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State of Montana Security Guard 1 in Helena, Montana

The Montana Historical Society, (MTHS), exists to provide the people of Montana and those interested in the history of the American west a place to learn about, enjoy and celebrate the past. MTHS has an opening for a Security Guard. This position has the responsibility of protecting the collections, staff, and public throughout the building, grounds, all galleries, research center, and staff offices. Since personal contact with the public plays a significant role in this position, communication skills are essential. This position occasionally requires a flexed work schedule to accommodate special events. The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal history background check. This position is a full-time position. The successful applicant may be required to work on Saturdays & Sundays and must be flexible with the remaining hours to meet the department’s needs, including evening hours. Duties: * * During opening hours perform interior inspections of exhibited items to ensure assets are safeguarded and checking for signs of damage. * Physical inspections of grounds and buildings before opening hours * Activate and monitor alarm systems. * Perform emergency first aid and coordinate with emergency units. * Investigate accidents and document specific complaints for safety hazards. * Maintain security records and visitor activities. * Respond to security needs at all MHS locations as needed, Original Governor’s Mansion, State Historic Preservation Office, and Scriver building warehouse. * Record and reconcile cash and credit card sales according to procedures. * Document daily activities using computer software such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel and MHS programs. * Serves as interdepartmental liaisons between staff, programs, local communities, and the public. * Respond to request for information regarding the MTHS, tourism and local community activities. * Daily mail pickup and sorting. * Coordinates the removal of recyclable and surplus property from the building. * Responsible for the set-up and tear-down of the department meeting room(s). * Must have working knowledge of and be able to explain the museum layout, museum offerings, and the programs at MHS. * Ability to act calmly and authoritatively in emergency situations. * Ability to communicate with the public with a distinguished and professional demeanor, maintain emotional control and maturity, exercise tact, courtesy, poise alertness, and good judgement. * Ability to work well with others. * Ability to lift 50 lbs. * Must possess basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office products Word and Excel. * Ability to use cash register and credit card machine. * Ability to stand for long periods of time. * Familiarity with CPR/AED/First Aid (certifications will be provided by the MTHS). * Ability to multi-task in a fast -paced admissions and ticketing environment. * Must have and maintain a current, valid driver's license. Title: *Security Guard 1 Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23141636