You are on page 1of 3

Kameron Grier

Lesson 4
Career Interview
Charlie Grier
Parking Enforcement Officer
San Diego Police Department
9225 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123
(619) 227-1182
Question [1]: What are the main job duties and responsibilities of parking
enforcement worker employee?
Answer[1]: parking enforcement worker responsibilities are to maintain close
communications with dispatching personnel, using two-way radios or cell phones;
patrol an assigned area by vehicle or on foot to ensure public compliance with
existing parking ordinance; identify vehicles in violation of parking codes, checking
with dispatchers when necessary to confirm identities or to determine whether
vehicles need to be booted or towed; write warnings and citations for illegally
parked vehicles; respond to and make radio dispatch calls regarding parking
violations and complaints; observe and report hazardous conditions such as missing
traffic signals or signs, and street markings that need to be repainted; perform
traffic control duties such as setting up barricades and temporary signs, placing
bags on parking meters to limit their use, or directing traffic; provide information to
the public regarding parking regulations and facilities, and the location of streets,
buildings and points of interest; provide assistance to motorists needing help with
problems, such as flat tires, keys locked in cars, or dead batteries; make
arrangements for illegally parked or abandoned vehicles to be towed, and direct
tow-truck drivers to the correct vehicles; perform simple vehicle maintenance
procedures such as checking oil and gas, and report mechanical problems to
supervisors; mark tires of parked vehicles with chalk and record time of marking,
and return at regular intervals to ensure that parking time limits are not exceeded;
investigate and answer complaints regarding contested parking citations,
determining their validity and routing them appropriately; appear in court at
hearings regarding contested traffic citations; maintain assigned equipment and
supplies such as hand-held citation computers, citation books, rain gear, tiremarking chalk, and street cones; train new or temporary staff; prepare and maintain
required records, including logs of parking enforcement activities, and records of
contested citations; locate lost, stolen, and counterfeit parking permits, and take
necessary enforcement action; enter and retrieve information pertaining to vehicle
registration, identification, and status, using hand-held computers; assign and
review the work of subordinates; wind parking meter clocks; collect coins deposited
in meters; remove handbills within patrol areas.

Kameron Grier
Lesson 4
Career Interview
Charlie Grier
Parking Enforcement Officer
San Diego Police Department
9225 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123
(619) 227-1182
Question [2]: What are the skills required for parking enforcement worker employee
in order to success in his work?
Answer[2]: Talking to others to convey information effectively, Giving full attention
to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made,
asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Being
aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do, Adjusting
actions in relation to others' actions, Using logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to
problems.
Question [3]: Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as parking
enforcement worker?
Answer [3]: you have to have the ability to communicate information and ideas in
speaking so others will understand, speak clearly so others can understand you,
listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words
and sentences, tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not
involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem, see details at a
distance.
Question [4]: What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education,
training and work experience would support your parking enforcement worker
career?
Answer[4]: The Knowledge I obtain was information relevant to equipment, policies,
procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security
operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions, laws, legal
codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders,
agency rules, and the democratic political process, the structure and content of the
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition,
and grammar, principles and processes for providing customer and personal
services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for
services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction, administrative and clerical
procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records,

Kameron Grier
Lesson 4
Career Interview
Charlie Grier
Parking Enforcement Officer
San Diego Police Department
9225 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123
(619) 227-1182
stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and
terminology.
Question [5]: How would you describe (needed parking enforcement worker or your)
work style?
Answer[5]: My work style was exactly is accepting criticism and dealing calmly and
effectively with high stress situations, being reliable, responsible, and dependable,
and fulfilling obligations, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work
tasks, being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and
helpful on the job, being honest and ethical.