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    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 070950
    Title: Parking Enforcement Officer
    Pay Grade: 15
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Patrols assigned parking areas to issue parking citations for vehicles in violation of university parking regulations.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is first in a series of two classifications. It is distinguished from the Parking Enforcement Officer, Lead in that the Parking Enforcement Officer does not lead the work of others. Work is performed outdoors year-round either on foot or using a motorized vehicle.

    Example of Duties:
    • Writes and issues citations or warnings to owners of vehicles, including bicycles, in violation of university parking traffic regulations.
    • Locates lost, stolen and counterfeit permits and takes necessary enforcement action.
    • Fills out daily log of citations/warnings issued and submits 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 storage.
    • 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 fairly.
    • Skill in carrying out written and oral instructions.
    • Skill in preparing clear, concise written and oral reports.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver's license upon employment.
      • Six months parking lot operations or related experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 07/26/2007

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