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Armed Security Officer

135 N Grand Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$17.00 - $20.25


Armed Security Officer (Full-time) $16.00-$19.25 per hour w/Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k with company match up to 4%, sick and vacation time off

Starting Salary:
Armed Officer 
$17.00 - $20.25 (Dependent upon Experience & Qualifications)  

Early morning (Graveyard) Officers qualify for 7½ % shift differential pay
Opportunities for pay increases up to $20.25 for Officers, up to $24.75 for Sergeants, and up to $27.00 for Lieutenants.

Full time employees are eligible for the following: Medical, Dental & Vision w/dependent coverage is available.  In addition to our 401(k) w/company match. Sick and vacation pay; paid holidays. 

About The Music Center 
The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country.  As L.A.’s performing arts destination, The Music Center has long been at the forefront of presenting innovative and critically acclaimed programs and events.  With four iconic theaters and four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic – and recognized for its illustrious dance programming, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, The Music Center is a destination where audiences find inspiration in the very best of live performance, as well as nationally recognized arts education and free and low-cost arts engagement experiences.  With The Music Center On Location, the non-profit performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus.  The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a 12-acre adjacent greenspace, with year-round free programming. 

The Music Center is currently seeking qualified candidates for in-house Armed Security Officer positions.  We are the best, looking only for the best.

We currently have full time opportunities on all shifts; however, all candidates must be willing to work any and all shifts assigned no exception.  

Please read below for further information about our Security Officer opportunities.

Minimum Requirements: 

•    Candidates must be 21 yrs. of age and must have a minimum of a High School              Diploma

•    Must be eligible to qualify for a California Guard Card 

•    Must be eligible to qualify for a California Firearm & Baton permits 

•    The BSIS firearms permit requirements page

•    Must be able to qualify for 1st Aid & CPR certifications 

•    Prefer 1-2 years previous security, public safety or customer service experience, or        equivalent as determined by the Music Center.

      and/or GED, or 2-years of successful college level study. (proof of completion is  required)

•    Must pass an intensive 10-year background check, including DMV and criminal history. Must pass a 10-panel chemical screening

Skills & Qualifications:  
This is a high-profile position; only the best candidates should apply.   Position may require running or standing for long periods of time (up to 8 hours per shift).  Successful candidates must be in good physical condition.  They should be able to work in all environments and on all shifts, including holidays & weekends, especially July 4th and New Year’s Eve.  Strong professional customer service skills, as well as communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.  

All on-the-job and all other approved training, including State recertification fees, are paid by the Music Center.  Officers additionally receive an annual $600 Uniform Allowance. 


The Music Center requires its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain exemptions as required by law.  New hires working at The Music Center must be fully vaccinated no later than 60 days after hire and until they are fully vaccinated will be required to submit weekly proof of negative laboratory COVID-19 test and submit to additional masking and social distancing requirements.



Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to: SecurityResumes@MusicCenter.org or fax it to:  (213) 972-0721 and (213) 972-8066

Equal Opportunity Employer 


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Posting ID: 568845820Posted: 2021-09-24Job Title: Armed Security Officer