Straz Center for the Performing Arts
  • 26-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • 14.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Eligible to participate in the 403(b) plan upon hire and employee discounts.

Earn additional income!

The Straz Center is seeking candidates to join our Security team! Located in downtown Tampa, the Straz offers flexible hours, event-based schedules including evenings and weekends, and a team-based work environment. Straz benefits for part-time staff include employee discounts and a 403(b) plan.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists and directs students/visitors/patrons to their destinations.
  • Serves as a source of information about the Center and its activities.
  • Patrols premises, exterior and interior of the building, and ensures the integrity of all building access.
  • Reports to fixed posts or reception desks as needed; locks/unlocks doors as necessary.
  • Bags meters for bus, truck and other production vehicle parking.
  • Controls and monitors parking on Center premises and adjacent streets.
  • Assists with the arrival and departure of patrons/students arriving by bus.
  • Identifies any unsightly occurrences (i.e. trash, wet walkways, or vagrants) and immediately reports to the lead security officer (50).
  • Prepares post log, daily guard reports, and other logs/reports as assigned.
  • Uses desktop computer to electronically control building access.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Ability to work night / weekend shifts required.
  • Must be willing to be fully vaccinated by date of hire to be considered for employment.
  • Must be willing and available to work on-site.
  • Ability to interact in a sensitive, courteous, and understanding way with members of a diverse community, including students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on good judgment on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to clearly document activity, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time and walk continuously throughout the shift.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Prior law enforcement experience preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required.

Education / Certification:

  • State Issued Class "D" Private Security Officer License and/or State issued Class "DI" Security Instructor License required
  • CPR/Basic First Aid Certification preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to being an inclusive workplace and strongly believes in the importance of having a diverse group of individuals represented. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Please visit our website at to learn more about the Straz Center.

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