Placer County

Parking Enforcement Officer (#16601)

$29.70-$37.09 Hourly / $5,148.00-$6,428.93 Monthly / $61,776.00-$77,147.20 Yearly


Under general supervision, enforces County parking regulations by patrolling assigned areas and isssuing citations and warnings; orders impounding of illegally parked vehicles as necessary; and performs related work as required.


Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patrols and issues parking citations in assigned areas where parking is controlled or prohibited by County ordinance or code.
  • Orders impounding of illegally parked vehicles as necessary.
  • Advises the public of parking regulations.
  • Advises drivers to move vehicles parked illegally.
  • Operates a radio-equipped vehicle in the performance of work.
  • Answers complaints or requests for information in relation to parking violations or regulations.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • Prepares and makes oral and written reports and makes court appearances as necessary.


Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: One year of experience involving frequent public contact, preferably in a law enforcement agency.

Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. 

Required License or Certificate:
May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

Special Requirements:

  • Willingness to work odd or unusual hours during special projects or emergency conditions, and in adverse weather conditions.


Knowledge of:

  • Parking laws and ordinances.

Ability to:

  • Apply the laws, regulations and ordinances governing the parking of motor vehicles on County roads.
  • Deal courteously and effectively with the general public.
  • Maintain records and prepare concise reports.
  • Carry out oral and written instructions.

CLASS: 16601; EST: 2/1/1982; REV: 9/1/1988;