Job Description

Security Officer - Swing Shift
Position Status Full time
Pay Range $13.65 - $16.38/ hour
Close Date 10/26/20
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We are looking for a Swing Shift Security Officer to join our team! This position works between 4:00 pm - 12:00 am.  This position is responsible for patrolling, observing and monitoring the Museum while reporting any irregularities or damages. The Security Officer is expected to complete reports that include recording observations, information and surveillance activities in and around the facility. The Security Officer ensures that our guests feel safe and comfortable at all times while providing exceptional customer service. In this position, you will work closely with other Security Officers, the Denver Police Department, museum staff, and guests of the museum.


The Security Officer position requires excellent customer service skills, as you will be working with a diverse community throughout the Museum. This position will use observational skills while responding to incidents and assisting museum guests. There is additional training and future opportunities to expand your knowledge and duties within the Security Department. 


Hiring Range: $13.53 - $16.38/hour

Pay rate: $16.00/hour


Essential duties:

  • Observes, patrols, monitors and controls access for Museum facility complex
  • Reports safety and Security Discrepancies
  • Immediately responds to and assists in the coordination of emergency incidents
  • Remain calm during stressful situations
  • Participates in crowd control 
  • Provides customer service


Minimum qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School or equivalent required
  • Security experience required
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required


Ideal candidate will have:

  • Museum security experience
  • Solid interpersonal skills to work with a diverse community.
  • Experience in a Cultural Institution 
  • Certified Protection Professional ( CPO ) preferred


Core values:

  • We love science.
  • We are curious, creative and playful.
  • We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
  • We think critically and act with empathy.


Application Instructions:


Please submit your cover letter and resume by October 26, 2020.   Resumes will not be accepted after this time.


Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website


Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.


The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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