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Motor Vehicle Clerk

Company: Bonneville County
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

May 9, 2023

TO: To All interested persons

Bonneville County is now accepting applications for the following position:

Position: MV Registration Clerk

Starting Salary: Pay Grade 8 - starting salary $14.57 per hour

Work Hours: 40 hours a week

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Performs a variety of entry level routine clerical tasks designed to insure the accurate processing of titles of ownership and the acquisition of license plates required by law to engage in certain transportation activities.




Works under the general supervision of the Motor Vehicle Supervisor or close supervision of a Senior Motor Vehicle Registration Clerk or Motor Vehicle Registration Clerk II while in training.


Renews and processes the renewal of motor vehicle registrations, mailin and over the counter; sells license plate stickers and issues receipt(s) for the same. Account for revenues and balance cash, checks and credit cards with receipts and computer printout.

Processes a variety of types of vehicle title transactions (i.e., new titles, transfer titles, repossession titles, outofstate title, dealer titles, sheriff titles, breakofsales titles, conditional titles, salvage titles and bonded titles) by verifying VIN numbers and completing and witnessing appropriate forms; collects state sales tax as needed.

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.

Writes to outofstate banks and loan companies requesting titles and notarized contracts as necessary to complete the processing of titles.

Operates computer terminal as needed to update license and title records; performs entry of registration and title data on computer terminal; conducts file searches on registrations for banks, loan companies, and law enforcement agencies when requested; maintains and updates files on regular basis.

Performs related duties as required.


1. Educations and Experience:

A.Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent with course work in the fields of bookkeeping, accounting, and general office practices.


B. One (1) year of experience performing general office related duties and function;


C. An equivalent combination of Education and Experience.

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Some knowledge of general office management practices and procedures; current bookkeeping and accounting methods; interpersonal communication skills and customer relations; computer terminal operations.

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

3. Special Qualifications:

Must be proficient in data entry.

Must be able to type and operate tenkey-adding machine.

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

Must be able to balance receipts and money to what is enter into the State System.

Must be proficient with cash handling.

4. Work Environment:

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, but does involve walking, standing, stooping, and sitting, lifting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability and discriminating thinking. Must be able to do Vin inspections on cars, climb into travel trailers, boats and ATV's.



Keywords: Bonneville County, Idaho Falls , Motor Vehicle Clerk, Other , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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