DMV is a great place to work!

Do you have a Bachelor's Degree including or supplemented by 9 semester credit hours in Statistics, Biostatistics, Economics, Econometrics, Research Methods, Mathematics, Data analysis, or Data Modeling PLUS 3 years of professional research experience in the collection and evaluation of quantitative data directed toward review and analysis of program operations? You may qualify to take the Program Research Specialist 3 exam. Apply by April 1, 2020!

Careers at DMV: More than just Licenses and Registrations

People often think of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as the offices where they could obtain a driver license or renew a vehicle registration. Our employees are involved in a broader range of activities and programs which include:

  • Educating and promoting highway safety through the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC).
  • Protecting consumers through inspections of automotive and body repair facilities.
  • Ensuring the safety and protecting the identities of citizens through the issuance of secure documents and investigation of fraud and auto theft activities.
  • Safeguarding personal information with secure computer technology.

In addition to working for a progressive and dynamic agency, there are additional benefits to working for the DMV. We are proud to offer many advancement opportunities among our varied career paths. We also offer great employee benefits and the opportunity to join a team of dedicated individuals who serve the people of our state.

 

Careers at DMV        DMV Careers

 

DMV employees are an important asset in helping the agency to benefit the people of the state by pursuing its mission to:

  • Administer the motor vehicle laws
  • Provide quality customer service
  • Promote traffic safety
  • Protect consumers
  • Verify identities
  • Issue secure documents
  • Protect the privacy of personal information
  • Provide information services
  • Collect revenues

DMV employees are an important asset in helping the agency to benefit the people of the state by pursuing its mission to issue secure identity documents, deliver essential motor vehicle and driver related services, and administer motor vehicle laws enacted to promote safety and protect consumers.

Popular career titles:

  • Motor Vehicle Representative 1
  • Investigative Specialist 1, Motor Vehicle (MV) 2
  • Motor Vehicle License Examiner 3
  • Automotive Facilities and Body Repair Inspector 4
  • Accountant 5
  • Highway Safety Program Representative 6
  • Legal Specialist 7
  • Motor Vehicle Referee 8
  • Senior Attorney 9
  • Public Information Specialists 10
  • Administrative Trainee 11


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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

DMV is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other protected category under the state and federal law. In addition to federal law requirements, DMV complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Governor’s Program to Hire Individuals and Veterans with Disabilities

The Governor's Programs to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities consist of two specialized programs. These programs are coordinated efforts to place individuals with disabilities in entry-level State jobs. No initial written or oral examinations are required for appointment. You must however, submit a formal application and a medical evaluation may be necessary for program certification.

New York State Civil Service Law, Section 55-b authorizes the New York State Civil Service Commission to designate up to 1,200 positions in the non-competitive class to be filled by qualified people with disabilities. Additionally, Section 55-c of the law authorizes the designation of up to 500 positions in the non-competitive class to be filled by qualified wartime veterans with disabilities.

Governor's Program to Hire an Individual or a Veteran With a Disability Looking for Employment with New York State Government

Workers With a Disabilities Looking for Employment with Local Government

 

Additional information for Wartime Veterans or Members of the Armed Forces

New York State is proud to offer benefits to qualified Wartime Veterans and Disabled Veterans who would like to build or further a public service career with New York State or a local government in New York State.

Read the Department of Civil Service information about Governor's Program to Hire an Individual or a Veteran With a Disability Looking for Employment with New York State Government