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Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

504-523-1357

Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

504-523-1357

Security Guard

LCM shows children they matter and exists to strengthen and support families. Be a part of a place where wonderful things happen daily!

 

SECURITY GUARD

 

Schedule:

Saturdays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sundays 11:00 am-5:00 pm.

Potential for weekday and after-hours events work as well.

 

Compensation:

$16/hr.

 

Benefits:

Paid breaks and holidays, paid parental leave, 403 (b), party room and after-hours privileges, Acorn Café and Gift Shop discounts.

 

Reports to

Chief Operations Officer

 

Job Summary

The Security Guard will protect people and property from possible criminal activity.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Promote the culture and brand of LCM.
  • Project a positive image of the organization to employees, volunteers, guests, and the community.
  • Patrol and monitor assigned areas including parking lots and grounds; report suspicious activities to local authorities.
  • Monitor crowds.
  • Contact law enforcement or the fire department in case of an emergency.
  • After business hours, check doors, windows, and gates to ensure the property is secure.
  • Investigate reports of suspicious activity on the property.
  • Reasonably detain persons suspected of criminal activity until law enforcement arrives.
  • Escort discharged staff, trespassers, and other unwelcome parties off the premises.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 1 year of Security Guard experience
  • Excellent observational skills and attention to detail.
  • Authoritative verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to learn the layout of the property and building.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security guard training certification

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to patrol the property and access areas quickly.
  • Physically able to capture and detain individuals if necessary.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and monitoring surveillance equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.

 

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Lauren Clay at careers@lcm.org. Thank you for your interest in the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

The Louisiana Children’s Museum is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, representative of the people we serve. We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace helps Louisiana Children’s Museum foster its innovative culture of creativity and play. Louisiana Children’s Museum encourages all applicants to apply. Louisiana Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of their diverse voices, perspectives and background; because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.