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Parking Meter Manager - Streets Division - SF Municipal Transportation Agency (9177)

Recruitment: RTF0119445-01087990

Published: August 25, 2022


Wilson Hoang -

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Department: Municipal Transportation Agency
Job class: 9177-Manager III, Municipal Transportation Agency
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is the department of the City and County of San Francisco responsible for the management of all ground transportation in the City. The SFMTA has oversight over the Municipal Railway (Muni) public transit, as well as bicycling, paratransit, parking, traffic, walking, and taxis.

Role description

Recruitment ID: PEX-9177-119446

Notice: The following recruitment has been reposted for additional applicants.

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt: This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

Application Opening: May 20, 2022

Deadline to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.

Salary: $131,248 to $167,492 annually

NOTE: A cover letter, resume, driver's license must be attached to the online application.


Under general direction of the Manager of Operations, this position is responsible for the management and operation of the Parking Meter section’s activities related to a citywide program for the installation, removal, and maintenance of the approximately 28,000 parking meters spaces and overseeing the section’s machine shop.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:

The duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

  • Plans, coordinates, assigns, and supervises, through subordinate supervisors, the work of employees engaged in installation, maintenance, and repair of approximately 28,000 parking meter spaces, overseeing the operation of the Parking Meter Machine Shop and conducting related field surveys and inspections.
  • Develops implements and evaluates procedures and standards for the installation, maintenance repair, and inspection of parking meters; develops and oversees preventive maintenance programs for parking meters; assists in traffic engineering division and the finance division’s long-range planning for parking meter operations throughout the City.
  • Oversite of Parking Meter Operating budget (Approximately 12 million annually, including Collection and Counting reconciliation of approximately +55 million parking meter revenue funds.
  • Monitors and evaluates the performance of subordinate staff; monitors and documents attendance; reviews and approves requests for leave and/or overtime; meets with employee representatives as necessary.
  • Oversees, develops, implements, and evaluates a variety of technical, safety, and customer service training programs for shop and field personnel.
  • Prioritizes and delegates work orders received from Traffic Engineering and other sources; assigns project workflow, makes field inspections, and coordinates completion of work.
  • Coordinates the work of the section with other departmental sections, agencies, and construction programs.
  • Oversees, through subordinate supervisors, Parking meter clerical activities and record keeping; oversees the maintenance of operational, statistical, and other Parking Meter Shop records.
  • Assures availability of materials, vehicles and equipment used in parking meter maintenance operations; supervises the ordering, stocking, and dispensing of materials and supplies.
  • Oversees the general maintenance and security of the Parking Meter / Machine Shop and assigned parking areas of the building that houses the program.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Five years of experience installing, maintaining and repairing parking meters, other traffic control devices or equivalent work (i.e. street maintenance, traffic sign installation/repair, etc.) which must include three (3) years of supervisory experience; AND
  • Possession of a valid CA Driver License.


Additional qualifying experience installing, maintaining and repairing parking meters, other traffic control devices or equivalent work (i.e. street maintenance, traffic sign installation/repair, etc.) may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester units/ 45 quarter units equal one year).


Desirable Qualifications:

The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identity candidates advancing to the interview process and/or to identify job finalist(s) at the end of the selection process when referred for hiring.

  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks to meet stipulated deadlines.
  • Ability to use quantitative analytical skills to evaluate program performance, resource utilization, and distribution.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices across all SIE subdivisions, administration, fiscal and personal management.
  • Knowledge of modern computer skills necessary for data collection, compilation, analysis, interpretation, report writing, and presentations.
  • Experience in training and development of employees in a large group setting.
  • Experience managing, planning, organizing and directing the activities of a large number of employees.
  • Ability to identify problem areas and evaluate, formulate and implement appropriate solutions to complex issues and problems.
  • Experience in the development of the policies and procedures to improve the operations and functions of a large group.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with staff, other governmental representatives and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and diplomatically in both writing and verbal form to address complex issues concisely and accurately.

Notes: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

What else should I know?

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. More information can be found at: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Process:
Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be used to determine candidates' qualifications.  Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to move forward in the selection process.

For questions or inquiries, please contact: Wilson Hoang, Human Resources Analyst at  

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.