Ohio History Connection
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • 16.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits package including generous paid time off, medical, dental vision, paid life/AD&D, short and long term disability, paid parental leave, PSLF eligible


The Ohio History Connection's mission is to:

Spark discovery of Ohio's stories.

Embrace the present, share the past and transform the future.

Security Officer (unarmed)

Full time, $16.00/hr

Security Officers ensure all staff, volunteers, and visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit at the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village located in Columbus, Ohio by patrolling grounds on foot and responding to incidents. Security Officers also staff the Security Control Desk and monitor museum systems and the remote systems for several historic sites across Ohio. This position reports to the Security Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain security of grounds, buildings, and persons by conducting rounds and making security & safety tours; secure doors, windows, gates and equipment
  • Monitor fire and intrusion alarm systems
  • Dispatch security officers to respond to alarm situations
  • Answer telephones, transmits and receives radio messages
  • Check incoming or outgoing persons for proper authorization to enter or leave the building
  • Provide emergency first aid when necessary
  • Report, document, route and/or provide information; make recommendations regarding security or safety conditions; provide information to and/or summon Emergency Services when appropriate
  • Observe and report weather conditions
  • Complete security reports and logs; conduct investigations and inspections

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate plus 1 - 3 years prior experience in a visitor services or safety/security role
  • Peace Officer Training helpful but not required

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $15.00 per hour to start; overtime available
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Free life insurance, short term and long term disability
  • Voluntary accident and critical illness coverage
  • Paid sick leave, vacation, and personal time
  • Paid holidays (11 per year) plus 2 floating holidays and birthday
  • Paid parental leave (for birth/adoption of child)
  • Childcare support
  • Free Ohio History Connection museum & historic site membership; food & retail discounts
  • Free parking

To apply:

Please complete your application at: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/ohiohistory/jobs

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