New job Parking Control Officer - Periodic Posting in Ontario

Parking Control Officer - Periodic Posting

Company : City of Hamilton
Salary : $30.63 - $33.29 an hour
Location : Ontario

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JOB ID #: 17814

Parking Control Officer - Periodic Posting
Planning & Economic Development
Transportation Planning & Parking
80 Main Street West

**Periodic Posting - All vacancies for this position shall be filled from this competition from October 15th 2021 - April 15th 2022**


UNION/NON-UNION: CUPE Local 5167 Inside

HOURS Of WORK: 38.75 per week(Full-Time) or 24 per week(Part-Time)

SALARY/HOUR: $30.629 - $33.292 per hour
  • Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.

STATUS/LENGTH: All vacancies Full-Time and Part-Time.

Job Description ID #: 1155

Vaccine Verification – As a condition of employment you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or provide proof of valid exemption satisfactory to the employer prior to your start date. You must acknowledge and agree to comply with any future vaccine policy requirements as an ongoing condition of employment at the City of Hamilton.


Reporting to the Parking Enforcement Supervisor, enforces parking infractions on Private and Municipal property, and City roads.


Patrol City streets in motor vehicle and on foot, issuing parking Penalty Notices – as well as chalking vehicles and issuing parking penalty notices (P.P.N.S ) to those vehicles exceeding time limits.

Receive and respond to parking complaints; issue- infractions as appropriate.

Receive and respond to requests for enforcement on private property. Determine authority in which to enforce, if signage supports requested enforcement and issue parking penalty notices as required.

Liaise with the Parking Enforcement Dispatch, After Hours Customer Contact Centre, Building Section, Survey Section (alleys), Towing Officer, Public Works, Licensing and By-law Services and Traffic Operations to determine road allowances and establish property lines, or to determine when a new sign was put in place.

Identify and provide information of sign deficiencies on both city roadways and private/municipal property.

Read lease and rental agreements to determine proper course of action.

Report and record defective traffic control devices, missing and damaged signs and malfunctioning meters.

Identify abandoned autos on private or municipal property and city roadways. Perform priority or scheduled tows as required.

Testify in court or before other judicial bodies.

Sort Parking Penalty Notices into denominations and document information on time sheets. Maintain records of P.P.N’s. issued. Complete and submit all daily paperwork required. Sort Parking Penalty Notices (PPN) into denominations and document information on time sheets

Must be flexible in work schedules and available to work overtime and rotating shifts as required. Must be able to work three shifts, rotating days off.

Work in accordance with the provisions of applicable Health and Safety legislation and all City of Hamilton corporate and departmental policies and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety.

Perform other duties as assigned which are directly related to the major responsibilities of the job.


1. Previous work experience issuing tickets in the field. Preference will be given to candidates with ticket issuance related to parking / municipal law infractions. Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary diploma or higher in a directly related field of study (ie. Police Foundations, Criminology, Protection Security and Investigation, etc) in conjunction with the requirements listed below.

2. Successful completion of the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer’s Association’s Basic and Court Preparation courses would be an asset.

3. Highly developed customer service and interpersonal skills and proven ability to deal with people in difficult situations. Conflict management resolution skills would be considered an asset.

4. Excellent communication skills to deal effectively with all levels of staff, elected officials and the public.

5. Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records and logs.


Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.


The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.

The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants

The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.

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