Parking Enforcement Officer I, University Police
The University Police Office invites applications for a Parking Enforcement Officer to join their team. The person assigned to this position will use interpretation, discretion and judgement to provide effective enforcement of UM parking and state regulations. Under indirect supervision will perform duties related to parking enforcement, evaluation of facilities for repairs, and compliance with state and local regulations. Position requires considerable communication and conflict management skills to represent the department in a professional manner. Ability to deal with hostile violators calmly and professionally.
Position requires the use and maintenance of several types parking technology equipment:
- License plate reader technology
- T2 parking software on a mobile tablet
- printing equipment
- Parking meter machines
- immobilization devices
Physical Demands of the position requires foot and vehicle patrol in a variety of extreme weather conditions. Must be able to lift approximately 30 pounds to load and unload parking signage and barricades. Additionally, the position requires the ability to assist stranded motorists by jumping vehicles or to push vehicle to a safe position out of traffic flow.
This position requires incumbent to develop a working knowledge of departmental, University, State and Federal regulations as they relate to enforcement and signage, as well as, university parking facilities. It also requires the completion of MLEA Accident Investigation School.
- Valid Driver's License
- Good Communication and conflict resolution skill
- Basic Knowledge computer/tablet use
- Good driving record
- Ability to work in the outdoors throughout all Montana's seasonal weather
Minimum Required Experience
- High School diploma and one (1) year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge of T2 Parking Software
- Previous work in parking enforcement
- Experience with License plate reader equipment
About the University Police Office and UM
UM Police Department is composed of the UMPD - Police and UMPD - Parking Division. Both areas of UMPD work in partnership with the campus community to provide the most professional, effective public safety services possible. From parking management to crime prevention, the University of Montana Police Department is dedicated to supporting an environment which is safe and conducive to learning.
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The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.
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Position Title: Parking Enforcement Officer
Position Number: 182200
Department: Public Safety Office
Work Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, 12 months/year, Position requires an alternative work schedule. Position is anticipated to start at 0.75 FTE from September 2021 to May 2022 and increase after to 1.0 FTE. Please contact the department directly with questions on schedule.
Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPE
Probationary Period: Six months minimum
Benefits Include : Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).
How to Apply
Priority Application Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)
Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following materials online.
A complete application Includes:
- Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
- Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience
- Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references
Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular