Parking Enforcement Officer

Job Details


To be responsible to the Parking Enforcement Supervisor for enforcing the provisions of the Traffic Regulations in respect of both on and off street parking.


  • To check and test all issued equipment before commencing a patrol including, where appropriate, the production of a test penalty charge notice (PCN) on the hand held terminal. To maintain records of all tests undertaken. To collect and prepare all stationary as required.


  • In accordance with a predetermined beat, to patrol parking places, controlled parking zones (CPZs) and designated bus routes at various times during the day and evening. To issue PCNs to ensure compliance with Traffic Regulation Orders including enforcing footway parking bans, overnight commercial vehicle bans and mandatory school “keep-clear” markings. To patrol the borough’s pedestrian crossings zigzags and other decriminalized contraventions as appropriate.


  • To inspect parking meters and pay-and -display and ensure they are operational prior to the issue of the PCN. Where the equipment is faulty, to place an “out of order” notice and report faults as appropriate.


  • To report in writing all street defects, damage, crime or antisocial behaviour witnessed in the course of undertaking patrol duties, e.g. the need for cleansing, dangerous footways, graffiti, suspected abandoned vehicles.