Security Officer - Fulltime $24.93 hr / Immediate Benefits

Job Family
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center and Villa
Workplace Type
Hiring Pay Scale
$24.93 Hourly
Security - 0124-Security Operations
Requisition Number
ERRP Eligible

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Getty believes diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are essential to our excellence and to the execution of our mission. The Getty community values differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

We are in search of candidates to provide security and safety of our art collection, property, visitors, and staff. Getty has two remarkable campuses, in Los Angeles and in Malibu, with breathtaking views, art, and architecture.


Our Security Officers observe, detect, report and respond to threats and/or hazards including, but not limited to, property damage, vandalism, fires, emergency incidents and medical emergencies. As a Security Officer, you may be expected to patrol on foot, drive Getty vehicles, stand post in galleries or exterior site posts, perform traffic control duties, or other security responsibilities as needed. You are also expected to provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional appearance and manner.


Join our team in Security Operations! We have Full Time positions available.


We can offer you:

  • $24.93 per hour
  • Extensive training program to prepare you for your new role and future career in the field (CPR Training, Fire Extinguisher training are included).
  • Immediate healthcare benefits are available to all Full-Time new hires. 
  • Our generous transportation program also includes Metro/Bus reimbursements.
  • Getty-provided Security uniforms with free on-site cleaning services 
  • Paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay
  • Staff discounts at our Cafe, Coffee Carts, Museum Store

          ... and so much more

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Applies knowledge of security and fire/life/safety procedures to assignments of varying complexity
  • Ensures the safety of Getty staff and visitors
  • Ensures the security of Getty collection and property
  • Operates, monitors and responds to security, fire/life/safety and other systems
  • May complete security logs, reports and other documentation
  • May drive Getty vehicles in the course of patrol duties, shuttle driving, emergencies or other situations as required including escorting and picking up and delivery of artworks in the regional area
  • Controls staff and visitor access to secured areas; issues and collects keys, radios and security equipment
  • May periodically provide guidance and oversee the work activities of associate and intermediate support personnel
  • Communicates effectively on radio and in person
  • Responds and assists in emergency situations
  • Stays current on all departmental policies and procedures and follows all departmental communication
  • May perform traffic control duties as needed


  • High School/GED
  • A valid California Drivers license with less than 3 DMV points
  • Class B license is a plus
  • 1-2 years experience in Security, Customer Service, Military or Law Enforcement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Performs standard support functions
  • Applies knowledge of policies, practices, trends and information to assignments of moderate complexity
  • Fluent in other languages a plus
  • Excellent communication skills

Benefits and Perks

Here are just some examples that Getty offers/provides for full-time employees:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage, starting on date of hire. Getty pays 75%-95% of the premium, depending on the plan selected.
  • 403(b) Employee Investment retirement plan – with up to 5% Getty Match
  • Getty contribution of 6%, on behalf of employee, to 401(a) retirement account
  • Educational Assistance and professional development
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Days
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Many positions have bi-weekly Off-Fridays
  • On-Site Fitness Center at Getty Center
  • Community service opportunities


To learn more about our comprehensive benefits and long list of perks, go to Getty HR.  

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.

Apply for This Job

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.