Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts


Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Whitaker Center team!

Located on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, Whitaker Center is Central PA’s premier destination for entertainment and education. From hands-on science in our Harsco Science Center, to a premium large format movie experience in Select Medical Digital Cinema, to live performances inside Sunoco Performance Theater there’s always something exciting going on at Whitaker Center! Join our team and help us further our mission of serving our community through education, entertainment and art.

If you have a passion for delivering excellent guest service and love the idea of working to fulfill a mission with a dedicated group of individuals, then we encourage you to apply. Whitaker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Positions:

Security Associate

The Security Officer position includes primarily Saturday shifts, as well as the ability to work occasionally during weekeday evenings.  This position is be responsible for the general security of building. Provides escort services and other basic public assistance services as needed and performs routine security and public safety patrol duties within assigned areas. Remains alert to emergency situations and provide first-line response, emergency management and/or referral if required.

Some of the things you'll be responsible for include safety and security of property, guests and employees as well as watching for irregularities and security breaches. You may be tasked with privately investigating accidents, incidents, and suspicious behaviors. You will also be expected to answer questions from guests, visitors and staff or directing them to the appropriate personnel.

Email resume to hr@whitakercenter.org.

Our employees enjoy these perks:

  • A complimentary Family membership to Whitaker Center
  • 15% discount at Whitaker Center sponsored events
  • Banking partnership with Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union and Members First Credit Union
  • Downtown parking options

 Full-time employees are eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Generous Vacation and Personal Time Off
  • PPO Health Care Plan, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity to purchase supplemental policies through AFLAC

We’re always looking for volunteers to serve as ushers and interactors at Whitaker Center. We offer great perks and flexible shifts!

Looking for an internship? We have several internship positions available in over a dozen departments.

Open Positions


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