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Parking Warden

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Parking wardens, make sure that traffic, motoring and parking rules are followed. They patrol the streets, or car parks, to check vehicles are parked legally and parking fees have been paid.

The Work

Parking wardens usually work for a local authority or for a private company contracted to the local authority.

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for parking wardens vary depending on local authority but are around £21,000 to £25,000 a year. You might also get a shift allowance and there may be opportunities for overtime. You are provided with a uniform and protective wet weather clothing.

Conditions

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Getting In

Jobs are often with local authorities. These positions are advertised on myjobscotland website.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

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2022
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FALL
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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

With experience, you may be able to become a supervisor, manager, or trainer.

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Courtesy of Bathnes Council

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Parking Association
Tel: 01444 447300
E-mail: info@britishparking.co.uk
Website: http://www.britishparking.co.uk
Twitter: @BritishParking
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritishParking/

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