Drivers Test Administrator

Overview

The Kentucky State Police Driver Test Administrator plays an important role in enhancing highway safety throughout the Commonwealth. They continuously make Kentucky highways safer by ensuring only the most qualified applicants obtain their license to operate a vehicle on Kentucky roadways.  Driver Test Administrators are tasked with administering written motor vehicle driver’s license examinations and road test examinations to citizens of the Commonwealth wishing to obtain their operators, motorcycle, moped, or commercial motor vehicle license, as well as providing basic information to the general public. They form a close relationship with the Transportation Cabinet, local Circuit Clerks, and area driving schools to ensure drivers have the knowledge they need and are prepared for the written and road test examinations.

If you are interested in a career where you can make a positive difference in your local community and across the state we welcome you to apply as a Driver Test Administrator. Please contact the Kentucky State Police Human Resources Branch for more information.

Driver Test Administrator $1,823.90-$2,416.22 – Monthly Salary

Certified Driver Test Administrator I $2,006.08 – Monthly Salary

Certified Driver Test Administrator II $2206.92 – Monthly Salary

Clothing allowance

After the successful completion of the 12 month probationary period candidates will receive a 5% pay increase.

  • Retirement (KERS)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick leave
  • Paid leave for voting, blood donation, military and court)
  • Holidays
  • Compensatory Leave
  • *Legal Defense Fund eligibility
  • *Mutual Assistance eligibility
  • *Kentucky State Police programs

Education:

High School Graduate

Special Requirements:

Must possess a valid driver’s license prior to appointment in this classification. Must be 21 years of age. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee has four years of experience as a licensed driver upon appointment in this job classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee has four years of experience as a licensed driver upon appointment in this job classification. Employee agency is licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials.

Typical work schedule includes weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m, with weekends and state/federal holidays off.  Compensatory leave is available in lieu of paid overtime. Work is performed indoors and outdoors with prolonged periods of sitting and/or riding in vehicles with testing applicants.