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Asset Protection Specialist

Department: JDMS Asset Protection
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: District Asset Protection Manager
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: 14
FLSA Status: 14

 

 

Position Summary

Protect company assets through the execution of safety initiatives, inventory recovery and internal and external theft reduction programs. Assist with reduction of lost inventory, time, and assets, monitor surveillance equipment and partner with the district asset protection (AP) manager in the implementation and oversight of AP initiatives. Identify, observe and apprehend shoplifters and others (internal or external) involved in criminal activity impacting the company. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct plainclothes surveillance to detect internal and external loss within a store environment
  • Conduct internal and external investigations and report findings to appropriate stakeholders; apprehend individuals involved in illegal acts
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as company policies and procedures, when carrying out responsibilities
  • Conduct physical security checks; make recommendations to prevent loss and improve profitability
  • Partner with law enforcement and prepare case reports for criminal prosecution
  • Identify and resolve conditions/behaviors that affect shrink, safety and profitability by auditing for compliance and communicating AP awareness
  • Serve as a district and division liaison to identify and develop solutions to reduce waste
  • Complete thorough reports on all AP related activities
  • Support the district asset protection manager (APM) in execution of AP initiatives
  • Ensure the implementation and effectiveness of AP strategies at store level
  • Assist the district APM with external and internal investigations
  • Testify in court and labor hearings on behalf of the company
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Test functionality of store AP equipment (EAS, Lane Hawk, CCTV, etc.) during store visits
  • Travel to locations throughout the division and maintain ability to work a varied schedule and on weekends
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Ability to diffuse confrontational situations
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Wicklander Certification
  • 1 year of retail asset protection experience
  • Any multi-store asset protection experience
  • Operational knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

    Regions: West

     


     

     

     

     


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