Parking Enforcement Officer/Admin

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Parking Enforcement Officer/Admin
Woolwich, Greenwich
Contract / Temporary

Greenwich RQ1240571 & RQ1240566

Posted: 3rd April 2024 13:16
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.15 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Woolwich, Greenwich,


What's involved with this role:

Temporary Parking Enforcement Officer/Admin 

Job Ref: Greenwich RQ1240571 & RQ1240566

Pay Rate: £13.15 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 6 months

City: Woolwich, Greenwich

A DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role; however the level of disclosure has not been specified by the client.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible to the Senior Parking Enforcement Officer for enforcing the provisions of the Traffic Regulations in respect of both on and off street parking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Check and test all issued equipment before commencing a patrol including, where appropriate, the production of a test penalty charge notice (PCN) on the hand held terminal. To maintain records of all tests undertaken. To collect and prepare all stationary as required.
  • In accordance with a predetermined beat, to patrol parking places, controlled parking zones (CPZs) and designated bus routes at various times during the day and evening.
  • Issue PCNs to ensure compliance with Traffic Regulation Orders including enforcing footway parking bans, overnight commercial vehicle bans and mandatory school "keep-clear" markings. To patrol the borough's pedestrian crossings zigzags and other decriminalised contraventions as appropriate.
  • Issue Fixed Penalty Notices to drivers who fail to observe vehicle emissions regulations by running their engines whilst stationary.
  • Inspect parking meters and pay-and -display and ensure they are operational prior to the issue of the PCN. Where the equipment is faulty, to place and "out of order" notice and report faults as appropriate.
  • On a continuous basis to report deficiencies in missing signs and lines in writing.
  • Report in writing all street defects, damage, crime or antisocial behaviour witnessed in the course of undertaking patrol duties, e.g. the need for cleansing, dangerous footways, graffiti, abandoned vehicles.
  • Maintain a pocket log to record evidence additional to that contained on the PCN or hand-held computer terminal.
  • Provide a witness statement surrounding the issue of the PCN as necessary and to appear before the adjudicator on contested cases, if require by the Senior Parking Supervisor.
  • Assist the public and act as the first point of contact on minor parking enquiries and enforcement matters.
  • Check vehicles for valid tax discs and report contraventions as appropriate.
  • Record all details of the tax discs and sign appropriate witness testimonies.
  • Report suspected abandoned vehicles.
  • Undertake NVQ training including assessment as appropriate.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.



  1. Minimum 5 GCSE Grade 4 / C or equivalent including Maths, English and Science.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Strong attention to detail.
  3. Good communication skills.
  4. Must have experience of parking enforcement.
  5. Experience of note taking or report writing.
  6. Experience of dealing with the public explaining services and providing information.
  7. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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Parking Enforcement Officer/Admin
Client Category: Local Authority

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