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Security Officer 



The Security Officer will ensure the safety and security of all guests, personnel, and property of the Academy (not including the Academy Museum) by creating a welcoming environment for everyone while effectively enforcing company policies and procedures. With event management playing a significant role, you will work with VIPs and manage large crowds.


  • Protect the Academy’s investments, enforce laws on the property, and deter criminal activity and other security related issues that may arise.
  • As first responder during an emergency, manage, direct, and follow evacuation procedures to ensure the safety of guests and staff.
  • Communicate with local law enforcement, fire, and/or emergency medical services as the situation dictates.
  • Write comprehensive incident, injury, and event reports, outlining observations and activities during shift including monitoring fire and intrusion alarms and closed-circuit TV cameras and access control.
  • Exhibit professionalism, courteousness, and respectfulness at all times while on duty, specifically when providing services to all building occupants, staff, visitors, and Academy members alike.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.
  • 5+ years security experience. Entertainment industry experience preferred.
  • Prior executive protection experience required. Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Experience working events and familiarity with security screening operations.
  • Basic working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Deep understanding of the functions of security systems and technology including access controls and visitor management.
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines in the area of security and public safety.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to work with all levels of personnel, Academy members, leadership, and the public. Must pass a written exam during the interview process.
  • Ability to de-escalate disputes and/or conflicts.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple tasks and work as a team member.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and CA BSIS guard card. CPR/First Aid/AED certified preferred.
  • Availability to work non-traditional schedule, including nights and weekends, and work overtime and late hours on short notice.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. and stand, walk, bend, and climb stairs.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Security Officer  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/10/2019  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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