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Security Officer - Flex Full Time

Denver Art Museum
Job Description

Welcome to the Denver Art Museum, where we believe that art can make a difference in peoples lives by celebrating & stimulating creativity and inspiring greater understanding & connection with our world. The DAM aspires to be a beloved anchor in Denvers cultural & creative ecosystem and a national beacon for the ingenuity & boldness of our community. Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences? If so, please proceed! In turn, the Denver Art Museum delivers competitive wages and benefits in a work environment that promotes excellence and rewards dedication and commitment.

Position Purpose:

Security Officers are assigned to the museums galleries for the protection of the artwork displayed in these areas and to assure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors, employees and volunteers.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Security officers are responsible for the enforcement of established museum general policies and procedures; for enforcement of life safety and fire codes; for the enforcement of museum security policy; for theft and crime prevention; for response to all emergency situations to assure a positive visitor experience for all.

Knowledge, Skill And Ability:
  • Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language; Ability to read, understand and apply written procedure and policy; able to compose a basic incident report using common industry standards; no criminal convictions of theft, burglary, rape, robbery, assault, harassment, child/sexual abuse or drug related offenses or any other crime indicating moral turpitude.

Education or Formal Training: High School/GED
Required Training and Certifications:

Merchant Business Guard License from the City and County of Denver. The completion of the in-house training curriculum for gallery officer.

Experience: Previous security experience preferred but not necessary.

Material and Equipment Directly Used: Two-way radio, personal computer, and flashlight.

Working Environment/Physical Activities: May be called upon to handle emergency or crisis situations. Is subject to long irregular hours, and is exposed to potential danger from assault/hazards and long periods of inactivity.

Physical Requirements: The ability to lift 10-25 pounds; ability to drag 150 person for minimum of 25 feet; hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic in a typical environment; able to lift and operate to discharge a 10lb fire extinguisher; able to climb building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping in 90 seconds; standing; walking; carry; pushing; climbing; balancing; kneeling; crouching; stooping; reaching handling; seizing; grasping or otherwise working with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers; feeling; talking; hearing; repetitive motions; eye / hand / foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties; the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors.

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