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Parking Service Officer

High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license and have a satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of City parking ordinances and proper and safe driving techniques. Physical ability to monitor parking meters outdoors during majority of daily work schedule. Patrols assigned areas to visually observe motor vehicles for improper parking and expired meters. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print ALL documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Police - Staff Services
Location: 
201-B West Gray
Shift: 
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday (Overtime as required)
Salary: 
$14.61 per hour
Date Posted: 
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 8:00am
Closing Date: 
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 9:45am
Job Description
Duties: 
Patrols assigned areas to visually observe motor vehicles for improper parking and expired meters. Marks tires of vehicles, records time of day and returns to vehicle at specified intervals to determine if violation has occurred. Completes parking citation form for violators and issues parking tickets. Submits required forms for processing and record keeping purposes. Checks status of vehicles prior to impoundment via radio and determines whether to impound vehicle. Completes proper procedures prior to impoundment of vehicles to include conducting an inventory of items, noting any damages, and the logging of required information for vehicle identification. Appears in court to testify to the facts of a contested parking ticket. Performs minor repairs and general maintenance on equipment such as ensuring the vehicle has adequate gas, oil and water. Directs traffic physically or with the use of automated manual traffic devices as needed. Assists citizens with moving inoperable vehicle, giving directions, and notifying emergency communications in the case of accident or related emergencies. Performs related work as required.
Working Conditions: 
Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, and noxious fumes and odors from traffic. May be exposed to verbal and physical confrontation.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or equivalent. Any experience which provides the required knowledge and skills.
Knowledge: 
City parking ordinances. Proper and safe driving techniques.
Skills: 
Communicating orally and in writing. Following oral and written instructions. Reading maps. Interpersonal skills necessary to be understood by and courteous of irate citizens while performing enforcement duties and work cooperatively with fellow employees. Must possess basic computer skills and the ability to learn new programs and software.
License and/or Certification: 
Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license and have a satisfactory motor vehicle record.
Mental & Physical: 
Physical ability to monitor parking meters outdoors during majority of daily work schedule. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to understand conversation in a noisy environment. Ability to read automobile license plates. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass an extensive background
investigation, psychological test, polygraph, physical examination, and drug
screen.