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Security Officer [Part-time]

Position Description and Posting

Title: Security Officer [Part-time]

Division: Operations

Reports to: Security Supervisors

FSLA: Non-exempt

Date: March 24, 2016

Posting Duration: until filled


The Virginia Historical Society seeks a qualified candidate for the position of security officer.  This position will be responsible for patrolling assigned areas to ensure the protection of visitors, employees, and property of the VHS. Controls and monitors access and egress from the museum, including the monitoring of CCTV, fire alarm and burglar alarm systems.  Reports irregularities, security breaches, facility & safety hazards, and contacts emergency responders. Monitor all contractors, venders or visitors while they are in non-public areas unless accompanied by other staff members. Responsible for the daily pickup, delivery and processing of all VHS mail to and from the local post office.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Have or obtain a Commonwealth of Virginia security registration card
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to communicate effectively for the purpose of public interaction and report writing
  • Neat and professional appearance and demeanor
  • Have the ability to work a flexible and/or rotating schedule that may require staying
  • Must be able to work at least 2 weekends a month

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Excellent package including 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off accrued the first year
  • Compensation commensurate with experience

To apply

To apply
Submit a resume to:
Tracy Bryan
Director of Facilities

The Virginia Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.