Great Art Inspired by Water

Security Officer II (P/T):


The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM), a fine arts museum with notable European and American art collections, seeks a qualified applicant for a part-time position (approximately 15 hours/week) of Security Officer II to help maintain gallery security and, as a result, quality visitor experience.

Demonstrated success in organizational/asset security, providing public or customer service are required. A valid driver’s license and reliable cell phone service are also required. Associates or Bachelor’s degree, and interest in art are preferred.


Position schedule is 6 weekend days (3 weekends) per month, or more if preferred, occasional evening hours, and possibly occasional weekday shifts. Compensation is $13/hour.


Please send a brief cover letter, resume, and the contact information for 3 professional references by mail to Minnesota Marine Art Museum, 800 Riverview Drive, Winona, MN 55987, Attn: Security; or by email to with the subject line of: Security Officer II.

No phone calls or drop-ins. We do not accept applications from third-party and/or online job services.



Job description:



The primary duties of the Security Officer are to maintain a gallery security and thereby maintain quality visitor experience. Security Officers ensures the safety of the art, the visitors, the staff, and the building. 


Education and Experience:

-Demonstrated success in providing organizational/asset security required

-Demonstrated success in public or customer service required

-Associates or Bachelor’s degrees preferred

-Knowledge or interest in art preferred



-Patrols, monitors security cameras, and inspects galleries during regular museum hours and during special events to ensure safety of collection and visitors

-Secures galleries at opening and closing, checks building areas, and secures points of entry, exit, and interior areas

-Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safe working environment

-Monitors video alarm systems to ensure security and safety

-Enforces patron and staff compliance with general safety and security rules and regulations, and performs CPR or renders first aid as necessary.

-Make recommendations for security procedure, system improvements, or changing needs for effective security and emergency procedures

-Respond to emergencies or system alarms promptly to ensure security and safety

-Work with MMAM volunteers and staff to gather and record feedback/comments from visitors

-Answer questions from visitors or guide visitors to staff person

-Valid driver’s license and reliable cell phone service required.


Physical Demands:

-Standing: remaining on one's feet in an upright position.

-Sitting: remaining in the normal seated position.