Security Officer

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Chicago
Location:  Chicago

The Peninsula Chicago is seeking an Officer to join our Security team and be an integral part of the hotel's safety and guest-focused service.


  • Work for a luxury Five-Star Five-Diamond property in the heart of Michigan Avenue, Chicago.
  • Grow within a diverse multi-outlet property.
  • Exceptional health benefits package and 401(k) with company match.


Key accountabilities


  • Serve as security ambassadors focusing on the safety and security of all guest, patrons and associates as well as hotel assets.
  • Officers will enforce all security procedures and hotel policies in an aggressive yet hospitable manner.   
  • Ensure proper operation of all responsibilities of Security operations
  • Maintain a high level of visibility and professionalism while on duty
  • Respond accordingly to all fire alarms, bomb threats elevator entrapments
  • Patrolling all areas of the hotel noting unusual circumstances or safety violations
  • Maintain consistency in performance in accordance with both Peninsula and Forbes standards
  • Communicate with all departments to create a guest centric experience


General requirements


  • 2 years of Officer experience in the hospitality industry
  • Ability to handle fast-paced, high energy, stressful environment; ability to be flexible with work schedule including some late-nights and weekends.
  • An excellent knowledge of the current computer applications being used.
  • Ability to deal with a high level of work demand and pressure, individual must have great organization skills.
  • Strong command of written and spoken English both written and spoken


Benefits We Offer


  • 10 vacation days per year
  • 6 sick days per year
  • 3 personal days per year
  • 10 holidays days per year
  • Complimentary employee meals
  • Discounted parking
  • Discounted and complimentary room nights at The Peninsula Hotels
  • 50% restaurant discount
  • 50% discount on spa services
  • 25% discount on spa retail
  • 80% company-paid medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Complimentary life insurance
  • Complimentary long-term disability
  • Retirement plan with 5% company match


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration. To be considered for the position, you must have work authorization in the United States




About The Peninsula Chicago

Set along the famed Magnificent Mile section of Michigan Avenue, The Peninsula Chicago offers spectacular views over Lake Michigan and the glittering city skyline. Proud of its tradition of Midwestern hospitality, the hotel is considered the top choice for everything from accommodation to celebrations and corporate events in the city.

Requisition ID:  43661

Nearest Major Market: Chicago