30% Respond to Automated Pay Machine and other Equipment Issues (Complete Facility Checks and Respond to Equipment Issues) ïƒ˜ Perform daily tours of staffed parking facilities. ïƒ˜ Check operation of all equipment onsite including automated pay machines. ïƒ˜ Respond to any reports of malfunctions and troubleshoot potential causes of malfunctions. ïƒ˜ Report malfunctions and issues that cannot be solved. ïƒ˜ Ensure that adequate supplies and tickets are available for their area's facilities. ïƒ˜ Greet and talk with each attendant on site while conducting tours to assess performance, check paperwork, answer questions, and promote communication. ïƒ˜ Perform on-the-spot training or coaching as necessary. ïƒ˜ Monitors video system for issues and maintenance concerns in University parking facilities.
20% Supervise full-time (senior) and student parking attendants ïƒ˜ Schedule the hours of work for parking attendants in his/her area. ïƒ˜ Alter assignments to maintain appropriate coverage on a day-to-day basis to attend to service needs. ïƒ˜ Interview and hire parking attendants. ïƒ˜ Orient, train, coach, discipline, and evaluate staff in the operation of parking facilities. ïƒ˜ Administer labor contracts, and University and departmental policies. ïƒ˜ Maintain personnel record cards for student parking attendants. ïƒ˜ Recommend changes to the master staffing plan. ïƒ˜ Schedule and lead bi-monthly attendant meetings. ïƒ˜ Follow department protocol for dealing with emergencies including notification of attendants and closeout procedures.
15% Determine parking usage in facilities based on supply and demand ïƒ˜ Enforce policies and procedures. ïƒ˜ Utilize departmental PARCS (Parking Access Revenue Control System) to monitor space, adjust counts and provide usable space to all users of parking facilities. ïƒ˜ Inform the Assistant Director of Public Parking of problems, complaints, and unusual occurrences in the area. ïƒ˜ Operate and effectively use the department’s technology including scheduler, electronic payroll and parking access control systems, supervisory reports in AS400, ticket tracking system, safe cash reconciliation system, over-short reports, Windows operating system, MS Office (Word and Excel), and other systems.
15% Provide customer service to patrons utilizing parking facilities ïƒ˜ Deal effectively with difficult customers to resolve problems. ïƒ˜ Work to find the best parking solution for customers or direct them to appropriate personnel or resources. ïƒ˜ Look for ways to improve efficiency and service levels. ïƒ˜ Attend training sessions or seminars to improve performance. ïƒ˜ Report any recommendations for changes in policies and/or operating procedures to the Assistant Director of Public Parking. ïƒ˜ Serve as back up to customer service and call center functions as needed. ïƒ˜ Attend meetings and follow up with customer departments regarding parking needs.
10% Assist with financial investigations ïƒ˜ Coordinate the collection of monies and report sheets from parking facilities. ïƒ˜ Work in connection with the departmental accounting staff to investigate cash control. procedural problems, errors, and potential theft. ïƒ˜ Conduct spot audits or other types of audits when requested. ïƒ˜ Work with attendants to ensure proper cash handling procedures are followed.
10% Assist with other parking functions as needed
Starting Hourly Rate: $20.22 - $22.00/ hour
ïƒ˜ BA/BS with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal six years; position involves comparing, verifying and reconciling data to help department achieve overall objectives. ïƒ˜ Two years of experience in the operation of parking facilities with at least one-year involving supervision. ïƒ˜ A valid driver's license is required.
ïƒ˜ Ability to identify departmental priorities and make decisions to ensure work efforts and resources are employed appropriately. ïƒ˜ Ability to establish effective working relationships with a diverse customer base and work force. ïƒ˜ Experience leading effectively and working collaboratively with staff in a unionized setting. ïƒ˜ Personal characteristics that distinguish the incumbent as being an effective leader: team builder, customer-driven, decisive, results-oriented, and committed to improvement. ïƒ˜ Highly developed conflict management, negotiation and problem resolution skills. ïƒ˜ Proven written, verbal, interpersonal and persuasion skills. ïƒ˜ Ability to balance multiple work demands and to thrive in a changing environment. ïƒ˜ Knowledge of large-scale parking operations principles and practices; knowledge of parking systems including parking access control software and hardware, AS400 systems, and related systems is desirable. ïƒ˜ Well-developed computer proficiency in effectively using MS Office Suite software for work initiatives. ïƒ˜ Skill in using computerized scheduling software to track personnel.
Internal Number: 339270
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