Security Officer (1st Watch)

Apr 26 2022
Bishop Museum |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

1st Watch: Midnight to 8 am.

Provide protection and safety for Bishop Museum visitors, staff, volunteers, collections, and buildings. Ability to work irregular hours, including evening functions and overtime on short notice.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively patrol all museum buildings, grounds, parking lots, and perimeters
  • Locate irregularities that may damage or harm Bishop Museum properties, visitors, volunteers, or staff
  • Direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic as needed
  • Monitor alarm and CCTV systems
  • Respond to, assess, and notify authorities of suspicious, alarm, or emergency situations
  • Monitor catering staff and guests during special events
  • Secure buildings and grounds after all staff have left 
  • Assume responsibility for building, contents, and staff during non-public hours
  • Complete written reports and logs as required
  • Offer assistance to visitors and make them feel welcome
  • In Lieutenant's absence, be prepared to take responsibility for the shift as directed by supervisor, assigning officers, ensuring proper procedures are followed, checking the event calendar and, in the case of an event, calling the department responsible with any questions 
  • Foster teamwork between all members of Security
  • Participate in developing alternative patrol routines for effective use of staff
  • Participate in developing assignment schedules that make effective use of present staffing
  • Suggest changes to security policies and procedures to improve security and safety
  • Participate in training that will enhance security officer development and professionalism


  • Valid Hawaii Guard Card
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and in written form
  • Stamina, strength and dexterity in the feet and legs
  • Keenness of vision and memory for detail
  • Capable of original thinking and planning
  • Training, or willing to be trained, in CPR, AED, and first aid procedures

Other Requirements:

  • Clean and neat appearance
  • Good attendance
  • Outgoing personality
  • Tact in dealing with staff, researchers and visitors
  • Patience with children and senior citizens
  • Ability to handle pressure and make quick, accurate decisions
  • Commitment to teamwork, diversity, and excellent customer service
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must be able to pass background investigation and maintain an operating telephone 

Education: High school graduate

Direct Reports: N/A


Benefits include: Medical and Dental plans, PPO Medical Plans, 401k Retirement Plans, Life Insurance and more.


Hours: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Hourly


Deadline to apply: The application will remain open until the position is filled. 


Equal Opportunity Employer 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.