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University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security: Parking Officer Closing Date: October 20, 2022

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. Please tell us about your experience that directly relates to the University of Michigan Police Department and the Parking Enforcement position.
If selected, you will be required to submit a video presentation answering pre-screening questions through a third-party vendor.


The Division of Public Safety and Security's Police Department is looking for Parking Enforcement Officers. We are a full-service law enforcement agency responsible for providing police services to all areas of our campus community. Our mission is to contribute to and promote a safe and secure community, while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons using facilities and programs of the University of Michigan.

Under the general guidance of the DPSS Security Supervisor, you will join us in our mission by providing security and customer service and positively representing the University of Michigan to students, staff and the general public.

Pay Range Information

The pay range for new, probationary Parking Officers is $37,585.60 to $38,334.40.

The full salary range for Parking Officers who have completed a one year probationary period is $39,998.40 - $45,998.80 and can be found in the POAM bargaining agreement.

Why Work at Michigan?

Being part of something greater, of serving a larger mission of discovery and care — that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this outstanding institution. It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and become a victor for the greater good.

The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future.

Benefits include:

  • Excellent vacation time package
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Tuition Support Program


  • You enforce University parking system ordinances by conducting daily patrols of University parking lots, structures and streets across campus and addressing violations.
  • You respond to court summons to support parking citations.
  • You report abandoned vehicles and traffic hazards.
  • You respond to parking complaints and take appropriate action.
  • You report broken or malfunctioning equipment in parking lots and structures.
  • You assist the community by observing and reporting problems and providing information and directions.

Required Qualifications*

  • You have a high school diploma or GED
  • You have a valid driver's license and less than 6 points on your driving record.
  • You can pass a background investigation, drug screening, physical evaluation and psychological examination

Additional Information

All members of the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) are considered Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) under The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. As such, you are required to report Clery reportable offenses that come to your attention. DPSS employees are required to complete Clery Compliance Training within the first 14 days of employment and annually thereafter.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Police Officers Association of Michigan union, which contains and settles all matters with concerning wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Opening Date: 9/07/2022
Closing Date: 10/20/2022

Contact Person: Sherri Swanson
Telephone: 734-763-8391
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