Security Officer (Day) - The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA

  • 15 Apr 2024 1:40 PM
    Message # 13343611

    The National WWII Museum is currently seeking aSecurity Officer for the day shift.  This position is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all guests, staff, volunteers, and Museum properties in accordance withappropriate policies and procedures. 

    The entry level wage for this position is $18 / hour. 

    Essential responsibilities: 

    • Conduct walking and stationary post security within the Museum properties in accordance with post orders. 

    • When posted, assume the duties of the Control Room Officer to include CCTV monitoring; take appropriate actionin the event offire, security, and access control alarms; and maintain the daily log as well as all other duties designated to that post. 

    • Direct groups and guests during their visit in accordance with standard procedures. 

    • Ensure access control throughout the Museum. 

    • Be prepared to provide emergency assistancein the event of a medical, fire, or other emergency situation. 

    • Provide parking lot security and enforcement of parking lot policy. 

    • Report to the security supervisor all incidents of lost/stolen property, any disruption of good order, or real or perceived suspicious activity or situation. 


    • Experience in law enforcement, security, or military services. 

    • Ability to communicate effectively and to use communications equipment. 

    • Ability to deal effectively with the general public. 

    In addition to offering competitive wages, the Museum’s benefits package includes: 

    • Medical insurance – 2 plan options; Museum pays 75% of premium 

    • Dental and vision insurance 

    • Flexible spending account 

    • 401(k) – Museum matches 50% of employee contribution up to 6%; employer contribution full vested after 3 years of employment 

    • Life insurance and AD&D - $15,000 policy employer paid; additional life and AD&D available 

    • Long term disability insurance 

    • Paid vacation and sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year 

    • Free parking 

    • Tuition assistance and professional development 

    • Employee assistance program 


    The National WWII Museum is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.  We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process. 

    Interested candidates should apply online at