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Retail Loss Prevention Specialist

Job Summary:

The Retail Loss Prevention Specialist will implement loss prevention procedures to safeguard company assets, prevent and minimize theft, and reduce shortages and fraud.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Identifies, recommends, and implements systems to minimize loss of merchandise, money, or company assets.
  • Audits and investigates sources of known losses.
  • Monitors inventory to identify theft or shortages.
  • Investigates suspicious customer and/or employee activity.
  • Conducts periodic testing of alarm and video surveillance systems.
  • Conducts periodic inspections of stores and facilities to ensure surveillance and security equipment is functioning properly.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to prevent theft at point of sale or inventory storage areas.
  • Prepares reports on effectiveness of established prevention measures.
  • Researches, suggests, and implements additional security measures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of retail operations and loss prevention strategies and procedures.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to prepare reports and documentation.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Management, or related field preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in retail loss prevention, security, or law enforcement required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to access all of the companys properties to inspect security measures.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


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