Parking Operations Specialist #780 and #757 (2 vacancies)

Washington D.C.
Aug 16, 2022
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time

Positions in this classification monitor and facilitate daily activities in parking lots and on streets within the Sergeant at Arms’ jurisdiction. The incumbent ensures that authorized permit holders park in their assigned location and ensures vehicles are removed only by authorized drivers. Work is performed under the supervision of a Parking Operations Supervisor or other immediate supervisor.


(This list is not absolute or restrictive, but indicates approximate duties and responsibilities which may be redefined pursuant to operational needs.)

●  Verifies authorization of drivers and vehicles in parking areas under SAA jurisdiction; routinely checks parked vehicles to ensure security and compliance with parking rules.

●  Moves vehicles in parking lots to maximize capacity and to allow exit of specified vehicles.

●  Provides customer service to Senate employees by moving vehicles, retrieving keys, answering questions, soliciting information, and fielding comments and requests for service.

●  Assures availability and security of keys for parked vehicles.

●  Performs courtesy services such as jump-starts or lockouts to assist Senate employees.

●  Assists in orienting new Senate employees with all SAA rules relating to parking and access to Senate lots and designated streets.

●  Reports unusual/suspicious activities or persons to Supervisor, Lead Parking Operations Specialist, and/or USCP.

●  Mentors new parking employees with an emphasis on safety, performance, and courtesy.

●  May support the Parking Operations continuity of operations (COOP) function; may be required to work if the COOP plan is activated.


Work regularly exposes employee to weather extremes of heat, cold, rain, snow, etc. Work is performed primarily outdoors requiring extensive standing, walking, and repeated entering and exiting of vehicles of various makes, models, and sizes. Employees in this class drive privately owned and SAA fleet vehicles in close confinement, requiring driving skills and visual acuity. Work exposes employee to car exhaust fumes.


The statements contained herein reflect general details necessary to describe the principal functions of this class, knowledge and skill typically required and the physical demands and working conditions, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.page3image10651680

Work requires a high school diploma (or GED), and two years licensed driving experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

●  Ability to safely move and position vehicles in confined space and in close proximity to other vehicles.

●  Ability to operate a vehicle with manual transmission.

●  Ability to deal effectively and courteously with Senate staff regarding the parking of vehicles.


Possession of a valid driver’s license for at least two years and a good driving record. Must possess the ability to obtain a Segway certification.

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