Security Guard

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis seeks Security Guards to join our team. Reporting primarily to the Visitor Experience and Events Manager—as well as Lead Visitor Experience Associates and appropriate full-time CAM staff as necessary—the Security Guard is responsible for the protection of the museum premises, artwork, visitors, and personnel. This position will maintain a high visibility presence in the galleries and be prepared to deter all illegal or inappropriate actions in a professional manner.

This is a part-time position with a variable work schedule that is dependent on programs and events. In addition to staffing regular museum hours, the Security Guard work schedule may include staffing exhibition openings, programs, and events.

Successful candidates have proven work experience as a security guard or relevant position; excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures and protocols; and a high degree of integrity and professionalism. Interest in contemporary art and/or museums is a plus.


The pay rate for this position starts at $15/hour.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject line Security Guard. All inquiries and materials will be confidential. Applications will be acknowledged.

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is committed to embracing diversity, practicing equity, and ensuring accessibility and inclusion. We will continually strive to achieve a welcoming environment in all our spaces, where  staff, artists, board, and community feel reflected and valued for their unique perspectives and backgrounds. DEAI values will guide and impact all the decisions the museum makes, both internal and external, so that we are choosing a path toward ongoing transformation.

CAM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, family responsibilities, national origin, or veteran status.