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Licensing Examiners and Inspectors

Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for, conformity with, or liability under licenses or permits.   (O'Net 13-1041.02)

 
Reported job titles:   Certified Driver Examiner (CDE), Certified Driver License Test Administrator, Compliance Examiner, Deportation Examiner, Driver Examiner, Driver License Agent   (view all job titles)
 
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    Wages
    for Compliance Officers which includes:
                          - Environmental Compliance Inspectors
                          - Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
                          - Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers
                          - Government Property Inspectors and Investigators
                          - Coroners
                          - Regulatory Affairs Specialists
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 19.24   $ 23.55   $ 30.93   $ 38.70   $ 44.39   $ 31.70  
    Yearly $40,030   $48,980   $64,330   $80,490   $92,330   $65,940  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 19.25   $ 24.32   $ 31.34   $ 39.83   $ 44.65   $ 32.45  
    Yearly $40,030   $50,590   $65,180   $82,850   $92,880   $67,490  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 17.84   $ 20.93   $ 24.39   $ 36.31   $ 47.52   $ 28.97  
    Yearly $37,100   $43,540   $50,730   $75,520   $98,840   $60,260  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 19.21   $ 23.06   $ 29.52   $ 38.69   $ 39.09   $ 30.23  
    Yearly $39,960   $47,970   $61,410   $80,480   $81,310   $62,870  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


    Employment Trends
    for Compliance Officers which includes:
                                  - Environmental Compliance Inspectors
                                  - Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
                                  - Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers
                                  - Government Property Inspectors and Investigators
                                  - Coroners
                                  - Regulatory Affairs Specialists
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 2,272 2,517 1.0% 56
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Compliance Officers which includes:
                                - Environmental Compliance Inspectors
                                - Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
                                - Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers
                                - Government Property Inspectors and Investigators
                                - Coroners
                                - Regulatory Affairs Specialists
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Federal government, all industries 22.5%
    State government, excluding education and hospitals 13.6%
    Local government, excluding education and hospitals 11.1%
    Management of companies and enterprises 5.7%
    Insurance carriers and related activities 5.3%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Issue licenses to individuals meeting standards.
     
  • Evaluate applications, records, or documents to gather information about eligibility or liability issues.
     
  • Administer oral, written, road, or flight tests to license applicants.
     
  • Score tests and observe equipment operation and control to rate ability of applicants.
     
  • Advise licensees or other individuals or groups concerning licensing, permit, or passport regulations.
     
  • Warn violators of infractions or penalties.
     
  • Prepare reports of activities, evaluations, recommendations, or decisions.
     
  • Prepare correspondence to inform concerned parties of licensing decisions or appeals processes.
     
  • Confer with or interview officials, technical or professional specialists, or applicants to obtain information or to clarify facts relevant to licensing decisions.
     
  • Report law or regulation violations to appropriate boards or agencies.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated December 2006
     


    Knowledge
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
     
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
     
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
     
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
     
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
     
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
     
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated December 2006
     


    Skills
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
     
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
     
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
     
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
     
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated June 2010
     


    Abilities
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
     
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Far Vision - The ability to see details at a distance.
     
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated December 2006
     


    Work Activities
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public - Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards - Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
     
  • Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
     
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
     
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
     
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
     
  • Processing Information - Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
     
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated December 2006
     


    Interests
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
     
  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated June 2008
     


    Work Styles
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
     
  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
     
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
     
  • Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
     
  • Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
     
  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
     
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
     
  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated December 2006
     


    State of Vermont License Information
    that may be required for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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    No state licenses listed for this occupation.
     


    Education and Training Requirements
    for Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
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  • Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
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  • Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
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  • Training: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
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  • Experience: Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
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    source: Occupational Information Network: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors  updated December 2006
     


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