Job no: 237593-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Transportation Services, Other

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the remote operation of Transportation Services parking equipment throughout campus by assisting customers and transportation staff with any gate related issues. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for parking data collection, technical and mechanical data collection and entering work orders for system repairs into the Transportation Services Booths Tracking System. To meet these responsibilities, the incumbent must have the ability to operate computerized equipment, understand dispatch methodology including but not limited to intercom usage, camera and digital voice recorder (DVR) operation, basic email and two-way radio usage. This position requires the ability to prioritize and respond to each call in a timely manner. In addition, this position will also operate and maintain parking booths and other paid parking facilities on UW Madison campus.

Good public relations skills are imperative due to the volume and flow of customers. The ability to maintain positive customer relations in person and or over the intercom in difficult situations is essential. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a high level of customer service to the general public helping to resolve complaints, parking gate system issues and work with other operation units within the department to solve parking problems on campus. This position functions closely with other staff to work as a team.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Transportation Services, is committed to the highest standard of customer service principles, for its customers, fellow staff members and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behavior when working with customers and fellow staff members.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience working in a fast pace environment, ability to work independently and as a team, and basic knowledge of video and audio equipment operation.

Additional Information:

It is essential that all Department of Transportation Services employees correctly and honestly use the transportation system that they administer. Any outstanding UW parking citations must be paid in full prior to the start date for new employees.

- Knowledge of conflict resolution skills to handle irate customers in difficult situations.
- Knowledge of parking policies and operational procedures of all staffed parking lots and ramps.
- Skill in oral and written communication skills to include email.
- Skill in interpersonal and human relations.
- Skill in math and cash handling and audit procedures.
- Ability to maintain a professional and service-oriented relationship with customers and co-workers.
- Ability to give directions and/or instructions in a clear, concise, and courteous manner. Temperament to deal with confrontational and hostile situations.
- Ability to interact with and be sensitive to people with special needs.
- Ability to learn, understand and enforce campus parking policies and procedures, and answer cashier or customer questions relating to the same.
- Ability to operate a computerized cash register.
- Ability to count back customers change correctly.
- Ability to work at rates of 100-150 customers per hour during peak periods.
- Ability to observe and identify emergency situations so that appropriate action may be taken.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions and organize work.
- Ability to understand the scheduling procedures and assign and schedule staff to insure full coverage of all parking facilities.
- Ability to learn T2 gated system, Skidata gated system, intercom calling system, UW Transport Services camera and DVR system.
- Ability to communicate with all Transportation Services staff via two-way radio using the correct terminology in all radio transmissions.
- Ability to understand the confidential, safety and auditing concerns and procedures for handling daily cash, validations and time reports for all university public parking lots and ramps.
- Ability to work under adverse weather conditions such as severe cold, extreme heat, rain, snow, and ice; lift up to 30 pounds; bend, stoop, twist, carry, kneel, reach, push, pull; sweep and shovel snow.



Work Schedule:

Friday - 2:00pm-10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday - 1:00pm-11:30pm

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $18.50 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position you will need to upload a resume and cover letter. We will also require contact information for three professional references, one of which must be your current supervisor. We will not contact your current supervisor without advance notice.

A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.


Lisa Raetzman
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 16 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 1 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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