Parking Systems Administrator

  • 105527

SUMMARY: Under general direction, plans, organizes, and directs the operations of the Parking System which consists of Administration, On-Street, and Off-Street parking, parking meter collection, enforcement and maintenance. Responsible for establishing programs, material and manpower requirements, budgets, and projections; may perform other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, 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)
  1. Directs the daily operation of the Parking System.
  2. Directs the daily management and coordination of all Parking System activities related to parking and related transportation operations, property maintenance, parking meter collection and maintenance, and financial reporting.
  3. Supervises the Parking System Coordinator.
  4. Plans the use and maintenance of short-term and long-term parking.
  5. Develops the Parking System budget and assures compliance with the budget adopted by the City Commission.
  6. Meets with business groups, private citizens, developers, and other members of the public to plan and resolve issues related to parking.
  7. Assures that the Parking System is in full compliance with the Covenants of publicly held Parking Revenue Bonds.
  • Knowledge of city and state parking statutes and codes affecting area of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of parking revenue control equipment, parking meter devices and collection services.
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance processes and procedures related to the parking industry.
  • Skill in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of tools to complete work assigned, including hand held computer and printer.
  • Skill in managing public relations.
  • Skill in handling irate or difficult people.
  • Skill ineffectively communicating with the public.
  • Ability to direct the activities of others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with City Staff, Administration, and members of the public.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate work in an outdoor setting. This position is subject to outdoor weather conditions and loud noise. There is frequent need to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, or a related field and a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in municipal, hospital or university parking operations including administration, budget, and public relations with four (4) years of related working experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license and the ability to obtain the International Parking Institute’s Certified Administrator of Public Parking within one year of employment are required.

FLSA Code: E
B/U: None
Last revision: October 2001
Overtime: No
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