Security Guard - BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

BRIC House Performing Arts · Brooklyn, New York
Department BRIC House Performing Arts
Employment Type Seasonal Staff
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About BRIC: 


BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC is building Brooklyn’s creative future.


The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is NYC’s longest-running, free performance festival, and a beloved summer tradition featuring approximately 30 varied performances and attracting upwards of 200,000 people each summer to the Prospect Park Bandshell.


About the Security Role: 


BRIC seeks Security Guards who will provide a safe and respectful environment by executing a tactful security plan while also ensuring a positive customer experience.


What You’ll Do in the Role:


The Security Guard will be responsible for the following in addition to any other project as assigned by their manager, the Security Supervisor:


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct inspections of handbags and packages being carried onto the site
  • Interact professionally and respectfully with festival patrons and employees and provide information as requested
  • Enforce access control procedures in various areas on site
  • Work with Festival Producers to identify safety issues
  • Enforce BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival policies; intervene and alert Security Supervisor in case of any problems with patrons
  • Learn and assist with implementation of protocols for emergency evacuation plans
  • Respond to emergencies including emergency evacuations and patron incidents 
  • Assist Emergency Medical Services personnel while they render medical treatment



You’ll Bring these Skills and Strengths to the Role:

  • Mission & Values Alignment: A passion for BRIC’s support of the arts in Brooklyn and a deep commitment to building community, igniting learning and making change through the arts and creativity.
  • Commitment to Equity & Inclusion: Desire to operationalizing equity within the Security Guard function
  • F-03 or F-04 Certificate of Fitness (Fire Guard) issued by the FDNY (Required) - BRIC will assist applicants with preparation for the examination
  • High School Diploma
  • Three years of experience as licensed security guard at events
  • Valid NYS Security Officer License 
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to enforce rules

Other Things to Know:

  • Status and location: This is a part-time, non-exempt role based at the Prospect Park Bandshell. July - Mid September.
  • Mission & Values: BRIC is committed to building Brooklyn's creative future. We advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. We present bold work that reflects diverse audiences and speaks to the world. We ignite learning in people of all ages. We unite Brooklyn through art and creativity to build community and make change.


BRIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision.


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  • Location
    Brooklyn, New York
  • Department
    BRIC House Performing Arts
  • Employment Type
    Seasonal Staff
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level