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Security Officer 


Job Summary:

The Security Officer will ensure the safety and security of all guests, personnel, and property by creating a welcoming environment for everyone while enforcing company policies. With event management playing an important role, you will work with VIPs and manage large crowds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 and follow evacuation procedures to ensure the safety of guests and staff.
  • Communicate with local law enforcement, fire, and 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 courteousness and respectfulness 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. Management experience a plus.
  • Experience working events and familiarity with security screening operations.
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Understanding of security systems and technology including access controls, and visitor management, and emergency mass communication systems.
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines in the area of security and public safety.
  • Well-spoken with the ability to work with all levels of personnel, Academy members and the public. Must pass a written exam during the interview process.
  • Experience de-escalate disputes and conflicts.
  • Detailed with the ability to handle multiple responsibilities and work as a team member.
  • 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 climb stairs.

If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case by case basis.


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Security Officer  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/4/2022  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum 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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