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DMV Tag Clerk I

Date Posted: 02/07/2024
Department: DMV
Compensation: $28,877
Hours: Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives


The primary focus of this position will be to handle DMV transactions while providing excellent customer service to the public. 

Duties & Responsibilities

To perform a variety of duties involved in the tag office

  • Processing Renewals

  • Answering Phone Calls, Balancing a Cash Drawer

  • Clearing Insurance Lapses

  • Distributing License Plates and Handicap Placards

Minimum Requirements

  •  Knowledge of current laws, methods and procedures of the DMV

  • Ability to operate a computer

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with taxpayers and co-workers

  • Some light lifting may be required - 20lbs

Desirable Training and Experience

This is a demanding position that requires a good work ethic and frequent contact with the public. The employee will be expected to be at work and on time as scheduled. Customer service, speed and accuracy, and maintaining confidential records are the paramount qualifications for this position.

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available:


  • on our website:

     under “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building:

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by Mail to:

               McDowell County Human Resources

               60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by email to: 


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