Car park attendant takes payment from a car for parking

Car Park Attendant

Car Park Attendants operate and maintain car parking facilities by guarding cars in parking areas and collecting fees at car park entry or exit points. They may drive and park cars, and operate boom gates.

Overview

Car Park Attendants operate and maintain car parking facilities by guarding cars in parking areas and collecting fees at car park entry or exit points. They may drive and park cars, and operate boom gates.

Day-to-day

  • answer customers' enquiries
  • accepts money and give change
  • issues the correct tickets
  • direct drivers to a parking space
  • checks to make sure all vehicles have a parking ticket
  • keeps an eye on the cars and the parking area
  • makes security checks on vehicles
  • collects rubbish and keep the area clean
  • does the banking and keep reports of tickets issued
  • carries out parking warden duties.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Car Park Attendant

  • You can work as a Car Park Attendant without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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