How to Become A Parking Lot Attendant?

About the job:  Employment of parking lot attendants, in overall is projected to grow 6 percent, which is as fast as average for all occupations. Last 2016, this field of industry employed 151, 600 individuals. Its wages are from the Occupational Employment statistics program.

Where will you work: Parking lot or garage

What will you do: Park vehicles or issue tickets for customers in a parking lot or garage. Fees may be collected from customers. You may also get numbered tags from customers, find the vehicles, or instruct customers in terms of finding the location of the vehicles. Handle cash in some cases like giving change, distributing tips, and recording cash.

How to become Parking Lot attendants: There is no formal education requirement for parking lot attendants. On-the-job training is only short-term, usually lasts from few days to a week, so this job does not require experience from its applicants.

Job skills/requirements:

  • Customer service skills
  • Basic knowledge of customer service principles that meets customer needs and satisfaction
  • English communication – giving clear instructions

Industry: Customer Service

Minimum age: Generally 16+

Expected wage: $12.08 per hour

Similar name: Parking Attendant, Parking Cashier, Parking Ramp Attendant

Related jobs: Guest Service Agent, Valet Parker, Front Service Agent

O-NET Online Reference
53-6021.00 – Parking Lot Attendants