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Parking Enforcement Officer

54

Statewide
Job Postings
332nd

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
Not Available

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$12.34 - $16.87

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$13.69 - $24.05

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Parking Enforcement Officer - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 54 job postings for the occupation of Parking Enforcement Officer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Parking Enforcement Officer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

Top 3 Specialized Skills

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Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Parking Enforcement Officer Do:

Patrol assigned area, such as public parking lot or city streets to issue tickets to overtime parking violators and illegally parked vehicles.

Common Job Activities:

  • Enter and retrieve information pertaining to vehicle registration, identification, and status, using hand-held computers.
  • Patrol an assigned area by vehicle or on foot to ensure public compliance with existing parking ordinance.
  • Write warnings and citations for illegally parked vehicles.
  • Appear in court at hearings regarding contested traffic citations.
  • Maintain assigned equipment and supplies such as hand-held citation computers, citation books, rain gear, tire-marking chalk, and street cones.
  • Respond to and make radio dispatch calls regarding parking violations and complaints.
  • Maintain close communications with dispatching personnel, using two-way radios or cell phones.
  • Perform simple vehicle maintenance procedures such as checking oil and gas, and report mechanical problems to supervisors.
  • Observe and report hazardous conditions such as missing traffic signals or signs, and street markings that need to be repainted.
  • Identify vehicles in violation of parking codes, checking with dispatchers when necessary to confirm identities or to determine whether vehicles need to be booted or towed.
  • Train new or temporary staff.
  • Mark tires of parked vehicles with chalk and record time of marking, and return at regular intervals to ensure that parking time limits are not exceeded.
  • Locate lost, stolen, and counterfeit parking permits, and take necessary enforcement action.
  • Make arrangements for illegally parked or abandoned vehicles to be towed, and direct tow-truck drivers to the correct vehicles.
  • Investigate and answer complaints regarding contested parking citations, determining their validity and routing them appropriately.
  • Provide information to the public regarding parking regulations and facilities, and the location of streets, buildings and points of interest.
  • Collect coins deposited in meters.
  • Prepare and maintain required records, including logs of parking enforcement activities, and records of contested citations.
  • Wind parking meter clocks.
  • Provide assistance to motorists needing help with problems, such as flat tires, keys locked in cars, or dead batteries.
  • Assign and review the work of subordinates.
  • Perform traffic control duties such as setting up barricades and temporary signs, placing bags on parking meters to limit their use, or directing traffic.
  • Remove handbills within patrol areas.

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