Traffic Guide

Posted on January 8, 2024
SEIU 925
University of Washington
 - $ 
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled
Req #: 227474
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 12/28/2023
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $3477.00 – $3907.00 per month
Other Compensation:
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift
Benefits: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.

HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER has an outstanding opportunity to hire a TRAFFIC GUIDE.


  • Full-time, 100% FTE, Variable Shift


  • The Traffic Guide will troubleshoot and fix minor parking equipment issues, conduct preventative maintenance, enforce parking regulations in HMC campus parking areas, provide safety transports of staff to parking facilities, identify opportunities to improve signage, conduct capacity checks, and make observations about activity in the garage.
  • Be a part of a team dedicated to supporting UW Medicine where Patients Are First


  • Using department vehicle, provide safety escorts to staff to and from locations on campus to the HMC parking garages and offsite clinics operated by HMC.
  • Conduct safety patrols in the parking garages and report suspicious activity to the Public Safety dispatcher for security to follow up.
  • Ensure parking garages doors and gates are secure outside of business hours.
  • Enforce parking permit and payment requirements for staff and visitors.
  • Troubleshoot permit and payment issues at the parking gates.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve minor parking equipment issues.
  • Respond to requests to resolve parking gate malfunctions.
  • Occasional cleaning of parking facilities.
  • Patrol assigned campus parking areas on radio equipped vehicles; observe parking and traffic patterns; issue electronically generated and manual warnings for parking violations.
  • Identify and report inadequate signage.
  • Direct traffic for scheduled activities and in the event of a traffic accident, campus construction, or other traffic disruptions.


  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
    Examination Requirements:
  • The examination (including written, E & T and oral components) will consist of a scored evaluation of the ability to perform accurate arithmetic computations involving money and to follow instructions, ability to drive safely, and personal qualifications related to the ability to collect parking fees and direct campus traffic.
About the employer: University of Washington

The UW is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 7 in the world on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually. We turn ideas into impact and transform lives and our world. For more about our impact, visit our news site, UW News.

About your union: SEIU 925

SEIU 925 unites 17,000 people in Washington who work in education from early learning through higher education, as well as members who work in local government and nonprofits. We work together to provide quality education for children and students, to ensure that education remains a state priority, and to strengthen our workforce. We provide quality public services to our communities across the state. The mission of SEIU 925 is to win political and economic power for working people to advance the well-being of our members, their families and all working people by developing leaders who are a voice for change in the workplace and solidarity in our communities.

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