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A great job for students! Flexible schedules.
Starting Pay is $12.00/Hr. *


*18 to 24 hours per week. Limited to 1000 hours per fiscal year. Availability to work two out of the three weekend days (Fri.-Sun.) and late in the evening (PM operator only) is required.

The Downtown Parking Program is accepting applications for Lot Operator positions on an ongoing basis.  Applications are available online, at the Parking Office at 1221 Anacapa Street, and at the Human Resources Department in City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street. Please submit your completed application to the Parking Office. The most qualified applicants are invited for an interview whenever a Lot Operator position becomes vacant.

Lot Operator Hours

 1st Shift Lot Operators: 9:30 AM to 3:45 PM 
 2nd Shift Lot Operators*: Sunday – Thursday - 3:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Friday & Saturday - 3:30 PM to 7:45 PM
 3rd Shift Lot Operators*: Friday & Saturday - 7:30 PM to 2:00 AM 

  Examples of Lot Operator Duties:
  1. Receiving tickets from parking patrons.
  2. Determining applicable fees, collecting fess, and making change.
  3. Manipulating computer/cash register.
  4. Giving directions.
  5. Establishing and maintaining accurate accounting of cash and tickets.
  6. Answering customer questions in a kind and timely manner.
  7. Completing forms in a legible manner.
  8. Responsible for observing parking equipment and making sure equipment is functioning well and making minor repairs as necessary.
  9. Customer service oriented.


  For more information about these positions please contact: 

Justin Berman or Roy Forney
(805) 564-5656

Last Updated: Feb 6, 2019
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