Event Security Officers - Part-time - the Chicago Theatre


The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

Specific Functions/Activities Summary

The Event Security Officer will:

  • Ensure protection of facilities, properties, employees and guests of The Chicago Theatre.
  • Pomote positive guest/client experience. Uphold commitment of MSG “Circle of Service” standards and MSG’s Mission and Values.
  • Maintain professional manner, presence, and appearance at all times while on premises
  • Arrive for scheduled shift on time and in proper MSG approved uniform.
  • Prevent access to any areas of the facility by any unauthorized individuals.
  • Conduct building tours, monitor CCTV and alarm systems and control building access.
  • Responsible for checking bags and screening guests/employees to ensure overall safety.
  • Serve as a security escort and respond to security assistance calls during performances and operating hours.
  • Be prepared to take an active role in Emergency Operations procedures (evacuation plan) through on-going training and drills.
  • Lock/unlock facility doors according to scheduled requirements.
  • Prevent sales of all unauthorized merchandise and tickets in and around venue.



  • Strong verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Will have the ability to enforce departmental policies and procedures with fairness and consistency.
  • Will utilize a bullhorn and radio to direct guests.
  • Previous security experience required.
  • Must be able to obtain PERC Card upon request.
  • Obtain Fire Guard certificate upon request.
  • Pay rate $18.55 p/h





This position works nights, weekends and holidays.








EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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