Maine Revised Statutes

§473. Training and examination

1. Training manual.  An applicant for the position of parking enforcement specialist shall be provided with a copy of a self-paced study guide and training manual approved by the Commissioner of Public Safety. The manual shall include, but is not limited to, instruction in:
A. What a ticket or citation is and how to issue one correctly; [1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW).]
B. Reporting and referring cases to a law enforcement officer or agency when appropriate and avoiding confrontation; [1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW).]
C. Communication and public relation skills that emphasize positive public relations and community education; and [1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW).]
D. Basic first aid. [1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW).]
[ 1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW) .]
2. Examination.  The Commissioner of Public Safety shall devise the examination for parking enforcement specialists. The sheriff's department shall offer examinations as needed.
[ 1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW) .]
3. Local orientation.  Upon successful completion of the examination, applicants shall be given an orientation program by the sheriff's department on local ordinances and procedures.
[ 1989, c. 104, Pt. A, §11 (NEW); 1989, c. 104, Pt. C, §10 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 104, §§A11,C10 (NEW).