The Security Officer, Ballpark Security - Second Shift is primarily responsible for patrolling the ballpark during shifts, ensuring a safe ballpark environment for guests and employees.


  • Patrols all ballpark property as required and ensures, in a friendly and professional manner, the security of employees, contracted building partners, and visitors.

  • Detects and resolves immediate safety and criminal issues; responds to the scene of an incident and acts as an emergency first responder if required.

  • Conducts detailed internal investigations into incidents and provides detailed, objective reports for each shift or incident.

  • While assuming Loading Dock post: Inspects all vehicles entering the loading dock. Verifies deliveries with the corresponding schedules. Checks driver identifications and logs all deliveries accordingly.

  • Monitors and operates closed-circuit surveillance, access control, and fire alarm systems.

  • Attends briefing sessions to learn what events and activities are occurring within the ballpark and ascertains the status of event "load-ins" and "load-outs.”

  • Acts as property first responder to alarms, medical calls, property damages, etc.

  • Maintains absolute confidentiality on sensitive issues.

  • Maintains accurate notes and log information as required; ensures that all pass-on information is communicated to the next shift.

  • Completes all activity logs, incident reports, repair forms and other documents in a clear, concise and legible format in a timely, efficient manner.

  • Greet all clients, employees, guests, and vendors at Petco Park in a professional manner.

  • Follows established Ballpark Security protocols and procedures at all times.

  • Collaborates with other departments within the organization to strategically create positive publicity for the Club.

  • Represents the Club in a positive and professional manner at all times.

  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS – Must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in large public assembly facilities highly desirable. Courses in criminal justice or security training by recognized academy, school or organization desirable.

  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and social skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

  • Must be available to consistently work Second Shift which is from 1:00pm until 9:30pm PST for five assigned working days ranging from Saturday through Sunday.

  • Must be available to work overtime shifts, including weekends and holidays, as needed.

  • Minimum physical requirements: able to travel to and gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events; able to ascend and descend stairs; able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds; able to ride a bicycle for prolonged periods of time.

  • Fluently bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

  • Possess BSIS Proprietary Security Guard certification a plus.

  • Previous Law Enforcement/Public Safety experience a plus.

  • Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability.

  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

  • Professional image and demeanor.

  • Strong ability to work with others in a reciprocal, team environment.

  • As a condition of employment, the job candidate(s) must provide proof of current COVID vaccination and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment background check and drug screening.

The San Diego Padres are an Equal Opportunity Employer.