Parking Enforcement Specialist

USA, Colorado, Denver
$12.64 - $17.05 per hour
Aug 29, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Parking and Transportation Services serves the University of Denver by providing parking for students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus. The department reports to the Vice Chancellor of Facilities Service Center. Parking Services is a self-supporting auxiliary enterprise collecting monies through permit sales, visitor fees, and citation fines to fund the cost of the operation, maintenance, and development of the University's parking facilities.

Position Summary

The Parking Enforcement Officer is assigned to Parking and Transportation Services within Campus Safety and they report to the Sergeant of Enforcement and Field Operations. This position is the primary parking enforcement personnel for the University. The duties include, but are not limited to, parking enforcement and management, customer service, vehicle traffic control and office staff augmentation.

Essential Functions

  • The Specialist has the primary responsibility for enforcement of parking rules and regulations, traffic flow and management on University property, light maintenance of parking equipment and property, event parking management and the collection of money from all parking meters and pay stations.
  • Respond to customer calls for assistance and calls for service that involve parking areas or vehicles on University property, and completes the appropriate reports as necessary. These may include, but are not limited to, motorist assists, vehicle accidents, and vehicle immobilizations.
  • Specialists may be called upon to handle other types of reports as necessary.
  • Specialists may be called upon to assist with the administrative operations of the Parking Services Department. These duties may include selling of permits, file and records management, collection and counting of cash receipts and/or any other duties that may be assigned.
  • Investigate reported or discovered suspicious activities, unusual occurrences, and criminal offenses.
  • Enforce relevant state statutes, city ordinances, and University regulations.
  • Render assistance to members of the campus community as appropriate.
  • Must be actively involved in the accreditation process, including, but not limited to, following the Departments policies and implementing the standard operating procedures to meet the accreditation standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Environment

As a field-based position Parking Services Enforcement Specialist routinely work outside in all weather conditions. This position may be assigned to any shift or combination of shifts as is deemed necessary by the Parking Services Manager or members of the department's senior management group. May be called upon to work additional hours to cover shifts or provide special event coverage. This position requires dependable attendance; absenteeism and tardiness and/or abuse of paid leaves as described by department policy are not acceptable.

Physical Activities

It is the policy of the Department of Parking Services that all uniformed staff maintain a level of physical fitness to perform job related tasks that they may be called upon to do in the performance of their duties. In accordance with the policy, a job related physical and physical assessment test administered by a University approved physician will be completed upon acceptance of employment with the Department. It is the responsibility of the employee to remain in such physical condition that they can successfully complete the test at any time. Must maintain fitness standards to ensure the ability to provide emergency services, and conduct other physically demanding assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and run, climb stairs and must routinely lift and/or move 50 pounds. During emergencies this position may be required to move incapacitated individuals away from dangerous circumstances. Specific vision abilities required by this job include correction to 20/30 vision, close vision, distance vision, night vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be of sufficient physical stature to install and remove a vehicle immobilization device (boot) without assistance. Bicycle patrol is considered routine during the summer months.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid Colorado driver's license and be insurable under University guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in related field.
  • 1-2 years of law enforcement, campus safety or parking experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Parking enforcement experience at an University.
  • 1st Aid, AED and CPR Certification.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of software, experience with T2 Flex and ARMS software.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, September 8, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. Questions regarding this position, please contact Patrick Reynolds at

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