Parking Enforcement Officer
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knoweldge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Enforces city and state parking statutes and writes tickets for violations.
- Appears in court as witness of violations.
- Immobilizes and calls for towing on vehicles in violation of statutes.
- Covers and uncovers meters as requested for special events.
- Counts meter coins as required and assists in the transportation of coin to City Hall.
- Assists and participates in the maintenance, repair and replacement of meter heads.
- Tags defective meters.
- Interacts with the public. Provides directions and general information.
- Knowledge of city and state parking statutes and codes affecting area of responsibility.
- Knowledge of city streets, historical sites and landmarks.
- Knowledge of proper radio procedures.
- Skill in the use of a variety of tools to complete work assigned, including hand held computer and printer.
- Skill in public relations.
- Skill in handling irate or difficult people.
- Skill in effectively communicating with the public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license and the ability to be certified as a parking enforcement specialist are required.
Last Revision date: April 2001