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Extra Part Time Parking Meter Reader
Position Open Now!
Applications must be turned in by 5:00 PM on August 16, 2019.
Generally less than 20 hours per week, as needed, Monday – Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This is an as-needed position, anticipated to consist of 20 hours per week, or less, on average. Patrol on foot, and ticket violators of the Borough’s parking and snow removal ordinances, as appropriate. Collect money deposited in the parking meters and remit as directed. Use, operate, and care for tools, devices, and equipment related to and necessary for the performance of these duties. Use a vehicle or truck as required, taking full responsibility for the assigned vehicle.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: A Parking Meter Reader generally performs the routine functions of parking and snow removal enforcement, consisting of patrolling downtown Borough streets, on foot, for the purpose of issuing tickets to offenders. These duties can take place in adverse weather conditions. Complex, new or unusual problems encountered, are decided by a supervisor.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good physical condition allowing for walking several miles per day, in all types of weather. Ability to accurately interpret, apply, and explain the Borough’s parking restriction Ordinances, including testifying on behalf of the Borough in court proceedings. Ability to communicate effectively with the public. Ability to use a computer and modern office software, including Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions. Ability to write legibly. Ability to get along well others. Mental alertness.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Completion of a standard high school curriculum; experience in dealing with the public; experience in interpreting and enforcing municipal Ordinances preferred.
1. Must have and maintain a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator’s license, 3 year clean driving history, and be insurable in the independent opinion of the Borough’s motor vehicle insurance underwriter, in order to be eligible for this position.
2. Must be in good physical condition
3. Must have some knowledge of parking meters.
The hire-in rate for this position is $17.41/hour
Qualified Borough residents and individuals who do not use tobacco products will be given preference.
Residency requirement – Must establish residence within 15 air miles of Borough Hall within one year of hire date and remain within residency area while employed.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
THE BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER, MARITAL STATUS, RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR DISABILITY. ANY PERSON WHO NEEDS AN ACCOMMODATION (IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT) DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS SHOULD CALL 251-2462, 251-2416, or 251-2414 (TDD 261-3227).