Security, Gallery Attendant, Part Time

Posted August 15, 2019
Type Security, Part Time
Department Security
Pay $14.25 per hour


Performs a variety of security related functions, including protecting art and other property.  Also provides assistance to visitors and staff during emergencies.  Work days include Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 11:30 - 5:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10:45 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Must be at least 18 years of age and available to work 4-days per week on days selected by security management. 



Position requires good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate professionally and tactfully with Museum patrons and staff from all organizational levels.  This position also requires long hours of alert standing and moderate physical mobility and exertion in walking, climbing stairs.  Position may require strenuous physical activity related to responding to emergencies or alarms.  Gallery Attendants may be required to work outdoors and in occasional inclement weather. Must be able to bend, reach and lift up to 20 pounds. Uniforms provided by the Museum must be worn when on duty. 


Major Job Responsibilities 

  • Assigned to galleries or exterior grounds to protect collection and other property from theft, vandalism, fire, illegal activity and any other hazard
  • Remains vigilant; remains on post until property relieved and reports any concerns, problems or observed hazards to security management
  • Maintains a calm, pleasant and professional demeanor at all times
  • Assists with special projects as needed


This position pays $14.25 per hour.  


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Norton Simon Entities* provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Norton Simon Entities do not unlawfully discriminate or tolerate harassment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals over forty years of age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. The Norton Simon Entities make reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.

The Norton Simon Entities are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion in its workforce.

*The Norton Simon Entities are composed of the following: Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena and the Norton Simon Art Foundation. Employment may be with either, or both, of these entities.

How to apply

Interested applicants should apply in person between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Employment is contingent upon proof of legal status to work in the United States.