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PARKING ATTENDANT (#BW4 )

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$19.86-$24.62 hourly / $3,442.00-$4,267.00 monthly / $41,308.80-$51,209.60 yearly


Definition

Under general supervision, patrol designated County parking areas and enforce parking ordinances and policies; and perform other duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This position is responsible for the patrol of designated County parking areas and issuance of citations for parking violations.

Typical Tasks

  • Patrol designated County parking areas, enforce specified parking conditions, issue citations for vehicles in violation of ordinances, policies, or posted regulations, 
  • Answer questions from the public regarding parking restrictions; 
  • Direct drivers to move vehicles to avoid citations; 
  • Contact office for and investigate reported parking violations; 
  • Notify supervisor of possible abandoned vehicles; 
  • Report missing or damaged parking signs; 
  • Assist the public by providing general information and location of County offices; 
  • Collect fees from permit kiosks; 
  • Provide training and lead direction over seasonal employees; 
  • Miscellaneous administrative activities.

Employment Standards

Knowledge of:

Some knowledge of:

  • Human motivation and behavior.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively. 
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions. 
  • Learn and enforce County parking regulations. 
  • Stand and walk for long periods. 
  • Act in a courteous and effective manner in dealing with others contacted in the course of work. 
  • React calmly and efficiently in confrontational situations. 
  • Complete citations and other written matter clearly, accurately and legibly. 
  • Learn County departments and general functions. 
  • Learn to operate a computer terminal. 
  • Accurately handle cash.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

One year of experience in a position involved in meeting and dealing with the public. 

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License is required for some positions. Fingerprints will be performed for all incumbents in this classification. Some positions may be required to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Miscellaneous

PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: None

Bargaining Unit: 41
EEOC Job Category: 06
Occupational Grouping: 01
Workers' Comp Code: 0285


CLASS: BW4; EST: 12/1/1978; REV: 12/1/2017;