Vehicle verifier does not include any of the following:
A peace officer.
An authorized employee of the department.
A special agent of the National Auto Theft Bureau.
An employee of an organization certified under the provisions of Part 5 (commencing with Section 12140) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code whose duties require or authorize the verification of vehicles.
Any person specified in subdivision (a) may perform the duties of a vehicle verifier without obtaining the special permit required in Section 11300.