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Part-Time Security Officer (Event Staff)

Company: NASCAR
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


Located near Des Moines, Iowa Speedway joined the NASCAR family of tracks in 2013. Known as the "Fastest Short Track on the Plant", Iowa Speedway plays host to three major race weekends a year, welcoming the NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series and IndyCar. The track was designed by NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace.

Iowa Speedway is seeking event staff on the Security team. The Security team provides a visible security presence to guests and employees throughout the Speedway property in order to uphold policies and procedures while maintaining positive guest experiences.


Assist in maintaining the safety, security, and orderly operations of Iowa Speedway while providing exceptional customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

Maintain posts and screen guests for proper tickets and credentials throughout the facility on race weekends.

Control access to different areas on-site without proper credentials using verbal communication and physical presence.

Ensure safety is maintained by enforcing Iowa Speedway/NASCAR rules/policies.

Provide outstanding customer service by providing information, giving directions, and answering questions.

Assist competitors, owners, and race officials by managing infield/overflow parking areas.

Maintain the physical security of garages, haulers, race cars, competitors' equipment, and other assigned areas by patrolling on foot and in Iowa Speedway vehicles.

Roam the grounds on foot and in golf carts assisting guests, relieving co-workers for breaks, and responding to calls for assistance.

Search bags of ticketed guests entering the garage area and incoming RVs parking on RV Hill for weapons and contraband.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current driver's license

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Learn more about this role and our team by applying at for consideration.

We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won't take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

Follow us on Twitter @NASCARJobs to stay current on all of our openings.

Keywords: NASCAR, Des Moines , Part-Time Security Officer (Event Staff), Other , Newton, Iowa

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