Autry National Center


  • Security Officer (On-Call)

    The Autry seeks on-call Security Officers. Duties include performing security patrols by foot or vehicle, answering visitor inquiries, responding to emergencies according to defined procedures, and monitoring movement of staff, visitors, assets, equipment and materials. This position requires standing for long periods of time and wearing of a radio earpiece at normal volume setting. Security officers may be assigned to any shift or any Autry location. May be assigned outdoors and to construction posts which may include inclement weather, dust, dirt and noise. Guard card is not required.


    High School Diploma or GED; experience in security, public safety, military and/or customer service; must be able to work weekends and additional hours as necessary; the ability to communicate clearly in person and via radio is necessary; the ability to stand and walk for long periods is required; reliable transportation is needed.

  • Custodian

    A custodian performs routine basic maintenance and cleaning of museum grounds (both Griffith Park and Mt. Washington campuses).

    Essential Functions:

    • Cleans the museum galleries, public areas, plaza and administrative office
    • Assists with museum events (set up and clean up)
    • Routinely dusts, vacuums, cleans windows and bathrooms, and waxes wood floors as necessary
    • Ensures work is performed safely and that equipment is properly maintained

    Other Functions:

    • The museum (or the Autry) reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and keep supervisor apprised of all personnel issues and or problems.
    • Knowledge of cleaning supplies and quantities needed
    • Knowledge of cleaning equipment
    • Ability to communicate in English required for day shifts and preferred for evening shifts
    • Transportation to work between both sites
    • Custodial experience preferred
    • Ability to learn to use a 2 way radio
    • bility to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted

    Working at the Autry:

    • Requires physical mobility and stamina.
    • Involves long periods of standing, walking, or sitting; frequent stooping, and bending. Extended work hours as needed.

Application Information

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.


Please mail or e-mail your résumé and letter of interest to:

Valerie Nelson
Human Resources
Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
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The Autry National Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Phone: 323.667.2000

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