PARKING SERVICES (IA-PARK-IUINA)
Parking and Transporttation Services (PTS) is a division of Auxiliary Services on the IUPUI campus. We are committed to providing customer focused parking and transportation solutions that support the needs of students, employees and visitors. Our primary goal is to provide an exceptional customer experience to those we serve.
We are committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will seek to understand different perspectives and cultures, can actively contribute to a work climate where differences are valued and supported, and are sensitive to cultural norms, expectations and ways of communicating. We hope to identify individuals who can assist us in dismantling racism and other oppressions so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.
The PTS Customer Service Representative is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to members of our community who park in various garage facilities on campus. This position is highly visible and requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to remain professional in all situations.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
- Troubleshoot and resolve visitor or permit holder issues in garage facilities at exit lanes, entry lanes, or the Automatic Pay Station (APS) machines.
- Issue electronic billings to customers when equipment issues cannot be resolved or the customer is unable to make payment.
- Serve as basic technical support of equipment in garage locations, and immediately report unresolved equipment issues to PTS equipment support team or supervisor.
- Provide guidance and solutions to the vendor managing overflow customer calls as necessary.
- Serve customers of large special events on campus as necessary.
High school diploma or GED.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Demonstrated customer service skills. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Ability to build strong customer relationships. Friendly and service-oriented. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Effective interpersonal skills.
One year of customer service experience and one year of experience in the parking industry. Maintains a high degree of professionalism when interacting with difficult or irate customers. Identifies members of the community who may need assistance and quickly intervenes to offer solutions. Ability to learn and communicate university parking permits, permissions, and valid parking locations.
Working Conditions / Demands
The majority of time will be spent outdoors and there is possible exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Ability to lift/carry minimum of 25 pounds, but not more than 50 pounds. Risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, etc. Possible exposure to fumes, odors, etc. that may affect respiration and skin. Job may induce stress when dealing with upset/irate customers. Must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Career Level: Foundational
Job Function: General Administration
Job Family: Customer Service
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