Control Guard

Minneapolis, MN

The Walker Art Center is seeking a dedicated and reliable Control Guard to help monitor the Walker's security, life safety and operational systems and to respond accordingly if an emergency or issue arises. The Control Center is open 24/7/365 and serves as the central communications hub for emergency radio and telephone communications. 

Responsibilities include monitoring automated security and life safety systems; working with security and building operation teams to work through and/or respond to situations; and providing incident and other reporting as needed. Control Guards back up, help support, and assist the Chief Guards, Assistant Security Manager & Security Manager in all facets of their job.


Full-time (35 hours/week); $17.00 per hour; availability to work days/evenings and flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required;  non-exempt; excellent benefits package, Walker membership, museum discounts.


1-2 years’ experience in security or monitoring situations required; excellent ability to relay information, provide facts and necessary details; skilled trouble-shooter and problem-solver. 

Please note: international candidates have the ability to work in the United States at the time the position is accepted. Candidates must also secure at their expense and be in possession of a valid US work visa. Qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or studies are strongly encouraged to apply

The Walker is committed to being an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities and audiences we serve. We are dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.

The Walker Art Center requires all employees to comply with our COVID vaccination policy, which requires staff to be fully vaccinated or test every 6 days. The Walker Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and will consider request for reasonable accommodations based on disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs possible without undue hardship.