Oak View Group

Public Safety Officer|Part-time| Palm Beach County Convention Center

Location US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
Location Name
Palm Beach County Convention Center
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


The Public Safety Officer reports to the Security Manager. In this role, you will assist the Security Manager. This position operates under direct supervision and mentorship of the Security Manager.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $14 to $15.00. 


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

job expires 9/30/2024


Position Overview:

Provide highly responsible assistance to staff, public and clients while maintaining order, decorum and control over assigned areas.


Job Functions:

  • Provide assistance for all activities involved in facility and event security.
  • Perform crowd management and control techniques; Assist with police and fire rescue.
  • Remain calm in emergency response situations which could be life threatening.
  • Understand the organization and operation of convention center and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Assist in general duties of public safety, theft deterrence and loss prevention.
  • Building, parking lot, and safety inspections as assigned by the manager.
  • Monitor fire safety equipment; surveillance equipment; card access equipment.
  • Ability to work security check-points and other posts plus traffic assistance.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by manager


  • Possess demonstrable experience with the characteristics, services and activities of public facility security and safety programs.
  • Verifiable similar experience in a large, service oriented environment.
  • Working knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office and internet use.
  • Read, speak, write and comprehend the American English language.
  • Major course work in law enforcement, public / business administration or a related field.
  • Possess, or ability to obtain appropriate Florida Security License.
  • Possess, or ability to obtain, a current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certificate.
  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement or security services.
  • Relevant experience working in a first class convention center is preferred.
  • Ability to work beyond normal business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.


Physical Demands

  • Ability to reach, grasp, walk, bend, stoop and stand for long periods.
  • Lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds.
  • Ability to work indoors & outdoors as needed, under varying climates in facility locale.
  • Ability to talk and hear; must be able to frequently communicate with internal and external clients; must be able to exchange information accurately in all situations.


  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience in law enforcement or security services.
  • Relevant experience working in a first class public assembly environment is preferred.



  • License or Certificate
  • Possess unrestricted Florida Drivers License
  • Possess, or ability to obtain, appropriate Florida Security License.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certificate.

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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