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  • Building Security Guard (Part-Time)

    Location US-CT-Hartford
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - XL Center
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Responsible for providing a safe and secure atmosphere at the XL Center as well as shipping & receiving services. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available.


    The XL Center is Connecticut’s premier destination for sports & entertainment. The 16,000+ seat downtown arena is home to the eleven-time National Champion UConn Women's Basketball team and the four-time National Champion UConn Men's Basketball team. Led by Hall of Fame basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma and Dan Hurley, the Men's & Women's basketball programs have established themselves as national powerhouses. The XL Center is also home to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, the primary developmental affiliate of the New York Rangers. The team is coached by Keith McCambridge


    The XL Center entertains millions of visitors annually with a variety of concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, consumer events and trade shows throughout the season. The venue has played host to an extraordinary roster of world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, Drake, and many others.


    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


    • Monitor the daily activities of the building and enforce facility rules, policies and procedures and report incidents as they occur to the Building Security Supervisor.
    • 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.
    • Complete building patrols to assigned facility locations to lock and unlock doors etc. as required and perform safety building checks as needed.
    • Follow established procedures in regards to systems and equipment monitored by security and the activities of the command center and document and report any damages 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 route those to the correct recipients. Report any and all suspicious packages to the supervisor or the proper authorities.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned as well as provide good customer service.
    • Monitor, control and operate all elements of the venue’s video surveillance and access control system.




    Must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate performance of essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using come other combination of skills and abilities.


    • High Schools Diploma, GED or equivalent and valid CT State Guard Card
    • 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






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