• Event Security Officer - Madison Square Garden

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • 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, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including 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, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    Security Officer will assist and ensure the protection of the guests, employees, facilities and property of Madison Square Garden. 


    Responsible for:

    • Checking bags and screening guests and employees to ensure overall safety
    • Providing a safe and secure environment at Madison Square Garden's Arena, and Theatre
    • Providing security for a load-in or load-out, guarding network trailers and performer equipment, assuring that the streets are safe and free from scalpers, assisting with ingress and egress, checking bags in the mall, and escorting patrons, clients, employees, artists, performers and players into and out of Madison Square Garden
    • This role will cover various indoor and outdoor posts as assigned
    • You will also need to respond to all security assistance calls during events/operating hours



    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have security experience with an understanding of security procedures and guest relations and Must be a member of Local 177
    • Will have familiarity with camera, two-way radios, Closed Circuit Television Systems and other security devices
    • Must have the ability and interpersonal skills to effectively service guests, clients and employees
    • Will be a team player and self-motivator, excellent written and verbal communication skills and high energy
    • Must be able to work flexible hours, which includes evenings, weekends and holidays
    • Must have a valid NYS Security License and Fire Guard License




    This position works nights, weekends and holidays.







    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.


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