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Job Standard for Parking/Traffic Supervisor

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Parking/Traffic Supervisor Overview

  • Person Group: Classified
  • Job Code: 01928
  • Pay Grade: H
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Supervisor 1
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Parking & Transportation


To direct daily activities of campus traffic and parking operations; supervise staff; perform related work.

Level Scope

Provides immediate supervision to a unit or group of operational or technical employees. A portion of time may be spent performing individual tasks related to the unit; however, supervisory activities must constitute a primary part of the job. Supervises unit operations to ensure compliance with departmental or campus policies, procedures, and defined internal controls. Ensures accountability and stewardship of campus resources (operational, financial, and human) in compliance with departmental standards and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: supervising staff; applying parking management concepts to include traffic pattern survey and parking layout, traffic and parking hazards, and safety standards; preparing written reports and correspondence.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate information and ideas effectively
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective operations for security of people and property
  • Ability to use relevant information and individual judgement to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Parking/Traffic Supervisor must:

  • Resolves complaints regarding violations of traffic and parking regulations from students, staff, and the general public; directs vehicle impoundments to ensure that proper legal steps are followed for vehicle custody; collects or supervises collection of parking or event monies; surveys parking lots for over- or under-utilization and hazards; assists customers; coordinates maintenance and repair of equipment; prepares documents and correspondence; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies; may assess vehicle or property damage and record findings for insurance reports; may issue citations; may assist with parking office duties; may coordinate event parking; may reconcile monies for each lot and prepare reports.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, assigns work, disciplines, and evaluates staff; directs monitoring of campus traffic and parking regulations; reviews parking documents and advise personnel of policy and procedural changes; conducts staff meetings; coordinates changes in parking and traffic regulations and requirements with other departments on campus.

35% of Time the Parking/Traffic Supervisor

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Parking/Traffic Supervisor

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

These positions may require overtime and split-shift work. These positions involve lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; visually observing activities in assigned area; working outdoors in all weather conditions; standing and walking up to seven hours per day; communicating using two way radios. These positions are subject to traffic hazards.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Parking/Traffic Supervisor

Career Path

Other professional positions

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.