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    Person directing traffic in parking lot

    What is the job role of a person directing traffic in parking lot called? In US, we see people doing these temporary traffic control tasks in parking lots at events where everybody is trying to get out at the same time. I am looking for the colloquial term used to reference these helpers. Thanks.
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    Re: Person directing traffic in parking lot

    In the UK, they're called "marshals".
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    Re: Person directing traffic in parking lot

    In the US, we often call them "attendants".

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    Re: Person directing traffic in parking lot

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    In the US, we often call them "attendants".
    I have heard attendant being used to refer to people who park the car as in valet parking attendant, or manage parking spaces like a parking lot attendant, or who issue citations like a parking attendant.

    what about people who control traffic flow?
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    Re: Person directing traffic in parking lot

    I don't know if I have ever run across such a person. I would still probably refer to them as attendants.

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