PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Under direction, patrols designated areas and issues summonses
for motor vehicles to enforce state, county, or municipal statutes,
resolutions, and ordinances for regulations related to the parking
of motor vehicles within the municipality; does related work as required.
NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title
may not perform all duties listed in this job specification.
Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
NOTE: Appointments may be made to positions requiring
10055 - Bilingual in Spanish and English
Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, understand, or
communicate in Spanish and English sufficiently to perform the
duties of this position.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Issues summonses for motor vehicles that are parked unlawfully or
parked overtime at a meter in an assigned area.
Checks the condition of parking meters and informs those
responsible for the repair of meters or any malfunctions.
Makes checkmark on tires of vehicles parked in unmetered time
restricted areas, records time, and returns at specified
intervals to issue summonses to vehicles remaining in area in
violation of time limitations.
Gives testimony in court pertaining to summonses issued.
Prepares reports of work activities.
Checks for vehicles that are listed stolen by police and reports
them for recovery.
May operate a motorcycle, motorized scooter, or other motor
vehicle in connection with this work.
May follow or precede motorized street sweeper to issue summons
to motor vehicles illegally blocking passage of the sweeper.
May arrange for the towing away of any vehicle parked, stored, or
abandoned in the municipality in violation of a statute,
resolution, ordinance, or regulation from the scene of the
May collect from the vehicle owner or the owner's agent on behalf
of the municipality, the costs of the towing and subsequent
storage of the vehicle before surrendering the vehicle to the
owner or agent.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used
by the agency, office, or related units.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of problems involved in parking violations or the
procedures used in dealing with such problems.
Knowledge of recordkeeping and of making reports of conditions
noted and actions taken.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
Ability to analyze routine problems, organize assigned work,
and develop effective work methods.
Ability to learn quickly from oral and written explanations and
Ability to note significant conditions and take proper action in
accord with the prescribed procedures.
Ability to report significant conditions noted an actions taken
and to keep relevant records.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate
in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.