Oak View Group

Event Security | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Location US-VA-Virginia Beach
Job ID
Location Name
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Regular Part-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 is committed to providing World Class Service for all Sandler Center for the Performing Arts events.  The Event Security position is responsible for ensuring the safety and security for all events.  Special security assignments may be available during non-event days/nights.  The security team is a provider of direct service to our guests and must always exhibit a professional and courteous demeanor.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $12 to $13.


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


job expires 8/31/2024


  • Respond to requests for assistance from Sandler Center staff and visitors for a variety of security issues (fire, medical emergencies, etc.)
  • Performs all event and non-event security duties as assigned
  • Conducts building safety inspections (Normally pre-event and post event safety checks)
  • Admits building staff, suppliers, contractors, visitors, and guests to the facility according to established security procedures.
  • Answers information requests from staff and guests during events or as needed.
  • Protects Arena equipment, materials, and structures throughout the work schedule.
  • Provides regular security functions within the Arena and related areas, prior to, during and after all events.
  • Responsible for clean, neat appearance with complete Sandler Center Security Uniform.
  • Receives, records, and returns all lost and found items according to established team procedures.
  • When requested, provide escorts of persons to and from locations within the Sandler Center facility
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Events, Event Managers and/or Guest Service Coordinator.


  • Prior security experience preferred, but not required.
  • Able to work Sandler Center events as assigned.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in the English language required
  • Ability to work beyond traditional business hours, including nights, weekends and select holidays, is required
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Must demonstrate a positive, professional, and customer-focused attitude

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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