Parking Officer

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

Job No: 536285; 06/27/2024 Re-announced

Parking Officer I
Public Safety


Salary Range: $3505 - $5057/Monthly (Budgeted Salary Range $3505 - $3638/Monthly)


Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Thursday, 12:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; 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 guidance and information to campus drivers and visiting community.  Incumbent will assist customers at parking pay stations, with the use of the parking mobile app and answer questions related to the license plate recognition (LPR) technology.  Incumbent will follow a beat schedule; conduct traffic control consistently throughout the week during peak hours; conduct foot patrol in parking lots; issue parking citations to vehicles violating parking regulations and for all violations under the California Vehicle Code; prepare citation files for Municipal Court appearances and appear as an expert witness for third level appeals in representation of the university.  Incumbent will respond to field service calls such as unlocking vehicle doors and performing vehicle battery jumps; assist with collection and deposit of parking meter funds; enforce disabled placards’ misuse, perform scofflaw vehicle tows; and serve as an escort for emergency vehicles and first aid personnel.  Incumbent will assist with campus events’ parking needs; attend and maintain essential training; cover breaks at the Information Center; perform parking space occupancy surveys. Incumbent will provide guidance for campus special events, such as Commencement, Orientations, Preview Day as well as concerts and events held on campus; and will follow policies and procedures established by the Department. 

Required Qualifications & Experience: Six 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; work independently; and make reasonable decisions with limited or no supervision. Incumbent must have a 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.


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.


Desired Qualifications: One year of experience working in a parking or enforcement-related program. Ability to interface and communicate effectively with diverse community. Ability to work independently and make reasonable decisions with limited to no supervision.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on July 11, 2024 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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