Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals," UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UWMC Parking/Public Safety has an outstanding opportunity for a part time variable shift temporary/hourly TRAFFIC GUIDE. The TRAFFIC GUIDE works within the UWMC Parking operation and provides excellent customer service to patients and visitors to the UWMC, following the established policies and procedures for the parking operation.
•Accurately process parking transactions, provides accurate shift/cashier reports for audit, tracking and documentation in accordance with department polices and procedures.
•Responds appropriately to questions offering solutions, and redirects customers & vehicle traffic to alternate parking locations for the medical center when necessary. Monitors & performs duties related to vehicular and pedestrian traffic flow control.
•Demonstrates an understanding of operating the parking equipment and troubleshoots basic functions & repairs when necessary.
•Maintains the presentation, service, & safety standards of the parking operations. Responds to emergent situations as according to department and medical center standards.
•Manages workflow during scheduled work shift efficiently with UWMC related business and works independently without supervision.
•Effectively prioritizes and adjusts workflow to meet the changing volumes and demands of the parking operation.
•Accurately follows cash control & cash handling polices and procedures.
•Actively participates in UWMC and department safety & service standards, polices and procedures.
•Demonstrates an understanding of the Traffic Guide role during an emergency event and responds appropriately.
•Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and understands the parking equipment intercom system.
•Demonstrates and communicates with co-workers and customers regarding the UWMC parking operations service standards.
•Demonstrates knowledge of department organization and ability to describe the roles of Traffic Guide, Valet Service, Traffic Guide Lead, and Parking Manager.
•Demonstrates ability to maintain relationships with staff, customers, parking manager and UWMC Staff. Appropriately communicates problems, concerns, and work improvement suggestions to Traffic Guide Lead, or Parking Manager.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license.
The examination (including written, E & T and oral components) will consist of a scored evaluation of the ability to perform accurate arithmetic computations involving money and to follow instructions, ability to drive safely, and personal qualifications related to the ability to collect parking fees and direct campus traffic.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.