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Posted: 01/07/2016

Historic Hudson Valley

Historic Hudson Valley is a not-for-profit education organization that interprets and promotes historic landmarks of national significance in the Hudson Valley for the benefit and enjoyment of the public. In support of its educational mission, Historic Hudson Valley owns, restores, and preserves several sites that possess documented historical integrity, architectural distinction, superb decorative and fine arts collections, and exceptional importance of landscape and setting. These sites help Historic Hudson Valley make meaning for visitors in a variety of settings, including traditional house and landscape tours, formal educational programs for schoolchildren, popular on-site special events, and digital media.

Security Guard
Professional Opportunity
Pocantico Hills, NY


Join the team that creates some of New Yorks most beloved entertainment experiences. 

With national visibility and local accolades as the tri-state areas top source for family friendly entertainment, Historic Hudson Valley (www.hudsonvalley.org) educates and entertains more than 250,000 visitors a year through our school programs, house tours, and large-scale special events like the Great Jack OLantern Blaze, Horsemans Hollow, and LIGHTSCAPES.

Historic Hudson Valley, Westchester Countys largest cultural organization, seeks three (3) experienced security guards for evening and night shifts at our three (3) locations in Westchester County.  

The Security Guard will patrol historic properties after closing, protect property from theft and damage, respond to alarms/calls of distress and perform security duties at HHV sponsored events.  This is a part-time position that offers and requires a lot of flexibility (weekend, holiday, and evening availability are a must.)

You must be in good physical condition and be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. We require a valid 8 hour training certificate, a valid 16 hour training certificate, a New York State Security Guard license, and a minimum of 2 years prior security experience.    A valid drivers license is a must as is English fluency, basic computer proficiency (e.g. e-mail and the internet) and a high school diploma or GED. 

Besides a congenial working environment, starting pay rate of $11.50 per hour and flexible hours, Historic Hudson Valley offers:

  • FREE and reduced admission to our events and sites for you and your immediate family
  • FREE and reduced admission to other participating historic sites and museums, including MoMA, the Met, the Frick, and many more
  • Museum shop and café discounts
  • Working for a highly regarded organization that creates extraordinary experiences for large audiences.





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How to apply
To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to jobs@hudsonvalley.org. Please include “Security Guard” in the subject line. Candidates of diverse ethnic and racial background are encouraged to apply. No calls please. Should your skills and qualifications meet our requirements we will contact you to schedule an interview. If we do not contact you, we will keep your resume on file for one year in the event that another position for which you may be suited becomes available. Thank you for your interest in Historic Hudson Valley.

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