Security Specialist

Department : Security

Division : Operations

Job Type : Part Time

FLSA Status : Non-Exempt

Location : Flowood

Supervisor : Director of Security

Position Purpose:

The primary purpose for this position is to maintain the security of lottery drawings and the instant ticket product as well as the safety of MLC employees, equipment, and building facilities. Responsibilities include monitoring lottery drawings, operating the physical security system, providing security escorts, and maintaining applicable records.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

The following duties are normal for this job and should not be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Monitors and assists with the random number generated drawings for the MLC’s games.
  • Prepares for and assists with lockdown procedures for the corporation’s multi-jurisdictional lottery games.
  • Ensures the proper and timely delivery of gaming reports; retrieves game reports from the vendor, relays figures generated by the vendor.
  • Operates the physical security monitoring system.
  • Prepares special reports utilized for security monitoring, i.e., card reader reports, access level reports, employee file reports and daily activity reports.
  • Assists MLC security investigators and local law enforcement with active cases.
  • Provides security and other needed assistance with MLC sponsored events
  • Assists with investigations of violations and misconduct against the MLC and investigations regarding security matters when physical security system records and other related information is required.
  • Confers with retailers, contractors, and other MLC staff, as necessary, to receive and relay information, answer inquiries, and provide assistance.
  • Ensures compliance with physical security policies and procedures in every aspect of the corporation’s operations.

Education and/or Experience:

High School diploma (or GED) required.

Additional training in security, access control systems, computer applications or another related field preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft applications required.
One year of security/law enforcement or lottery experience required; excellent written and verbal communication skills a plus, along with good organizational skills and the ability to follow instructions and complete tasks.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; demonstrate dexterity, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this position.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. The noise level in the office is usually moderate.


*This position is part-time and not eligible for benefits.

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