Under direction, enforces all types of parking regulations in the City, either in a motor vehicle or on foot; assists Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Fire Department with traffic control and special assignments; responds to a variety of questions and inquiries from citizens; and performs other related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Patrols assigned areas to ensure compliance with existing parking ordinances and regulations; investigates and processes parking complaints from the public and staff; issues citations for parking violations of the City's Municipal Code and California Vehicle Code; issues parking warnings for abandoned or inoperable vehicles parked on City streets or in public or private parking lots; makes arrangements for vehicles to be towed as necessary; appears in court at hearings regarding contested parking citations as necessary; maintains a daily activity log; enters and retrieves information in handheld computers pertaining to vehicle registration, identification, and status; performs traffic control duties, such as setting up temporary traffic control devices and directing traffic, during emergencies and special events; observes and reports hazardous conditions such as broken traffic signals and street markings that need to be repainted; responds to public inquires in a courteous and tactful manner.
Knowledge of: state, county, and city vehicle and parking codes and practices; methods and techniques of proper phone etiquette; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.
Ability to: interpret policies and procedures and appropriately enforce laws, rules and regulations applicable to municipal parking enforcement; comprehend and effectively execute verbal and written directives; effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; prepare concise and accurate written and oral reports; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; safely operate a motor vehicle.
Education and Experience: High School graduation or GED equivalent and one year of volunteer or work experience involving enforcement of city municipal codes.
Possession of a valid Class C motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of California.
Possession of an 832 P.C. Certificate (Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure Training/P.O.S.T. Certified Course) is desirable.
Drive and sit for extended periods of time.
Walk on slippery/uneven surfaces.
Bend, reach and enter and exit a motor vehicle frequently.
Along with your online application, please submit a resume.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a comprehensive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.