Parking Teams That Rival Aircraft Carrier Flight Crews
I wasn’t with the hordes of young people who watched Top Gun, went and bought a pair of aviators, and joined the Air Force. Flying planes didn’t interest me, but the high-powered glow sticks that the aircraft marshals carry were too cool to pass up. So I joined the team that every church-going, Junior High boy with too much energy for his own good ends up on: the vehicle marshals.
Being a vehicle marshal (AKA parking team member) is one of the most prestigious jobs you could have on a Sunday morning (slightly below greeter ninjas). But the marshals don’t live by standard protocol. A good parking team operates like the flight deck crew of an aircraft carrier to keep church members from hating each other. But how do you compete with all of the Tom Cruise fanboys to score a spot on this team?
There are 5 possible positions you can gun for, each with a specific skill-set: