Human Resources

Parking/Recycling Enforcement Officer

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  This is routine work involving the responsibility for the enforcement of various chapters of the City of Batavia Municipal Law.  The Chapter's are Traffic/Vehicles, Trash and Recycling.  The incumbent is required to wear a uniform, but does not perform general police officer duties.  An employee in this title is under the direct supervision of a Police Lieutenant or Police Sergeant.  Administrative supervision rests with the Chief of Police.  Does related work, as required.

Patrols assigned areas to detect violations of parking ordinances, or other standing 
     violations and violations of solid waste, garbage, refuse or recycling ordinances;
Issues parking violation tickets by preparing prescribed forms and leaving same on the      
     vehicle in violation;
Issues violation tickets on prescribed forms relating to solid waste, garbage refuse and      
     recycling ordinances;
Informs and directs motorists to location of various parking areas;
Acts as a courier for bank deposits;
May operate telephone switchboard and act as a receptionist by giving information and      
     directing the public entering the police station.

The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Working knowledge of the geography of the municipality, and the location of the prominent parking areas therein; working knowledge of the procedures and regulations of all standing traffic laws and ordinances and enforcement of same; working knowledge of the procedures and regulations of solid waste, refuse, garbage, recycling ordinances and enforcement of same; ability to deal effectively with the public; ability to keep records; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the job.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school or possession of an appropriate equivalency diploma recognized by the New York State Department of Education.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT:  Possession of a New York State Drivers License