Oak View Group

Security Guard | Full Time | Rhode Island Convention Center

Location US-RI-Providence
Job ID
Location Name
Rhode Island Convention Center & Amica Mutual Pavilion
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  Linkedln. 


This union 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 Coliseum. Monitors fire panel for complex at all times.  


This role will pay an hourly wage of $15.00 - $18.00 


Job expires 08/01/2024 


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). 

About the Venue

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Providence, the RICC is within walking distance to restaurants, hotels, shops, art galleries, night clubs, museums and more. We offer 100,000 square feet of exhibition space, 20,000 square feet of ballroom space, 23 meeting rooms, and 30,000 square feet of pre-function space. 


  • Conduct "rounds" inside and outside of the venue, 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.
  • Ensure that facility and grounds 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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