Seattle Goodwill
  • 28-Aug-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • Administration - Loss Prevention
  • Mt. Vernon, WA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Summary

The Area Loss Prevention Manager is primarily responsible for all Loss Prevention and Security related issues within an assigned geographic area of responsibility.  The position seeks to prevent loss of organizational assets and to control shrinkage from both internal and external causes.  The Area LP Manager detects, investigates, and apprehends individuals attempting to misappropriate organizational assets; communicates and trains LP programs, ensures audits are performed, and serves as liaison with law enforcement during internal and external investigations.

 

Essential Functions:

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other stakeholders in and out of the organization.

Protect the organization from losses due to internal and/or external causes.

Detect and apprehend shoplifters, ticket-switchers and others in a safe, legal, and ethical manner.

Partner with supervisor prior to initiating any covert internal investigations.

Pursue restitution collection when appropriate.

Conduct scheduled, random, and targeted surveillances.

Effectively manage and utilize all available technological tools.

Conduct loss prevention related operational audits.

Properly prepare and submit timely documents, reports, and schedules.

Ensure proper alarm functionality and response.

Effectively manage any budgeted contract security hours.

Immediately forward all attorney communications to supervisor.

Conduct and document loss prevention related training.

Demonstrates safe work practices through awareness and observation in support of a safety culture; reports any potential hazards or accidents.

Assist the Risk/Safety department as needed.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education: Associate's degree preferred

Experience: 3-5 years experience in retail loss prevention with substantial experience apprehending shoplifters in a safe, legal, and ethical manner. 2 years supervisory experience.

 

Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses:

Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) preferred or LPQ certification within 6 months of hire or bachelor's degree with 2 years relevant experience. Self-starter who can perform with a minimum of supervision. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Write clear, concise, grammatically correct reports. Access to a personal vehicle at all times and maintain acceptable insurance coverage.

This position requires occasional overnight travel.

 

Essential Physical Abilities:

Lifting and carrying 20-30 pounds; Must have well-developed fine motor control and the ability to grasp, handle, finger and manipulate small and large items.  Must be able to: perform repetitive fine motor functions with fingers, wrists and arms, without pain or loss of function.  Able to travel across a wide variety of surfaces including, but not limited to, ramps, stairs, and uneven terrain, and able to do so at a rapid pace if required.  Able to climb ladders and use various lift and material moving equipment. Able to use a standard telephone and wireless audio communication system; sit or stand for moderately long periods of time; use a standard keyboard/computer; communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people, including those with limited English skills. Able to maintain reliable attendance.

 

Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:

Superior time management, Ability to prioritize, Excellent problem solving skill, Good decision making skills, Multi-tasking skills, Ability to analyze and interpret data, Ability to Organize, sort, categorize, count, add, and subtract,

Good written and verbal communication skills, Stress management skills, strong observation skills, good day and night vision, good hearing.

 

Working Conditions:

The Area LP Manager is expected to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays. The type and number of assigned facilities will vary by assignment.

Retail, warehouse and office working environments and schedules.

Some late night, inclement weather, secluded area and solitary assignments.

Some after-hours camera installation, maintenance, and repair. Exposure to dust.

 

This Area Loss Prevention Manager will be responsible for the following locations:  Marysville/Mount Vernon/Bellingham (Assignments are subject to change)
 
Local Candidates are preferred
No moving allowance is associated with this position.
Starting salary range in the high 40K/DOE

 

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