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

Location US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - Palm Beach County Convention Center
Regular Part-Time


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


This position is based at our Palm Beach County Convention Center. Opened in 2004, The Palm Beach County Convention Center presents a spectacular setting for conventions, trade shows, meetings and social events. An architectural masterpiece with state-of-the-art amenities, the 350,000 square-foot center features a 100,000 square-foot exhibit hall, a 22,000 square-foot ballroom and 21,000 square feet of flexible breakout space divisible into 19 rooms. The Convention Center also provides preferred and exclusive options to fit your event needs. You can learn more about our venue here: http://www.pbconventioncenter.com/



  • 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.
  • 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.  
  • 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.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/


Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.




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