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House Security Officer - Reserve


Reserve Status: a position averaging 20 hours a week.

Biltmore Estate Security Officers are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of guests, employees, assets and property, and will support and contribute to the world class guest service experience that Biltmore offers. Duties may vary according to assignment/location, and may include: providing assistance in a professional and hospitable manner; security and emergency response services for assigned location(s); support for staff, guests, and vendors; and access control for the collection, secured sites/buildings/locations, and other property and assets. In addition, Security Officers will provide general assistance and support for leadership, the department, and the company as required.


1. High school diploma required. Related training or certifications helpful. Must have or be able to obtain AED, CPR and First Aid certification.
2. At least one (1) year of similar experience in guest services support, safety, security, or a related field preferred. The ideal candidate will have had prior experience working with safety/security in an attractions, hospitality, and/or upscale hotel/resort environment with a focus on guest service.
3. Demonstrated commitment to delivering world class internal/external guest service.
4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to write and complete reports in standard English. Knowledge of second language helpful.
5. Ability to properly evaluate situations and exercise good judgment is essential.
6. Must be proactive and take initiative where appropriate; ability to troubleshoot and handle a variety of guest and employee situations in a professional manner consistent.
7. Works effectively both independently and as part of a dynamic guest service team.
8. Must be able to quickly acquire knowledge of Biltmore's systems, and protocols.
9. Ability to prioritize work, multi-task, and adapt accordingly.
10. Keen attention to detail

Physical Requirements:This position will require a physical exam at the Biltmore Clinic prior to starting work. An offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of this examination.

1. The incumbent will work inside and outside in all types of weather with fluctuations in temperature and conditions.

2. The incumbent will be required to stand/walk for extended periods of time.
3. The incumbent will be required to physically assist guests and employees as needed.
4. The incumbent must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally; must be capable of lifting/pulling/pushing up to 100 pounds with assistance if needed.
5. The incumbent must possess what is medically considered normal sensory acuity with all senses and be able to handle and respond to multiple stimuli simultaneously.
(Must be 18 years or older, license not required.)

Essential Job Duties:

1. The officer must be thoroughly familiar with Biltmore and grounds, including adjacent areas, and access/key control procedures; familiar with alarm devices and emergency protocols; and generalized troubleshooting knowledge of security systems.
2. Accurately documents events which impact upon the security and safety. Will be responsible for writing and completing reports according to protocols.
3. Perform patrols of assigned areas as required.
4. The officer must be able to respond appropriately to other threats such as severe weather changes, fire hazards, etc., and the procedures to be used during emergencies.
5. Provides world class internal/external service for guests, staff, and vendors.
6. Will assist estate residents as required.

House Security Officer - Reserve

Biltmore Company
Part time
Asheville, NC

Published on 02/12/2020