Parking Ambassador ( Staff Wage)
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University of Virginia's Department of Parking and Transportation is searching for reliable Parking Ambassadors.

The Parking Ambassador performs a variety of tasks to assist the mission of Parking and Transportation in serving the University of Virginia Community. Duties include working in the field to serve as a customer service representative, to provide access and revenue control, assist with special events as needed, direct traffic as part of strategic overflow control, and greet customers and assist with their needs. Additional duties include serving as parking enforcement officers, customer service representatives, transit bus drivers, and service crew technicians. Parking Ambassadors are jack-of-all-trades for front-line customer service.

Parking and Transportation Parking Ambassadors are responsible for obtaining and maintaining a robust knowledge base, in order to address problems and provide information to customers appropriately and confidentially. Therefore, this position demands the ability to cross-train quickly, effectively, and efficiently.

Given the varied physical demands of this position, including a majority of time spent standing, climbing stairs/ramps, and walking through parking facilities, the position is considered "physically demanding."

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:"

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at and attach a current CV/Resume and Cover Letter. Search on requisition number: R0030865.

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Keith Johnson, HR Specialist at

The University will perform background checks on all hires prior to making a final offer of employment. For this position, the background check includes a DMV Licensure check and a drug test prior to hire. (SPAKA)

Required Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver's license with a zero or positive point balance is required. The ability and willingness to obtain a State of Virginia commercial driver's license (CDL) permit within the first 90 days of employment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management skills and the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to efficiently and responsibly handle cash and credit card operations
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a robust knowledge base via cross training
  • Basic working knowledge of computers
  • Ability to learn parking resource management systems (pay-on-foot stations, handheld devices for parking enforcement, T2 components, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent
  • At least one year of working experience
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Virginia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a zero or positive point balance
  • Knowledge of best practices in garage operations
  • Detailed knowledge of the University of Virginia Grounds
  • Ability to keep and maintain accurate daily logs
  • Experience with PCI DSS compliance, MS Office Suite, T2 Flex, Digital IRIS

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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