Elmore County Motor Vehicle Specialist in Mountain Home, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/ada/r/jobs/1072661 Elmore CountyClass SpecificationDeputy Assessor - Motor Vehicle SpecialistClass Code Number:221Pay Grade: 5/$13.99 hourly DOEFLSA Designation:Covered/NonexemptEffective Date: 10/1/00Reviewed with revisions 2/23/18General Statement of DutiesPerforms a variety of clerical, administrative and customer service duties to process titles of ownership and the acquisition of license plates as required by law to engage in certain transportation activities; performs related work as required. Classification SummaryThe principal function of an employee in this class is to provide customer service at the Motor Vehicle Department by processing a variety of vehicle related transactions including, titles of ownership, new registrations, and issuing license plates according to State law and Idaho Transportation Department directives, policies and operating procedures. Each Motor Vehicle Specialist may be assigned a specialty function in the office, such as mail clerk, liaison with dealers & businesses or title inspector. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Motor Vehicle Supervisor. The nature of the work requires the employee to read, understand and apply changing directives, policies and operating procedures. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment. Examples of Work (Illustrative Only)Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesReceives payment from the public and issues receipts for licensing of cars, pickup trucks, trailers, motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats and other on-road or off-road, commercial and non-commercial vehiclesRenews and processes the renewal of motor vehicle registrations; sells license plate stickers and issues receipts for the same;Processes a variety of vehicle title transactions such as new titles, transfer titles, repossession titles, out-of-state titles, dealer titles, and others by completing and witnessing appropriate forms; collects state sales tax as needed;Reviews title applications to ensure specific criteria is met and the form is completed properly;Processes registrations for license mail-out system; processes mail-in renewals;Corresponds with out-of-state banks and loan companies requesting title and notarized contracts as necessary to complete the processing of titles;Operates computer terminal to update license and title records; Files registrations alphabetically and numerically; Conducts file searches on registrations for banks, loan companies and law enforcement agencies when requested;Maintains and updates files on a regular basis; maintains daily file of transactions; Runs daily and monthly reports of activities; Balances cash drawer with daily report;Balances monthly activities with daily reports and cash; reports the same to the County Auditor;As Mail Clerk: Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including processing all incoming registrations received by mail;As Liaison to Businesses and Dealers: Processes all title work from dealers and businesses;As Title Inspector: Reviews daily entries and associated paperwork for accuracy and potential fraud with regard to vehicle titles; Provides customer service on all Motor Vehicle Department policies, procedures and practices; explains processes and procedures to the public in person or on the telephone; quotes fee requirements for various types of transactions;Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner;Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures and safety practices. Other Duties and ResponsibilitiesServes as back-up to co-workers and the Deputy Assessor at the satellite office;Regularly reviews publications, memos and directives or attends classes to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new dev elopments in assigned work areas;On a back-up basis, performs VIN inspections and documents discrepancies in VIN, mileage or other areas;Performs other related duties as required. Required Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of:General office practices and procedures;Customer service methods and techniques.Ability to:Read, interpret and apply laws, resolutions, ordinances, codes, and contracts;Operate a variety of standard office equipment;Maintain detailed and accurate computerized motor vehicle data;Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;Maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, supervisory personnel, state and local elected officials and the public;Prepare accurate and reliable reports containing motor vehicle and financial information; Respond to citizen requests in a courteous manner;Identify specific requirements for various situations related to motor vehicle licensing, registrations, etc.;Understand and follow oral and written policies, procedures and instructions;Operate a computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks;Make sound and reasonable decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established procedures;Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities wit