Parking Enforcement Specialist
Requisition Number: 201400081S
Department: Public Safety Services
Full Time Part Time: Full Time
Educational Experience Requirement: High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Five years of experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities.
Nature and Purpose of Position: Oversees the daily operations of parking enforcement to ensure parking rules and regulatory compliance at Sam Houston State University.
Primary Responsibilities: Oversees student workers in the issuance of citations and arrangement of towing vehicles that are a hazard or in flagrant violation of university parking rules and regulations. Provides training and coordination of Public Safety Service staff in parking enforcement procedures as well as enforcement equipment maintenance and use. Prepares, sells and issues permits when needed in the Parking and Transportation Office. Interprets regulations and makes decisions about parking violations. Patrols parking areas to ensure vehicles are parking according to rules and regulations. Communicates with the public to explain parking rules and regulations. Assists individuals with directions to campus buildings, resources and roadways. Monitors parking and traffic issues related to compliance and any faulty or absent traffic control devices. Supervises student workers during shift. Aides motorists in need of assistance. Provides transportation to individuals to obtain vehicles that have been towed. Provides assistance at garage(s) with automated equipment. Prepares written reports as necessary. Provides written and verbal testimony in administrative hearings. Performs clerical duties. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Other Specifications: Must be familiar with or have the ability to learn how to use handheld devices using Windows Mobile OS and Bluetooth technology. Position requires knowledge of or ability to use Microsoft Windows based desktop. Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle, therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the University's insurance carrier is required. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.