Driver License Examiner - Statewide Only

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Driver License Examiner – Statewide Only

Bangor , Maine , United States | Professional/Technical | Full-time Apply by: June 3, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Job Class Code: 7307


Salary:$17.47 – $23.28 (all new hires start at step 2, $18.21)

Opening: May 19, 2022

Closing: June 3, 2022


The Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles is seeking candidates for the position of Driver License Examiner I in the Bangor, Maine area. This position is open to current State of Maine employees only. This is professional services licensing work involving the administration of examinations to applicants for Class A, B, C, motorcycle, and school bus driver licenses. Responsibilities include administering road skill, written/oral tests, vision screening, and road evaluations to those deemed to have medical conditions requiring further review. Work activity may be performed outside in all types of weather, including inclement rain/snow conditions or excessive heat. Work is performed under limited supervision. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


+ Conducts pre-trip vehicle evaluations and administers driving skills test.

+ Administers and scores road skill test for Class A, B, and C vehicles, motorcycles, and school buses, and special examinations to physically challenged and/or adverse driving applicants.

+ Administers and scores written/oral test on traffic laws, explaining test results if necessary, to determine applicant’s knowledge of traffic and safety rules.

+ Administers vision screening examinations to identify applicant’s visual acuity for issuance of operator’s license/permit.

+ Operates digital photo licensing equipment to issue driving licenses and state identification cards.

+ Applies and explains applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to individuals applying for licensure.

+ Operates an electronic tablet used in scoring examinations and provide computer results to applicants; operates electronic desktop software to facilitate written exams.

+ Answers inquiries from the public to provide accurate information to applicants in areas outside of the central office.

+ Cleans, services, re-stocks, and maintains all issued materials (e.g. uniforms, testing equipment, forms and supply kits, vehicles) to keep equipment in good operating condition and ensure needed materials are available.

+ Investigates adverse reports on an individual’s ability to drive and administers related driving skills test to safeguard the public.


Two (2) years of work experience affording public contact, knowledge of Maine motor vehicle Laws and regulations, and a high school diploma or equivalent. Successfully pass a National Criminal Background check, including fingerprinting prior to hire.


+ Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Driver’s License (you must show proof of license before hire) and have no extensive motor vehicle violations.

+ Live or be willing to move within 35 miles of the assigned office.

+ Ability to successfully complete all testing requirements to obtain a commercial driver’s license.

+ Successfully pass a National Criminal Background check, including fingerprinting.

+ Regional travel is required.


No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC214117812

Posted On: May 21, 2022

Updated On: Jun 07, 2022