TITLE: ShrevePark Parking Service Patrol Officer- IMMEDIATE OPENING
REPORTS TO: ShrevePark Parking Administrator
EMAIL:
lorenzo@downtownshreveport.com
FAX: 318-222-3731
HAND DELIVERY: DDA office, 416 Cotton St., Monday-Friday, 8:30 am- 5 pm. We wish to hire immediately.
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. The ShrevePark Parking Service Patrol Officers’ primary duties shall include: parking area patrol, code violation observation and citation, “ambassadorial” presence on the street.
    1. Patrol Officer activities involve the following tasks:
      Deleted:

        • Walking or riding a Parking Meter Route.
        • Enforcing Parking Meters, and Parking laws in Parking Meter Zones
    1. Enforcement of overdue parking fines will be performed by the Shreveport Police Department. Vehicles on the “boot list” will be immobilized by the police department upon notification by the DDA.
    1. Patrol Officers will be required to use good public relations skills, tact and diplomacy with the general public; must remain composed and professional at all times; should have ability to de-escalate tense situations. Officers will perform other duties as required, including direction assistance. Officers and technicians may be cross-trained.
    1. Patrol Officers may visit with downtown merchants to make sure that everything is going well and to learn what parking matters are of concern.
    1. Patrol Officers will from time to time be requested to participate in meetings that deal with parking and parking enforcement related issues.
    1. Patrol Officers shall wear and maintain in good condition the uniform adopted by the DDA for this position.

Minimum Requirements for the Position:

  • Current and valid driver license. Driver’s license is a condition of continued employment.
  • Eyes, hand, and foot coordination.
  • Spatial and form perception.
  • Ability to use a handheld computer.
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions.
  • Good public relations skills.
  • Good conversational English.
  • Ability to give directional assistance and instructions.

This is a Full Time Position. Hours will be Monday-Friday 8 am- 5 pm, with occasional OT required on weekends or holidays.

Starting Salary: $9.50/hr.*

Benefits Offered: Sick/vacation time, selected holidays off, opportunity for health and retirement benefits.

*after 90-day probation. Probationary salary will be $8.50/hr.