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Parking Enforcement Officer

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Work type: University Staff - Temporary
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative, Safety

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, University Police Department is currently recruiting for a temporary part-time (30 hours per week/75% FTE) Parking Enforcement Officer to work during the 2023-2024 academic year (August through May). Work hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM, are subject to change and are flexible. The salary range is $16.00-$18.00 per hour depending on qualifications, and is not benefit eligible. This position will not exceed 1040 hours per year, and has possibility to renew for additional academic years. 

The incumbent will possess strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. They will also showcase their commitment to diversity by communicating and interacting effectively with a diverse community of individuals in a variety of situations. This position will require the incumbent to make appropriate, quick decisions, exercise good judgement, prioritize workload to manage multiple tasks, and possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and accuracy.


  • Patrol UW-Platteville lots by foot or vehicle and issue citations to vehicles that violate UW-Platteville rules and regulations.
  • Adhere to all state laws, University, and departmental rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Inspect the condition of parking lots during daily patrols and note conditions that require maintenance or repair.
  • Maintain and inspect required equipment daily, including vehicles assigned for parking enforcement, and arrange for service and repairs, as required.
  • Provide motorist assistance (vehicle lockouts).
  • Assist with front office tasks, including permit sales, answering phones, opening, and closing the office, as needed.
  • Assist with and provide support for special event parking.
  • Operate two-way radio to communicate with the front office and university police.
  • Report problems, disturbances, suspicious persons, or activities to the police.
  • Convey messages, correspondence, and transcribe notes into written reports.
  • Maintain knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, rules and regulations, and other issued directives.
  • Patrol UW-Platteville buildings and grounds by foot or other means.
  • Provide Safe Walk escorts.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Experience working with Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license. Authorization to drive a UW-Platteville vehicle is required.
  • Criminal background check is required.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: June 17, 2023. Applications will be reviewed until position has been filled.  

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Jason Williams, 608-342-1584

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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