Position Description

Event Security / Crowd Control Professionals
Location Melbourne & Olympic Parks
Job Code 476
Number of openings 40
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About the role 

We are looking to welcome experienced Crowd Controllers to join our Event Security team on a casual basis.  

Reporting to the Supervisor at an event, your role is to provide a high level of service to our customers through proactive monitoring your environment and efficient and demonstrating a quick response to incidents as they occur. 

If you are looking for a job with variety then look no further!  

The roles you perform will change on a shift by shift basis - one day you might be working court security at John Cain Arena for an NBL match; the next performing access control for artist entry at Rod Laver Arena and then at a corporate event for Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park. 

Our thriving precinct operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At a buzzing precinct like ours, these times are many and varied and often include late nights, early mornings, weekends and public holidays. To be successful in this role your availability will need to be flexible and include being available during the peak event times between August and March each year including full availability for the 14 days of the Australian Open held in January each year. 

Your responsibilities will include:  

  • Ensure guests comply with our conditions of entry and venue rules 

  • Monitor guest behaviour including the consumption of alcohol 

  • Responding to incidents while using conflict resolution and de-escalation methods 

  • Provide a high-quality visual security presence  

  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the implementation of emergency procedures 


What you will bring to the role: 

  • Hold a current Victorian Private Security Individual Licence with the activities of security guard and crowd controller 

  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service approach 

  • Ability to act, think quickly and maintain professionalism in high pressure situations 

  • High level of physical fitness with the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time 

  • Good personal presentation 

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships 

  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team 

  • Experience with radio protocol and communications 

Desirable but not essential: 

  • First Aid - Level 2 or above 

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol 


A bit about us 

Melbourne & Olympic Park (M&OP) is an iconic, multi-venue precinct with few parallels globally. We showcase Melbourne to the world during the Australian Open and deliver hundreds of entertainment, sporting and community events each year across our world class venues.  

At M&OP we are passionate about delivering world class customer experiences every person, every event, every time. How do we do this? By seeking out the best talent to build a high performance, integrated team who are passionate about creating exceptional experiences for our guests. 


Our recruitment process

  1. Group Interview / Assessment Centre 
  2. Reference / Background Checks 

  3. Selection and Offer 


If you have the essential knowledge, skills and experience to achieve success in this role, and you want to work for an organisation where your achievement is recognised, then we want to hear from you!   

For further information on our recruitment process and M&OP’s culture and benefits, visit our careers page at  www.mopt.com.au/careers/employment-opportunities/  




Melbourne & Olympic Parks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  For further information on Melbourne & Olympic Parks visit our careers page at www.mopt.com.au/careers/employment-opportunities/ 

Please note successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment screening. This includes but not limited to a national police check and working with children check. M&OP may withdraw an employment offer in the event of an unsatisfactory screening result. 

Please note M&OP operates a direct sourcing model so we ask that agencies do not get in touch regarding this vacancy. 

 M&OP values the privacy of every individual’s personal information and is committed to the protection of personal information.  Your personal information is handled in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic.). Please refer to the M&OP Careers Page at http://www.mopt.com.au/careers/employment-opportunities/ for more information. 


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