Parking Services are looking to recruit full and part time Civil Enforcement Officers to complement its existing workforce.
The successful candidates will form part of an energetic, highly motivated and committed front line uniformed team responsible for the enforcement of the district’s parking restrictions both on the highway and in Council car parks.
Once fully trained the successful candidate will be required to:
- Carry out enforcement duties in a fair and consistent manner.
- Issue Penalty Charge Notices to vehicles that are parked in contravention of the Councils Parking Places and Traffic Regulation Orders.
- Deal with contentious situations assertively and with diplomacy.
- Remain calm under pressure and be able to think and act confidently.
- Deliver excellent customer service and provide a variety of information to members of the public.
- Be physically fit enough to walk for the majority of a 9.5 hour shift while carrying routine items of equipment/supplies.
- Identify faults and carry out routine maintenance on Pay and Display machines.
- Operate hand held technology equipment and mobile phones.
- Work safely in line with Council Risk assessments and Health and Safety Polices.
- Report various issues they encounter when on patrol to the Council or partners such as the Police.
- Write good quality reports and statements
- Work evenings and weekends as part of a shift rota.
- Work alone for the majority of the time.
- Drive Council vehicles as part of the role.
- Work within Council Policies and Procedures
Experience within the Parking industry would be an advantage but is not essential as full training is provided.
If you feel you have the skills to succeed in this role we would like to hear from you.Want to Know More?
If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Rachel Terry.
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DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service)
The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.
This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post-holder is required to demonstrate an appropriate level of fluency under the duty as detailed within the job specification for the post.
In accordance with the Council’s Probation Procedure this post is subject to a 6-month Probationary Period.
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