Special Instruction to Applicants : Please attach a resume in the Supporting Documents section of the application.
Under the supervision of the parking supervisors and manager, the Parking Attendant controls access to and monitors usage of assigned parking facilities, interacts with visitors to provide information and assistance, and reports necessary repairs or problems to the appropriate individuals. This position also maintains our Operations and Registration Offices and assists with events. The Parking Attendant is responsible for some maintenance duties, cleaning, and preparing the facilities for day-to-day and event use.
Reports necessary repairs or issues to the appropriate supervisor. Asks for tools or assistance when needed.
Keeps parking areas clean and orderly to ensure that space usage is maximized
Directs motorists to parking areas or parking spaces, using hand signals or flashlights as necessary
Patrols parking areas to prevent vehicle damage and vehicle or property thefts
Calculates parking charges when equipment is not working and collect fees from customers
Lifts, positions, and removes barricades to open or close parking areas
Provides direction and assistance to visitors as needed
Performs all other duties as assigned
HS Diploma or equivalent
6 months related experience (i.e. - customer service, working at a university, parking, transportation, light maintenance, etc.)
Strong skills in customer service, computer, communications (verbal and written, multi-tasking)
Must have the ability to learn the parking office systems and regulations quickly and stay calm in pressure situations.
Valid Texas Drivers License (or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment) required with no more than 3 moving violations within the past 36 months and no citations for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
Post High School trade school, bachelor's degree or higher
Work experience within a university setting
Technical experience with parking equipment and software a plus
Skills with parking fee-based computer systems, and traffic and parking control devices
Experience and skills with parking lot and vehicle maintenance a plus
Ideal candidates should have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs. on their own.
Must be able to handle being outside with different weather conditions (e.g. rain, sun, heat, cold, etc.), be self-motivated yet also work well with a team. Office conditions are inside parking garages.
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