|VEHICLE-FOR-HIRE OFFICER III|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs responsible enforcement work and office duties ensuring compliance with applicable City codes, ordinances, and regulations. An employee in this classification is assigned to the Special Operations of the Orlando Police Department and is responsible for enforcing Chapter 55 dealing with taxicabs and other "vehicles for hire" in addition to Chapter 6 dealing with horse drawn carriages. Work is performed independently and inspections require the employee to make decisions requiring use of judgement and discretion. Results are reviewed through conferences and examination of completed documents.|
|Enforces activities against non-licensed "for hire' operators and licensed operators that violate city code.
Conducts vehicle safety inspections and taximeter tests; prepares inspection reports and makes written and oral presentations before the Vehicle for Hire Administrator and the Vehicles for Hire Appeals Board.
Uses small hand tools to properly seal meters.
Oversees day-to-day operations of driver permitting process; reviews applications, tests and fingerprint cards to ensure properly entered and maintained; participates in issuance of vehicle permits.
Makes recommendations to the Vehicle for Hire Administrator and Transportation Permit Board.
Conducts pre-application meetings for persons wishing to apply for vehicle permits; conducts review of new company application packages and makes recommendations regarding these applications to the Vehicle for Hire Administrator.
Acts as back up for the Recording Secretary to the Board and Administrator. Assists with the preparation of meeting agendas for Board and Administrator.
Prepares invoices and requisitions for supplies and equipment as required.
Participates in surveys for industry and regulators as to trend and activities.
Participates in workshops and meetings within the industry.
|Knowledge of "for hire" vehicle and Horse Drawn Carriage regulations.
Ability to interpret, understand, and enforce Chapter 55 and Chapter 6 codes.
Ability to readily acquire a working knowledge of and apply various City codes and regulations.
Ability to walk over uneven terrain, bend, kneel, and stoop.
Ability to carry materials and equipment.
Ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
Ability to follow oral and written assignments; ascertain facts through investigation.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to operate small hand tools and automobiles in order to conduct inspections.
Ability to ascertain facts through investigations.
Ability to prepare a variety of simple records and reports.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION FOR PROMOTION: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall rating of Meets Standards or better with no rating less than Meets Standards.
|High school diploma with four (4) or more years experience in enforcement of policies, codes, or ordinances, or conducting field inspections; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid Florida Driver's License is required and use own vehicle during inspections. Must pass police background investigation and polygraph.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION FOR PROMOTION:
Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall rating of Meets Standards or better with no rating less than Meets Standards.
REVISED: 10/1/96 SJV - est. was previously grouped with Code Inspectors.
7/5/02 - VCJ
05/11/2007 MGR -Added polygraph/position is located at OPD