Parking Meter Technician Supervisor

City of Austin, TX
Published
June 22, 2022
Location
Austin, TX
Job Type
 

Description

Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus, eight (8) years of experience in an electronics maintenance role, including four (4) years of experience which were in a supervisory or lead role.
  • Education may substitute for experience up to two (2) years.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Valid Texas Driver License.

Notes to Applicants
The Parking Meter Technician Supervisor will work in the Austin Transportation Department, Parking Enterprise Division. This position will be responsible for ensuring the continuous operation of the on-street metered parking systems. Job duties will include evaluating and training employees, collection, and reconciliation of revenues, planning and installation of parking meters. This position will entail developing and evaluating short and long range strategies, goals, and action plans to meet the business needs of the Parking Enterprise. This position will need to develop comprehensive and detailed reports by compiling, reviewing, and analyzing data and be responsible for scheduling work shifts to ensure proper coverage for business needs. This position will be responsible for a full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal.

The following abilities are required to be successful in this position:

  • Able to work flexible as well as established hours that may include days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Ability to pass a DPS driving record; your driving record will be evaluated to ensure it meets the City's Driver Safety Standards.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Background Investigation to handle cash.
  • Ability to accurately log and report work progress, materials, man hours, etc. with the use of computer software.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and delegate responsibilities.
  • Ability to provide guidance, training, monitor, supervise, evaluate, and provide feedback the work of others.
  • As an essential function of the position, you must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, work in all types of weather, use a ladder and have the ability to walk up to 5+ miles per day.

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Working for the City of Austin provides a number health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, career development opportunities and more. For more information on City of Austin Benefits click here!

Applicant: READ THIS STATEMENT
Regarding your Application:
A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary.

Driving Requirement:
This position requires a Valid Texas Class C Driver License or the ability to acquire one by your hire date. External New Hires must meet the City of Austin's Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months.

Assessment:
This position may require a skills assessment.

Close Job Posting:
Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days.

90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy:
This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other sections within the Division. Decisions on assigned section will be made at the time of hire based on business needs.

Austin Transportation positions are not at 100% remote operation.

Video Conferencing Software Technology:
Austin Transportation Department uses the communication platform, Microsoft Teams, to conduct virtual interviews.

Pay Range
$22.95 - $29.26 per hour

Hours
Hours may vary. Positions will be filled with a regular schedule of Mon-Fri or
Tues - Sat.

Job Close Date
06/30/2022
Type of Posting External
Department Austin Transportation
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Professional
Location 1501 Toomey Road, Austin TX 78704
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in repair and maintenance of electronic/solar equipment such as computers, copiers, or communications.
  • Experience in installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining electronic parking meters or similar equipment.
  • Experience in repair of coin/card accepting vending devices or parking meters.
  • Computer experience using Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of revenue, cash handling procedures, purchasing, contract management, and budget development.
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local codes and ordinances including Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices ( TMUTCD ) provisions, codes, and procedures related to traffic control, parking, citations, and parking permits; City practices, policies, and procedures; construction practices and procedures; and safety policies and procedures.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Plans, organizes, supervises, and provides leadership for the day-to-day operations related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of all on-street parking meters for the transportation parking enterprise. Oversees and manages inventory and implements processes and procedures that ensure efficient and effective control of inventory. Develops and designates areas to inspect, adjust, install, remove, and repair electronic parking meters and lot entry machines to ensure City of Austin transportation parking enterprise operations are maintained. Oversees, monitors, and participates in all training related to the techniques of dismantling, repairing, reassembly, and preventative maintenance of pay stations and single-space meters. Ensures the identification and delivery of all appropriate safety training. Manages and reconciles revenue collections with the Controller's Office. Researches credit card transactions to identify incorrect charges and works with Finance to resolve any issues. Prepares comprehensive and detailed reports by compiling, reviewing, and analyzing data. Manages meter shop budget to ensure continued operations. Reviews computer data relative to parking meter activities and oversees and reconciles revenue collections. Develops and evaluates short- and long-range strategies, goals, and action plans to meet business needs. Makes recommendations to management on budget development, large purchases and expenditures, short- and long-term programs, and enterprise initiatives. Develops specifications for product, price, and services to be received. Responds to and resolves sensitive inquiries and complaints from both internal and external sources. Manages the installation and removal of permit materials for parking permits, special events, and Austin Police requests. Manages the installation and removal of temporary signage materials related to permits affecting on-street spaces.

Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

  • Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local codes and ordinances including Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices ( TMUTCD ) provisions, codes, and procedures related to traffic control, parking, citations, and parking permits; City practices, policies, and procedures; construction practices and procedures; and safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic computer and internet networking principles, equipment installation, and IP address programming.
  • Knowledge of revenue, cash handling procedures, purchasing, contract management, and budget development.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning including short- and long-term goals.
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Skill in oral and written communication including presentations and various written formats.
  • Skill in the use of hand tools, measuring devices, multimeter, and other electronics testing equipment used to diagnose and prevent potential issues within electronic signal devices.
  • Skill in the use of informational databases to track items or monitor progress.
  • Skill in handling and resolving conflicts.
  • Ability to accurately log and report work progress, materials, man hours, etc. with or without the use of computer software.
  • Ability to effectively explain policy to employees in a professional manner in a supervisory capacity.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and delegate responsibilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and the public.
  • Ability to install, splice, remove, and test wiring and electronic components.
  • Ability to provide guidance, training, monitor, supervise, evaluate, and provide feedback the work of others.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, blueprints, profiles, work orders, and schematics.
  • Ability to use cell phones, two-way radios, and other communications equipment.

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
EEO/ADA
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* The minimum qualifications for a Parking Meter Technician Supervisor are Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus, eight (8) years of experience in an electronics maintenance role, including four (4) years of experience which were in a supervisory or lead role. Education may substitute for experience up to two (2) years. Do you meet these qualifications?

  • Yes
  • No

* Briefly describe how you meet the minimum qualifications and educational requirements.
(Open Ended Question)
* This position requires a Valid Texas Driver License. Do you have a Valid Texas Driver License or if selected for this position, do you have the ability to acquire a Valid Texas Driver License by your hire date?

  • Yes
  • No

The City of Austin Driver Eligibility Standards require that External New Hires meet the City's Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) requisite. To be considered for a driving position, applicants cannot have more than three moving violations or a total of six Driver Record Evaluation points within a period of thirty-six (36) months. Do you meet this requirement?

  • Yes
  • No

* The successful candidate will be able to meet these minimum physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations: Continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity.

  • Yes
  • No

* If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)?

  • Yes
  • No

* All applicants applying for this job posting should submit a complete application; resumes submitted should mirror the completed application. Starting salary for the top candidate (s) will only be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application, not the resume or cover letter. Your application will be considered incomplete if your application and resume do not mirror and if your application states "see resume". Do you understand these statements?

  • Yes
  • No

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