Job Opportunities
Date: 09/15/2021 12:30 PM
City: Lakewood, Colorado
Salary: $2,850 / month
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
This job announcement will close upon receiving 75 applications or the announced closing date, whichever occurs first.
We serve all Colorado residents in their everyday lives. The department is driven by our values of service, teamwork, accountability, integrity, and respect. We support the Colorado community as well as those that work here. We value the contributions of every employee and encourage learning so our employees can grow. We celebrate diversity, and together, support an equitable and inclusive culture. We embrace our differences because we believe this brings innovation to our work.
The Department of Revenue (DOR) employs approximately 1,600 hard-working and dedicated employees throughout Colorado. We can be seen performing functions as varied as auditing and collecting taxes, issuing driver licenses and motor vehicle titles, marketing lottery products, and regulating liquor, gaming, horse racing, marijuana, and the auto industry in order to assist the citizens of our state.
The Department of Revenue offers 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave, BenefitHub program (discounted merchandise, food and travel, etc), CafeWell, employee wellness program and a great benefit package.
To empower businesses and individuals through quality customer service, innovation and collaboration.
To become a trusted partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive.
Description of Job
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.
The employee in this position is 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. This position functions 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 is considered a high volume customer service related position.
The successful person in this position 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
- 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 professional work experience in high volume customer service.
SUBSTITUTIONS: College or university coursework in Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, Management, Information Technology, or similar field may 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
Driver License Systems Fundamentals (DLF Certification) :
Newly hired (or transferred) Driver License Technician Trainees are designated "in training" for the first year in this position.
Driver License Technician Trainees receive Driver License Fundamentals (DLF) training and regular DLF skills evaluations. Before completing one year in position Driver License Technician Trainees are required to complete DLF Certification. After one year in the position, the Trainee may be reallocated to a Technician II.
Failure to achieve DLF Certification during the first year in position may result in removal from position and possible termination of employment.
DOR Required Skills and Competencies: Competencies required for all DOR positions include good communications skills, interpersonal and people management skills, the ability to multitask, the ability to work with confidential information, the ability to work in high-stress environments, and the demonstrated ability to assist customers.
Conditions of Employment with the Colorado Department of Revenue:
1. As a condition of employment with the Colorado Department of Revenue, a requirement exists that all personnel timely file all necessary Colorado Individual Income Tax (CIIT) returns and timely pay tax obligations. As such, all employees must undergo a pre-employment evaluation of their tax records/accounts to ensure compliance with this policy.
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.
3. 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.
4. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
5. 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).
6. 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.
7. Effective September 15, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or, submit to twice-weekly serial testing. Upon hire, new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination, or begin twice-weekly serial testing for COVID-19.
Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.
Only complete applications submitted on or before the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected. For assistance with the application process, please review the following video provided by the Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration "Applying for a Job with the State of Colorado".
Complete Applications must include the following documents:
1) A complete CDOR Application for Announced Vacancy (Submit online using the link in this announcement)
2) A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (Submit online as part of your application)
Minimum Qualifications and Comparative Analysis:
Part of, or the entire comparative analysis for this position, may involve a review of the information submitted in the application material, including the answers to the supplemental questions. Therefore, it is paramount that in the experience portion of the application, the applicant describes the extent to which they possess the education, experience, competencies and background as they relate to the duties outlined in the job announcement, as well as the special and/or preferred qualifications. List your employment history starting with the most recent job, including part-time, temporary, and volunteer jobs. If more than one job was held with a given organization, list each job held as a separate period of employment. Under "Duties," describe clearly the tasks you performed and the nature of your supervisory, technical, or other responsibilities as they relate to the job for which you are applying. Be complete and specific in detailing of duties. Information must be accurate, including dates of employment. If it is found that information provided is falsified, you will not be considered for a job with the State of Colorado and/or may be removed from a job after hire. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect the applicant's score and/or prevent them from competing in any subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants. Factors to be assessed are those outlined in the requirements, competencies, and preferred qualifications.
Years 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 prorated (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)
All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via email. Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence such as exam information or notification will take place via email. Please set up your e-mail to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "firstname.lastname@example.org" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.
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: https://spb.colorado.gov/ . 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.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Compliance
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
The Colorado Department of Revenue is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Jacqueline Brown-Tremble at email@example.com
The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building work environments that are inclusive and reflect our communities and the diverse talents of all people. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.