Projected Growth: Average
Projected Job Openings
Medium Preparation Needed
Your job is to Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for, conformity with, or liability under licenses or permits.
Common job titles of Licensing Examiners include:
Experience and Education
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
43.77% said they needed a Bachelor's Degree.
23.31% said they needed a High School Diploma.
Advise licensees or other individuals or groups concerning licensing, permit, or passport regulations.
Evaluate applications, records, or documents to gather information about eligibility or liability issues.
Confer with or interview officials, technical or professional specialists, or applicants to obtain information or to clarify facts relevant to licensing decisions.
Prepare reports of activities, evaluations, recommendations, or decisions.
Issue licenses to individuals meeting standards.
Visit establishments to verify that valid licenses or permits are displayed and that licensing standards are being upheld.
Collect fees for licenses.
Score tests and observe equipment operation and control to rate ability of applicants.
Administer oral, written, road, or flight tests to license applicants.
Warn violators of infractions or penalties.
Report law or regulation violations to appropriate boards or agencies.
Prepare correspondence to inform concerned parties of licensing decisions or appeals processes.
Vision screening equipment
Ultraviolet UV lights
Snellen eye charts
Point of sale POS receipt printers
Magnetic stripe readersAll Tools
License or identification card printers
Iris recognition systems
Fingerprint recognition systems
Fingerprint capture devices
Facial recognition systems
Commercial driver’s license information system CDLIS
Computer-assisted testing software
Digital imaging system software
Document scanning software
National Driver Register NDR
Safety Status Measurement System SafeStatAll Technologies
Traffic record databases
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Comprehension
Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Written Comprehension
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Expression
Communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Written Expression
Law and Government
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.