• Executive Chauffeur/Protection Officer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Corporate - Executive
    Functional Area
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The Executive Chauffeur/ Protection Officer is primarily responsible for the safe and secure transportation of the corporation’s highest level executives (principal) on a daily basis. The Executive Chauffeur/ Protection Officer is also responsible for performing security advances of all business and event locations to be visited by the principal to ensure the personal protection and safety of the executive. In addition, the Executive Chauffeur/Protection Officer performs document courier services, office administrative functions and assists the principal as directed.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Provides logistical support, transportation and protection of Executive/client.
    • Enforces standard executive protection operating procedures and sit-specific logistics.
    • Coordinates movement and logistics to support the client’s itinerary
    • Execute proactive measures to ensure the safety of the client; i.e. advance work, research, collection of applicable information.
    • Ability to conduct counter surveillance activities in the vicinity the client site and along the route
    • Provide vehicular escort services to client and family members.
    • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the vehicle (interior and exterior)
    • Ability to check traffic, road conditions and plan alternate routes to ensure an on-time arrival.
    • Maintains a travel log and any additional billing information/notes as needed.
    • Ability to drive out of state when necessary while keeping in constant communication with dispatch.
    • Candidate must be flexible with client and driving assignments based upon need.


    • Candidates who have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.
    • The ideal candidate will have extensive prior law enforcement and/or corporate security experience, substantial executive chauffeur experience and be extremely familiar with the New York City/Tristate area. 
    • This position requires a valid New York State driver’s license
    • Strict confidentiality, professionalism, dependability and situational sensitivity is essential.
    • Executive Protection experience is required. 
    • The ideal candidate must be highly flexible, stress tolerant and motivated, with an ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
    • Experience managing a highly changeable calendar with extreme tact and diplomacy is essential. 
    • Candidates must show demonstrated experience interfacing with high level executives from diverse arenas (C-Suite Executive relations is essential).
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. 
    • Able to schedule and manage intricate travel arrangements and anticipate all contingencies.
    • Candidates should be well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task with a track record as a strategic thinker capable of foreseeing impact of simultaneous projects. 


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


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