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Seasonal Event Security - Cincinnati Reds (Cincinnati · OH)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Security
Job Title: Seasonal Event Security
Department: Ballpark Operations
Reports To: Security Manager
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring each visitor to the Great American Ball Park has an enjoyable and safe visit by tending to all needs of public safety and security as directed by management.
  • Controlling and managing crowds, performing Guest services functions. (i.e... directing guests)
  • Enforcing all regulations, and Great American Ball Park and MLB Policies.
  • Ensuring the safe and efficient evacuation of the facility in the event of an emergency.
  • Sweeping the ballpark in the event of a bomb scare.
  • Execute post game lock-up procedures.
  • Conduct Screening at entry points with the use of a “Walk through Metal Detector”.
  • Prevent dangerous weapons and other prohibited items from entering the facility.
  • Conduct bag checks for prohibited items.
  • Provide Field security standing on the field, in the dugouts, and bullpens providing security for players, coaches, umpires and management both pre and post game.
  • Many assignments are high profile and in secure areas and it will be necessary in order to execute the assigned duties for candidates to stand for long periods of time.
  • Verify identification of working personnel at the ballpark including the press, visiting team personnel, families and guests of the Reds and Game Day Staff.
  • Act as an escort and security for visiting dignitaries, players' families, visiting team management, families and special guests. This would include walking them to their seats and then standing in designated areas to insure their safety and needs are attended to for lengthy periods of time.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others to produce results.
  • Ability to work the entire event including pre and post-game activities.
  • All employees must be willing to work any position assigned by management. You may be assigned to any post as designated by management.
Ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must adhere to Great American Ball Park COVID Protocols, which includes wearing a mask at all times.
  • Ability to work the entire event including pre and post-game activities.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, speak and comprehend English.
  • Ability to hear, comprehend and disseminate instructions and vital information especially in the event of emergencies.
  • Must be able to work on all four (4) levels of Great American Ball Park.
  • Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs and ramps for the entire event (5-7 hours)
  • Ability to clearly, effectively, and professionally interact with staff, supervisors, contractors, and the public.
  • Will collaborate effectively with others to produce results. 
  • Ability to handle large crowds while remaining friendly and professional. 
  • Will maintain a positive attitude under pressure and have the ability to handle large crowds while remaining friendly and professional.
  • Must be able to work outdoors exposed to weather conditions
  • The ideal candidate must be reliable, helpful, alert and observant.
  • This is a public safety position and, generally, requires long periods of standing and may require extensive walking and climbing steps.
  • Prior experience in security, customer service or life safety professions is preferred but not required.

A requirement of the position may be to obtain a Trained Crowd Manager Certification at the Organization’s expense. This process will be explained during the interview process.
A requirement of the position is that you must be able to work at least three weekend days each month during the 2021 season.
  • Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
  • Meet Department productivity standards

Important things to know BEFORE you apply:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation. Accordingly, you may be required to complete the Cincinnati Reds application forms and other such documentation as may be necessary to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Pursuant to Major League Baseball, and in accordance with applicable law, you may be required to submit to a drug screen 
prior to and during your employment.
Please Note: This is a seasonal opportunity and no benefits will be provided. Pay rate is $12.50 per hour.
To be considered for employment for the above position applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  •  Must be at least 18 years of age.
  •  Must have a High school Diploma or GED.
  •  Must be available to work a minimum of 48 home games during the 2021 season which includes days, nights, weekends and holidays. A 2021 schedule can be found at
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in these positions. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above is, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in these positions.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement:
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity for employment and/or promotion is open to any person who possesses the requisite qualifications for an open position. The Company policy is that there should be no discrimination on the basis of age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status, with regard to employment, job assignment, and promotion or other terms or conditions of employment.