Oak View Group

Security Guard | Full Time | Mobile Convention Center

Location US-AL-Mobile
Job ID
Location Name
Mobile Convention Center
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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


This position secures, protects and safeguards the coliseum buildings, equipment and grounds - guarding against and reacting to situations involving potential for fire, theft, vandalism and or other causes. Coordinate foot-traffic flow of patrons and visitors to the venue.  

This role will pay an hourly wage of $15.00 to 18.00.    

For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 12 holidays). 


Job expires 7/1/24

About the Venue

The Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center is a spectacular facility providing excellent meeting accommodations. 317,000 gross sq. ft., including 100,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall. Unique design includes terraces for outdoor social functions and a breathtaking view of Mobile River. 


  • Conduct "rounds" inside and outside of the convention center, observing and reacting to irregularities such as prowlers, fire or potential causes of fire, or other potential causes of loss or damage to property.  
  • Involve other safety, fire and city patrol officials as situation warrants. Prepare associated reports and involve others as situation Merits 
  • Monitors fire panel for complex at all times. 
  • During facility events, directs and controls the flow of patrons, responding to questions, providing direction and reacting to situations requiring support and intervention.  
  • Involve other safety, fire and city patrol officials as situation warrants. Prepare associated reports and involve others as situation merits 
  • Ensure that facility and ground lights are set (on/off) as necessary and that facility doors and property gates are properly secured.  
  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.  
  • Up to 1 year of related experience.  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Familiarity with 2-way radios  
  • Teamwork oriented and positive attitude to welcome guests  

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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