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Event Security Representative

Are you looking to join a team of go-getters dedicated to serving and uplifting the community through basketball? Join the Detroit Pistons team and our mission to empower!

This position is responsible for assisting with security operations during events at the Pistons Performance Center. The position will be expected but not limited to; visual security inspections, credential verification, crowd surveillance walking patrol, incident report writing, customer service, parking services basic CCTV monitoring, incident response. Here at the Detroit Pistons, we are focused on equality for all. We work collaboratively to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that celebrates our differences while driving innovation and equity. Creating impactful experiences on and off the court is what we do - and ensuring that everyone has a voice is how we do it.”

We are seeking a team member with a positive, upbeat attitude that can connect with a diverse population, and we are excited to meet you!

What you’ll be doing :

  • Provide security protection for the Pistons Performance Center facility, proprietary material, and personnel within the areas of responsibility to preclude unauthorized access, theft, or intentional destruction.

  • Monitor flow of personnel entering and exiting the facility during events. Audit personnel/visitor authorization and control activities to verify personal and organization ID.

  • Ensure the protection of employees, guests, and patrons to include potential situations and physical confrontations.

  • Visually inspect common areas to prevent any hazards, ensure accurate safety procedures are followed and provide documentation of security, fire, and safety deficiencies.

  • Assist with handling of emergency situations, including employee injuries.

  • Respond to incidents, investigate, interview, and capture pertinent/information to complete incident reports.

  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of all security orders, written and oral, pertaining to assigned duties.

  • Provide an atmosphere in which all Detroit Pistons employees and visitors know that the Detroit Pistons responds to and cares about their needs; provides a courteous, respectful, and pleasant interaction with each employee and visitor as perceived from their point of view; presents a good image of the Pistons and its security department.

  • Acts to ensure that all property removal is conducted within appropriate policy requirements.

  • Knowledge and ability to administer basic first aid instructions.

  • Carries out specific tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as the need arises for the assigned site.

  • Available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends and holidays as required.

What we’re looking for:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associates degree or equivalent work experience

  • Security, law enforcement, fire/medical service or military experience required, and guest experience, CPR/First Aid and AED training preferred

  • Driver’s license preferred

  • Ability to exercise good judgment in emergencies and must possess effective written and oral communication skills

  • Interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to take care of fellow Security Team members and the public in a professional manner

  • Ability to navigate windows-based security software such as CCTV, access control, visitor management login/logout and fire/life safety systems

  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of employees and guests

  • Ability to bend and lift objects necessary to perform primary duties

  • Must be able to defend self or others, using minimal force if necessary and only in accordance with corporate use of force policies

  • Must pass a criminal background check and motor vehicle history check in accordance with company policy and periodically checked thereafter


The Detroit Pistons organization is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from public health authorities and our medical advisors, we require that all Pistons employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will consider requests for exemptions to accommodate individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.