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Driver's Test Administrator

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Location: 42301
Type: Full-Time
Posted on: January 13, 2022
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Driver's Test Administrator
Pay Grade 09
Salary $21,886.80
Employment Type
Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Kentucky State Police
2620 KY Highway 81
Owensboro, KY 42301 USA
Kentucky State Police is the premier, full service law enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. With the highest level of professionalism and integrity, the Kentucky State Police works to prevent, reduce and deter crime and the fear of crime, enhance highway safety through education and enforcement, and safeguard property and protect individual rights.
Primary Role:
The Kentucky State Police Driver Test Administrator plays an important role in enhancing highway safety throughout the Commonwealth. They continuously make Kentucky highways safer by ensuring only the most qualified applicants obtain their license to operate a vehicle on Kentucky roadways. Driver Test Administrators are tasked with administering written motor vehicle driver’s license examinations and road test examinations to citizens of the Commonwealth wishing to obtain their operators, motorcycle, moped, or commercial motor vehicle license, as well as providing basic information to the general public. They form a close relationship with the Transportation Cabinet, local Circuit Clerks, and area driving schools to ensure drivers have the knowledge they need and are prepared for the written and road test examinations.
This position will serve Daviess County and surrounding counties when necessary.
Key Responsibilities:
• Administer vision, written and skills test for applicants attempting to obtain their Class D or M Kentucky motor vehicle driver’s license.
• Administer Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) general knowledge and endorsement written examines.
• Answer questions and provide information to the public on the Kentucky drivers’ licensing testing procedures.
• Review documents to ensure eligibility of applicants.
• Communicate with local circuit court offices to correct any discrepancies on examination and relevant paperwork.
• Work is performed indoors and outdoors with prolonged periods of sitting and/or riding in vehicles with testing applicants.
• Travel to other counties in assigned region may be required to cover vacancies.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Customer service
• Strong written and verbal communication
• Active listening
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to think critically and make independent decisions
If you are interested in a career where you can make a positive difference in your local community and across the state we welcome you to apply.
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: See Special Requirements.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver's license prior to appointment in this classification. Must be 21 years of age. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee has four years of experience as a licensed driver upon appointment in this job classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Working Conditions
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 12 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Chasity Perry at
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D