Museum Attendant Guard - Temporary

Job Type

Full Time




200 Eastern Parkway
United States



  • High school diploma or equivalent G.E.D. certificate, or
  • Two years' satisfactory, full-time paid experience in custodial, protection, and museum attendant or related work, which includes the responsibility for meeting, advising, and directing the public
  • Must comply with the Security Guard Act of 1992

Responsibilities: Under supervision, the Attendant Guard:

  • Attends to and performs various cleaning and mopping duties
  • May be required to operate passenger and freight elevators and/or work in checkrooms
  • Guards and patrols in an assigned general area of the Museum
  • Is responsible for the protection of exhibitions and/or exhibition displays and mountings from loss or damage due to theft, vandalism, fire, etc.
  • Is responsible for the protection of the Museum buildings, equipment, facilities, and grounds in the area of assignment, which may include exhibitions outside the Museum
  • Meets the public (including school groups) and teachers attending Museum instruction programs, and advises on the location of exhibitions, halls, galleries, etc., and/or on the arrangements and directions for public instruction groups
  • Maintains order in the detection, ejection, and/or watchman tours, as assigned

Department: Security

Position type: Full-time, temporary

Employment dates: This is a temporary position through July 22, 2018.

Work schedule: To be assigned

Compensation: $14.09 per hour

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School