Parking Attendant

  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Full time Entry Level Hospitality Stadia & Operations

Job Description

The Parking Associate for Sporting Kansas City ensures that guest parking areas are flowing safely and efficiently.  In addition, the Parking Associate assists guests with locating specific entrances and amenities of Children’s Mercy Park, providing pertinent event information.

The position is to be a key contributor to the Operations Team while ensuring all work is consistent with the Sporting KC brand purpose: “We create memories through personalized experiences with our Club.”

Sporting Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and equity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.  All associates are expected to positively collaborate with individuals of diverse backgrounds. We encourage all talented individuals looking for a challenge to apply.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Greet guests as they enter parking lots for events at Children’s Mercy Park and all Sporting Club venues.
  • Efficiently and quickly direct guests’ vehicles into proper parking lots, roadways and other areas during and after any Sporting Club Event.
  • Check out necessary equipment such as flags, flashlights, etc. in order to perform key tasks
  • Assist guests with inquiries about Children’s Mercy Park, the surrounding parking facilities and the event in a courteous manner
  • Enforce tailgating and general parking policies with guests
  • Control traffic in designated areas as needed
  • Provide directional support to parking guests prior to, during and after an event, etc.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times
  • Report any known accidents, observed or suspected violations of Sporting Kansas City policy, safety hazards or any unusual occurrence to Parking Leader and / or Parking Captain
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned
 
PERSONAL ATTRIBTUES
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Friendly, welcoming and professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Excellent customer service skills and public speaking ability.
  • Passion to ensure positive experiences and ability to turn tragic moments into magic moments.
  • Strong attention to detail and precision.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Crowd and traffic control abilities.
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate preferred.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Previous experience working in a public event venue or in a customer service role preferred.
  • Basic technology skills.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 75% of all Sporting Kansas City home games and all mandatory stadium events.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.
 
PHYSICAL ABILITIES
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
  • Required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Ability to work in various extreme outdoor weather conditions, including exposure to the sun and heat.