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Parking Officer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, Safety

Job No: 515639; 7/8/2022

Parking Officer I
Public Safety


Salary Range: $3120 - $4501/Monthly


Work Schedule: Full-Time, alternating shifts as assigned by management; temporary appointment expires on or before one-year from date of hire, may be extended, may become permanent; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Director of Parking and Transportation Services, the incumbent will patrol parking lots, provide traffic direction and control, enforce parking regulations; provide customer service, issue parking citations and provide direction to the campus for visiting community from the Information Kiosk or while performing field enforcement and traffic duties.  Incumbent will assist customers at parking pay stations, in the use of the campus parking mobile app and answer questions related to the license plate recognition (LPR) system.  Incumbent will follow beat schedule; issue parking citations to vehicles violating parking regulations and for all violations under the California Vehicle Code; prepare citation files for Municipal Court appearances as an expert witness for third level appeals in representation of the university.  Incumbent will unlock vehicles when assistance is requested; assist with collection and deposit of meter stations' funds; perform vehicle battery-jumps; enforce disabled placard misuse, coordinate vehicle tows for delinquent citations, and escort emergency personnel to campus incidents.  Incumbent will assist with campus events’ parking needs; attend court when subpoenaed to defend university in parking citation cases.  Incumbent will attend and maintain updated training; cover breaks at the Information Centers as needed, perform vacant lot counts each semester, perform campus light and emergency phone malfunction surveys as directed.  Incumbent will assist with the coordination of campus parking functions, including parking for special events; follow policies and procedures established by the Department. 


Required Qualifications & Experience: Three months of related experience. Must possess a valid California Drivers’ License. Incumbent must have experience using Word and Excel software programs. Knowledge of University parking regulations, California Vehicle Code parking sections and all department policies as well as a working knowledge of applicable radio codes and equipment. Must possess strong interpersonal skills and good reading, writing and mathematical skills. Detail-oriented with the ability to be clear and concise; relate to faculty, staff, students and the general public in a tactful and cooperative manner; interface and communicate effectively with diverse community; and work independently and make reasonable decisions with limited or no supervision. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.


Desired Qualifications:  One year of experience working in a parking or enforcement-related program. 


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on August 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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