PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
City of Alexandria
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
To patrol an assigned designated area of the City looking for various parking violations. Such violations include residential permit parking, meters, official sign, loading and timed zone violations of commuter ordinance. The Parking Enforcement Office issues parking citations for all violations noted and testifies in court whenever necessary. The parking officer may render incidental assistance to the general public by giving directions and/or assisting with other general municipal information. This position requires shift work to include: days, evenings, midnights, and weekends. Parking Enforcement Officers are required to work for prolonged periods of time in all types of inclement weather conditions. Enforces City parking ordinances by patrolling metered, time-zoned, and/or restricted parking areas with a motorized vehicle or on foot, and issues Notices of Parking Violation to violators; Marks tires of vehicles in time-zoned areas, issues citations and/or arranges for towing of vehicles for a variety of violations including blocked sidewalks, driveways, loading zones, fire lanes and fire hydrants, double parking, and obstructing traffic.
Minimum & Additional Requirements:
One year experience public contact work experience involving record keeping duties, and completion of high school level courses in Arithmetic and English; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.Employees must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of their residence.
Basic computer skills. The ability to get along well with others, good powers of observation and the ability to work outdoors for prolonged periods of time during inclement weather. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Good driving history.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF PRE EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS. THIS INCLUDES A POLYGRAPH, PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION, DRUG SCREEN, AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS (LOCAL AND FEDERAL).
******A poor driving record is disqualifying.
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