Parking and Civil Enforcement Occupations

Parking and civil enforcement occupations patrol assigned areas to detect and prevent infringements of local parking regulations and control the parking of vehicles in public and private car parks.


New workers

New workers start around £7,889. Normal pay is £22,863 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,316.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 15,474 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Issues and examines tickets in car parks, collects charges and gives change.

  • Regulates entry/exit of vehicles to and from car parks and may park cars.

  • Gives evidence in court as required.

  • Notes any cases of obstruction, evasion of tax or other infringement and reports them to the police.

  • Advises motorists on local parking facilities and directs them as required.

  • Warns offenders or issues tickets.

  • Patrols assigned area to detect vehicles parked in no-parking zones and vehicles parked in excess of permitted time in restricted parking zones.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Patrolling

  • Appeals

  • Pressure Washer

  • Vehicle Inspection

  • Auditing

  • Numerical Analysis

  • Machinery

  • Road Traffic Controls

  • Personal Digital Assistant

  • Workplace Safety

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Detail Oriented

  • Management

  • Self-Motivation

  • Sales

  • Professionalism

  • Operations

  • Multitasking

  • Loading And Unloading

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.