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    This Direct Hire position is located in the Office of Protection Services, Smithsonian Institution. The incumbent serves in a variety of mobile and fixed posts that are crucial to the protection of Sl property, staff, and visitors; where threats and vulnerability to exhibits are high; where exhibits contain high value; and in areas that contain sensitive assets or artifacts. 

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    As a Security Guard, the incumbent is responsible for the following but not limited to:

    • Ensuring the safety and security of the Smithsonian staff and visitors and protecting the Smithsonian treasures, property and grounds.
      Patrols assigned areas to check locks, alarms, door exhibit cases and other barriers.
    • Conducts routine inspections to ensure compliance with security/safety requirements.
    • Provides customer service to museum visitors and staff members.
      Prepares various written accurate, clear and readable reports such as offenses, accident reports, complaints, and maintains logs.
    • Assists victims during medical emergencies and request assistance from senior staff members.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/607150200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.