About WESS


Whelan Event Staffing Services provides a full array of event staffing and crowd management services for major venues throughout the country including professional sporting events (MLB, NFL, NCAA, MLS, etc.), political gatherings, concerts, conferences, conventions, collegiate events and other large affairs.


Examples of part-time positions that include a flexible schedule are: Parking Lot Patrol, Perimeter Protection, Wanders/Magnetometer, Bag Checkers, Suite Security, Locker Room Security, Field Security, and more!



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Badgers VS Nittany Lions- Part Time Security Needed at Penn State

WESS - University Park, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/9/2018

WESS is a Crowd management company focused on stadiums, arenas, convention centers, and other event locations nationwide.  We're currently searching for Security Crew for the following local venues: Beaver Stadium.  These positions are excellent for professionals with security experience or looking to jump start a career in security.  We can offer a flexible schedule that allows you to set your own hours.  This provides you the flexibility to keep your current employer and pick up extra sifts when you want!  You work when you choose to; nothing more, nothing less.

Your Contributions Include:

We are looking for talented Game & Event Day Security and Guest Service Staff to join us in providing a positive, professional security presence by offering superior customer service while maintaining a fun and safe environment. Our positions offer self-scheduling (you work when you choose to; nothing more, nothing less.).

Some of the open positions and responsibilities include:

-       Bag Checkers

Verify no prohibited items are allowed into the stadium

-       General Event Staff (ticket taker, directional staff, etc.)

Assist guests with general questions, collecting and/or verifying tickets and access

-       Field / Floor / Stage Security & Access Control Positions

Monitor crowds and guests and report any suspect behavior

-       Metal Detecting Monitor

Verify all metal and potentially prohibited items are identified and not allowed into the stadium

You’re the ideal candidate because you:

·         You have a flexible schedule and can accommodate to the various event hours, which may include shifts as early as 6am or as late as midnight

·         Thrive in a fast-paced environment and respond quickly to high-pressure situations

·         Strong, thorough and clear communication skills

·         Willingness to go the extra mile to engage fans

·         Customer orientation and ability to adapt and respond to diversity

·         Demonstrate a stable work history


Extra Credit:

·         Experience in the security industry

·         Majoring or have a degree in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement

·         First responder looking to gain additional experience and income

·         Former, transitioning and active military experience


You’re Easily Described As:

·         A team player and possess excellent communication skills

·         A quick thinker with the ability to identify and resolve issues quickly

·         Ability to stand for extended periods, sometimes throughout an entire event, and are comfortable doing so (notify us of reasonable accommodations)

·         Lifestyle benefits from flexible schedules that may include: days, evenings, and weekends and you’re comfortable working outside in all whether conditions

·         At least 18 years old and able to pass a criminal background screening conducted through the state and/or federal government


Employee Experience Highlights:

  • “We had Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend several wrestling events. It was our job ensure fans didn’t bother them while the event was happening”
  • “I personally escorted David Beckham during an event”
  • “I drove Adrian Peterson by golf cart at training camp and enjoyed small talk”
  • “I escorted Axel Rose and Wayne Gretzky on separate occasions – highlight of my career!”
  • “Gabriel Iglesias wanted to take selfies with the crowd. He required security follow him during the experience. Since I was following him I am in the background in nearly all the photos”


Apply Today to Join the Fun Tomorrow! All Training Necessary to be Successful is Provided!

Email apply@whelaneventservices.com if you have any questions on the application process.

We won’t be able to individually respond to all applicants, but if we feel you’re a strong match, we will be in touch within 2 business days.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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