Parking Enforcement Officer, Toronto Police

Parking Enforcement Officer, Toronto Police

Parking Enforcement Officer

Posting Title: Parking Enforcement Officer

Job ID #: 4585

Status: Regular

Salary: $64,896.20 - $70,734.43

Shift: Various

Hours: 40.00

Location: City of Toronto (various locations)

Department: PKEPE000 - Parking Enforcement

Job Code: C05005

Opening Date: February 27, 2018

Must Apply By: Ongoing Recruitment

The Toronto Police Service is looking for exceptional people who want to serve the city of Toronto and the community.


 Enforcing parking by-laws by issuing parking tags and arranging to have cars towed. Attends to parking complaints received from the public and takes the appropriate action. Attends minor traffic court and testifies regarding disputed parking tags. Assists in the recovery of stolen vehicles.

 Responds to telephone, police radio and in-person inquiries from members of the Service or members of the public regarding parking and/or municipal by-laws, procedures and policies. Prepares and processes the appropriate paperwork in response to various requests and reports submitted by members of the community or Parking Enforcement Officers.

 Maintains contact with Municipal Law Enforcement Service Agencies. Inspects sites and makes recommendations to ensure compliance with MLE by-laws. Monitors previously approved sites to ensure continued compliance with by-laws. Composes and forwards appropriate reports.

 May be required to attend meetings with members of the Service and/or the community to provide information and advice regarding municipal or parking by-laws.

 Maintains and issues equipment and supplies to Parking Enforcement Officers.

 Maintains updates and searches various manual or automated registers, lists and filing systems.

 Maintains an up-to-date file of municipal by-laws.

 May be required to assist with the preparations for special events by erecting signs and covering parking meters. Takes control in emergency situations or at crime scenes until emergency staff or police officers arrive.

 Performs typical duties inherent to the position (i.e. prepares and distributes various daily duty sheets and reports).

Parking Enforcement Requirements

 Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;

 Be at least 18 years of age;

 Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to your own safety and the safety of members of the public;

 Have successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent (Note: official transcripts and diplomas will be required). Where education has been completed outside Ontario, official proof of equivalency must be obtained by contacting the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training;

 Be of a good moral character and habits, meaning that you are an individual that other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity; and

 Be able to pass a security clearance as well as background investigation, which include education, employment, personal history, credit and reference checks.

 Any one of the following current and valid certifications from Applicant Testing Services Inc. (ATS):

1. Parking Enforcement

2. Special Constable

3. Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP)

 A valid driver’s license with a good driving record, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges;

 Valid Standard (or willing to obtain) First Aid Certificate from an accredited agency; and

 Valid (or willing to obtain) CPR Certificate, level “C” from an accredited agency.

If you have any criminal convictions under a federal statute, you must obtain a pardon. If you have 'Findings of Guilt' which have resulted in absolute or conditional discharges, the records must be 'sealed' by the RCMP. (This will be done automatically following one year if the absolute discharge is registered after July 24, 1992. For a conditional discharge, this will be done automatically following three years if the conditional discharge is registered after July 24, 1992. Otherwise you must apply to have these records sealed.)

 Have successful completion of grade 12 or an approved equivalent combination of education, training, and experience (Note: official transcripts and diplomas will be required) Where education has been completed outside Ontario, official proof of equivalency must be obtained by contacting the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training;

Key Qualifications Cont’d

 Must have (or be willing and eligible to obtain) a Class “G” and Class “M” (Motorcycle) Drivers Licence and a Toronto Police Service ‘Blue Card’.

 Requires a minimum of 1 year experience working with the public.

In addition, the Toronto Police Service values the following qualifications:

 Good interpersonal and verbal communication skills in order to deal with the public in a professional and tactful manner.

 Must demonstrate a high level of integrity and the flexibility required to perform in the work environment.

 Exceptional problem and conflict resolution skills to deal effectively with public complaints and difficult situations in a stressful environment.

 A thorough understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Parking Enforcement Officer.

 Strong written communication skills to effectively maintain memo books, prepare internal correspondence and various Toronto Police Service reports and forms as required.

Conditions of Employment

 Must be able to endure prolonged physical activity on a daily basis.

 Must be able to work rotating shifts (days/afternoons/nights) independently in an outdoor environment, which can include extreme weather conditions.

 Must successfully pass the medical assessment.

 Must successfully pass the Parking Enforcement Training Program.


As part of the selection process, all skills and qualifications listed in the posting will be assessed. Assessment may include, but is not limited to resume review, skills assessment, interview, and background investigation.

Probationary Period

Must successfully complete the required probationary period of 6 months.


Julie Tantsef

Employment Unit

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Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an e-mail confirmation within 24 hours. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Toronto Police Service is committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve. We encourage applications from our diverse communities, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, women, visible minorities, LGBTQ+ persons, those who are able to speak fluently in another language(s) and anyone committed to a rewarding career in public service.


Contact us for accommodation requests, and we will work with you to meet your needs.


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