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Student Employment Opportunities

Parking and Commuter Services has several opportunities for students with initiative and great customer service skills. Expand the position sections below to learn more about duties and qualifications.

To be eligible for student employment, you must have paid UC San Diego Student Services Fees and be enrolled in at least one class for the current academic quarter. During summer quarter, enrollment in and fee payment for the preceding spring quarter or following fall quarter is sufficient. 

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Sales & Service: Customer Service Representative

Transportation Services seeks service-oriented students to join our Sales & Service team. We are passionate about making the campus commute faster, easier and more flexible for every individual. You’ll receive paid training on all policies so you’ll be able to provide the best service to the campus community from our virtual office.


  • Attention to detail and strong work ethic
  • Advanced communication skills in person, on the phone and in writing
  • Effective problem-solving skills, including decision-making, time management and immediate prioritization of tasks as assigned
  • Good writing skills; ability to compose a grammatically correct, concise and accurate written response
  • Good comprehension skills; ability to clearly understand and state the issues that customers present in order to resolve problems
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team and individually
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build customer rapport
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Parking Operations: Field Services Representative

The Transportation Services Field Services division is responsible for helping to ensure that faculty, staff, students and UC San Diego visitors have a wonderful experience. A Field Services Representative typically assists customers on-site in our many parking structures and lots. They help customers understand our parking rules and regulations, direct them to available parking and explain payment options. They help setup/breakdown event signage and provide customers with information, direction and guidance on event parking. They patrol and enforce parking regulations and report on activity or customer safety concerns. Field Services representatives are often the customer’s first point of contact so we perform every task to ensure that first impression of UC San Diego a great one.

Daily duties include setting up and taking down events, directing traffic, welcoming campus visitors, answering questions, providing walking directions and valet parking cars.



  • Must be:
    • Able and willing to work on weekends
    • Able to drive an automatic transmission
    • Able and willing to work in inclement weather
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must work a minimum of 10 hours per week


  • Availability during both summer quarter and the regular academic year
  • Ability to drive a manual transmission