Parking Associate

  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • 05 May, 2024
Full time Customer Service

Job Description

Job Description Summary

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

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. All talented individuals looking for a challenge are encouraged to apply.



Job Description

Associate Perks

  • Pay starting at $16.00 per hour.

  • 20% retail discount on merchandise.

  • Free meal provided on matchdays.

  • End of season Experience Celebration party.


Essential Functions

  • Provide excellent customer service with a positive attitude.

  • Greet guests as they enter parking lots for events at Children’s Mercy Park.

  • Scan parking lot passes upon entry.

  • Direct guests’ vehicles into proper parking lots, roadways, and other areas during and after any Sporting Club Event.

  • Answer all questions asked about Children’s Mercy Park or an event.

  • Monitor parking lots during the event for the safety and security of guests, associates, and vehicles.

  • Direct guests and vehicles to exit parking lots safely.

  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.

  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.


Personal Attributes

  • 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 control abilities.

  • Passionate about sports, particularly the game of soccer.


Skills and Experience

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate preferred.

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years old.

  • Basic technology skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team.

  • Reliable transportation to and from work.



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:

  • Requires constant periods of walking and/or standing.

  • 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 fifty (50) pounds if necessary.

  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye, including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to distinguish colors.

  • May be working near moving mechanical parts.

  • Commitment to work 75% of Children’s Mercy Park (including but not limited to MLS, Leagues and, and Copa America) events.

  • Must be available preseason and during season to attend mandatory trainings.

  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold and rain.

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.