8216 Senior Parking Control Officer

Recruitment #CBT-8216-057939



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The following information describes the civil service classification for which applications are being solicited.
Make sure you read the entire announcement before completing the application form.

The purpose of this examination announcement is to establish an eligible list for this classification.

Under direction, supervises a group of Parking Control Officers assigned to an area.  Essential functions of the job include:  planning, assigning and coordinating parking enforcement activities such as traffic control, issuing parking citations and vehicle impounds; training subordinates in all aspects of the job including techniques of parking enforcement and intersection control, department policies, procedures and codes, prevention of employee illness, injuries and accidents; reviewing the work of subordinates and ensuring that work performance meets established standards; developing work plans, preparing performance evaluation reports; providing information to public regarding departmental policies and procedures, vehicles codes, applicable laws and ordinances; inspecting subordinates on a daily basis to determine that they meet departmental standards for job performance; citing illegally parked motor vehicles; assessing situations and making sound decisions regarding emergencies, deployment and redeployment of staff, and public safety activities; conducting employee injury and accident investigations and preparing necessary reports. Performs other related duties as required.


Nature of work requires incumbents to operate a motor vehicle, stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time in the proximity of moving vehicles; raise and move one’s arm at shoulder level to direct traffic; lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds for several yards, write or keyboard repetitively; utilize various computer programs, email and internet; wear contract designated uniform and equipment weighing approximately fifteen (15) pounds around one’s waist through a normal shift;  wear safety gear such as helmets when operating a motor vehicle; and interact courteously with members of the public under stressful situations.  Incumbents will be required to work shifts (evening, night, weekend, holidays and mandatory overtime), and work under varying weather conditions.


1. Three (3) years field experience in vehicle parking code enforcement and traffic control which included extensive interaction with members of the public at a level equivalent to class 8214 Parking Control Officer; and


2.  Possession of a valid California driver license; and


3.  Possession of a good driving record with none of the following occurrences within 2 years of the application filing date and through appointment:

  • No convictions of California State Vehicle Code 20001 (leaving the scene of an accident involving bodily injury or death)
  • No convictions of California State Vehicle 23102 through 23109 (reckless driving)
  • No convictions of California State Vehicle 23152 – 23153 (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs); and

4.  Willingness and ability to accept all schedules and working conditions as listed on the

Certification of Ability and Willingness form.


Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university which must have included at least fifteen (15) semester units or twenty two (22) quarter units in any of the following areas:  Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice or other Behavioral Science may be used to substitute one (1) year of above work experience



Candidates must possess and maintain a valid driver license through the application process and throughout the course of employment with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.


How to Apply

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employment applications for this classification will be accepted through an on-line process only.  No other filing method or medium will be accepted.


Applying Online: 

* Visit http://www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process
* Choose “8216 Senior Parking Control Officer (CBT-8216-057939) from the list of job opportunities * Click “Apply” located under the position salary information and acknowledge the information
* Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I have Registered Previously”
* Follow instructions given on the screen


Upon successful submittal of the application online, the applicant will receive a notification on the screen, as well as in the applicant’s e-mail inbox, acknowledging the receipt of the application by the SFMTA - Merit Section.  If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact us at 415-701-5040 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


Computer kiosks are available for the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) to file online applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco and in the lobby of SFMTA Human Resources office, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco.



Applicants must submit written verification of qualifying experience, copy of valid driver license and a current (issued within 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) H-6 printout of the driving record no later than the final filing date of September 30, 2011(postmark not accepted). 


Verification can be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • fax to (415) 581-5120; or
  • attach to the “Other tab” in the online application; or
  • hand-deliver to One South Van Ness Avenue, Sixth Floor; or
  • mail to One South Van Ness Avenue, Sixth Floor; ATTN: 8216 Senior Parking Control Officer; San Francisco, CA 94103 (postmark not accepted). 

Current employees in Class 8214 Parking Control Officer who meet all qualifying experience based solely on this experience need not provide verification of qualifying experience.   All other applicants must submit written verification of qualifying experience, copy of valid driver license and current DMV H-6 printout of the driving record by the final filing date of September 30, 2011.  Verification of qualifying work experience must be on employer’s letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job titles, dates of service and duties performed, and must be signed by employer or employer’s authorized representative.  City and County of San Francisco employees may submit copies of recent performance appraisals or a letter of verification from their Human Resources department as verification of qualifying work experience.  City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission rules.


Applicants who cannot obtain the required verification of work experience may request a waiver of the verification requirement.  The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining the reason for the request, the name(s) of the employer(s) with whom qualifying experience was obtained, job title(s), duties performed, and the dates of employment.  Waiver requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis


Failure to submit the required verification of work experience by the final filing date September 30, 2011(postmark not accepted) may result in rejection of the application.


Selection  Procedure:

Written/Performance Test (Weight: 100%)

Candidates will be tested to determine their relative knowledge, skills and abilities in job-related areas which may include but not be limited to supervisory ability, knowledge of safety methods and procedures, decision making ability, human relations ability, and written communication ability.  Candidates may be required to complete job-related exercises. 


Certification Rule:
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Three Scores. The department may administer additional selection procedures in order to make final hiring decisions.


Eligible List:

The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 24 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.


Reasonable Accommodation Request:

Information on requesting reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities can be found at: http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46205#applicants_with_disabilities. Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this process must contact the analyst by phone (415) 701-5040 (voice) or if hearing impaired, (415) 701-5043(TDD), or in writing addressed to SFMTA – Merit Unit, One So. Van Ness, 6th Floor; San Francisco, CA 94103 as soon as possible.


Veteran’s Preference:

Information regarding requests for veteran’s preference can be found at: http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46208


Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams:

Information regarding seniority credit can be found at: http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46205#seniority_credit


Terms of the Announcement:

Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.  Clerical errors may be corrected by posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#announcementsdefinitions


General Information concerning CCSF Employment Policies and Procedures:

Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20


Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.



Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment.  Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.  Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not  be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.


Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities are Encouraged to Apply

An Equal Opportunity EmPLOYER



Issued: September 15, 2011


Edward D. Reiskin, Director of Transportation

SF Municipal Transportation Agency

Announcement No. 057939 (MTA 11-05)      

Team:  SFMTA/RPT (415-701-5040)

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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