7 Days a week availability, 25 hours/week 9am to 11pm morning or afternoon shift work.
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs a variety of routine law enforcement and public contact work in enforcing codes and ordinances governing parking, and assisting the public by providing information about parking locations and regulations.
Monitors the flow of vehicles in timed parking areas and no parking areas; issues citations for parking violations such as overtime parking, illegal parking in handicap, truck, bus and fire hydrant zones, double- parking, parking on the wrong side of the street, expired paid parking areas, and related violations;
Observes the licensing of parked vehicles, and issues citations to improperly licensed vehicles, such as vehicles with expired license plate registrations;
Monitors and enforces the responsibility of construction sites to provide and maintain safe walk areas for pedestrians;
Reports and monitors dangerous road and sidewalk conditions; monitors traffic signals and signs; and reports any malfunctions;
Identifies and records information on possible abandoned or stolen vehicles, and reports same to proper authorities;
Monitors safety of children, pets and parked cars in assigned enforcement area;
Assists citizens with such matters as locked or stalled vehicles, traffic safety, traffic direction, etc;
Operates a hand-held computerized system to check registrations, report stolen vehicles, request assistance in emergency situations and relay information regarding work situations and suspicious activity;
Answers a variety of questions from the public regarding parking regulations, parking facilities, basic traffic regulations, location of public facilities, points of interest, and other public information;
Serves as a member of various employee committees as assigned;
Provide backup for related positions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of modern parking enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment. Skill in the operation of the tools and equipment necessary to enforce parking ordinances. Knowledge of the applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations. Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt a effective course of action. Ability to interpret, apply and explain codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors and the public. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to learn the City's geography.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; and one year of general office, communications, or public contact work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license with no more than six (6) points in the last three (3) years.
May occasionally be required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be capable of performing work while tolerating cold, hot, high humidity and rainy days without air conditioning with continuous lifting, kneeling, bending, and the ability to lift, push or pull 50 pounds.