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Part Time Parking/Meter Enforcement Officer

The Parking Enforcement Officer ensures fair, courteous and consistent enforcement of the City of Malden parking rules and regulations and facilitates orderly and safe parking practices. The position involves patrolling the city streets regularly throughout day and evening, monitoring lot status and occupancy and issuing citations to correct and deter inappropriate parking behaviors. Vehicle license plates are keyed or scanned utilizing a hand held ticket issuance system. Also responsible for checking meters for proper functioning and reporting those that are broken, vandalized or missing
Duties include but are not limited to: patrolling streets and lots on foot and/or by car and tagging improperly parked vehicles which include those in no parking zones, at expired meters, impeding street sweeping or in violation of winter parking bans, and vehicles without permits in permitted areas. Also resolves customer complaints in accordance with policies and procedures and assists with any other related duties or special assignments and projects, as assigned. Special shift requirements, if any, will vary depending on hiring needs. If applicable, availability to work 2nd shift, 3rd shift and/or week-ends and holiday may be required. 

Pay Rate

$19.38 per hour


High School graduate or equivalent. A valid, unrestricted drivers’ license and clean driving record is required. Must also be able to work independently, multi-task and possess certain traits and abilities that enable the applicant to achieve expected levels of performance. Some of the most important competencies are exercising independent sound judgment and staying firm while maintaining a high level of customer service. The person in this position must be open to feedback, differing opinions and other points of view and be able to competently handle challenging and at times, emotionally charged situations. Ability to speak, read, and comprehend the English language. Multilingual desired. Preference will be given to Malden residents.

Additional Information

Selected candidate will need to submit to a Criminal Offenders Records Information report (CORI) background check and pre-employment drug screening. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and listen. Employees are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including snow storms, and extreme heat. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential duties/functions. The City of Malden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Information

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Director, City of Malden at:

This position will remain open until filled.


7 Jackson Street


Varied - 15 to 19 hours per week with no City benefits