Parking Meter Repair Worker

City of Sacramento
Full Time 40 per week $45,058 - $63,401 Per year CA 1951 S River Rd, West Sacramento, CA 95691, United States Apply before 5/21/2024 11:59


The Department of Public Works, Parking Services Division, is seeking a Parking Meter Repair Worker to perform maintenance on parking meters and payment kiosks owned and managed by the City of Sacramento. This position is full-time and will require reporting to work on weekends, holidays, and evening shifts, at times in inclement weather conditions.


The ideal candidate will have the physical ability to use repair tools, drive a City truck, and perform extensive walking for the duration of a work shift to service parking meters on the street and in parking facilities. This position will require the removal, carrying, and repair of meter equipment that weighs 25 lbs. or more.  

The ideal candidate will have a reliable attendance, conduct themselves in a professional manner as a representative of the City of Sacramento, and be attentive to technical detail to service mechanical and computerized meter equipment.


To perform skilled work in the repair, maintenance, cleaning, and servicing of municipal parking meters.


General supervision is provided by the Parking Meter Repair Supervisor.



Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Perform technical work in the repair and maintenance of municipal parking meters and related equipment.
- Disassemble, clean, test, and repair the internal parts of parking meters using specialized tools, electrical devices, and calibration equipment.
- Install new meters and modify existing meters as required.
- Maintain appropriate records, logs, and reports.
- Manufacture parts as necessary, using presses, lathes, and grinders.
- Operate a light truck or other vehicle in performing assigned field work.
- Collect money from parking meters as necessary.
- Perform related duties as required.


Knowledge of:

- Methods, techniques, tools, and materials used in the repair, installation, testing, cleaning, and maintenance of clock mechanisms, small motors, and coin collection equipment.
- Safe work practices.
- Operation of lathes, grinders, presses, and related equipment.

Ability to:

- Perform assigned duties with manual dexterity and significant independence.
- Read and interpret technical instruments and calibration equipment.
- Perform basic arithmetical calculations.
- Maintain accurate records and logs.
- Effectively deal with others encountered in the normal course of work.
- Train and assist less experienced personnel.
- Lift and move heavy pieces of equipment.

Experience and Education:

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be one year of technical experience in the repair and maintenance of small mechanisms, coin-operated machines, or timing devices.

License or Certificate:Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California Class C driver license.