Parking ByLaw Officer

Transit & Parking
(Salary: Level D)

Competition # 5870.20
CUPE Local 1709


Under the direction of the Parking Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day operation of York Carpark and other City-owned parking facilities as assigned for the enforcement of Parking By-Law T-7, Traffic By-Law T-1 and Taxi By-Law R-6. Work involves outdoor duties performed under general supervision in accordance with standard practices. The incumbent will work independently on routine work; however, will refer complex or difficult situations to the Manager or his/her designee. 


  • Frequent patrol of designated area(s) and conduct routine checks for payment compliance utilizing electronic enforcement system;
  • Gain compliance to parking required by-laws by persuading violators to move or discontinue their behaviour. When this cannot be accomplished, legible tickets are to be issued;
  • Respond to ticket appeals in person, by phone, or email;
  • Maintain accurate record of circumstances surrounding the issuance of each by-law ticket. This may be used for court proceedings involving ticket appeals;
  • Check the condition of pay stations or meters to ensure they are operable. Repair minor problems (coin jams) or report meter malfunctions to the parking maintenance worker
  • Fill out witness statements and attend court as a witness in proceedings against violators;
  • Typical working hours are 8am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday;
  • Assist with related administrative duties when required.
  • Use web-based applications to conduct enforcement and payment verification; 
  • Other duties as required.

Position Specifications

Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum prerequisite is a secondary education and one year relevant experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be acceptable.

Knowledge and Desired Skills: 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers;
  • Able to learn, understand, interpret and apply by-laws, policies and procedures, and perform assigned duties independently with indirect supervision;
  • Able to quickly learn from demonstrations or from oral/written presentations;
  • Have effective communication skills and be able to deal courteously with the general public;
  • Able to use independent judgement, common sense and reasoning to make decisions and remain calm in stressful situations; 
  • Knowledge using programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel would be considered an asset.
  • Have no known physical or medical conditions that would prevent incumbent from be able to stand and walk for long periods of time; 
  • Bilingualism will be considered an asset.

Interested individuals may apply in writing to by 4:30 pm on November 27, 2020
Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.
All interviews will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams

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