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Career Details :: License Clerks
Issue licenses or permits to qualified applicants. Obtain necessary information; record data; advise applicants on requirements; collect fees; and issue licenses. May conduct oral, written, visual, or performance testing.
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer might benefit from experience installing drywall, but an inexperienced person could still learn to be an installer with little difficulty.
These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.
- Questions applicant to obtain information, such as name, address, and age, and records data on prescribed forms.
- Counts collected fees and applications.
- Collects prescribed fee.
- Submits fees and reports to government for record.
- Issues driver, automobile, marriage, dog, or other license.
- Evaluates information obtained to determine applicant qualification for licensure.
- Conducts oral, visual, written, or performance test to determine applicant qualifications.
- Counter and Rental Clerks
- Credit Authorizers
- Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
- Insurance Claims Clerks
- Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
- Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
- Postal Service Clerks
- Receptionists and Information Clerks
- Statement Clerks
General Work Activities
- Performing for/Working With Public
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Evaluating Information Against Standards
- Documenting/Recording Information
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Deal With External Customers
- Provide a Service to Others
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done