Public Employment Opportunity

Driver Examiner/Motor Vehicle Inspector II

Correction Notice
Please note: this position has been changed from Temporary to Permanent.

10 Oct 2019

Competition Details

Referral Number
Employment type
1 Permanent Position
Motor Registration Division
Position Group
NAPE - General Service
Service NL
Happy Valley - Goose Bay
Closing Date
21 Oct 2019
Salary (scale)
$23.07 – 25.53 per hour (CG-27)

Position Details (What is this?)

Service NL is a diverse department acting as a single access point for many of the licensing, permitting, inspecting, and regulating functions within government. Service NL is comprised of two branches delivering a wide range of quality programs and services to protect the health and safety of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians; regulate and enforce workplace safety and health practices with initiatives that protect and inform the province’s workforce and regulation and information to protect the interests of consumers in a wide range of financial activities taking place throughout the province. With such a broad scope of functions, Service NL offers a vast array of dynamic employment opportunities that focus on serving and protecting the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
This position is responsible for performing written, vision and road tests in order to determine a driver’s ability to operate various types of motor vehicles consistent with the safety and mobility of the motoring public; inspecting motor vehicles prior to conducting the road test; performing medical reassessments on drivers who may have to demonstrate their driving ability and then makes a recommendation; maintaining and scheduling road test appointments for all classes of license;  assembling and dismantling the photo capture work station when working at travel points; auditing of driving schools to ensure compliancy with policy/procedures outlined in Graduated Driver’s license program; processing photo ID‘s and driver’s license applications as necessary on MRD Mainframe and photo capture workstations; receipting and balancing cash, cheques, money orders, debit cards, and credit cards for transactions;  assisting clients by outlining the requirements of the Highway Traffic Act, Regulations and various Motor Registration Programs; and performing other related duties.

Merit Criteria (What is this?)

Screening Criteria
  1. Front line customer service experience
  2. Experience in driver instruction or examination
  3. Experience in motor vehicle mechanical inspection (asset)
  4. Experience in the operation of various types of motor vehicles (asset)
  5. Completion of a driver training course from an approved institute in all classes of license (asset)


Assessment Criteria
  1. Front line customer service skills
  2. Knowledge of driver instruction and examination
  3. Knowledge of motor vehicle mechanical inspection (asset)
  4. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal)
  5. Relationship building
  6. Ability to think critically
  7. Ability to work independently

Conditions of Employment(What is this?)

Conditions of
  1. Proof of valid class 5 driver’s licence
  2. Recent and satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from local police
  3. Recent driver’s abstract satisfactory to the Employer
Conditions of Acceptance
  1. Willing to accept overnight travel (occasional)
Applicant Information
  1. For more information about this opportunity please call Michael Duke at (709)466-4062
  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number SNL.19.20.R0700, should be submitted

By Mail
Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL, A1B 4J6
By Fax
(709) 729-6737

  1. For more information about this opportunity please call Michael Duke at (709)466-4062