Motor Vehicle Customer Service Representative 1 (PCN 5387) - #19939467

State of Alaska

Date: Oct 15, 2021
City: Ouzinkie, AK
Salary: $2,024 / hour
Contract type: Full time
State of Alaska

The Department of Administration, Division of Motor Vehicles, is recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Customer Service Representative 1 located in Kodiak!
The position is in the General Government Unit (GGU) at a range 10.

What will you be doing

Working as part of the fast paced DMV public service team examining documentation presented in order to issue multiple types of identification documents. The MVCSR 1 will interact directly with the public often times explaining policies, statutes and regulations.

Our organization, mission, and culture

The Division of Motor Vehicles is committed to providing faster, friendlier, exceptional customer service, and being more accessible than ever before. The core values that shape our culture are:

  • Customer Service – a commitment to anticipating and effectively responding to the needs of diverse customers.

  • Leadership – a commitment to demonstrating an outward mindset and empowering people to reach their potential.

  • Innovation – a commitment to applying new technologies and ideas to advance the organization.

  • Stewardship – a commitment to the responsible use of state resources.

  • Trust – a commitment to open and honest communication and ethical behavior.

  • Fun – a commitment to creating fun and passion in the workplace.

Benefits of joining our team

There are opportunities for career advancement within DMV such as an MVCSR 2 where part of the job duties includes being a road examiner, then there is an MVCSRIII who works as a lead alongside the management team.

DMV's diverse job duties aids in developing communication, analytical and problem solving skills while getting the opportunity to help the great people in the State of Alaska.

The working environment you can expect

The position is located at the Kodiak office on Mill Bay Road. The building is shared with the Kodiak Police Department. The office is conveniently located in walking distance of Walmart. The MVCSR 1 will be assigned to a work station in the public service lobby. This is a two person office and the hours are 9:00 - 5:00 Monday through Friday with overtime opportunities

Who we are looking for

To be successful in the position, the ideal candidate will possess the following core competencies:

  • Excellent Customer Service
    – Demonstrates professional and friendly customer service while handling a wide range of situations and demographics.

  • Cash Handling and Keyboarding Skills
    – Ability to accurately and efficiently enter information into multiple databases and correspond clearly through email both internally and with the public. Accept correct payment in the form of cash, check, credit card and return change when needed accurately.

  • Multi-Tasking
    – Ability to multi-task by reviewing documents, data entering information while communicating verbally with customers in a loud open concept office setting.

To truly excel in this position, the ideal candidate will have or develop the following competencies:

  • W
    ork Independently – Demonstrate independence by finding efficiencies, making decisions and minor problem solving.

If this sounds like your skill set, or one you would like to develop, please submit an application through Workplace Alaska.

Minimum Qualifications

Six months of employment experience that included cash handling and working directly with clients or customers. Examples of qualifying experience include such work as sales cashier, bank teller, food service wait staff or cashier, and so on.


Six months of office clerical employment experience providing information to clients, customers, or the general public on services, procedures, and requirements, which included entering or retrieving data using computer systems.


Postsecondary education from an accredited college may substitute for the required experience. (Three semester hours or four quarter hours equal one month.)

Special Note:

A background check of criminal justice information will be conducted upon initial employment.

A candidate's ability to perform alphanumeric data entry is one of the areas evaluated during the hiring process. Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide the results of an alphanumeric data entry skill test conducted within the previous six months. The test may be taken at any of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Job Service Centers.

Additional Required Information

Cover Letter Requirement

A cover letter is not required for this position. Your complete application package, will be used to determine with applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.


If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment you must provide the following at the time of interview:

  • Three (3) professional references

Additional Requirement

Requires the use of Alaska License and Vehicle Information Network (ALVIN), which includes passing a background investigation including fingerprinting will be conducted.


This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.


If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education and Training section of the Applicant Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Degrees Obtained field. Copies of transcripts will be required at the time of interview.


Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.


This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.


Questions regarding application submission (including account creation) or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or 907-465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to

For applicant password assistance please visit:

For specific information in reference to the position, please contact the hiring manager listed in the Contact Information section below.


The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

Megan Brown
Motor Vehicle Office Manager 2

Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.

For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
See for additional information

Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year
  • Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.

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