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Parking Attendant
Municipality: District of Mission This posting closed on

February 4, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2019-02 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Development Services - Bylaw Enforcement Division
Job Description: Reporting to the Manager of Inspection Services, this is inspectional, regulatory, and investigative work related primarily to the enforcement of parking regulations and policies. The work involves extensive public relations contact which requires the exercise of independent judgement, action, tact, and diplomacy. Employees in this position are responsible for performing a range of duties relating to inspections and enforcement of traffic bylaws and policies. While the work is of a routine and repetitive nature and is performed in accordance with bylaws and regulations, the incumbent is required to professionally address conflict, exercise discretion in taking enforcement action, and using sound judgement in performing the work.
Duties: Responsible for performing patrols and enforcing parking related bylaws on assigned City streets, lanes and parking lots to ensure vehicles are parked in compliance with municipal bylaws.

Interpret and explain parking regulations to the public; investigate public complaints regarding illegally parked vehicles, providing exceptional customer service and preparing reports on same.

Issuing warnings, informations, and bylaw violation notices; arrange for the removal of unlawfully parked vehicles and perform other duties as required.

Investigate parking violations, and chalk tires where parking signs stipulate parking restrictions are subject to regulation.

Contact towing companies for the removal of illegally parked vehicles on municipal streets and in parks.

Respond to calls or inquiries and investigate complaints regarding parking infractions and violations related to secondary suites.

Communicate with other bylaw officers using two-way radios or cell phones in operational and emergency situations for assistance in enforcing by-laws.

Maintain an officer’s notebook; and prepare and maintain records related to the work.

Interpret bylaws, regulations and applicable statutes to the public.

Prepare correspondence to residents and others to address parking-related issues.

May be required to appear in court as a witness in connection with traffic violations issued.
Educational Requirements: Completion of secondary school or equivalent along with Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills Level 1 and 2 through the Justice Institute, or equivalent.

Previous experience related to inspection or enforcement work.
Skill Requirements: Knowledge of relevant municipal bylaws and regulations related to parking.

Knowledge of the geography and street locations in the municipality.

Knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices involved in bylaw enforcement.

Ability to interpret and enforce relevant municipal bylaws, regulations and procedures with tact, firmness, impartiality and sound judgment.

Ability to prepare professional reports and correspondence related to the work.

Ability to investigate and document information relative to bylaw infractions, and provide credible evidence in Court.

Ability to establish and maintain good public relations through exercising knowledge, diplomacy and persuasion when dealing with the general public, businesses and other government agencies.

Ability to walk long distances and work outside in varying weather conditions.
Salary: The 2019 hourly rate of pay is $29.25 plus a comprehensive benefit package.
Additional Information: This position requires the flexibility to work evenings and weekends. The hours of work will vary based on operational need.
Web Address: www.mission.ca
Address: 8645 Stave Lake Street, Box 20
Mission BC V2V 4L9
Opening Date: January 17, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 4, 2019 04:30 PM
*We thank all interested applicants however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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