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Parking Enforcement Officer

San Jose State University
United States, California, San Jose
February 21, 2024


Job Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Parking Manager and receiving work lead direction from the Parking Officer Lead, the Parking Enforcement Officer patrols campus parking lots, enforces established rules and regulations, and performs community service functions related to parking.

Key Responsibilities



  • Proactively patrol campus parking lots to enforce parking rules and regulations through education, verbal/written warnings and the issuance of citations
  • Issue citations for parking and other standing violations, as appropriate
  • Appear in court for parking-related citations
  • Assist in the placement of traffic control devices to facilitate traffic flow
  • Patrol the parking lots and garages on foot or in a vehicle to protect the campus community and visitors from hazards such as fire, theft, vandalism, trespassing, and other crimes
  • Report hazardous conditions and suspicious activity
  • Check, open, and close campus facilities as required
  • Respond to blue light telephone calls in and around parking facilities
  • Direct emergency vehicles and personnel; direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic around incidents controlled by the police



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities



  • Working knowledge of applicable procedures and regulations related to parking and traffic control
  • Thorough knowledge of campus layout and parking facilities
  • Ability to act and resolve parking and traffic problems
  • Working knowledge of parking-related equipment
  • Ability to write standard parking incident reports in a clear and concise manner
  • Working knowledge of applicable radio systems
  • Ability to observe and recall details and incidents, as well as detect and respond appropriately to potentially hazardous situations
  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide range of individuals including the campus community and the general public
  • Ability to appropriately handle parking monies received
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize calls for service and respond appropriately
  • Ability to perform in a high-stress environment
  • Ability to successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for CSU campuses and pass the course exam
  • Ability to accommodate a work schedule that varies according to operational needs and may include evening and weekend hours
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver's license to operate any state vehicles required for this position



Required Qualifications



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year in a field involving heavy public contact and independent decision-making
  • Requires the possession of a valid California Driver's License for the operation of any vehicle or equipment required for position and in any emergency situation



License

A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.

Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.

Preferred Qualifications



  • Prior military or law enforcement training work experience or relevant college course work



Compensation

Classification: Parking Officer II
Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,541/month - $4,878/month
CSU Salary Range: $3,441/month - $5,402/month

San Jose State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:



  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest


This position is open until filled.

Contact Information

University Personnel

408-924-2252

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (including all booster doses of an approved vaccine for which an individual is eligible per current CDC recommendations) or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. As a condition of employment, any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as well as with other safety measures established on the campus. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

Additional Information

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)

All San Jose State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Incumbent is also required to promptly report any knowledge of a possible Title IX related incident to the Title IX Office or report any discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation to the Office of Equal Opportunity.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San Jose State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at .

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at . The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at .

Equal Employment Statement

San Jose State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).


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