Position: Patron Services (Security)
Status: Part time, seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to: Security Services Manager


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sustain a safe, secure and friendly environment for all Opera House patrons

  • Protect the physical assets of the Opera House, ensuring the appropriate areas are locked or open as needed

  • Provide a deterrent to possible disruptive and/or unlawful behavior, responding to incidents as required

  • Hail cabs for patrons departing the Opera House early, and ensure the cab line runs as efficiently as possible at the end of the performances

  • Assist patrons in emergency situations, including patron accidents, house evacuations, or related incidents that may occur, including monitoring of assigned house exits and maintaining an awareness of crowd management issues, in order to alert supervisory or security personnel to problems.



  • Effective customer-service orientation, professional appearance, and "team player" abilities are essential.

  • Women and retired police officers are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Please forward a resume and cover letter denoting the position of interest to jobs@lyricopera.org or mail to Lyric Opera of Chicago, Attention: Human Resources, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 860, Chicago, IL 60606.

Lyric Opera of Chicago is committed to enhancing our diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Lyric does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.