Collectors is the leading creator of innovative technology that provides value-added services for collectors worldwide. We grade, authenticate, vault and sell millions of record-setting collectibles, all while modernizing and digitalizing the process to further our mission of helping collectors pursue their passions. We’re always on the lookout for talented people to join our growing team.

Our services span collectible coins, trading cards, Funko Pops!, video games, event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia. Our subsidiaries include PSA, PCGS, WATA, Card Ladder, Goldin, and the Long Beach Expo collectibles trade show.

Since our founding in 1986, we have graded and authenticated millions of items. We employ more than 1,700 people across our headquarters in Santa Ana and offices in Jersey City, Seattle, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

We’re looking for a dedicated part time Events and Shows Security Officer to join our dynamic events team to help protect Collector’s personnel, property, and profits at trade show events across the country. This role is perfect for individuals passionate about Security, technology, customer service, and who are seeking an exciting opportunity to travel and work in different environments. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of integrity, excellent communication skills, and the ability to adapt to the unique challenges of securing high-value assets and ensuring the safety of all event participants. 

You’ll report to the Security Shows & Transportation Manager and work a hybrid schedule out of our Santa Ana, CA headquarters, as necessary. A valid Driver's License is required for this role. Must be available to work varied and weekend shifts.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be available to travel and work trade shows and other events twice per month, on average, including weekends and holidays as necessary. 
  • Efficiently set up, configure, and maintain Security cameras and monitoring equipment at various venues to ensure comprehensive Security coverage.
  • Provide secure transportation for high-value items to and from trade show venues, ensuring safe delivery and adherence to all Security protocols. 
  • Serve as a point of contact for employees, vendors, and the public at trade show events, offering assistance and information while providing exceptional customer service and maintaining a professional demeanor. 
  • Conduct regular patrols, monitoring for any unusual activity, and be prepared to respond promptly to Security incidents. 
  • Maintain accurate logs of Security activities, incidents, and camera footage reviews. Prepare and submit reports as required by management. 
  • Work closely with other Security team members, event staff, and local law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe and secure environment for all attendees. 
  • Secure premises and personnel by monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities.
  • Contribute to the Security team’s effort by accomplishing related duties as assigned.
  • Make timely decisions, while maintaining composure in emergency response situations.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Adhere to all company service and operating standards.
  • Protect the company's assets relative to theft, assault, fire, and other safety issues.

Who You Are:

  • At least 2 years of Security experience required, preferably in a corporate or executive environment.
  • Have a valid driver's license, clean driving record, are able to drive at night; experience in secure transportation is highly desirable. 
  • Ability to travel as required and work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays. 
  • Strong technical proficiency, especially with Security camera setup, operation, and maintenance. 
  • You are able to clearly communicate with a variety of individuals, both written and verbal. Bilingual is a plus.
  • You are able to analyze and use logic and reasoning to understand how a problem should be approached.
  • You are attentive to the reactions of others, reading body language well.
  • You have basic knowledge of Microsoft office programs.
  • You have great active listening skills, foster trusting interpersonal relationships and you work well with others.

Experience / Certifications:

  • Valid California BSIS Guard Card (required)
  • Valid Driver's License (required)
  • High school diploma (required)
  • Valid Passport (preferred))
  • Reserve/Former military (preferred)
  • Police Officer experience (preferred)
    First Aid, CPR and other emergency certifications (preferred) 

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking
  • Standing for long periods
  • Bending
  • Crouching
  • Lift, carry, pull, and push boxes 65-70lbs or more
  • Load, transport, and unload boxes

Hourly Rate: The reasonable estimated hourly range for this position is $30-$35. Actual compensation varies based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including location, job level, prior experience and skill set.

Reasons To Join Us: 

  • Health Insurance: All full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 401(K) Matching Plan: We are proud to offer a competitive 401k matching plan to our employees to support their future financial goals 
  • Vacation: All full-time employees are eligible for paid vacation 
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for ten company paid holidays 
  • Employee Discounts: Employees receive discounts on select grading services for approved submissions 
  • Flexible Hours: Many of our teams offer flexible schedules with varying shifts and will work with you to accommodate your needs 
  • Fun Working Environment: Our team members are invited to participate in celebrations, holiday events, and team building activities 
Collectors may use e-verify to validate your ability to work legally in the United States.

We are aware that there are instances where individuals are receiving job offers that fraudulently allege to be from Collectors or one of our business units. This type of fraud can be carried out through false websites, through fake e-mails claiming to be from the company or through social media. We never ask for personal information such as your bank account, Social Security numbers or National IDs, nor do we send or request payments for the purchase of business-related equipment. If you suspect fraud, please reach out to [email protected].

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We believe that a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills will better service the diverse community of collectors we support.

If you require an accommodation to apply or interview with us due to a disability or special need, please email [email protected]. 

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