Straz Center for the Performing Arts
  • 28-Sep-2017 to 27-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Security Officer (Part-time)

The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts is seeking to fill the position of part-time Security Officer reporting to the Chief of Security. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists and directs students/visitors/patrons to their destinations.
  • Serves as a source of information pertaining to the Center and its activities.
  • Patrols premises, exterior and interior of the building, and Poe Garage walkway 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 employee and non-employee building access.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • One year of experience in a related field.
  • 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 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 military or law enforcement experience preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Ability to work weekend and holiday shifts.


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

The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/V/D/F encouraged to apply.

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