Parking Specialist, Senior

at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Boise, Idaho, United States

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Parking Specialist, Senior

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$14.75 Hourly


Boise, ID

Job Type

Full Time


Boise State University

Job Number



8/1/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

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Parking Specialist, Senior,

Parking & Transportation

Position Overview:

To provide customer service for parking patrons; provide security/safety functions; patrol lots and garages and enforce parking rules and regulations; perform leadwork responsibilities and supervise Parking Specialists in the absence of the supervisor; ensure parking fees are collected and parking rules and regulations are adhered to; provide routine maintenance on meters and signs; perform related work.

Applies skills and job knowledge in area of specialization; may adapt procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet needs of area of specialization; may work on non-routine tasks; resolves issues/makes working decisions within area of specialization or responsibility with minimal supervision.

Example of Duties

60% of Time the Parking Specialist, Senior must:

+ This position serves as a lead worker for Parking Specialists (Booth Specialists or Field Specialist) on the Boise campus. Position may require overtime and split-shift work.

+ Makes staff assignments and resolves problems associated with those assignments; explains priorities for completion of projects; schedules jobs to be accomplished; trains staff; reviews work to ensure compliance; advises on performance evaluations; keeps records of employee hours worked.

+ Provides public service by explaining parking policies and answering questions from students, staff and public; provides general campus and directional information, and alternate parking options; handles irate/angry customers and resolves initial complaints; provides security/safety functions.

+ Ensures opening and closing of parking booths; issues parking permits; operates electronic cash registers; calculates and collects/accepts parking fees; verifies parking permits, ownership, and registration of vehicles; issues tickets and warnings to violators; operates a computerized ticketing system; controls access to parking lots; monitors parking lots to ensure parking regulations are met; operates two-way portable radio; checks tow list and lost/stolen permit list to determine violations; maintains daily records and prepares work activity reports; directs traffic as necessary; may assist in office support functions.

+ Assists maintenance staff in all aspects of parking lot and equipment maintenance: installing/removing meters, signs, and sign poles using hand and power tools; digging post holes and pouring concrete; striping and painting lots; collects money from parking meters; provides minor maintenance; inventories parking spaces, signs, poles and miscellaneous equipment; reports maintenance needs; sweeps parking lots.

Vehicle Enforcement (30%)

+ Issues parking permits; issues citations/ payment envelopes; verify parking permits ownership and registration of vehicles; issues tickets and warnings to vehicles in violation; operates two-way portable radio; checks tow list and for lost/stolen permits; operates mobile License Plate Recognition software.

Other duties as assigned (5%)

Campus Security Authority: This position is identified as a “Campus Security Authority (CSA)” per the federal law known as the Clery Act. Per this law, the employee is required to report any crimes that he/she becomes aware of to the Clery Compliance Officer. Additionally, CSAs are required to complete annual training prescribed by the Clery Compliance Officer.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Providing public service in a work setting; dealing with difficult customers; ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. Some knowledge of supervisory practices.

Willingness to: stand and walk continuously throughout an eight hour shift; bend, stoop, lift and carry items weighting up to 20 pounds; work outdoors in all weather conditions; visually observe activities in an assigned area; use a two-way radio to communicate information.

Supplemental Information

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

+ Experience diagnosing and troubleshooting software and hardware

+ Experience with License Plate Recognition software or citation issuance software

+ Knowledge of traffic control

+ Two years of vehicle enforcement work experience

Required Application Materials:

+ Resume

+ Three references


Please contact Boise State Human Resources by phone at (208) 426-1553 or email at

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at . Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Most work time will be in high traffic areas requiring intensive cleaning and maintenance and may include marginally unsafe and/or unpleasant conditions. These positions involve climbing ladders, bending, stooping, lifting and carrying items weighing up to approximately 50 pounds, and standing and walking continuously throughout the shift.

AA/EEO Statement – Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View Boise State’s complete pay transparency policy statement. ( If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at 208-426-1616.

Background Investigations – Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. Click here to view the University’s full background investigations policy ( .

Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report – The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their campuses to all job applicants. Click here to read the Boise State University Safety Report. (

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Posted On: Jul 21, 2021

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