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    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

    Human Resources

    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 070970
    Title: Parking Attendant
    Pay Grade: 14
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Attends designated parking area or a booth at a pay-for-parking entrance/exit during established lot hours. Directs drivers of vehicles to appropriate parking areas. Collects parking fees and provides information to visitors, students, staff and faculty. Monitors and/or patrols lot to check for required permits and to ensure cars are parked in designated spaces and not blocking traffic flow.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is a specialized classification and not part of a series.

    Example of Duties:
    • Regulates parking and traffic in assigned lot restricting unauthorized vehicles and providing entry to authorized vehicles.
    • Collects parking fees from customer based on charges for amount of time parked or standard lot fee; issues receipts upon customer request.
    • Enters transactions on cash register or other approved means and balances cash with register tape according to an established procedure.
    • Completes reports or forms required by department.
    • Counts parked vehicles and holds required spaces for reservations; places sign in view when lot is full.
    • Provides directions, parking alternatives and campus information upon request to visitors, students, staff and faculty.
    • Prepares temporary permits as required for customer.
    • Places written notice of payment due on windshield of vehicles in lot before and after attendant hours.
    • Notifies Parking Services via two-way radio or telephone of need for Parking Enforcement Officer or of other problems such as mechanical failure and vehicle boot tampering.
    • Watches assigned lot for suspicious activity and reports such to university public safety unit.
    • Checks permits to verify authorization and assist in identification of stolen permits.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of general parking practices and procedures.
    • Skill in basic math.
    • Skill in courteous communication with public.
    • Skill in accurate exchange of coins and currency.
    • Skill in following written and oral instructions.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Six months parking lot operations or related experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 10/01/1990

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