San Diego Padres

Part-Time Security Officer

Req No.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Patrols all ballpark property as required and ensures, in a friendly and professional manner, the security of employees, contracted building partners and visitors.
  • Detects and resolves immediate safety and criminal issues; responds to the scene of an incident and acts as an emergency first responder if required.
  • Conducts detailed internal investigations into incidents and provides detailed, objective reports for each shift or incident.
  • Monitors and operates closed circuit surveillance, access control and fire alarm systems.
  • Attends briefing sessions to learn what events and activities are occurring within the ballpark and ascertains the status of event "load-ins" and "load-outs.”
  • Acts as property first responder to alarms, medical calls, property damages, etc. Maintains absolute confidentiality on sensitive issues.
  • Maintains accurate notes and log information as required; ensures that all pass-on information is communicated to the next shift.
  • Completes all activity logs, incident reports, repair forms and other documents in a clear, concise and legible format in a timely, efficient manner. 
  • Greet all clients, employees, guests and vendors at Petco Park in a professional manner.
  • Follows established Ballpark Security protocols and procedures at all times.
  • Collaborates with other departments within the organization to strategically create positive publicity for the Club.
  • Represents the Club in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

 Must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in large public assembly facilities highly desirable. Courses in criminal justice or security training by recognized academy, school or organization desirable.
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
  • Availability to potentially work day, evening or graveyard shifts including weekends and holidays. 
  • Minimum physical requirements: able to travel to and gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events; able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds; and able to ascend and descend stairs. 
  • Fluently bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.
  • Possess BSIS Security Guard certifications a plus.
  • Previous Law Enforcement/Public Safety experience a plus.
  • Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability.
  • Punctual and consistent attendance upon being staffed.
  • Professional image and demeanor. 
  • Strong ability to work with others in a collaborative, team environment.

TITLE: Part-Time Security Officer, 24/7 Ballpark Security

DEPARTMENT: Security and Transportation

REPORTS TO: Manager, Ballpark Security

STATUS: Part-time, Non-Exempt


The San Diego Padres is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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