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.
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
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
At The Huntington, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to support and promote the appreciation of the humanities, the arts, and botanical science. The Huntington is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.
Founded in 1919, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution open to the public, housing world-class library, art, and botanical collections. Its mission is to support research and promote education in the arts, humanities, and botanical science and to display and interpret its extraordinary resources for diverse audiences.
Here we are committed to the highest of standards in all that we do – from preserving and protecting the collections, to exhibitions, educational and scholarly programming, visitor and reader services, and beyond. Achieving excellence across these pursuits requires a diversity of perspectives, expertise, experience, and methodologies. We are better together. We believe an explicit commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion directly impacts and improves staff and audience engagement and experience.