|PARKING METER TECHNICIAN I|
|Performs skilled mechanical work involving the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic and mechanical parking meters. Duties include collection of revenue from meters. Work is performed under direct supervision and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for accuracy and results obtained.|
|Operates hand held computer for programming inventory, audit, and maintenance of electronic parking meters.
Repairs and services defective and damaged electronic and mechanical meters by disassembling clock and timer mechanisms for cleaning, adjusting and repair; performs coin?check and calibration check for proper timing; adjusts as necessary.
Converts meters from one time to another, or from one rate to another by disassembling mechanisms and timers and changing selected parts.
Cleans, repairs and paints meter housings.
Changes all lock combinations periodically for security purposes by disassembling locks and replacing selected series of discs.
Repairs or replaces parking meter posts as required; breaks concrete with jack hammer, drills new hole, mixes concrete, and sets new pole.
Collects money from meters; repairs/replaces broken parts; in event of vandalism notifies Orlando Police Department; delivers collection canisters to bank for deposit.
Maintains records of all daily activities performed.
Performs lot occupancy and turnover studies and gathers other data for parking surveys as required.
Drives collection truck on rotating basis.
May remove trash from municipal parking lots or operate tenant power sweeper, in absence of skilled laborer.
May be required to appear in Civil Court as witness to condition of meter.
Required to assist with light mechanical repairs at Parking Garage such as replacing broken traffic gate arms.
Performs other related duties as may be required by supervisor.
|Knowledge of safe use and operation of tools and other equipment used in repair/replacement of electronic and mechanical parking meters.
Knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Knowledge of City streets.
Skill in performing mechanical repairs/adjustments to delicate timing mechanisms.
Skill in the operation of hand-held computer utilized for electronic parking meters.
Ability to maintain records and gather data.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
Ability to perform work requiring some physical strength; requires standing and walking for extended periods of time, lifting of heavy materials and equipment, and reaching overhead for collection of meters; may be exposed to adverse conditions such as inclement weather, traffic, chemicals and paint for cleaning/repairing meter housings.
|High school graduate, plus one (1) year mechanical or electronic experience, preferably in meter maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Polygraph examination required prior to employment. Valid Florida Driver's License required.|