Oak View Group

Security Officer Supervisor|Part-time|Rupp Arena

Location US-KY-Lexington
Job ID
Location Name
Rupp Arena
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


Employee is assigned to the Security Safety Risk Management Department and reports to SSRM Assistant Manager. The Assistant Manager of the department via the sections chain of command supervises all personnel. Employee will serpervise and manage officers who perform duties assigned as related to the event in regards to the overall security, safety of the employees, guests and clients. 



This role will pay an hourly wage of $17 to 19.00. 


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


    • Supervises and manages all part-time event security.
    • Ensures officers are in place and positions are covered prior to event start times. 
    • Provides guest assistance during the event. 
    • Monitors perimeter doors to ensure no unauthorized access is gained to the event.
    • Monitors guests during ingress/egress for disruptive or inappropriate actions. 
    • Monitors credentials of all personnel entering the backstage and other restricted areas. 
    • Monitors and maintains a clear and safe passage route in and around floor level accessible seating area(s). 
    • Monitors and maintains the safety of the performing band members, staff as it relates to the stage security and integrity of the event. (Stage Security Only)
    • Maintains aisles and insures guests are in their proper seat locations. 
    • Responsible for maintaining general crowd control. 
    • Assists guests in the event of an emergency evacuation.
    • Conducts visual guest inspections and checks all bags as required by Lexington Center policy.
    • Operates walk through and/or hand held metal detector units.
    • Performs other duties as required by the SSRM Assistant Manager.

    Additional/Other Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepares appropriate reports and forms as required by department policy.
    • Ensures that housekeeping, safety, alcohol control and security issues comply with department policies. 
    • Performs special projects as needed or requested.


    • Must be able to manage, coach and council employees. 
    • Must have a general knowledge of the security industry, specifically in the crowd management areas of public events.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
    • Must have strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills along with the ability to make quick decisions.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to work well under stress and exercise good judgment, diplomacy, courtesy and tact under all circumstances.
    • Must be willing to work flexible hours, nights, weekends and holidays when required.
    • Must be willing to rotate to various positions within a shift as needed.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Requires a full range of body motions including vision and hearing in a normal range.
    • Job requires frequent standing, climbing, walking, reaching, handling, speaking, hearing and visually checking security work assignments in progress and those that have been completed.
    • May periodically climb to elevated locations in the building complex. 
    • Frequently works under stressful working conditions, irregular hours and tight time deadlines.
    • Must be able to lift, pull or move crowd control barricades. Weight varies from 25 – 75 lbs.
    • Must be able to work in and around loud noises.
    • Must be comfortable in working with large crowds of people.

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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