Chautauqua Institution

  • OPERATIONS: Amphitheater Security (Police Department)

    Job Locations US-NY-Chautauqua
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/1/2019 3:37 PM)
    # of Openings
    Operations: Police Department
  • Overview

    The pre-eminent expression of lifelong learning in the United States, Chautauqua Institution comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. Over the course of nine weeks, more than 100,000 people visit Chautauqua and participate in programs, classes and community events for all ages — all within the beautiful setting of a historic lakeside village. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue.


    Chautauqua Institution Police Department is currently seeking part-time Amphitheater security personnel for all major performances and lectures during the 2019 summer season (mostly Fridays). Duties range from manning fixed posts, entry points inside and outside of the venue, both stage and back stage security and crowd control.   



    • Variety of shifts and hours available.
    • Completes the security check list nightly
    • Patrols the Amphitheater premises
    • Calls local police if needed/ remains calm in a crisis
    • Other duties may be assigned
    •  No former training or qualifications needed.
    • Free gate pass for the 2019 summer season.
    • Questions contact C.I.P.D @716-357-6225 Attn. Sgt. Leone


    • NYS Security Guard class if not currently certified, additional application from Police Department,
    • Community relations skills, customer service skills, teamwork oriented, knowledge of Chauatauqua.


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