Security Officer
Delaware North Companies
 Orlando, FL

Our Exciting Work Environment

Delaware North operates the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Bringing to life the epic story of the U.S. space program, offering a full day or more of fun, inspiration and educational activities, including the new Astronaut Training Experience®, Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®, Kennedy Space Center Tour featuring the Apollo/Saturn V Center with an actual Saturn V moon rocket, Space Shuttle Atlantis®, Shuttle Launch Experience®, IMAX® films, Astronaut Encounter, Rocket Garden, and more.

The Opportunity

Control the various entry/exit locations throughout the controlled areas. Operate a walkthrough metal detector and conduct hand searches of bags carried by guests. Only allow authorized guests and crewmembers through the control points. Maintain an Entry/Exit Log as required. Check vehicle decals/hang tags as needed. Direct visitors and vendors to appropriate locations. Report all violations to the Security Lead or Security Management immediately. Read and comply with the established DNCP&R Security Post Orders. Conduct various security checks or other assigned duties as required. Conduct foot / motorized vehicle patrol of all areas of the Visitor Complex property or operations. Respond to any incidents as needed, complete an investigation, and follow up with a written report. Conduct any other additional duties as assigned by Security Management.


Valid/current State of Florida Class D Security License.

Pass a NASA Security background check and obtain a One NASA Access Badge.

Pass a background and security investigation, including a criminal records check.

General knowledge of two-way radio usage and associated codes.

Basic computer skills.

Able to hear and respond to the spoken voice and to audible alarms generated by screening equipment in an active checkpoint environment.

Able to efficiently and thoroughly manipulate and handle baggage, containers, and other objects subject to security processing.

Sufficient dexterity and capability to thoroughly conduct hand-metal detector and pat down search procedures over an individual's entire body.

Able to read, speak, and write English well enough to carry out written and oral instructions regarding the proper performance of screening duties. Read English language identification media, credentials, and labels on items normally encountered in the screening process. Provide direction, understand and answer questions from English-speaking individuals undergoing screening.

Be able to remain calm and professional when dealing with stressful or difficult situations.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift at least 35 lbs. Must be able to conduct foot patrols of designated property. Must be able to stand and walk 85-100% of the time.

Environmental Conditions: Must be able to work outdoors for extended periods.

Who We Are

At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.