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									JOB TITLE: Parking Enforcement Specialist
JOB CODE: 23.25

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Performs a variety of paraprofessional duties involving the
issuance of non-moving traffic citations and related community contact work. Duties include the
preparation of various reports, utilization of law enforcement communication equipment and
operation of a motor vehicle.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education equivalent to graduation from high school or
equivalent with experience in work involving contact with the public. Possession of and ability to
maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License is required. Incumbent must have the ability to
complete and successfully pass the Florida State Certification for Parking Enforcement within one
(1) year of employment.

• Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to learn parking regulations
   and parking violation procedures.
• Ability to deal courteously and fairly with the public in the course of administrative regulations
   and issuing citations.
• Ability to utilize a special parking enforcement vehicle or other designated motor vehicles.
• Ability to keep simple records and prepare simple reports neatly and legibly.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the
   general public.
• Ability to utilize hand-held computer for issuance of parking violations.
• Ability to utilize a wheel-lock device.

• Primary responsibility will be to patrol assigned area in which parking regulations are to be
• Write parking citations and deliver it to vehicle found to be in violation.
• To issue citations for non-moving violations including but not limited to improper parking at
   loading zones, meters, crosswalks, fire hydrants, fire lanes, handicapped zones and obstruction
• Testify in court proceedings if necessary related to their work activity.
• Perform liaison functions with businesses and residents in areas of routine patrol relating to
   parking enforcement problems.
• Direct traffic, as required.
• The intent of this class description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties
   and responsibilities that would be required of classifications given this title and shall not be
   construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
   Incumbent may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented
   in this job description.
PUBLIC CONTACT: Considerable public contact.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Assignments are received from the Police Chief or designated


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Most of the work is performed in an outside environment with
no effective control of environmental conditions. Position requires visual acuity to safely operate a
motor vehicle, prepare and review written records and hearing sufficient to accurately perceive
information at normal spoken word levels. Work involves considerable physical activity including
driving, walking, standing, crouching, grasping, climbing, kneeling, stooping, pulling, and
balancing. Incumbent must be able to express or exchange information by means of the spoken
word and must convey information accurately.

ORGANIZATIONAL STATUS: Under the direction of and responsible to the Police Chief or
designated representative.

                                                                                     Revised 12/17/04

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