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Security Officer

  • The Huntington Library, Museum & Botanical Gardens
  • San Marino, CA, USA
  • Nov 02, 2021
Part time Customer Service Entry Level Facilities Other

Job Description


The Huntington seeks a talented and experienced Security Officer to join our team. Officers will ensure the safety and protection of our staff, visitors, collections and property.  This is a part time position with a rotating schedule.

Essential Functions

  • Inspect and patrol premises regularly

  • Monitor assigned areas in the gardens, galleries, or library, ensuring visitors and collections are safe; may respond to emergencies and assist in evacuations.

  • Work weekends and most holidays (The Huntington is closed to the public on July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.)


  • A high school diploma or its equivalent

  • Two or more years of experience in the field or in a related field that emphasizes hospitality and customer service.

  • CPR and First Aid certifications are preferred but not required.  

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills when engaging with visitors and others on the team

  • Candidates should have a good understanding of legal guidelines for area security and public safety, outstanding surveillance and observation skills, and the ability to problem solve.

  • Exercise outstanding communication skills, good judgment, flexibility, integrity, and collaboration

  • Must be comfortable working in public setting during the COVID-19 pandemic, and must be willing and able to enforce policies as they relate to COVID-19 safety protocols

The Perks

We provide completive compensation, generous benefits and perks for all eligible employees including:

  • 403(b) basic retirement plan and optional matching retirement plan with an outstanding employer match

  • Considerable paid time off, including annual leave, sick leave, and holidays

  • Commuter benefits (pre-tax income for mass transit expenses and free parking)

  • Discounts for staff in The Huntington Store and restaurants

  • Access to the Museums Council pass, which grants free admission to various museums and cultural institutions

  • Free passes each month to welcome family and friends to visit the grounds

The Application Process

Please apply at the following link: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/HuntingtonCareers/job/San-Marino/Security-Officer_R0000549

Please submit a cover letter and CV/resume as a single PDF attachment. 

You will have the opportunity to submit additional documents on the “My Experience” section of the application