Note**Applications without complete work history will not be reviewed**
Are you looking for a fast-paced job that will allow you to utilize your superior customer service skills in a rewarding environment?
Are you dependable and motivated with a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service?
Are you looking for a career path in public service?
If you answered "yes" to all these questions, then the Department of Driver Services would love for you to become a respected member of our team.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) is seeking qualified candidates for:
Position Title: Support Service Worker
Schedule: Varies by location but may be scheduled to work up to 29hrs per week
About Georgia Department of Drivers Services (DDS):
The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) is a progressive agency that encompasses a broad range of activities and programs. Our Mission at DDS is to provide secure driver and identity credentials to our customers with excellence and respect.
As a Support Service Worker for DDS, you will help make everyday life possible for thousands of State of Georgia residents. The successful candidate in this role can make a positive impact on the lives of their customers that walk in whether it's issuing learners permit to teens, welcoming newcomers by converting out-of-state licenses, awarding driver licenses to the first-time drivers by administering examinations or issuing identity cards in compliance with state laws and regulations. The focus of this position is working with and through others within established guidelines. The ability to interact comfortably with a diverse population is important. The successful candidate in this position must be friendly and genuinely interested in helping others. Patience and attention to detail is a major focus of the job, and those details need to be handled quickly, accurately and efficiently.
Career Mobility: Hourly Support Service Worker
After Six months of employment $ .25 cent increase
After 12 months of employment $ .25 cent increase
After 18 months of employment (promotion to DE 2 for fulltime TM's) $. 50 cent increase
TOTAL $1.00 increase
DDS believes in internal mobility and career advancement opportunities for our employees with satisfactory performance to be transition from hourly to fulltime
Working with citizens to ensure applications, records and documents are completed accurately.
Accompanying drivers in vehicles to evaluate their ability to adhere to Georgia's driving laws.
Conducting driving examinations for motorcycle and commercial licenses in accordance with state law and regulations.
Operating visual testing equipment.
Accurately collecting payments via cash or credit cards
Must be eighteen (18) years of age
Completion of a high school diploma or GED is required
A valid Georgia Class C or equivalent License is required and must be maintained while employed in this position.
At least one (1) year of Face-to-face Customer Service experience within the last five years
At least one (1) year of recent Face-to-face experience with cash transactions including handling cash, daily reconciliation, and processing credit card payments within the last five years.
Comfortable working with computer and internet technology.
At least three (3) years of Face-to-face Customer Service experience within the last five years
At least three (3) years of recent Face-to-face experience with cash transactions including handling cash, daily reconciliation, and processing credit card payments within the last five years
Live within 30 miles of the Customer Service Center for which you are applying
Bilingual skillset preferred
Road tests are conducted throughout the year in a variety of weather conditions including rain, wind, summer heat and cold winter days. Testing begins in the early morning hours and continues through the early evening hours. The test runs approximately 30 minutes.
Conditions of Employment:
A valid Georgia driver's license is required and must be maintained while employed in this position. Non-Georgia residents must have a recognized equivalent license. If a valid Georgia driver's license has not been held for at least three years at the time of application, you will be required to obtain a Motor Vehicle record from the previous state of licensure prior to hire.
Successful completion of the CCKE (Certified Commercial Knowledge Examiner) Certification, a national certification is required by all employees who issue driver's licenses.
Employees who conduct CDL (Commercial Driver's License) road tests must successfully complete the CDL Examiner Certification and the CCE (Certified Commercial Examiner) Certification.
Employees must maintain these requirements to continue employment with DDS.
Total compensation: Combines direct compensation with the value of the State's benefits and work-life options. Total Compensation establishes a win-win partnership that is important to the quality and success of the State programs and services. Most importantly, State employees enjoy the satisfaction that comes with being part of a team that keeps Georgia progressive, prosperous and a place we are all proud to call home.
Many of the following benefits are available to eligible fulltime employees on the first day of their employment:
Retirement and Pension Benefits
Paid Holidays and Time Off
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee Discount Program
Opportunities for Career Development and Advancement
Flexible work and Telework schedules (available for select jobs)
Engaging and Diverse Work Environments
For more information on benefits, please visit http://team.georgia.gov/careers-total-compensation/
Eligible applicants may apply on www.team.georgia.gov/careers
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
*VACANCY OPEN TO: _ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS//_*
**Job:** **Administrative & Operations Support*
**Organization:** **Driver Services, Georgia Department of - DDS*
**Title:** *Hourly Support Services Worker- Athens*
**Requisition ID:** *ADM092B*