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Standard Parking Reviews

Updated 5 February 2015
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  1. My experience working at Standard Parking has been positive and beneficial.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Manager

    I have been working at Standard Parking full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Standard Parking believes in training and developing their employees to be the best they can be; as people and as workers. Standard Parking would rather promote from within. Standard Parking does have a competitive wage and benefits package.

    Cons

    Like any other company, not every employee is perfect. Individual employees with little motivation and abilities will bring moral down. Management can be slow to address this, hence the companies drive to regularly train and develop the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Continue on the current path which the company is headed on. Continue to develop and train all employees and promote those that have proven to be competent and worthy.

  2. Customer Perspective

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Parking

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    They are very understanding and work well with the customers to make the cost and convenience worthwhile.

    Cons

    The tickets often get demagnatized.

  3. Standard Parking employees are well knowing of customer service.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Valet Attendant in Glendale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Valet Attendant in Glendale, CA (US)

    I worked at Standard Parking part-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The reason to work for Standard Parking is Valet.

    Cons

    Sometimes employees do not tend to get along.

    Advice to Management

    Do Not Party or date employees.

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  5. Sometimes

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Special Event Attendant in Landover, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Special Event Attendant in Landover, MD (US)

    I have been working at Standard Parking part-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy Work: The job is basically directing cars into a parking lot
    Interacting With Customers: Tailgaters are fun and energized
    Laid back environment: You can talk to other employees and customers while on the job.
    Break length

    Great job if you're looking for a a little extra cash. Supervisors don't breathe down your neck about every detail. If you are a trusted and responsible employee your judgement calls are accepted and not questioned when solving problems.

    Cons

    Supervisors aren't always prepared as they should be. Sometimes they are just as confused as the employees are on really busy days.
    Standing for a long period of time but thats just part of the job.

    Advice to Management

    Training could be better. Let lower employees know what they can do to acquire a higher position. Provide supervisors with more details.

  6. Standard Parking is a solid company to work for. Recently doubled in size due to a merger with Central Parking.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Parking full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Reasonable work environment. Pretty good benefits although average compensation on the whole. Good place to work while bringing up a family. Going through some growing pains due to merger.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for advancement in
    Administration areas

  7. Great company undergoing reorganization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Valet Supervisor in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Valet Supervisor in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at Standard Parking full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Vacation and holiday pay
    Good health benefits
    Great Staff
    Seems to be run in a proficient way

    Cons

    Company recently acquired Central Parking and the corporate side of the company seems to be stalling while the reorganization process is ongoing. Some area and district managers have redundant responsibilities while other responsibilities are overlooked because it is "the other managers" territory.

    Advice to Management

    Continue updating policies and cement each positions responsibilities.

  8. Interesting Company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Parking Valet in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Parking Valet in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Standard Parking part-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    lots of things to do

    Cons

    who do you work for?

    Advice to Management

    each business is run differently

  9. not bad just not organized very well

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Parking

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    competitive wages. promotions, and definatly challenging enviroment

    Cons

    lack of resources. lack of management

    Advice to Management

    work on c ustomer relations

  10. my experience was good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Garage Attendant
    Former Employee - Garage Attendant

    I worked at Standard Parking

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    standard parking was a good place to work, respectful fair pay, could be better, but this is true with a lot of places. Uniforms provided, must return or you pay out of pocket, they clean them for you.
    Overall nice place to work , people really nice

    Cons

    Pay could be better, like most places these days, not really any bad things to report maybe a faster track to advancing career position

    Advice to Management

    better pay, faster track to advancement of career keep up respect for workers, continue to praise their work a little in the way of appreciation towards workers, goes a long way

  11. Easy money

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shuttle Driver in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Shuttle Driver in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Standard Parking

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I don't do much, but am paid a reasonable amount for it.

    Cons

    Boredom. Probably not too many opportunities for growth, from hourly jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Make benefits info more clear.

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