City of Newburgh
Full Job Description
Parking Enforcement Officer Part time
Traffic Violations Bureau
Provisional Appointment Pending Civil Service Exam
Starting Salary: $17,566
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Patrols metered parking lots and other assigned parking areas for the enforcement of all standing traffic laws and ordinances; observes parking violations and issues tickets for such violations; receives, issues receipts, disburses and accounts for amounts of money; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine work involving responsibility for patrolling metered parking lots and observing other traffic and parking where the motor vehicle involved is not in motion. The work requires the issuance of tickets to motorists committing such violations. These employees do not perform general police duties. However, employees in this class may be required to act as crossing guards for school children, the aged or at busy intersections. The work normally involves patrolling an assigned route checking parking meters, making several tours each day. Further, it involves responsibility for receiving, issuing receipts for money, for parking at a public lot. The work is preformed under general supervision and in accordance with prescribed procedures. The work is checked by immediate observation or by another step in the account keeping process. Supervision of others is not generally a responsibility of this position.
EXAMPLE OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
Patrols assigned parking areas to detect violators of regulations;
Issues tickets for violation of parking meter regulations, or for any offense involving a vehicle not in motion;
May reset meters to insure maximum meter revenue;
Assist in meter collection;
Tactfully advises car operators as to reason for issuance of tickets;
Observes and reports locations of meters out of order or in need of repair;
Informs the public as to the location of private and public parking facilities;
On occasion may be required to appear in court regarding parking violations;
Prepares activity reports and performs miscellaneous tasks;
May act as crossing guard as assigned;
Receives and records receipt of amounts of money at parking lot booth for payment of parking;
Prepares deposit slips, bundles and seals cash for delivery to bank and if required makes bank deposits.
Makes change and issues receipts for money received;
May be personally responsible for shortages incurred.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of the geography of the city and the location of the more important private and public parking facilities; ability to learn the procedures and regulations involved in the enforcement of the City Parking Ordinances and the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law in relation to standing violations; ability to enforce the ordinance and regulations with firmness and tact; ability to keep simple practical records; ability to express themselves orally and in writing in clear and intelligible language; ability to write legibly; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions; good judgment; mental alertness; high degree of accuracy; integrity; courtesy; good physical condition to permit walking long distances and working in unfavorable weather conditions. Good knowledge of modern methods used in receipting and accounting for sums of money; good knowledge of office procedures and equipment; ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to deal with the public;
ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from senior high school
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FO ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICANTS:
Eligibility for a New York State Operator’s License. Applicants must possess such license at the time of appointment. Must be eligible for “Bonding” by a commercial Bonding or Insurance Company.
Please apply by November 18, 2022
CITY OF NEWBURGH – AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are core values to the City of Newburgh, where there is a strong commitment to establishing and maintaining an environment free of discrimination. These values are promoted through the daily practice of professionalism, respect, acceptance and understanding. As such, City residents along with women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and veterans are encouraged to apply
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $17,566.00 per year
Work Location: One location
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