Parking Enforcement Monitor
Frederick, MD 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Job Summary

At The City of Frederick, we value diversity and the respect, engagement, and productivity an inclusive environment produces. We seek to consistently improve internal and external customer satisfaction, innovate, and expand capability of services, and be a government that practices equality, equity, and fairness. We invite you to bring your skills, abilities, and knowledge to The City of Frederick and be a valued addition to a workforce that we know is our greatest asset.
Frederick is a progressive, richly diverse, and authentically charming city. Recognized as one of the best places to live in Maryland, Frederick is surrounded by mountain views and centrally located about 45 miles north of Washington D.C. and 45 miles west of Baltimore, MD.

The Parking Enforcement Monitor is a highly visible position in the Parking Department for The City of Frederick. This individual performs routine parking enforcement work in a designated area of the City in accordance with state laws, City ordinances and codes, and departmental rules and regulations. The Parking Enforcement Monitor works in the busy, downtown area of the City where parking is limited, monitoring parking areas on foot, and issuing parking citations to members of the public, tracking broken parking meters and missing traffic signals and signs, and reporting these findings to the appropriate individual.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Patrol assigned area of the City on foot to ensure public compliance with existing parking regulations.
  • Identify vehicles in violation of public parking regulations and issue citations as required utilizing computerized hand-held ticket computer and printer.
  • Report missing, defaced or deteriorated signs and meter malfunctions.
  • Report unusual parking violations.
  • Provide information to the public regarding parking regulations and facilities, and the location of streets, buildings and points of interest.
  • Present information and documentation as needed for court hearings.
  • Wear and maintain designated (City-provided) uniform.
  • Work cooperatively with City staff and the public to promote and uphold applicable laws, codes and ordinances through efficient, equitable and fair parking enforcement activities.
  • The incumbent is required on a regular basis to operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work with the public, exercise customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to communicate and understand the English language.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Good verbal communication skills-ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to weigh more than one variable, and think 'on one's feet' to make decisions, solve problems, and effectively handle conflict.
Valid Driver's License in good standing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about the City for long distances for extended periods of time, and to handle, adjust and/or operate. The employee frequently is required to attach citations to vehicles and to position self to diagnose problems, detect malfunctions, collect information; and exchange information. The employee is occasionally required to sit and traverse and/or balance. The employee must regularly move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Other Desirables


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Salary and Benefits
$22.97 Hourly
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
0 to 1 year
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