Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Security Officer - Part Time

Location US-IL-Joliet
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino Joliet
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Security, Surveillance & EMT



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Joliet, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Performs duties to monitor the activities of the staff and guests to ensure compliance with organizational policies, regulatory guidelines, and safety rules.  Takes necessary steps to ensure the safety and security of operations. 
  • Exercises good judgment to ensure the safety and security of the guests, staff, and assets within the limits of standard or accepted policies and procedures. 
  • This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and team members. 
  • Staffs various posts as assigned.
  • Coordinates with Surveillance on monitoring critical areas.
  • Maintains visible presence and takes action to ensure the safety and security of guests, staff, and organizational assets.
  • Monitors and controls guest access to and from the vessels or non-public areas.
  • Helps to arrest and/or physically restrain a resistant individual.
  • Removes and detains in a Security area unruly and disruptive individuals or persons engaged in criminal activity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of general security procedures and 1-2 years of experience in a Security-related field is preferred. 
  • Previous experience in a guest service related field required.
  • Must understand and speak the English language.
  • This position is required to drive a company vehicle and adhere to the company MVR policy. 
  • Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License. 
  • Must have the ability to remain calm in emergency or stressful situations.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, and crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee requires manual dexterity to operate all necessary equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance.  Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs occasionally.  Must possess a physical fitness level to control and restrain unruly guests. 

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.



Equal Opportunity Employer




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