A public garden & cultural center

Seasonal, Part-Time Security Guard

A member of the Visitor Services Department, the Seasonal, Part-Time Security Guard helps to provide a safe and positive visitor experience. The Security Guard position reports to the Security Supervisor. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Enforce Wave Hill’s rules and regulations 
  • Patrol the grounds 
  • Set up conference facilities and equipment for public and private events 
  • Take responsibility for in-house mail delivery 
  • Perform some custodial duties during inclement weather, including, at times, snow removal


  • New York-certified with at least one year of experience in the security field
  • Background in fire prevention or NYC Fire Guard a plus
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience in a public garden or cultural institution preferable
  • Enthusiastic, self motivated with the ability to interact with the public and staff
  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment including folding tables, chairs and boxes
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work varied hours including weekends


To Apply

Send resume and cover letter by email to businessoffice@wavehill.org.


No phone calls, please.


March, 2017