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Security Guard, Visitor Services Department


The Houston Museum of Natural Science is currently seeking outgoing self-starters to perform a variety of functions in our security operations. It is a part time position (up to 28 hours per week) and offers $7.50 per hour.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 head of security

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, walk, and climb stairs
  • Should have good verbal communication skills in order to speak to visitors and staff
  • Must have good writing skills for making written reports
  • Must be tactful and polite in dealing with the public
  • Must be observant in order to detect and report unusual behavior
  • Must be alert and able to respond quickly in an emergency
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Previous experience in security is helpful, but not required (training will be provided)
  • Previous customer service experience preferred

To apply, email your résumé and cover letter to Dachelle Johnson at djohnson@hmns.org.

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HMNS at Hermann Park

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


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The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that receives no federal or state funding. Tax ID # 74-1036131.