Guard I (Parking)

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Guard I (Parking) Hiring department Parking_transport Svcs Monthly salary $2,255+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Shift Posting number 18-09-27-01-6356 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes Shift runs from 2:30pm-11:00pm. Shift assignments may vary depending on departmental needs. Weekend and shift work required. Holiday, overtime or comp time required as necessary. Must work at least one home football game per season in support of the department. Must have a valid TX driver license.

Required Application Materials
  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Additional Information Purpose To articulate, reinforce, or modify behaviors as they relate to parking on the UT campus, by enforcing the University Parking Regulations. To insure that properly permitted vehicles can access their paid for parking spaces.

Essential Functions All Parking Enforcement Assistants (PEAs) perform a combination of functions: Ticket Writer, Kiosk Guard, Relief Guard, Auto Assistance provider, Customer Service Rep., and Boot Truck Driver. Will traverse a geographical area (district) via different modes of transportation, including walking, scooter, bicycle, cart, or motorized vehicle, while issuing parking violation citations or warnings. Articulates directional information and location of buildings and offices to visitors. Issues official visitor permits. Installs and removes immobilization devices. Provides key and battery assists. Supports the "Event" staff by delivering, setting up, and taking down; cones, barricades, signs, and sign covers. Will walk and lift immobilization devices and/or stacks of parking cones weighing approximately 30 pounds continuously throughout an 8 hour shift. Weekend, holiday, and event overtime will be required. Writes incident and campus condition reports, and conveys to management. Reports all irregularities, emergencies, or suspicious activity to the University Police Office. Takes lot counts as directed.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related duties and functions, as assigned. Weekend, holiday, comp, and event overtime will be required with all guard positions.

Required qualifications High school graduation or GED. Experience in general security or law enforcement. Some experience working with the public or in a direct customer service role. Must be a strong team player and possess good communication skills. Must have the ability to work independently and make good decisions. Experience completing reports, maintaining database records, and maintaining files. Must have good computer skills. Must demonstrate professional demeanor, show attention to detail, and display punctual, dependable attendance. Willing and able to lift and carry 30 lbs. Must be able to walk continuously during an 8 hour shift. Must have clean driving record at time of hire and maintain an acceptable driver rating at all times. Must be eligible to operate a University vehicle under UT Drivers qualifications. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Skills scores
  • Spelling (score on file)
  • Typing (score on file)
Preferred Qualifications Three or more years working in a direct customer service function, or in a position with high public contact. Extreme patience in stressful situations. Previous experience as a ticket writer or security guard. Familiarity with the use of an iPad. Previous experience in a University Parking Enforcement operation. Experience with T2 software.

Working conditions Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Occasional weekend and overtime work, and work without day-to-day supervision. Other duties as assigned. Willing and able to lift and carry 30 lbs. and be on your feet continuously throughout an 8 hour shift.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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Posted: 10/4/2018
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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