Gallery Attendant, Part Time at Norton Simon Musuem
411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105

Gallery Attendant, Part Time -* Great Opportunity for Retirees*

Performs a variety of security related functions, including protecting art and other property. Also provides assistance to visitors and staff during emergencies. Work days include Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Must be at least 18 years of age and available to work up to 5 days per week or on days selected by security management.


Position requires good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate professionally and tactfully with Museum patrons and staff from all organizational levels. This position also requires long hours of alert standing and moderate physical mobility and exertion in walking, climbing stairs. Position may require strenuous physical activity related to responding to emergencies or alarms. Gallery Attendants may be required to work outdoors and in occasional inclement weather. Must be able to bend, reach and lift up to 20 pounds. Uniforms provided by the Museum must be worn when on duty.

Major Job Responsibilities

Assigned to galleries or exterior grounds to protect collection and other property from theft, vandalism, fire, illegal activity and any other hazard
Remains vigilant; remains on post until properly relieved and reports any concerns, problems or hazards to security management
Maintains a calm, pleasant and professional demeanor at all times
Interacts with patrons and may be assigned to handle admissions or other patron transactions
Assists with special projects as needed
This position pays $16.00 per hour.

Interested applicants should apply in person between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Employment is contingent upon proof of legal status to work in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Norton Simon Entities* provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Norton Simon Entities do not unlawfully discriminate or tolerate harassment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals over forty years of age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. The Norton Simon Entities make reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.

The Norton Simon Entities are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion in its workforce.

*The Norton Simon Entities are composed of the following: Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena and the Norton Simon Art Foundation. Employment may be with either, or both, of these entities.

How to apply

No phone calls please. Due to volume of resumes received, we will not be able to acknowledge receipt of resumes.

In person between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Norton Simon Museum of Art
411 West Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105


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Employment is contingent upon proof of legal status to work in the United States.


Norton Simon Musuem
411 W Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, California 91105


Nels Ortlund


411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Critical Thinking
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation