Parking and Facility Officer - Extra-Help

  • Sonoma County, CA
  • Santa Rosa, California
  • Apr 10, 2021
Variable Shift Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Salary: $23.33 - $28.37 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Information

Do you enjoy work where each work day is different? Join the County of Sonoma as a Parking and Facility Officer - Extra-Help
Multiple positions available!

Salary up to $28.37/hour*, depending upon experience.

Parking and Facility Officers are assigned a variety of duties including, set-up for events held in or on County-owned and operated facilities. Work shifts can occur during days, evenings, or weekends, at the County campus in Santa Rosa or other properties such as the Veterans Memorial buildings located in Petaluma, Cotati, Sonoma, and Guerneville. Responsibilities also include:
  • Providing customer service and oversight of facilities during events, answering customer questions regarding facility use, and reviewing safety rules, procedures, and regulations with guests
  • Patrolling and security services
  • Enforcing rules and regulations, and reporting violations
  • Providing routine custodial and general maintenance
  • Performing minor emergency maintenance and repairs during events, such as replacement of light bulbs, cleaning drains, boarding up broken windows, or removal of safety hazard
  • Performing limited grounds work such as watering lawns and sweeping parking lots and sidewalks
  • Setting up audio/visual equipment, tables, and chairs for events
  • Understanding building systems such as theatrical lighting, seating systems, wheelchair lifts
  • Maintaining records and preparing facility use and inspection reports
  • Supervising staff involved in the preparation for events held in one or more of the facilities
Ideal candidates will be interested working in environments where each day is different and have the ability to perform a wide variety of work. Additionally, strong candidates will have good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to be flexible and adaptable.

Please note: These positions require possession of a valid Class C driver's license, as they are responsible for driving County vehicles.

Working Conditions: Incumbents perform job duties in uniform and must be willing to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekdays, weekends, holidays, and overtime. This position also requires the ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions; interact tactfully and effectively with confrontational members of the public; and respond to stressful and emergency situations.


Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Intermittent, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most regular employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Intermittent, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of 1,380 hours within any twelve month consecutive period. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.

General Services is currently recruiting to fill multiple, intermittent extra-help Parking and Facility Officer positions. This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help (intermittent) positions as they occur during the active status of the list.

*Salary is negotiable within the established range.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and work experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed herein. Normally, this would include the ability to read, speak, and write English at a level appropriate for successful job performance and one year of experience in a position involving custodial, general maintenance, parking and/or code enforcement, event and service operations, or security duties.

License: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license.

Shift Requirements: Candidates must be willing to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekdays, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: customer service principles, practices, and methods; basic safety and fire regulations related to operation of County facilities and grounds; occupational safety practices and procedures which relate to custodial and general maintenance of buildings; materials, tools, and equipment used in custodial and general maintenance of buildings and grounds; procedures for the general maintenance and simple repair of equipment; parking regulations; common procedures and methods associated with building and event safety; the use of electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department.

Ability to: understand, interpret, explain, and enforce County parking regulations; identify and report parking and traffic problems; to set up and maintain public address and audiovisual equipment; interact tactfully and effectively with others; respond quickly and appropriately in an emergency; read and interpret maps; analyze situations and independently develop an effective course of action; adjust to interruptions, sudden work load changes, and difficult assignments while remaining calm and productive; safely handle tools and equipment used in custodial and general maintenance of buildings and grounds; orient and train others; read and understand labels and markings on supplies and equipment; maintain records and prepare reports; utilize a two-way radio, smartphone, handheld citation device, photo and video equipment, and a computer system; operate a County vehicle; work nights, weekends, and holidays in all weather conditions.

Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying

  • Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
  • You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
  • You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
  • Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.
Please visit Getting a Job with the County of Sonoma to review more detailed information about the application, examination, and department selection processes.


The selection procedure will consist of the following examination:

An Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Appraisal (pass/not pass) will be conducted to evaluate each applicant's combination of educational coursework, training, experience, knowledge, and abilities which relate to this position to ensure satisfaction of the minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications for the position will be placed on an extra-help employment list and referred to the department. The department may contact candidates from the employment list who possess the most appropriate job-related qualifications for further consideration.


A background investigation is required prior to employment. Candidates referred to departments for a selection interview are typically required to sign authorization and release forms enabling such an investigation. Failure to sign prescribed forms will result in the candidate not being considered further for that vacancy. Reference information will not be made available to applicants.

Additional requirements, such as successful completion of a physical exam, drug screen, etc., may apply, depending on the duties and responsibilities of the position. If you receive a conditional job offer for the position, the requirements upon which the offer are contingent will be outlined in the conditional job letter. You may also review the Job Classification Screening Schedule to determine the requirements for this position.


Applications are accepted on-line at . Paper applications may be submitted by person, fax (707-565-3770), email, or through the mail. All applications and appropriate supplemental information as outlined in the job bulletin must be RECEIVED by the time and date specified on the first page of this job announcement. Continuous recruitments may close without notice at any time that a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted.

The County of Sonoma prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people. Please view the County's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for further information.

HR Analyst: AK
HR Technician: RR

Closing Date:Continuous

Job Address

Santa Rosa, California United States View Map