Security Officer
Company: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Security & Law Enforcement, General
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $9.00 / Hour
Posted: 2/18/2020


  • Conduct daily inventory to check the presence and condition of works of art on display
  • Observe works of art and protects against vandalism and theft
  • Interact with visitors to give directions, information and provide general assistance
  • Enforce all museum and security department policies and procedures
  • Complete written reports of accidents and incidents
  • Work with mechanical and electronic security devices for securing museum properties
  • Provide for the personal safety of staff and visitors
  • Provide security for all museum properties and facilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Security Director


Benefits: Group Medical and Dental Insurance, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Plans, Paid Time Off, Reserve Time Off, Holiday Pay, Museum Membership and Discounts


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The Museum is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.



Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, walk, climb stairs, and lift up to 50 lbs.; (must be able to lift a fire extinguisher or small child)
  • Should have good verbal communication skills in order to speak to visitors and be understood
  • Must have good writing skills for making written reports
  • Must be tactful and polite in dealing with the public
  • Must be presentable at all times through proper grooming and personal hygiene
  • Must be observant in order to detect and report unusual behavior or circumstances
  • Must be alert and able to respond quickly in an emergency
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (there are three shifts per day)


Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate
  • Previous experience in security is helpful, but not required (guards will be trained)
  • Previous customer service experience desired
  • Security Officers are required to maintain non-commission status through the Texas Commission on Private Security
  • All applicants are required to have a valid state issued ID or driver licencse in order to complete the application process

Houston, TX 77005
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