Position:                  Security Guard            (Part-time Seasonal)

Reports To:            Karl Brobst, Security Manager

Division:                  Operations

Salary Range:    $14.00 per hour

Exempt (Y/N):     Yes


Job Description:

Security Guards aboard the Battleship New Jersey fulfill a number of functions related to the security and safety of the Battleship, its guests, employees and vendors. Security guards typically work eight hour shifts, to provide twenty-four hour coverage seven days a week. Responsibilities will include access and crowd control, parking lot coordination, including collecting parking fees, and other duties which may be assigned. Scheduling is flexible with the opportunity to obtain additional hours on a per diem basis during events held aboard the ship.


Employer Background:

The Home Port Alliance for the U.S.S. New Jersey, Inc. (HPA), is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of restoring, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting the history of the former U.S.S. New Jersey and her veterans via our primary artifact, the Battleship New Jersey, this nation’s largest and most decorated battleship.  Additionally the HPA develops educational programs about the Battleship New Jersey and supports the economic growth of the City of Camden, New Jersey.

Via our primary programs of tours, school tours, group outings, overnight encampments and special event rentals, the Battleship draws over 80,000 annually to a site which includes the Battleship, a Memorial Pier and a Promenade with a visitor’s center with a box office and gift shop.   Please visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org for more information.



  • Must demonstrate strong customer service skills.


Battleship New Jersey recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly-qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner.  Battleship New Jersey may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting, search firms and others.

Equal Employment Opportunity.  Battleship New Jersey strongly support equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation or preference, medical condition (including pregnancy) or protected disability where it is unrelated to the ability to perform a job, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or any other category prohibited by federal, state or applicable local law, regulation or ordinance.

This position is Exempt.  Overtime may be required.


Submit your resume and cover letter here. Please do not attempt to contact directly. Thank you for your interest in the Battleship New Jersey.