Parking Officer - Grade 10

Mandan, ND

The City of Mandan, North Dakota is currently accepting applications for the position of: 

Parking Officer - Grade 10


Position Details

Salary: 17.39 / Hour (DOE)

Status:  Non-Exempt / Full Time

Department:  Police Department

Closing Date: December 12th, 2021 5:00 pm

*Applications without a resume will be disqualified. 


Summary of Position

This position is responsible for the enforcement of parking ordinances.

Major Duties:

  • Enforces parking ordinances by marking vehicle tires and issuing citations to vehicles parked in violation; maintains time records to ensure accuracy.
  • Issues citations for double parking and/or other parking violations, including parking in alleys, loading zones, no-parking zones, fire lands, handicap zones, bus stops, etc.; secures towing for vehicles as required; testifies in court as required.
  • Notifies police personnel of road hazards, malfunctioning traffic signals, accidents, and/or emergency situations observed while making rounds; protects the scene by properly placing patrol car; directs traffic and provides crowd control.
  • Locates vehicles wanted for delinquent parking citations and arranges for their removal; marks, abandoned vehicles, records vehicle information and location, contacts dispatch to check stolen vehicle status, and refers to sworn officers.
  • Inspects and performs minor maintenance on assigned vehicle.
  • Provides directions and assistance to the public as requested.
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Motorcycle endorsement required.


  • Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD-214. Claims for disabled veteran’s preferences must also include Form DD-214 and a letter less than one year old from the Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD-214, a marriage certificate, and a letter less than one year old from Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indication disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
  • Applicants who may need additional job information or may require accommodation or assistance with the application or interview process should contact Human Resources at 701-667-3217.
  • Applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks. 
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The City of Mandan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.