Parking Attendant (Transportation Services)

Transportation Services Division Kitchener, Ontario


Parking Attendant (Transportation Services)

Competition Number


Job Code


Posting Date

February 21, 2023

Closing Date

Until Filled

Job Status

Temporary Part-Time


The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 270,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.


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Position Overview:

Provide excellent customer service and parking attendant services for the Centre in the Square theatre events. The event season for Centre In The Square is from September to June.



  • Controls traffic entering and exiting parking lot.
  • Provides assistance to parking lot customers including giving directions and providing general information.
  • Keep traffic flow moving and assist customers who have difficulty exiting parking lot.
  • Patrols parking lot and reports problems to appropriate staff (e.g., vehicles running, lights left on).
  • Counts number of cars entering and exiting parking lot to track available parking spaces.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Must be reliable with a good attitude and employment record.
  • Must have a minimum equivalent to partial secondary school education.
  • Must have a minimum up to one month of related experience.
  • Must have strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work on your feet in a variety of outdoor conditions.
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment and accept direction.
  • Must be willing to work evening and weekends.
  • Must have the ability to perform some manual labour with prolonged walking/standing/being outdoors.
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather, including snow, rain, and cold temperatures.


Hours of Work: Theatre events occur in the evenings (Monday to Saturday) and the occasional weekend afternoon. Staff must be willing to work a minimum of 1-3 shifts per week. One shift is approximately 4-5 hours in length. Staff must arrive approximately 1.5 hours prior to showtime. 


The City of Kitchener is committed to an equity-driven, inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and to ensuring our workforce reflects the full diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons, as well as other equity deserving groups.


We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected], or 519-741-2200 ext. 7261 to make your needs known, so that we can support your full and equal participation throughout the hiring process.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.


Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.

2. within the same Division in the case of students."



Development Services


Transportation Services

Union Affiliation


Number of Positions


Hours of Work

Up to 24 hours per week


Initial Location

City Hall 




Salary Range

$16.63 (April 1, 2023 rate)