City of Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield, NM, USA
  • 12.08 - $14.95 DOE/Q and Certifications
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

City of Bloomfield, NM

Job Opening 2022-07


Job Position: MVD Title Clerk

Number of Job Vacancies: Two (2)

Department: Motor Vehicle Department

Work Location: Bloomfield

Salary Range: $12.08/hr. - $14.95 with competitive benefits

Status: Full-time

Hours Worked: Varied

Days Worked: Varied

Applications will be accepted until: Open Until Filled



JOB DESCRIPTION: OVERVIEW


GENERAL PURPOSE

Works under the general guidance and direction of the Motor Vehicle Supervisor or Title Clerk II while in training or on a project-by-project basis performing a variety of entry-level, routine administrative, and complex clerical duties as needed to expedite administration of various motor vehicle titling and licensing transactions, customer service, and voter registration activities. Assists in maintaining computerized records and ensures proper reporting to State and other governmental entities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs customer service; conducts licensing and title transactions; reviews various documents, i.e., drivers licenses, ID cards, driving permits, limited & interlock licenses, Social Security cards, proof of purchase, proof of insurance, birth certificates, proof of address, etc. as needed to validate titling and licensing eligibility; conducts VIN inspections; completes court clearances; conducts visual inspections of vehicles, completes various transactions needed to issue new titles and licenses.

Receives payment(s) from the public for licensing of cars, pickups, trucks, trailers, motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats, and other on-road or off-road vehicles; issues receipts for the same; balances individual cash drawers and prepares daily deposits.

Receives reject titles returned for error or processing problems; makes adjustments or changes to conform title to standards; resubmits title and maintains file on the same. Processes a variety of types of vehicle title transactions (i.e., new titles, transfer titles, repossession titles, out-of-state title, dealer titles, sheriff titles, break-of-sales titles) by completing and notarizing appropriate forms; collects state sales tax on all of the above.

Renews and processes the renewal of motor vehicle registrations; sells license plate stickers and issues receipt(s) for the same; conducts daily balancing of cash and receipts and prepares for deposit with City Treasurer.

Assists in preparing monthly license plate and sticker reports as required and submits to State Agency; writes to out-of-state banks and loan companies requesting titles and notarized contracts as necessary to complete the processing of titles.

Operates computer to access State Motor Vehicle records system as needed to update license and title records; files registrations alphabetically and numerically (according to license plate); conducts file searches on registrations for banks, loan companies, and law enforcement agencies when requested; maintains and updates files on regular basis.

Might assist in preparing weekly and monthly reports which are submitted to the City and various State and County agencies, offices, etc.; maintains alphabetical and numerical file on all registrations and titles.

Operates computer to access State motor vehicle system as needed to update title and license records; generates regular printouts as needed to audit accuracy of transactions with hard copy records. Conducts written, visual, and field/road tests; accompanies license applicants to observe and examine driving skills and verify competence to possess a vehicle operator's license; operates eye examination equipment to verify "seeing capability" of driver and accepts or rejects applications according to established standards.

Assists insurance agents, vehicle dealers, individuals, courts, police officials, and others with driver and vehicle inquiries; holds hearings for insurance of "limited license" and maintains log for temporary dealer permits, dealer's bill of sales, limited license hearings, and road tests.

Monitors processes and assists citizens to become registered voters; assures residency and verifies other legal documentation; assists applicants in the completion of forms and documents; educates individuals with regard to voting precincts and polling locations.

Compiles and maintains an inventory of office supplies and orders additional supplies.

Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with course work in the fields of bookkeeping, accounting, and general office practices, title experience preferred; AND

One (1) year of experience performing bookkeeping, cashiering, or related work; OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Some knowledge of general office management practices and procedures; current bookkeeping, and accounting methods; the function of the Department of Finance and its interrelationship with other City departments; interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge and use of customer service principles.

Ability to develop effective working relationships with subordinates, department heads, and other state officers and employees; perform basic mathematical computations; resolve customer service problems; communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; read and interpret New Mexico laws affecting total operations of Motor Vehicle Division; operate standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, typewriter, and photo copy machine).

Special Qualifications:

Must be able to type 60 words per minute.

Must be able to type and operate ten-key adding machine.

Must attend specialized training sessions made available by the Department of Motor Vehicles.


Disclaimer: The above statements describe the general nature, level, and type of work performed by the incumbent(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, demands, and skills required of personnel so classified. Job descriptions are not intended to and do not imply or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. Management reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any and/or all provisions of this description at any time as needed without notice. This job description supersedes earlier versions.

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