Occupation information for Parking Attendants California

description

Park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May park or tend vehicles in environments such as a car dealership or rental car facility. May collect fee.

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details

Currently Employed: 23,800

Projected Annual Job Openings: 3,740

Typical Hourly Wage: $12.05 - $15.22

Typical Annual Salary: $25,050 - $31,650

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: No formal educational credential

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: No work experience

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Less than 1 month on-the-job training

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typical job duties
  • Take numbered tags from customers, locate vehicles, and deliver vehicles, or provide customers with instructions for locating vehicles.
  • Inspect vehicles to detect any damage.
  • Greet customers and open their car doors.
  • Perform cash handling tasks, such as making change, balancing and recording cash drawer, or distributing tips.
  • Patrol parking areas to prevent vehicle damage and vehicle or property thefts.
  • Explain and calculate parking charges, collect fees from customers, and respond to customer complaints.
  • Park and retrieve automobiles for customers in parking lots, storage garages, or new car lots.
  • Provide customer assistance and information, such as giving directions or handling wheelchairs.
  • Keep parking areas clean and orderly to ensure that space usage is maximized.
  • Direct motorists to parking areas or parking spaces, using hand signals or flashlights as necessary.
tools & technology
Tools:
  • Barricades
  • Cash registers
  • Desktop computers
  • Fertilizer spreaders or distributors
  • Ticket dispensing machines

Technology:
  • Electronic mail software
  • Office suite software
  • Point of sale POS software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software