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Parking Operations Specialist #757

Washington D.C.
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Parking Operations Specialist #757

Pay Band:  - $44084-$66119
Remote Work Status: Onsite / FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Date Range: 1/13/2023-1/27/2023
This vacancy announcement closes at 7pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

Job Description
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.

Examples of Work
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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Physical Demands and Working Environment

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.

Licenses, Certification and Other Requirements
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. For education requirements please see Minimum Qualifications.

Conditions of Employment
To be employed by a Senate employing office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:
1. Be a U.S. citizen;
2. Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);
3. Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or
4. Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).

Employment is contingent on background / security investigation results.  


The SAA provides a highly competitive benefits package for all SAA staff. Our benefits extend beyond health care coverage to help provide employees with student loan reimbursement, professional development, transportation subsidy, TSP/retirement savings, access to our Employee Assistance Program, and more! For more information regarding SAA’s benefits, please visit 


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the SAA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAA and need special assistance or an accommodation to complete the application process, please submit your request to email with “Accommodation” in the subject line.


If you are identifying as veterans' preference eligible under the VEOA, please use this link  []to complete your application for Veterans' Preference AFTER you apply for this position. The link will also be available on the "Thank You" page after you have submitted your job application.

Candidates only need to apply one time for veterans’ preference to be considered for all future veterans’ preference positions within the Senate Sergeant at Arms. 

  • All supporting documents must ONLY be provided within the Veterans’ Preference Application and within the stated deadline of the job announcement.
  • Late applications for veterans’ preference will not be considered.
  • Documentation to obtain veterans’ preference will not be considered if attached to the job application.
  • If you need to revise or resubmit your Application for Veterans' Preference/documents, please withdraw your previous Application for Veterans' Preference and resubmit. If you require assistance, please email
  • To view additional information regarding the VEOA, please click here [].

An applicant who declines to self-identify as a disabled veteran and/or to provide information and documentation regarding his/her disabled veteran’s status will not be subjected to an adverse employment action, but the individual may be ruled ineligible for veterans’ preference.

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