Temporary Car Park Attendant x 4 – Parking Services

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Temporary Car Park Attendant x 4 – Parking Services
St Austell
Contract / Temporary

Cornwall 5211767

Posted: 25th July 2022 14:40
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.90 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • St Austell,

    PL25 5DW

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Car Park Attendant – Parking Services

Reference no:  Cornwall 5211767

The purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient operation of car parks and/or boat park.  To hire out beach equipment (where applicable).

Key responsibilities:

  • To keep traffic flowing from the highway into the car park and help people to park safely and sensibly.
  • Collect fees and issue tickets for car parking.
  • Keep accurate records of all transactions undertaken.
  • Assist members of the public with car park ticket machines.
  • Hire out beach equipment and collect the appropriate fee.
  • Ensure the safe and sensible launching and retrieval of boats.
  • Inspect passes and permits.
  • Monitor beach water course and sand quality.
  • Inspect ticket issuing machines and general aspects of car park maintenance. Remedy any minor defects and report all others.
  • Ensure that the car park is well maintained tidy. This may mean collecting large items of litter on occasion.
  • Liaise with enforcement officers regarding vehicles parked in contravention of car park orders.


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***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of dealing with members of the public on. potentially contentious matters (desirable).
  3. Experience of working in parking (desirable).
  4. Boat handling experience (desirable).
  5. Ability to carry out minor mechanical tasks.
  6. Good self organisation and observation skills.
  7. Ability to produce clearly written reports.
  8. Ability to keep accurate records.
  9. Ability and willingness to work on a shift system.
  10. Basic IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Full UK driving licence.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Cornwall 5211767
Temporary Car Park Attendant x 4 – Parking Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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