Portions of the Hall of Paleontology will be closed Thursday and Friday.
The Hall of Ancient Egypt is temporarily closed.
Schedule Change Notice: Free Thursday hours are now 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Security Guard, Visitor Services Department

Position: Security Guard
Hours: 5-28 hours per week | Requires working Weekends (Fri – Sun) 8:30AM-6:00PM
Openings: 8
Department: Visitor Services
Start Dates: ASAP

Job Summary:

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is looking for motivated individuals to join our Security staff. Our Security offers an upbeat and supportive work environment among fellow lovers of Science and History.


  • Conduct daily inventory of artifacts within an exhibitions
  • Protect artifacts against vandalism and theft
  • Interact with visitors to give directions, information, and provide general assistance
  • Enforce all museum security policies and procedures
  • Complete written reports of accidents and incidents
  • Provide security for all museum visitors and employees
  • Work in all outdoor weather conditions
  • Operate golf cart to monitor parking garage and museum grounds
  • Monitor parking garage levels
  • Provide traffic control for school buses
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of Security and/or Security Supervisors

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License in order to operate museum golf cart
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to communicate tactfully and politely in dealing with the public
  • Ability to stand, climb stairs and walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to be flexible and willing to work all areas of Security Operations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the museum internal and external building facilities

Send resumes to jobs@hmns.org.

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5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629

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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.