Security Guard

Columbus Blue Jackets Arena Management

Full Time
Columbus Blue Jackets Arena Management
Columbus, OH

Job Details


Job Title: Security Guard

Department: Security

Supervisor: Security Manager



To ensure the safety and enjoyment or our guests, contractors and employees while enforcing company policy in a positive and professional manner, through patrolling assigned areas and through interpersonal communications. Monitoring and controlling the movements of patrons, visitors and contractors along with monitoring exterior activity including pedestrians and vehicle traffic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Monitor assigned areas within the assigned properties to ensure guest safety and compliance with building policy.

Greet, monitor and control the movements of patrons, visitors, employees and contractors.

Conduct varying levels of screening of guests, employees and visitors as directed.

Monitor all electronic systems (fire board, alarm panel, cameras, access system).

Create documentation for all pertinent events and maintain daily log sheets.

Report pertinent information to supervisor.

Conduct routine surveillance rounds in and around the assigned properties including the outside perimeter.

Manage Lost & Found property, accurately documenting and assisting in its return to rightful owner.

Acceptance and delivery of packages throughout the building.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains objectivity; keeps emotions under control; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED required; Minimum of 5 years of related experience and/or training in safety and security or equivalent law enforcement experience; experience with Simplex Fire Alarm Systems, Metaysis Controls, CCTV and ID access control experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid driver’s license also required. 

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, CCTV systems, and general knowledge of computer applications related to Fire Alarm System, lighting control and access control.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

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