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 (Thursday–Sunday 10:00 am–5:00 pm and Friday 10:00 am–8:00 pm), 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.

Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion

CAM commits to creating environments that are equitable, just, and accessible without discrimination toward a person’s race, gender identity, class, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, age, ability, and national origin. Employees at CAM are expected to contribute to the advancement of equitable, inclusive organizational practices.


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.

About the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis works to enrich lives and inspire curiosity, creativity, and learning through experiences with contemporary art. Focused on a dynamic array of changing exhibitions, the Museum reflects and contributes to the global cultural landscape while engaging thousands of visitors through a wide array of public programs. CAM nurtures the creative minds of our city’s youth through free, in-depth art education, making a long-lasting impact on the community. We are a site for discovery, a welcoming space, free and open to all.

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. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

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