A parking inspector puts a parking fine under the windscreen wiper of an illegally parked car

Parking Inspector

Parking Inspectors patrol assigned areas and issue parking infringement notices to owners of vehicles that are illegally parked.

Overview

Parking Inspectors patrol assigned areas and issue parking infringement notices to owners of vehicles that are illegally parked.

Day-to-day

  • checks parked cars within an allotted area to establish if a car has been parked illegally or for too long
  • issues infringement notices and records details of time and location
  • calls tow trucks to move illegally parked vehicles
  • reports faulty meters
  • collects money from parking meters/machines
  • reports and organises the removal of abandoned vehicles
  • may give evidence in court if someone appeals the infringement notice.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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