Overview

The Senator John Heinz History Center, the largest history museum in Pennsylvania dedicated to history and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is seeking several Full-time, Security Officers.

Security Officers must be friendly yet firm and responsive to the needs of all customers. The Officer may be questioned by the public on a number of topics regarding the History Center – directions within, amenities, exhibit components, and facilities. The officer observes and operates security systems as well as assists with overall risk management – locating, correcting and/or reporting threats of all kinds to the organization. The position demands that the officer maintain a working knowledge of the History Center exhibits, programs, and emergency response protocols while providing extraordinary customer service /interactions. Since the Officer at times be the only person in the building, a high degree of attentiveness and pro-activity will be necessary.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Lead Security Officer.

About Senator John Heinz History Center

From the pre-revolutionary drama of the French & Indian War to the legendary match-ups of the Super Steelers, discover 250 years of Pittsburgh history at the Senator John Heinz History Center. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the History Center is the largest history museum in Pennsylvania with six floors of long-term and changing exhibition space. The History Center’s museum system includes the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, a dynamic museum-within-a-museum; the Fort Pitt Museum in Point State Park; Meadowcroft Rockshelter & Historic Village, a National Historic Landmark located in Avella, Pa. in Washington County; and the History Center’s Museum Conservation Center. The History Center presents the most compelling stories from American history with a Western Pennsylvania connection, all in an interactive environment perfect for visitors of every age.