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Driver License Technician Trainee

Driver License Technician Trainee (Centennial)



$39,816.00 - $51,768.00 Annually



Centennial, CO

Job Type


Full Time

Job Number





Department of Revenue



Motor Vehicles - Driver License

Opening Date



Closing Date


11/29/2023 5:00 PM Mountain



Determined by Position

Primary Physical Work Address


5120 E Arapahoe Rd, Centennial, CO 80122

FLSA Status



Non-Exempt; position is eligible for overtime compensation.


Hiring Pay Rate


Although a range is given, the typical starting pay for this position is $1,548.46/ biweekly.

Department Information


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The mission of the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) is to become a trusted partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive. We are driven by our values of service, teamwork, accountability, integrity, and respect. 

The vision of the department is to empower businesses and individuals through quality customer service, innovation, and collaboration. We celebrate diversity and support an equitable and inclusive culture. We embrace our differences because we believe this brings innovation to our work. For more exciting information about the Department of Revenue, please enjoy this brief video!


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Exciting NEW Benefit!


The person hired for this position may receive a $500 bonus at the end of 6 months of employment and another $1000 bonus at their 1 year anniversary!





Description of Job



Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) provides services used by nearly every citizen of the State. Colorado citizens utilize identification, driver, and vehicle services at State and County offices to obtain identification cards, driver licenses, vehicle registrations, titles, and other related services. Additionally, the DMV licenses and provides oversight of private businesses and government organizations that provide driver and emission testing services. Finally, the division works closely with other state agencies and programs to provide information and education to serve the public and encourage voluntary compliance.

Do you want to support your local community by providing necessary services? We're hiring customer service oriented individuals for our entry level Driver License Technician Trainee role at the Centennial Driver License location! This position is a trainee role where you will learn to ensure compliance with Colorado Revised Statutes and Federal laws, Department policies, rules and procedures in the issuance of Colorado documents to qualified applicants. Once you are trained and certified, you might have an opportunity to promote! If you're ready to grow a career with the State of Colorado and participate in all the benefits as a State employee, then this job may be for you!

Primary Duties:

Customer Service

Interact with customers as the primary point of contact. 

Communicate with customers about their needs, eligibility, and ensure compliance. 

Work with the customer and DLO team to troubleshoot any issues.

Assess the applicant's behavior and source documents and exercise first-line decision-making related to acceptability of source documents, proof of identity, suspected fraud, medical requirements, etc.

Provide information to the public concerning statute, policy, and procedure including thorough explanation of identification requirements, requirements to obtain a class of license, and other information

Data Entry  

Process computer-generated driver's license, identification documents and hearing requests.

Verify eligibility for and process reinstatements.

Assess authenticity of documentation by comparing applicant's statements with available data, utilizing SAVE (Systematic Alien Verification Entitlements) SSOLV (Social Security Online Verification) and PDPB (Problem Driver Pointer) system/Commercial Driver License information system

Administer written, oral, automated testing and grade examinations for all classes of commercial, standard and motorcycle licenses and permits


Qualify applicants for a driver's license and Colorado ID card by determining applicant's needs and eligibility. 

Verify applicant's true identity by comparing biometric and demographic data with applicant's identifying documents and statements. 

Review documentation submitted for proof of identification/lawful presence by the applicant

Cash Handling 

Inquire and collect fees for organ donor program and complete voter registration applications

Collect and account for money received for all documents issued (This includes maintaining a cash drawer, counting cash, and balancing receipts)

May be required to travel and work between multiple Driver License Offices. The successful candidate will be required to sit and stand for long periods throughout the day.


DMV video: 


Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights




Applicants may be ineligible to apply for this position and subsequently disqualified if they do not have a Colorado address and a Colorado State issued Driver's License at the time of application.


Must meet one of the following or any combination of experience/education to meet the qualifications:


1 year of experience in a customer service role.



College or university coursework in Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, Management, Information Technology, or similar field may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis

Preference will be given to applicants with:

State experience in a work environment in which laws, rules, and regulations are put into place

Customer service experience utilizing conflict resolution techniques

Customer service experience utilizing problem solving skills 

Strong written, computer and data entry skills

Prior work in a high stress environment maintaining a professional attitude

Prior work collaborating and working on a team

Driver License Systems Fundamentals (DLF Certification) :  

Newly hired (or transferred) Driver License Technician Trainees are designated "in training" for the first year in this position.

Driver License Technician Trainees receive Driver License Fundamentals (DLF) training and regular DLF skills evaluations. Before completing one year in position Driver License Technician Trainees are required to complete DLF Certification. After one year in the position, the Trainee may be reallocated to a Technician II.

Failure to achieve DLF Certification during the first year in position may result in removal from position and possible termination of employment. 


Conditions of Employment with the CDOR:

Employees are in a position of public trust in the performance of their job duties and must operate in a manner that maintains the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and public confidence. 


As a condition of employment with the CDOR, all personnel must file all necessary Colorado Individual Income Tax (CIIT) returns and pay tax obligations, therefore all employees must undergo a pre-employment evaluation of their tax records/accounts to ensure compliance with this policy. Final candidates must also complete a successful background investigation and reference check prior to appointment. Certain positions based on duties may require scheduled background investigations.


Minimum Qualification Screening

A Human Resources Analyst will only review the work experience/job duties sections of the online job application, to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Only complete applications submitted before the closing date of this announcement will be reviewed.

Cover letters and resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of the official State of Colorado online application. CDOR does not accept attachments of any kind during the application process. Part-time work experience will be prorated.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the selection process for this position. Do not use "see resume" or "see attached" statements on your application. 

List your employment history starting with the most recent job, including part-time, temporary, and volunteer jobs. If more than one job was held with a given organization, list each job held as a separate period of employment. 

Information must be accurate, including dates of employment.  If it is found that information provided is falsified, you will not be considered for a job with the State of Colorado and/or may be removed from a job after hire.

The eligible list established from this posting may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Email Address:

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via email.  Please set up your e-mail to accept messages from "" and "" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.



An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (, postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.


For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at under Rules.


Supplemental Information



Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Compliance


The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.


The Colorado Department of Revenue is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Jacqueline Brown-Tremble at


We are committed to building work environments that are inclusive and reflect our communities and the diverse talents of all people.  We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.


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If you are not able to submit an online application, a paper application is available at this link: PDF State Paper Application (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). Paper applications must be received via email to by the closing date and time of the application period listed on this announcement.




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