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20 Oct 2022

Full-Time License Specialist I/II – Auto License

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

License Specialist I performs entry level vehicle/vessel license and title work while training to become a fully qualified License Specialist II. As experience and knowledge are gained, becomes increasingly responsible for examining documentation and applications for compliance and accuracy. Receives and verifies accuracy of all inventory issued and enters inventory and/or license and title transaction information into the state Department of Licensing system. License Specialist II performs a variety of complex, responsible, journey level vehicle/vessel license and title work to assist customers with licensing transactions, requiring a thorough knowledge of federal, state, and county licensing laws.



Education and Experience: 

The ideal candidate will have the following strengths:

  • Strong customer service and cash handling experience
  • Ability to handle extensive front counter and telephone customer contact
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Flexible and able to work with constant change and in stressful situations
  • Team oriented, as well as a self-starter
  • Ability to use a computer with knowledge of various software applications
  • Ability to problem solve and apply knowledge base to various situations
  • Department of Licensing (DRIVES) or other State data base experience desired


License Specialist I:  requires two years of office experience, with limited task supervision, emphasizing intensive public contact, customer service, interpretation and explanation of regulations and the ability to meet minimum production standards.  Incumbents are expected to become qualified as a licensing specialist through Washington State Department of Licensing within 12 months of hire/promotion.


License Specialist II:  in addition to License Specialist I requirements, must obtain certification as a Licensing Specialist through Washington State Department of Licensing.

Knowledge of: General office procedures and practices of the specialized functions, policies, and procedures of the work unit; spelling, capitalization, punctuation and rules of grammar, and of the formats and clerical procedures used in performing the work; filing and record-keeping procedures; applicable laws, county codes, ordinances, and policies governing the work of the department and assignment; business English; PC computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and data bases; basic bookkeeping and/or cashiering methods and practices as required by the position.


Knowledge of:  Principles of accident prevention, industrial hygiene, and safety.  Extensive knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations governing occupational safety and health, specifically but not limited to the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) and Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA). Training program and material development, including effective training techniques. Personal computer and applicable software used in analysis, program, and plan development.


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Salary Grade: Local 11.503 $18.44 – $23.52- per hour

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 51 days.

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