Parking Enforcement Officer Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
assigned parking areas to issue parking citations for vehicles in
violation of university parking regulations.
first in a series of two classifications. It is distinguished from
the Parking Enforcement Officer Lead in that the Parking Enforcement
Officer do not lead the work of others. Work is performed outdoors
year-round either on foot or using a motorized vehicle.
Examples of Duties:
- Writes and issues citations or warnings to owners of
vehicles, including bicycles, in violation of university parking
- Locates lost, stolen and counterfeit permits and takes
necessary enforcement action.
- Fills out daily log of citations/warnings issued and submit
to supervisor at end of shift.
- Checks assigned areas for damaged or missing property or
malfunctioning equipment; reports any problems to parking
services offices via two-way radio.
- Checks listing of vehicles to be booted or towed upon next
violation as citations are issued; if vehicle is on list,
requests confirmation from dispatch via two-way radio; completes
necessary forms and places boot on vehicle or has vehicle towed;
places U-lock on bicycle or removes bicycle and places it in
- Assists motorists periodically with such things as flat
tires, keys locked in car or battery jump-starts.
- Directs traffic, performs building checks or otherwise
assists university police on an emergency basis.
- Provides directions or other information upon request of
faculty, staff, students or visitors.
- Performs general preventive maintenance on vehicle checking
oil, gas and reporting problems to supervisors.
- Directs drivers of vehicles to proper parking areas,
enforces special parking restrictions and/or collects parking
fees for special or athletic events.
- May assist other areas with various assignments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of general law enforcement objectives.
- Knowledge of general parking practices and procedures.
- Skill in dealing with public courteously, tactfully and
- Skill in carrying out verbal and written instructions.
- Skill in preparing clear, concise written and verbal
months' parking lot operations or related experience; OR, Any
equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which
comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license is required
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