Oak View Group

Security Guard (Part-Time)| Greater Richmond Convention Center

Location US-VA-Richmond
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Location Name
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.


Under direction from the Security Base Security Guard and/or the Security Coordinator, the Part-Time Security Guard provides general protection of facility property and personnel; monitors facility and protects against fire, damage and theft; provides general information and assistance to facility guests; and serves as the lead for all Base Security systems. The Part-Time Security Guard may receive event-related instructions from Event Managers or general instructions from the Manager on Duty.


This role will pay a wage of $17.


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

About the Venue

The Greater Richmond Convention Center is the largest meeting and exhibition venue in the Commonwealth of Virginia. With 178,158 square feet of contiguous exhibit space, a 30,550 square-foot Grand Ballroom and 50,000 square feet of additional meeting/banquet space, the GRCC is well-positioned to host a variety of events from small meetings to large trade shows and conventions. Situated along the I-95 corridor, the GRCC lies within a 500 mile radius of one half of the U.S. population. The Richmond Region is an affordable market in Central Virginia with the Blue Ridge Mountains to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the south, Washington D.C. to the east and North Carolina to the west. The Venue hosts upwards of 250 events per years with approximately 400,00 guests through its doors.


  • Patrols facility: lock and unlock doors as required; guard property against fire, theft and damage.
  • Observe facilities and equipment for needed maintenance and repairs; recognize and report damage and safety hazards. Complete incident report forms in accordance with department standards, including photos where appropriate, documenting damages.
  • Observe public; provide general information, directions and assistance to facility guests; report suspicious behavior to the Security Base Operator.
  • Assist medical personnel by directing traffic, crowd control and securing needed equipment.
  • Exchange all current facility information with base officer coming on duty.
  • Check Lutron system hourly for the status of all facility lights. Have operational knowledge of Lutron system, including the partitioning of meeting spaces as requested.
  • Maintain logs, Issues and receives equipment. Manage lost and found operation.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Be aware of the location and use of emergency alarms and equipment; Monitor the facility’s Fire Alarm System and follow established procedures in case of fire, power outages, civil unrest or other emergencies. Review on an ongoing basis and be prepared to implement the policies and procedures in the Center’s Emergency Preparedness Manual.
  • Ensure correct and orderly flow of event personnel from shift to shift; maintain open dialogue with all event supervisors; monitor and maintain event staff sign-in sheets in absence of Security Coordinator.
  • Sign all visitors in and out; issue and maintain outside vendor/visitor badges.
  • Maintain a comprehensive log of all pertinent facility information throughout entire work shift.
  • Monitor CCTV system throughout work shift and report any unusual activity to the Director of Safety & Security, Security Coordinator and Roving Security Guard.
  • Activate and disseminate pertinent information through the Center’s emergency Public Address system.
  • Provide general information, directions and assistance to facility clients and guests.
  • Perform regular inspection of CCTV, Access Card Reader, and fire/life safety equipment.
  • Maintain the Security Base office in a clean, presentable and professional appearance.
  • Informs and educates violators of policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a safety, security or crowd management capacity.
  • High school diploma, or equivalent GED
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a VA state guard card.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain CPR/AED certification.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain certification in Crowd Management Training.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a Virginia driver’s license or ID.

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.



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