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Loss Prevention Specialist (IL)

Company Name: Mariano's
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Loss Prevention Specialist will protect company assets through the execution of safety, inventory recovery and internal and external theft reduction programs. Assist with reduction of loss inventory, time, and assets. Monitor surveillance equipment. Identify, observe and apprehend shoplifters and others (internal or external) involved in acts of dishonesty. The Loss Prevention Specialist works with the District Loss Prevention Manager in the implementation and oversight of loss prevention initiatives. The LP Specialist will maintain a high degree of integrity, honesty and professionalism in carrying out responsibilities. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conduct plain clothes surveillance to detect internal and external loss within a store environment.
  • Conduct internal and external investigations on matter affecting the company.
  • 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.
  • Conducts physical security checks. Makes recommendations to prevent loss and improve profitability.
  • Partner with law enforcement and prepare case reports for criminal prosecution.
  • Responsible for heightening store loss prevention awareness.
  • Serve as a liaison with district and division personnel to identify and develop solutions for shrink related opportunities.
  • Work in a multi unit environment.
  • Complete thorough reports on all loss prevention related activities.
  • Support the District LPM in the execution of loss prevention initiatives.
  • Ensure the implementation and effectiveness of loss prevention strategies at store level.
  • Assist the District LPM with external and internal investigations as required.
  • Testify in court and labor hearings resulting from loss prevention related activities.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Test functionality of store loss prevention equipment (EAS, Lane Hawk, CCTV, etc…) during store visit.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to work weekends and varied schedule
  • Ability to travel to varied work locations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to diffuse confrontational situations
  • Ability to stand and / or walk for long periods of time
  • Minimum 1 year retail loss prevention experience

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Operational knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Multi store loss prevention experience
  • College degree
  • Wicklander certification

Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time 
Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight
Regions: Midwest

States: Illinois


Jobs at Mariano's:  At Mariano's, our values are rooted in the Midwest –we work hard and we believe in the team members that make what we do possible each day. It’s these values that allow us to continue to grow and provide our customers with the best value and service as we have for over 140 years. Here, you’ll find opportunities to advance your career, fulfill a leadership role and be a member of team that is dedicated to supporting our stores and creating a shopping experience that customers love. 


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.  Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  IL || Arlington Heights || 802 East Northwest Highway || 60004 || Mariano's || [[mfield2]] || Loss Prevention || Employee || Non-Exempt || Part-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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