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Security Guard

Company:
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Location:
Houston, Texas, 77030, United States
Salary:
$7.50 Per Hour
Posted:
November 29, 2016
Description:

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is currently seeking outgoing self-starters to perform a variety of functions in our security operations. It is a part time position (up to 28 hours per week) and offers $7.50 per hour.

Responsibilities:

-Conduct daily inventory of artifacts within an exhibitions

-Protect artifacts against vandalism and theft

-Interact with visitors to give directions, information, and provide general assistance

-Enforce all museum security policies and procedures

-Complete written reports of accidents and incidents

-Provide security for all museum visitors and employees

-Work in all outdoor weather conditions

-Operate golf cart to monitor parking garage and museum grounds

-Monitor parking garage levels

-Provide traffic control for school buses

-Perform other duties as assigned by head of security

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

-Must be able to stand for long periods of time, walk, and climb stairs

-Should have good verbal communication skills in order to speak to visitors and staff

-Must have good writing skills for making written reports

-Must be tactful and polite in dealing with the public

-Must be observant in order to detect and report unusual behavior

-Must be alert and able to respond quickly in an emergency

-Must be able to work a flexible schedule

-Previous experience in security is helpful, but not required (training will be provided)

-Previous customer service experience preferred