Parking Attendants

Also called: Parking Attendant, Parking Lot Attendant, Valet Attendant, Valet Parker,



What they do:
Park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May park or tend vehicles in environments such as a car dealership or rental car facility. May collect fee.
On the job, you would:
  • Take numbered tags from customers, locate vehicles, and deliver vehicles, or provide customers with instructions for locating vehicles.
  • Inspect vehicles to detect any damage.
  • Greet customers and open their car doors.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Skills

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Spatial
  • know where things are around you
Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Independence
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Point of sale POS software
  • Payment processing software

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
  • high school diploma/GED
  • no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$25,140
$18,850
$36,000

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What they do:
Park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. May park or tend vehicles in environments such as a car dealership or rental car facility. May collect fee.

On the job, you would:
  • Take numbered tags from customers, locate vehicles, and deliver vehicles, or provide customers with instructions for locating vehicles.
  • Inspect vehicles to detect any damage.
  • Greet customers and open their car doors.

KNOWLEDGE

Business
  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

SKILLS

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

ABILITIES

Spatial
  • know where things are around you
Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Independence
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Point of sale POS software
  • Payment processing software

EDUCATION

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
  • high school diploma/GED
  • no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

JOB OUTLOOK

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$25,140
$18,850
$36,000

EXPLORE MORE