The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is the City agency responsible for oversight of the for-hire vehicle industries in New York City, which include yellow medallion taxis, green Boro taxis, community car services and livery cars, black cars services, luxury limousines, commuter vans and para-transit services. Combined, TLC regulates industries that are responsible for over 800,000 daily trips. Our role is to ensure that each passenger's riding experience is safe, comfortable and convenient and that TLC drivers are driving safely. Under supervision, Enforcement Inspectors perform regulatory, enforcement, investigatory, and inspectional duties required in the regulation of the taxi and limousine industry. Duties include: visually inspect exterior and interior of for-hire vehicles and their facilities for conformity with established standards, law, regulations and physical specifications; issue summonses for non-conformance or non-compliance with rules, regulations and related laws, codes, etc., governing personal conduct and operation of for-hire vehicles and facilities; may detain and/or arrest violators; appear and testify at criminal, civil and administrative proceedings with respect to violations of Taxi and Limousine Commission Rules and Regulations, New York State Penal Law, New York City Administrative Code, New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, and New York City Traffic Regulations; prepare and submit reports on enforcement activities; drive a motor vehicle; may be assigned to operate a tow truck, hooking-up illegally operating and unlicensed for-hire vehicles and towing vehicles to pound; secure and voucher vehicles and evidence Some of the physical activities performed by Enforcement Inspectors and environmental conditions experienced are: working outdoors in all kinds of weather; walking and/or standing for long periods of time in an assigned area during a tour, driving or sitting in a patrol car for long periods of time during a tour while remaining alert, climbing stairs, gripping persons to prevent escape, engaging in hand to hand struggles to subdue a suspect resisting arrest, employing self-defense tactics and handcuffing techniques, being physically active for prolonged periods of time, understanding verbal communications over the radio with background noise, reading and writing under low light conditions, and wearing a bullet-resistant vest
Minimum Qualification Requirements
1. Education Requirement: By the last day of the Application Period, you must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent. High School education must be approved by a States Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization.
Driver License Requirement: By the time you are appointed to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension(s) or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
Special Patrolman Status: At the time of appointment, you will be required to qualify for Special Patrolman
from the NYC Police Commissioner as governed by Administrative Code Section 14-106 and Chapter 13 of Title
38 of the Rules of the City of New York.
Associates Degree or equivalent College Credit (64) Prior Law Enforcement, Military or Security Experience