Position Description :
he Asset Protection Specialist is primarily responsible for preventing financial loss caused by theft and fraud and supporting safety and environmental program compliance in their assigned store / multiple stores.
They utilize tools to minimize loss to the Company, including but not limited to identifying incidents of theft and fraud, reviewing CCTV and exception reports, monitoring the store's physical security, auditing the Electronic Article Surveillance and driving a "shrink elimination" culture in the store.
Other responsibilities include : preparing accurate and detailed case reports documenting your apprehensions and recoveries, preserving evidence, interacting with law enforcement and testifying in criminal and civil court actions.
The Asset Protection Specialist must report any hazardous or unsafe condition to the Manager on Duty and carry out job responsibilities in a manner that minimizes the risk of injury to themselves, other associates, vendors, customers, and the Company.
They must demonstrate integrity at all times, respond to asset protection and operational concerns of all associates and remain focused on store specific business objectives while supporting key asset protection and operational responsibilities.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities :
The APS will utilize tools to minimize Company loss, responsibilities including but not limited to :
Minimize risk of injuries during apprehensions.
process individuals who commit theft and fraud.
prosecutions, appear in court when required, testify and represent the Company in a professional manner.
Validate environmental compliance to company standards.
Nature and Scope :
Typically reports to store APM : In stores without APM : Multi APM & Store Manager
This position has no direct reports.
Typically will have frequent contact outside the workgroup.
Typically procedures for analyzing situations and making conclusions are diverse.
Typically considers several options and past practice when solving problems.
Typically progress or results of work is regularly checked and prior approval is required before changing standard work procedures.
Environmental Job Requirements :
Typically in a comfortable environment, but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or moderate risk of accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel
ESSENTIAL SKILLS :
Standard Minimum Qualifications :
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must pass pre-employment test if applicable.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule in a retail environment.
Additional Minimum Qualifications :
Education Required : 8. The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and / or GED.
Work Experience Required : 1
Minimum Age Override : 0
Certifications & Licenses :
Physical Requirements :
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position or standing / walking and there is frequent opportunity to move about.
On occasions there may be a need to move, lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20lbs).
Additional Qualifications :
Proficient in the use of retail CCTV systems.
Preferred Qualifications :
A formal training program after High School. 1+ year(s) experience as a retail-related Loss Prevention or equivalent. Competent in the use of retail CCTV systems.
Understanding of external theft surveillance and apprehension methodologies. Excellent analytical skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies :
Analyze data as it pertains to work related issues.
Ability to work efficiently and manage multiple priorities.
Use of sound judgment
Act with integrity
Ability to negotiate and influence others
Ability to interview and perform investigations
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.