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TORONTO POLICE SERVICE
Parking Enforcement Officer, Parking Enforcement
RECRUITMENT FOR ANTICIPATED 2012 CLASS
Posting Date: 2012 March 26
Closing Date: 2012 April 06
Salary: $56,098.29 annually
Job Type: Union
Location: 1500 Don Mills Road & 970 Lawrence Avenue West
Shifts: 3 shifts, Days, Afternoons, & Mid-nights, including weekends
Summary of Function:
Enforces parking by-laws. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries and complaints from members of the general public, members of Municipal Law Enforcement (MLE) service agencies and members of the Service. Operates and maintains Service vehicles.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Enforces parking by-laws by issuing parking tags and arranging to have cars towed. Attends to parking complaints received from the public and takes the appropriate action. Attends minor traffic court and testifies regarding disputed parking tags. Assists in the recovery of stolen vehicles.
· Responds to telephone, police radio and in-person inquiries from members of the Service or members of the public regarding parking and/or Municipal By-Laws, procedure and policies. Prepares and processes the appropriate paperwork in response to various requests and reports submitted by members of the community or Parking Enforcement Officers.
· Maintains contact with Municipal Law Enforcement Service Agencies. Inspects sites and makes recommendations to ensure compliance with MLE by-laws. Monitors previously approved sites to ensure continued compliance with by-laws. Composes and forwards appropriate reports.
· May be required to attend meetings with members of the Service and/or the community to provide information and advice regarding municipal or parking by-laws.
· Maintains and issues equipment and supplies to Parking Enforcement Officers.
· Maintains, updates and searches various manual or automated registers, lists and filing systems.
· Maintains an up-to-date file of Municipal By-Laws.
· May be required to assist with the preparations for special events by erecting signs and covering parking meters. Takes control in emergency situations or at crime scenes until emergency staff or police officers arrive.
· Performs typical duties inherent to the position (i.e. prepares and distributes various daily duty sheets and reports).
To be considered for this position, you must meet the following requirements:
· Must not have been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been obtained. If a pardon was obtained, proof of pardon must be provided. If a conditional or absolute discharge has been received, proof that the RCMP has sealed the records must be provided.
· Must have conformed, presently conform and continue to conform to the Services Core Values.
· Completion of grade 12 or an approved equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
· Must have a minimum of one year experience working with the public.
· Strong written communication skills to effectively maintain memo books, prepare internal correspondence and various Toronto Police Service reports and forms as required. A written test will be administered. The minimum standard of 50% must be met in order to proceed to the next phase in the process.
· Must be a fully licensed driver and meet the requirements of the Graduated Licensing System in the Province of Ontario and have accumulated no more than six demerit points. A good driving record is essential.
· Must be willing and eligible to obtain a Class “M” (Motorcycle) Drivers Licence and a Toronto Police Service “Blue Card”.
· Must have (or be willing and eligible to obtain) First Aid and Level ‘C’ Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
· Must be able to endure prolonged physical activity on a daily basis.
· Must be able to work rotating shifts (days/afternoons/nights) independently in an outdoor environment, which can include extreme weather conditions.
Competencies may be measured through various selection tools such as test(s) and/or interview:
· Good interpersonal and verbal communication skills in order to deal with the public in a professional and tactful manner.
· Must demonstrate a high level of integrity and the flexibility required to perform in the work environment.
· Exceptional problem and conflict resolution skills to deal effectively with public complaints and difficult situations in a stressful environment.
· A thorough understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Parking Enforcement Officer.
· An understanding of the concept of community policing as it impacts parking enforcement.
Conditions of Employment
· Must successfully pass the medical assessment.
· Must successfully pass the Parking Enforcement Training Program.
· Must pass the required Toronto Police Service driving test to operate
a police vehicle.
Probationary period is six months.
Paul Innocente: Civilian Staffing Advisor, Benefits & Employment Unit
Tel. No. (416) 808-7151
Job Information Line:
Tel. No. (416) 808-7134
We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those candidates selected for testing/interview will be contacted
Toronto Police Service supports equal opportunity initiatives
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