Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609

Date Posted:
April 06, 2021

Central Massachusetts



Central Control Room Guard


Title: Central Control Room Guard

Type: Hourly, Part time, Non-Exempt

Reports To: Protective Services Supervisors

Direct Reports: None

Rate: $13.75

Purpose: To maintain security via control systems and physical inspection and [to] control and record entrance and egress activity of service door .


  • Monitor intrusion, video, fire and climate control systems and take appropriate action; act as telephone liaison with fire department under alarm conditions
  • Control entry and egress of the service door to staff and vendors; receive and record shipments; assist and direct vendors
  • Issue and retrieve Museum credit cards, gallery attendant equipment, staff, van and room keys; take appropriate action when items are not returned
  • Record and submit reports (when required) of any situation out of the ordinary to supervision; maintain all required Control Room logs
  • Staff the entrance desks as required
  • Control the flow of property according to the property control policies
  • Respond to radio communications and involve supervisors, law enforcement, and EMT services as required without delay when addressing emergency response needs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Ability to work a flexible work schedule including nights, overnight, weekends and holiday hours

Regular and reliable attendance

Computer literate, comfortable operating computer and technology software including SharePoint, email systems, web based applications

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

Ability to work well with others while effectively maintaining the security requirements of the Museum

History of honesty and integrity


High school or equivalent


Demonstrated qualities of responsibility and accountability in maintaining rules and regulations while dealing with the public and staff. Previous experience with CCTV, building monitoring systems (Fire, HVAC and Access Control) preferred.

How To Apply:

Apply here

Apply by:
April 30, 2021
About this Organization:

Collection Information

The Worcester Art Museum creates transformative programs and exhibitions, drawing on its exceptional world-renowned collection of 38,000 works of art spanning 51 centuries. Central to its mission is a focus on audience engagement, connecting visitors of all ages and abilities with inspiring art and demonstrating its enduring relevance to daily life. The Museum’s creative initiatives—from pioneering collaborative programs with local schools, to fresh approaches to exhibition design and in-gallery teaching, to a long history of studio class instruction—provide opportunities for its diverse audiences to experience art and learn both from and with artists.

Centrally located in New England, Worcester is an hour from Boston, Providence and Hartford, an hour and a half from the Berkshires, three hours from New York City, and is convenient to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.