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Career Details :: Parking Lot Attendants
Park automobiles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May collect fee.
No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a general office clerk even if he/she has never worked in an office before.
These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
- Places numbered tag on windshield of automobile to be parked, and hands customer similar tag to be used in locating parked automobile.
- Takes numbered tag from customer, locates car, and delivers it to customer, or directs customer to parked car.
- Services cars in storage to protect tires, battery, and finish against deterioration.
- Patrols area to prevent thefts of parked automobiles or items in automobiles.
- Keeps new car lot in order and maximizes use of space.
- Services vehicles with gas, oil, and water.
- Parks automobiles in parking lot, storage garage, or new car lot.
- Lifts, positions, and removes barricades to open or close parking areas.
- Inspects vehicles to detect damage.
- Signals or directs vehicle drivers to parking area, using hands or flashlight.
- Collects parking fee from customer, based on charges for time automobile is parked.
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- Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
- Meter Readers, Utilities
- Parking Enforcement Workers
- Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
General Work Activities
- Operating Vehicles or Equipment
- Performing for/Working With Public
- Performing General Physical Activities
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings
Frequent Work Context
- Provide a Service to Others
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Consequence of Error