Security Officer Armed

Water Country USA Williamsburg

Busch Gardens is a place of thrills, fun and positive, lasting memories. And that’s just what it’s like to work here! As a key member of our team, you’ll play a major role in bringing happiness and excitement to people from around the world. If you’re dedicated, dependable and driven to deliver exceptional guest service, this is place for you!

  • ***$500 SIGN ON BONUS****

As an Armed Security Officer you get to providing guidance and leadership to front line security officers and security ambassadors through the course of their duties; performing duties as Security Duty Shift Supervisor when needed and assisting with training and development of newly assigned personnel; controlling access to company property, serving as the liaison with law enforcement agencies, and maintaining a high profile security presence to deter criminal activity as well as providing excellent customer service to our guests and employees.

What you get to do:

  • Supervise 4 to 45 security officers and provide field training to all security team members within your area
  • Enforce Security and vehicular procedures per company standards; Maintain a high profile of security presence to deter criminal activity and serve guest and team members
  • Be able and willing to assist Law Enforcement when appropriate
  • Control access to company property to ensure that the approved access policy is being adhered to; this includes vehicle and bag inspections to prevent contraband and the removal of company assets
  • Respond quickly and appropriately to calls for service and work in adverse conditions which include but are not limited to, extreme temperatures, inclement weather, darkness and heights
  • Investigate security related incidents; this includes writing reports as needed
  • Operate stations, maintain logs, issue keys, check IDs, control vehicle and pedestrian traffic and maintain cleanliness in your area
  • Courteously and effectively resolve guest complaints, disagreements and incidents
  • Document and disseminate critical information in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Have or willing to become CPR/AED and First Aid certified through Bush Gardens
  • At least three years of Security or Law Enforcement experience
  • At least one year of supervisory experience preferred but not required
  • Must have and maintain a valid Commonwealth of Virginia DCJS Armed Security Officer certification
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds, push/pull 50 pounds and climb to reasonable heights
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends and holidays

The Perks of the Position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:

  • Paid Floating Holidays
  • Accrual based Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team:

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

Water Country USA Williamsburg

Williamsburg, VA


Full Time Hourly

$15.00 per hour


6/30/2022 11:59 PM ET