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"Parking Enforcement Worker"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Patrol assigned area, such as public parking lot or section of city to issue tickets to overtime parking violators and illegally parked vehicles.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Parking Enforcement Worker"

1) Train new or temporary staff.

2) Wind parking meter clocks.


3) Enter and retrieve information pertaining to vehicle registration, identification, and status, using handheld computers.

4) Identify vehicles in violation of parking codes, checking with dispatchers when necessary to confirm identities or to determine whether vehicles need to be booted or towed.

5) Make arrangements for illegally parked or abandoned vehicles to be towed, and direct tow-truck drivers to the correct vehicles.


6) Mark tires of parked vehicles with chalk and record time of marking, and return at regular intervals to ensure that parking time limits are not exceeded.

7) Patrol an assigned area by vehicle or on foot to ensure public compliance with existing parking ordinance.

8) Perform traffic control duties such as setting up barricades and temporary signs, placing bags on parking meters to limit their use, or directing traffic.

9) Prepare and maintain required records, including logs of parking enforcement activities, and records of contested citations.

10) Write warnings and citations for illegally parked vehicles.

11) Appear in court at hearings regarding contested traffic citations.

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12) Assign and review the work of subordinates.

13) Collect coins deposited in meters.

14) Deliver money to be used as change at attended parking facilities.


15) Investigate and answer complaints regarding contested parking citations, determining their validity and routing them appropriately.

16) Locate lost, stolen, and counterfeit parking permits, and take necessary enforcement action.

17) Maintain assigned equipment and supplies such as handheld citation computers, citation books, rain gear, tire-marking chalk, and street cones.

18) Maintain close communications with dispatching personnel, using two-way radios or cell phones.

19) Observe and report hazardous conditions such as missing traffic signals or signs, and street markings that need to be repainted.

20) Perform simple vehicle maintenance procedures such as checking oil and gas, and report mechanical problems to supervisors.

21) Provide assistance to motorists needing help with problems, such as flat tires, keys locked in cars, or dead batteries.

22) Provide information to the public regarding parking regulations and facilities, and the location of streets, buildings and points of interest.

23) Remove handbills within patrol areas.

24) Respond to and make radio dispatch calls regarding parking violations and complaints.

Job Description for "Parking Enforcement Worker" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Parking Enforcement Worker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-E        SOC:  33-3041.00


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