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

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.


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.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


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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