|PARKING ENFORCEMENT SPEC|
|Performs responsible specialized work enforcing City ordinances governing vehicle parking; issues parking tickets and places immobilization devices onto vehicles having excessive unpaid violations. Upon completion of training, work is performed with limited supervision, requiring the use of independent judgement, and the ability to communicate effectively with potentially irate citizens.|
|Patrols assigned district by walking or use of three-wheeled motorcycle.
Issues parking tickets for meter violations, overtime parking, unauthorized parking in handicapped spaces, fire zones, freight loading zones, improper parking, and all no-parking areas.
Checks for overtime parking by marking tires with chalk or writing down tag numbers, and returns to area to issue violations, as necessary.
Issues tow-away notices to abandoned vehicles or vehicles parked over 24 hours in one location; contacts towing company to tow vehicles after 48 hours, and notifies the Orlando Police Department.
Installs immobilization device and warning notice on vehicles identified as habitual parking violators with excessive unpaid violations.
Reports any hazardous, or potentially hazardous, street, traffic signal and sign, or parking lot conditions, and all malfunctioning parking meters.
Assists the public by giving directions or general information.
Maintains daily worksheet of all tickets issued, and returns worksheet and copies of tickets to supervisor.
Appears and testifies in court as required.
Performs other related duties, including collection of parking meters, conducting traffic and parking surveys, and other parking related assignments.
|Knowledge of City ordinances governing vehicular parking.
Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to parking and traffic control.
Knowledge of City operations and appropriate department to contact to report problems.
Knowledge of City streets and location of parking facilities within assigned district.
Skill in the operation of three-wheeled motorcycle.
Ability to recognize and respond to hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions.
Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and effective manner, especially irate citizens, and to promote good public relations.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to walk for extended periods of time, to patrol dangerous areas at night, and to perform duties while exposed to adverse weather conditions, dangerous traffic conditions, irate citizens, and to lift and install a 35 lb. immobilization device.
|High school graduate or equivalent. Ability to deal with the public required. Extensive public contact handling complaints desired. May be required to work weekends and nights. Must successfully complete a forty (40) hour training program and obtain a Florida Motorcycle License within time limit set by the department. Must possess valid Florida Driver's License. Polygraph examination required prior to employment.|