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Career Details :: Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for, conformity with, or liability under licenses or permits.
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.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.
- Evaluates applications, records, and documents to determine relevant eligibility information or liability incurred.
- Administers oral, written, road, or flight test to determine applicant's eligibility for licensing.
- Determines eligibility or liability and approves or disallows application or license.
- Provides information and answers questions of individuals or groups concerning licensing, permit, or passport regulations.
- Warns violators of infractions or penalties.
- Prepares correspondence to inform concerned parties of decisions made and appeal rights.
- Prepares reports of activities, evaluations, recommendations, and decisions.
- Confers with officials, technical, or professional specialists and interviews individuals to obtain information or clarify facts.
- Issues licenses to individuals meeting standards.
- Visits establishments to determine that valid licenses and permits are displayed and that licensing standards are being upheld.
- Scores tests and rates ability of applicant through observation of equipment operation and control.
- Adjustment Clerks
- Credit Checkers
- Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
- Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
- Title Examiners and Abstractors
- Welfare Eligibility Workers and Interviewers
General Work Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Evaluating Information Against Standards
- Judging Qualities of Things, Service, People
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Deal With External Customers
- Consequence of Error
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate