Parking Enforcement Officer - Kirkland, WA

August 1, 2019


Parking Enforcement Officer


Minimum Salary: $3,833.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $4,786.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Police
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Performs parking enforcement in accordance with the laws in designated areas of the City. Interacts with general public and business district to ensure parking compliance and enhance public relations. Liaison between the Department and downtown business and citizens concerning parking issues and concerns. Testifies in court relative to the issuance of parking citations when required. Prepares daily parking enforcement affidavit of citations written for the court.

Minimum Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalency. Physically able to walk to cover assigned area. Ability to operate a hand held computer and ability to operate a motor vehicle. Good public relations skills, ability to clearly communicate and deal with upset people. Must have a valid Washington State Driver's License.

Must be able to obtain a police security clearance including polygraph, psychological, and background prior to hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous parking enforcement experience at a law enforcement agency desirable.

Hours of Work

Shift assignment is currently under review.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Must be able to perform duties in inclement weather. May drive or walk assigned enforcement area. Occasionally works in the office at a desk for filing or computer entry work. Required to wear uniform in performance of duties.

Union Affiliation

The Kirkland Police Guild represents the Parking Enforcement Officer position.

Selection Process

Applicants who submit a timely application and are invited to participate in further stages of the selection process will be notified by phone or email.

The selection process includes a full background investigation to include polygraph, psychological, and medical background.

Kirkland Justice Center
11750 NE 118th Street
Kirkland, WA

The City of Kirkland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, veteran's status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application or testing process or those needing this announcement in an alternative format may call 425-587-3210 or Telecommunications Device for the Deaf 425-587-3111.

Note: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, employment of persons hired by the City will be contingent upon presentation of acceptable documents verifying identity and authorization of employment in the United States.


Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
August 31, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.