Event Security - The Chicago Theatre

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The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues.  MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).  MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events.  MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes.  MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Company’s diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.

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, 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.


The Event Security Officer will:

  • Ensure protection of facilities, properties, employees and guests of The Chicago Theatre.
  • Pomote positive guest/client experience. Uphold commitment of MSG “Circle of Service” standards and MSG’s Mission and Values.
  • Maintain professional manner, presence, and appearance at all times while on premises
  • Arrive for scheduled shift on time and in proper MSG approved uniform.
  • Prevent access to any areas of the facility by any unauthorized individuals.
  • Conduct building tours, monitor CCTV and alarm systems and control building access.
  • Responsible for checking bags and screening guests/employees to ensure overall safety.
  • Serve as a security escort and respond to security assistance calls during performances and operating hours.
  • Be prepared to take an active role in Emergency Operations procedures (evacuation plan) through on-going training and drills.
  • Lock/unlock facility doors according to scheduled requirements.
  • Prevent sales of all unauthorized merchandise and tickets in and around venue.



  • Strong verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Will have the ability to enforce departmental policies and procedures with fairness and consistency.
  • Will utilize a bullhorn and radio to direct guests.
  • Previous security experience required.
  • Must be able to obtain PERC Card upon request.
  • Obtain Fire Guard certificate upon request.





This position works nights, weekends and holidays.









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