Part-time Custodian Position for Parking Patrol Officer

The City of Paris is accepting applications for the part time position of Parking Patrol Officer in the Paris Police Department.  Applications are being accepted until 4:30 p.m.  September  8, 2017.    The successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug-screening.

A full job description is found below.  To download and print a copy of the City of Paris Employment Applications, click here.  Or you may visit the City Business Office, 100 North Caldwell Street, Paris, Tennessee, 38242 to obtain copies of the Employment Application and full job description.  Completed applications should be turned in or mailed to the City Business Office.  The City of Paris is an equal opportunity employer.  A negative drug screen is required.

If accessibility assistance is needed contact ADA Coordinator Jennifer Morris @ 731-641-1410.


Kim Foster, City Manager




Job Description

Part-time Custodian Position for Parking Patrol Officer

Nature of Work

          This is routine work in the enforcement of the City’s parking ordinances.

          Work involves the responsibility for the patrol of assigned areas to check parked vehicles for overparking and improper parking; writes citations for those that are in violation.  Work also involves the reporting of traffic and other violations observed during patrol to superiors.  The work does not involve the degree of personal danger as does that of the Police Officer.  Work is performed under general supervision and advice and assistance is available from superiors when needed.


Illustrative Examples of Work

  Patrols a designated area of the City by foot to enforce parking regulations; writes citations for those in violation.

          Reports violations other than parking to superiors for immediate follow-up action.

          Assists in the collection of monies from the meters.

          Prepares daily reports and maintains routine records.

          Performs related work as required.


Desirable Knowledges, Ability and Skills

   Some knowledge of the geography of the downtown business section of the City.

          Ability to walk a daytime shift.

          Ability to express ideas effectively and to prepare complete and concise reports.

          Ability to write legibly.

          Ability to maintain good public relations.


Desirable Training and Experience

          Education sufficient to develop effective reading, writing, and mathematical skills.