Building Security Officer | Part-Time | XL Center

Location US-CT-Hartford
Job ID
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - XL Center and Pratt & Whitney Stadium
Regular Part-Time


The Building Security Officer is under the direct supervision of the Venue Security Manager. The Officer is responsible for providing a safe and secure atmosphere at the XL Center as well as other duties as assigned.


  • Monitor the daily activities of the building and enforce facility rules, policies and procedures and report incidents as they occur to the Guest Services & Security Manager.
  • Make immediate decisions and communicate with building/event security staff as well as management in the cases of emergency situations and works cooperatively with all local authorities (police, fire, EMT etc.)
  • Monitor all building security activities for events at the XL Center to ensure high level of guest satisfaction in all pertinent areas of event experience.
  • Monitor all CCTV Cameras and operational systems on a continuous 24/7 basis on both event and non-event days and report any suspicious activity to management or the proper authorities.
  • Complete and log all building patrols to assigned facility locations to lock and unlock doors etc. as required and perform safety building checks as needed.
  • Follow established procedures regarding systems and equipment monitored by security and the activities of the command center and document and report any damage or safety hazards to management.
  • Responsible for gathering & interpreting information to accurately complete required reporting procedures in a timely manner.
  • Log and inspect all incoming packages and contact the correct recipients of arrival. Report any suspicious packages to the manager or the proper authorities.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned as well as provide good customer service.


  • Valid CT State Guard Card.
  • High Schools Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of effective security in an arena setting.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function independently as well as part of a team and make decisions in a fast-paced high-pressure environment, while remaining calm and flexible in times of stress.
  • Prior experience in the law enforcement, military and/or customer service field is highly desired.
  • Required to maintain good judgement and confidentiality in certain matters.
  • Knowledge and skill in effective camera surveillance and radio communication.

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/


We are strengthened by our differences and united by making a difference. Spectra embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and the communities that we serve. We strive to create an inclusive culture and equitable workplace where all employees feel valued and can bring their whole selves to work. Not only is it the right thing to do, but we know that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams invite deeper collaboration and understanding, spark greater innovation and achieve higher employee satisfaction.


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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