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Parking Enforcement Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 12/04/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/28/2018
Working Title Parking Enforcement Assistant
Job Classification Administrative Support III
Department Name 88212-Parking Enforcement Program
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0008486
Hiring Range $18,564.00 - $28,860.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Parking Enforcement Assistant to provide all aspects of parking enforcement requirements on University property. To include but not limited to: write/issue parking tickets, boot and tow scofflaws, collect ticket and boot fees in field, search for and confiscate counterfeit, lost or stolen permits.

Will place and take down traffic cones, barricades and rope or tape for special events. Will assist motorists with unlocking cars, jump-starts, etc. This position is responsible for monthly emergency phone verification. Must be able to use many different types of equipment: two-way radio, typewriter, fax machine, computer and telephone. Must be able to handle equipment in a responsible manner. Drive department vehicle and have no history of motor vehicle accidents on the job or during past three years.

Must have excellent interpersonal relations/communications and be able to communicate with the public and clearly give directions. Must be able to fully understand, interpret and apply University of Pittsburgh’s parking rules and regulations.

Must have knowledge of parking access equipment and be able to troubleshoot malfunctions.

Will work rotating shift hours: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM and 12:30 PM to 9:00 PM weekdays and some weekends. Will be required to work a variety of schedules including weekends, on-call and overtime.

*Note: Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time all over campus; must be able to lift barricades, boots (place on vehicles) and signs. Must have a valid PA driver’s license, be 21 years of age and must have a clean driving record which will be validated through a DMV check.

Education Required High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

High School diploma or GED required. Some college preferable. Contact will be with all levels of the University community i.e. students, staff and faculty & visitors. Mechanical background or mechanical skills very helpful in order to troubleshoot equipment failures or malfunctions. Good verbal and writing skills required. Experience in an IBM/PC environment preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Rotating shift hours:
9:00 am – 5:30 PM
12:30- 9:00 PM

Summer Hours
10:30 AM- 7:00 PM

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you 21 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  5. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents