Top Loss Prevention Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Loss Prevention Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Loss Prevention Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.6% of Loss Prevention Specialist resumes contained Loss Prevention as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Loss Prevention Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Loss Prevention Specialist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Loss Prevention

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Here's how Loss Prevention is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Compile statistics utilizing database queries and exception reporting software documenting loss prevention activities for use by management.
  • Train establishment personnel in loss prevention activities and assist with other corporate investigations, as requested.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all Loss Prevention and property reports/documents and release information only to authorized individuals.
  • Partner with store leadership to ensure compliance of Loss Prevention directives and minimization of operational shortage
  • Worked with Loss Prevention on security camera equipment, modifications, installation and internal investigations.
  • Communicate with regional loss prevention teams, sharing information and developing solutions to common problems.
  • Trained Loss prevention officers and loss prevention service specialists with theft and operational resolutions.
  • Prevent inventory shrinkage and deter criminal activity by implementing training and loss prevention procedures.
  • Assist Loss Prevention Manager with internal investigations and other special projects as necessary.
  • Investigated client establishments to identify internal theft and performed loss prevention procedure audits.
  • Rated top Loss Prevention Regional Investigators for internal investigations and admission rates.
  • Conduct loss prevention training for Retail Leadership Training program and company management.
  • Developed Loss Prevention Manual used by Operations Business Partners to maximize profitability.
  • Developed new PowerPoint presentation and updated company loss prevention training program.
  • Direct and supervise all undercover investigations including contract loss prevention personnel.
  • Assist Loss Prevention Supervisor in conducting internal ans external theft investigations.
  • Planned and conducted detailed loss prevention investigations and monthly store audits.
  • Analyzed and investigated incidents with management and security/loss prevention supervisors.
  • Developed and implemented loss prevention / asset protection training programs.
  • Implement training and loss prevention procedures to deter criminal activity.

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2. Store Safety

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Here's how Store Safety is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Monitor overall store safety for potential safety concerns.
  • Promoted store safety through constant training and communication.
  • Monitor sixty different cameras to insure store safety.
  • Maintain building security and general store safety.
  • Promoted and executed store safety culture/policies.
  • Store Safety and Security- working to reduce profitability losses due to theft, vandalism, or incorrect business procedures.
  • Improved store safety daily and monitored aspects of visual, operational, and selling aspects of job.
  • Provide a welcoming and safe shopping experience for customers by maintaining building security and general store safety.
  • Store safety training, alarm control; provisions for store security; Eden Prairie Police liaison.
  • Head store safety team meetings to build a strong employee safety culture.
  • Monitor footage from surveillance cameras and assess and maintain store safety.
  • Assessed and maintained store safety while enforcing company rules among employees.
  • Train and conduct audits in compliance to store safety standards.
  • Educate all employees on loss prevention and store safety techniques.
  • Educated employees about all store safety measures and security.
  • Co-chaired store safety and weekly staff meetings.
  • Maintained store safety for employees and customers.
  • Implement store safety measures to deter theft
  • Maintain and control store safety.
  • Uniformed security presence responsible for maintaining building security and store safety while applying various techniques to identify and control losses.

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3. External Theft

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Here's how External Theft is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted internal/external theft investigations and safety/security audits.
  • Develop and analyze external theft trends, utilizing information in company reports and information gathered from store management.
  • Entrusted with Identifying, investigating, apprehending, interrogating and prosecuting internal and external theft trends.
  • Conduct internal/external theft interview and interrogation; oversee Restitution and Promissory note issuance and collections.
  • Conducted internal and external theft investigations, turning information over to management for further handling.
  • Installed covert surveillance systems to investigate improper activities and reduce internal and external theft.
  • Assisted with internal investigations, detected internal/external theft and made apprehensions within company guidelines.
  • Led investigations and handled surveillance activities of bins to uncover internal/external theft.
  • Apprehended external theft subjects and led investigations into internal theft associates.
  • Developed and implemented store awareness programs addressing internal and external theft.
  • Conduct surveillance and investigate internal and external theft cases to resolution.
  • Investigated and deters external theft, making apprehensions in appropriate situations.
  • Inventory loss control efforts through internal and external theft investigations.
  • Work Responsibilities included prevention of both internal and external theft.
  • Reviewed incidents in support of internal and external theft investigations.
  • Conduct investigations on internal and external theft throughout Southwest Division.
  • Investigate internal and external thefts to maintain store inventory integrity.
  • Conducted interviews of individuals who committed internal and external theft.
  • Reported and notified management of any internal or external theft.
  • Retain all documentation related to internal and external theft investigations.

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4. Video Surveillance

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Here's how Video Surveillance is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Promoted to Investigator and assisted in theft deterrence and incident investigation through closed circuit television and video surveillance resources.
  • Assisted Executive Team Leader-Assets Protection in apprehending shoplifters through physical presence and live video surveillance.
  • Monitored video surveillance, detained suspects, testified in court and investigated incidents promptly.
  • Monitor video surveillance and respond accordingly to retail theft situations according to company guidelines.
  • Installed temporary video surveillance systems in stations and oversaw permanent installations where applicable.
  • Downloaded and carefully watched video surveillance of time of suspicious transaction.
  • Conducted video surveillance and security operations of the entire department store.
  • Monitor video surveillance of individuals attempting to steal merchandise.
  • Monitored video surveillance system to detect and apprehend shoplifters.
  • Scheduled and supervised installation of video surveillance systems.
  • Monitored video surveillance and responded to burglary incidents.
  • Conducted video surveillance via closed circuit television.
  • Monitored video surveillance and confronted shoplifters.
  • Navigated through video surveillance and observed customers and other areas, including employee work areas, to promote safety.
  • Monitor facility on foot patrol and through sixteen screens of video surveillance around the perimeter of the building.
  • Use video surveillance systems to provide personnel and asset theft protection, court room testimony, evidence inventory.
  • Monitor video surveillance equipment, approve checks, provide customer relations, and perform night security maintenance.
  • Operated CCTV systems and conduct video surveillance of sales floor searching for potential shoplifting or fraudulent activity.
  • Implemented video surveillance, motion detection, and closed circuit television to aid in monitoring store premises.
  • Watch video surveillance on close circuit video system to make sure that there were no shoplifters.

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5. Fraudulent Activity

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Here's how Fraudulent Activity is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored fraudulent activity and conducted theft investigations involving internal theft, robberies, and break-ins.
  • Initiate internal and external investigations regarding suspected theft and fraudulent activity.
  • Implemented procedures for identifying and tracking fraudulent activity and shrink reduction.
  • Observed all aspects of the business in identifying potential fraudulent activity.
  • Monitor merchant's Visa/MasterCard transactions, reviewing for possible fraudulent activity.
  • Analyzed visa debit card transactions to detect fraudulent activity.
  • Detected and monitored suspicious accounts for fraudulent activity.
  • Monitored, analyzed, and investigated fraudulent activity.
  • Reviewed customer accounts daily for fraudulent activity.
  • Utilized fraud detection software to identify fraudulent activity
  • Researched fraudulent activity in Customers Accounts.
  • Checked physical security of Home Depot to prevent and deter thefts and fraudulent activity by customers and store employers.
  • Researched 6000+ customer accounts for potential fraudulent activity, resulting in saving the bank an average of $4M.
  • Review debit card transactions for fraudulent activity, contact client to verify suspect transactions and block/close card if necessary.
  • Followed all Federal, State laws and regulations regarding the monitoring of fraudulent activity.
  • Researched customers credit card/ debit card to ensure fraudulent activity wasn't occurring.
  • Maintained and retrieved branch and ATM surveillance of suspects involved in fraudulent activity.
  • Involved in extensive collaboration with the IT division to remedy system deficiencies that are enabling fraudulent activity.
  • Created procedures for identifying and tracking fraudulent activity using tracking devices and computer imaging.
  • Identified fraudulent activity thru investigative tactics.

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6. Cctv

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Here's how Cctv is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored CCTV and partnered with management to provide research into matters affecting the organization.
  • Conducted internal and external investigations through dedicated CCTV surveillance and exception report analysis.
  • Ensured contracted personnel performed work requested involving maintenance and operational setup of CCTV.
  • Monitored CCTV systems to enforce company standards for security and safety procedures.
  • Maintain secure environment by patrolling perimeter and utilizing CCTV surveillance systems.
  • Monitored and operated CCTV, observing interior and exterior activities.
  • Conducted CCTV/Floor surveillance of external theft and apprehended shoplifters.
  • Managed facility CCTV activity and directed appropriate internal investigations.
  • Conducted internal and external investigations, CCTV Surveillance tactics
  • Performed safety and security surveillance using CCTV equip
  • Supervised camera surveillance on CCTV cameras.
  • Monitor facility using CCTV's and control access to shipping and receiving docks and all other key areas in the facility.
  • Utilized CCTV and Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) systems and followed up with a shrink elimination culture through Operational Accountability.
  • Monitored entire store via CCTV system within the loss prevention office, conducted internal and external investigations involving theft and fraud.
  • Conduct Internal and External investigations via CCTV and covert surveillance at multiple store within my district as well as neighboring districts.
  • Identified external and internal theft situations through CCTV monitoring systems which resulted in prevention or apprehension of shoplifters and dishonest employees.
  • Pioneered and championed for CCTV technology in the early 90's and was the first Region to receive and utilize it.
  • Maintained constant surveillance throughout warehouse-type store, including CCTV, walking the floor and from hidden areas within high-shrink areas.
  • Monitored CCTV, identified and apprehended shoplifters, electronic journal and POS printout reviews, weekly audits, and routine inspections
  • Completed the Honeywell DVR, Fixed Camera, PTZ, and CCTV Fundamentals, Implementation, and Sales Training courses.

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7. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Provide loss prevention awareness to associates and managers including hot spot areas and appropriate customer service techniques when suspicious activity detected.
  • Tasked by management to improve and develop high performance in low performing coworkers in collection and customer service and relation responsibilities.
  • Develop great teams and partnership among Associate Mitigating Theft and Fraud Maintaining safe and secure environment Minimize operational shortage Customer Service
  • Train customer service personnel and level 1 representative in performing collections and credit arrangement activities addressing difficult customer delinquency.
  • Provided explanation, procedural adherence, verification, and resolution of Loss Prevention related customer service matters.
  • Key responsibilities include conducting store surveillance, safety inspections, customer service and asset security checks.
  • Mitigate Theft and Fraud *Minimize Operational Shortage *Develop Great Teams and Partnerships *Provide Great Customer Service
  • Applied interpersonal and communications skills in order to drive improvements in customer service and security.
  • Assisted with problem solving involving merchandise and in conjunction with customer service and warehouse operations.
  • Developed relationships with customers in Men's department to deliver an excellent customer service experience.
  • Trouble shoot and resolved all tickets received from customer service department relating to customer disputes
  • Secured inventory and reduced shrinkage through surveillance, security, and attentive customer service.
  • Provide customer service, solicit credit applications/email, and monitor for suspicious activity.
  • Provided exceptional customer service while ensuring any necessary service to all guests.
  • Provided excellent customer service and demonstrate a high degree of professionalism.
  • Provided customer service and maintenance in support of daily operations.
  • Exemplified second-to-none customer service delivery for CVS and its customers.
  • Provide customer service functions for loan customers and dealer customers
  • Job Responsibilities Customer service Initiate internal and external investigations.
  • Assisted customers by providing excellent customer service.

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8. Security Personnel

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Here's how Security Personnel is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised and trained contract security personnel working in our facilities.
  • Saved $100,000 annually by the installation of upgraded surveillance system which allowed the reduction of contract security personnel.
  • Respond to alarms; direct all security personnel on course of actions based on company policy.
  • Supervised a team of [2] security personnel during a given shift.
  • Worked with non-security personnel to curb loss.
  • Lead contract security personnel and oversee physical security efforts across 2 distribution centers with over 1 million square feet.
  • Key Responsibilities Include: Manage a staff of 32 security personnel including the Account Manager and 4 shift supervisors.

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9. Retail Store

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Here's how Retail Store is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Managed safety, security and inventory integrity at a major home improvement retail store.
  • Maintained security environment in retail store.
  • Managed all loss prevention operations for the retail store, assessing purchases, evaluating inventory, and monitoring store activity.
  • Coordinated with the Project Team during promotional phases of the retail store locations as required throughout the northern US district.
  • Protect the company's assets through supervision, implementation and enforcement of all security aspects for 170 retail stores.
  • Retail store loss prevention specialists also perform store audits on daily, weekly, or monthly intervals.
  • Communicate with Loss Prevention Managers in various retail stores regarding their trainees in our program.
  • Assist with launch and development of 5 test kiosks within Fred Meyer retail stores.
  • Assisted in reducing shrink in warehouse and retail store settings for various clients.
  • Provide surveillance, security, and safety for the J.C. Penny retail store.
  • Manage the internal theft program in a market of high-volume retail store locations.
  • Managed the loss prevention program for 24 retail stores and a distribution center.
  • Train retail store personnel as needed in operation of security and monitoring systems.
  • Worked inside various retail stores to in security and product tracking roles.
  • Managed lock and alarm vendors who serviced retail stores and corporate facilities.
  • Conducted interviews of employees suspected of theft in retail store establishments.
  • Conducted investigations and resolved internal theft cases throughout 12 retail stores.
  • Collaborated with other retail stores when dealing with Organized Retail Crime.
  • Executed loss prevention program activities at the retail store level.
  • Prevented and deterred theft at retail stores in NYC area.

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10. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Managed day-to-day store operations by ensuring all company policies/procedures are followed and sales plan are met.
  • Detained and interviewed persons apprehended for shoplifting in accordance with local laws and company policies.
  • Acknowledged as a detail-oriented individual throughout tenure validating compliance with company policies at all times.
  • Maintain awareness of company policies/procedures and advise peers and management on their application.
  • Trained local store investigators on company policies and procedures for shoplifter apprehension.
  • Ensured compliance with applicable government standards/regulations and Company policies or procedures.
  • Apprehended and processed shoplifters while adhering to company policies and procedures.
  • Monitor company policies and procedures and make recommendations as needed.
  • Detected, apprehended shoplifters followed the company policies.
  • Conduct daily audits regarding company policies.
  • Trained all Detectives and Loss Prevention Officers upon initial hire and on an ongoing basis on company policies and procedures.
  • Monitored all areas of sales and operations to facilitate the detection of illegal actions or violations of company policies.
  • Conduct investigations that involves violations of division/ company policies and procedures, Issued and manage keys and access cards.
  • Monitored employees for violations of company policies and procedures, reporting all incidents in writing through various reports.
  • Enforce all applicable security rules as prescribed by company policies and the laws of the State of Texas.
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Enforce company policies and oversee loss prevention and safety operations in fourteen stores through random visits and audits.
  • Conducted investigations into guest and employee misconduct, including theft, violations of company policies and procedures.
  • Audit stores on a monthly basis to ensure they are following all company policies and procedures.
  • Assisted and directed store management for compliance with company policies and procedures on loss prevention.

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11. Sales Floor

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Here's how Sales Floor is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted daily sales floor inspections apprehending shoplifters.
  • Provide a visible presence at store entrances/exits and on sales floor in a company issued vest/uniform monitoring for potential safety issues.
  • Unloaded weekly trucks checked incoming items for accuracy that all items ordered were received, and then stock the sales floor.
  • Conducted routine safety walks of the sales floor and reported any hazardous or unsafe conditions to management for immediate correction.
  • Monitor, security Alarm and CCTV system, patrol sales floor and secure physical access to the store as needed.
  • Maintain low merchandise lost* Monitor customers and employees on the sales floor/fitting room* Assist in the apprehension of potential suspect
  • Minimize theft, fraud and operational shortage by maintaining a strong, command presence on the sales floor.
  • Administered proper anti-theft mechanisms onto merchandise, efficiently processed to inspect any damage, and stocked sales floor.
  • Oversee receiving and shipment of merchandise to and from the store and stock products on the sales floor.
  • Operate as an undercover investigator on sales floor and in warehouse to prevent shrink and safety issues.
  • Observe the sales floor to ensure excellent, customer care is being provided by the staff.
  • Participate in training new hire associates in the Loss Prevention Department, along with sales floor associates
  • Monitored the sales floor used the store CCTV systems to identified internal and external thefts.
  • Assisted in developing work schedule for loss prevention associates assigned to work the sales floor.
  • Provided retail security, deterrent & conducted sales floor surveillance, apprehended & processed shoplifters.
  • Conduct sales floor walks for any loose tags or empty packages to create new investigations.
  • Stocked merchandise in the warehouse or on the sales floor and profitably grew the business.
  • Walk the sales floor and operate the cameras following dishonest team members and customers.
  • Record inventory on sales floor and in back store area, to ensure accuracy.
  • Watched over the sales floor to prevent shoplifting and changing of price tags.

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12. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Frequent interactions with law enforcement representatives and customers while maintaining respectful, yet direct communication to minimize conflict and maintain safety.
  • Work closely with local law enforcement to ensure guidelines are followed concerning evidence and participate in witness coordination for court appearances.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with law enforcement agencies; manage Robbery/Burglary incidents, contact police, and ensure/monitor follow up.
  • Directed interaction with law enforcement, fire department, Emergency Medical Services and other emergency management agencies during emergency situations.
  • Attended seminars with major retailers and federal law enforcement viewing presentations on current organized retail crime activity and new technologies.
  • Communicate with local law enforcement and prosecutors to better aid the arrest and prosecution of suspects conducting criminal activities.
  • Investigated and apprehended external theft* Kept detailed records of each apprehension* Worked with law enforcement for favorable conclusions on cases
  • Collaborated with law enforcement officers and investigators; assisted with internal and external investigations, always maintaining confidentiality.
  • Prepared investigative reports for division management and/or law enforcement and represented the company in court as required.
  • Maintained professional liaison with all local law enforcement officials to ensure appropriate coordination of investigations or prosecutions.
  • Developed working relationship with local law enforcement to enhance ability to apprehend those committing criminal acts.
  • Maintained accurate records for internal and external apprehensions and partnered with local law enforcement for prosecution.
  • Partner with local law enforcement in potentially violent situations for maximized safety of customers and employees.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with Law Enforcement Agencies to assist in conclusion of targeted investigations.
  • Assist law enforcement with documentation, statements and video evidence as needed for effective prosecution.
  • Work with multiple law enforcement agencies to conclude shrink investigations related to shipment discrepancies/ORC activity.
  • Established a foundation for effective communication and worked professionally with store and law enforcement personnel.
  • Prepared reports to document evidence of criminal activity for referral to law enforcement for prosecution.
  • Collaborated with local and federal law enforcement personnel to provide documentation and evidence for investigations.
  • Create detailed reports concerning events related to theft and assist law enforcement in criminal investigations.

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13. Apprehend Shoplifters

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Here's how Apprehend Shoplifters is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conduct perimeter checks of the facility-Monitor the store via CCTV-Apprehend shoplifters -Write up investigative reports
  • Apprehend shoplifters and assist with store/court prosecution.
  • Apprehend shoplifters when deterrence attempts are ineffective.
  • Provide surveillance, identify and apprehend shoplifters.
  • Apprehend Shoplifters following the company guidelines.
  • Detect and safely apprehend shoplifters.
  • Work undercover to apprehend shoplifters.
  • Recover stolen merchandise and apprehend shoplifters and other customers who commit fraud or other criminal acts against Ocean State Job Lot.
  • Played key role in protecting assets by contributing to efforts to secure facilities, monitor inventory, and apprehend shoplifters.
  • Job included working in a plainclothes capacity to prevent, detect, and apprehend shoplifters via surveillance and CCTV.
  • Monitor the daily activities of stores and apprehend shoplifters, when necessary contact police for arrest.
  • Apprehend shoplifters and conduct extensive internal investigations with the highest case value being over $15,000.
  • Monitor store surveillance systems, apprehend shoplifters, work in close conjunction with local law enforcement.
  • Apprehend shoplifters install Hidden cameras and CCTV equipment.position was eliminated in all the smaller stores.
  • Monitor daily activities of assigned stores and apprehend shoplifters via civil demand and/or arrest.
  • Identify, observe and apprehend shoplifters involved in any loss to the company.
  • Control, advise, and subdue disruptive clientele, and apprehend shoplifters.
  • Apprehend shoplifters in accordance with state and local laws and company policy.
  • Apprehend shoplifters in accordance with company guidelines, polices and procedures.
  • Apprehend Shoplifters, Solicitors, counterfeiters, and unruly guests.

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14. Store Audits

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Here's how Store Audits is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Performed extensive in-store audits that led to operational compliance.
  • Conduct store audits to ensure operational excellence.
  • Led daily, weekly and monthly store audits as well as trained new hires in matters of loss prevention.
  • Conduct store audits including Risk/Safety, Refund, and Checker Performance Counseling/Over & Short cashier review.
  • Assisted customers with security issues and handled daily, weekly and monthly store audits.
  • Conduct internal store audits to identify company policy compliance, violations and shrink issues.
  • Conduct routine store audits to identify losses, problem areas and procedural deficiencies.
  • Initiated internal investigations from review of store audits and or associate tips.
  • Conducted store audits to ensure compliance of company policy and procedures.
  • Conduct store audits, enforcement of company policy and procedures.
  • Performed store audits on daily, weekly and monthly intervals.
  • Schedule and conduct store audits on the daily basis.
  • Helped conduct daily, weekly and monthly store audits.
  • Performed in-store audits in stores as directed by supervisor.
  • Conduct store audits to identify shrink or overage.
  • Complete overnight store inventory and complete store audits.
  • Conduct store audits to maintain compliance excellence.
  • Conduct store audits and manage inventory.
  • Perform store audits on daily basis
  • Conduct Investigations based on data mining information/Store Audits/We Tip Hotlines.

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15. Suspicious Activity

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Here's how Suspicious Activity is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted investigation regarding incidents/suspicious activity and completed detailed reports, to include arrests, terminations or disciplinary action when warranted.
  • Ensured security of employees, evaluating suspicious activity while maintaining a safe operating environment for staff and patrons.
  • Supported and directed branch personnel in identification, notification, and resolution of fraudulent or suspicious activity.
  • Established contingent check-ups with personnel to ensure all policies were being followed and reported any suspicious activity.
  • Maintained surveillance of Exchange facilities identifying, addressing and reporting suspicious activity contributing to external/internal losses.
  • Maintained detailed records of suspicious activity identified; analyzed trends communicated risks and made loss-mitigation recommendations.
  • Conducted investigations related to suspicious activity/fraud involving mortgages, identity theft or compromise of confidential information.
  • Prepared reports related to suspicious activity and fraud, loss and internal investigations.
  • Observed all security monitors to mitigate potential loss of merchandise and suspicious activity.
  • Identify and detect suspicious activity contributing to both external and internal losses.
  • Observe and report incidents or suspicious activity to appropriate agency/entity.
  • File Suspicious Activity Reports as required per federal banking regulations.
  • Monitored debit card transactions and contacted customers on suspicious activity.
  • Reviewed customer and employee transactions for potentially suspicious activity.
  • Overlooked store, patrolled property and investigated suspicious activity.
  • Patrolled premises and checked for irregularities and suspicious activity.
  • Conducted interviews on employees suspected of suspicious activity.
  • Identified suspicious activity/behaviors of customers and associates.
  • Monitored daily customers accounts for suspicious activity.
  • Work alongside Loss Prevention Officer to identify suspicious activity within store and take the appropriate action*Overlooking the store's high theft departments

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16. Company Assets

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Here's how Company Assets is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Counseled senior management on improvements to internal controls over operational processes and for the safeguarding of company assets.
  • Conducted thorough follow up on identified and potential issues relating to company assets/investigations initiated on confirmed losses/theft issues.
  • Protected company assets through the execution of safety, inventory recovery and internal and external theft reduction programs.
  • Developed partnerships with Store Management and Store associates to increase awareness to potential loss of company assets.
  • Entrusted with the responsibility of increasing company profitability through the protection of company assets and shrink reduction.
  • Implemented corporate Loss Prevention programs and protected company assets by apprehending shoplifters and conducting internal investigations.
  • Provided physical security for company assets, including property, personnel and proprietary Information.
  • Negotiate payment arrangements and apply appropriate collection remedy while protecting Company assets and receivables.
  • Protected company assets, employees and customers by establishing controls adhering to company policy.
  • Protect company assets as a plainclothes undercover agent through observation and apprehension techniques.
  • Monitored Loss Prevention and Safety programs daily to insure security of company assets.
  • Collaborated closely with loss prevention team in store management to protect company assets.
  • Protected the company assets and followed the company safety and security guidelines standard.
  • Conduct Associate Investigations of dishonesty and corporate policy violations relating to company assets.
  • Protected company assets against loss resulting from operational mistakes and internal/external theft.
  • Administered department cycle count program to ensure company assets are reconciled.
  • Directed and organized all investigations of internal theft of company assets.
  • Investigate internal loss of company assets and interview associates involved.
  • Provide recommendations to ensure better protection of company assets.
  • Focused on protecting company assets and shortage reduction.

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17. Security Cameras

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Here's how Security Cameras is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Controlled security cameras and coordinated with management to ensure safety of employees and customers.
  • Monitor security cameras to conduct security checks and observations to deter and prevent theft.
  • Monitor security cameras to aid in apprehension of external and internal theft.
  • Operated and maintained security cameras/recording and monitoring equipment.
  • Monitored the security cameras and apprehended shoplifters.
  • Check security cameras, locate shoplifters
  • Install and repair of DVR (digital video recorder) and PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) security cameras.
  • Maintained surveillance both on the floor and through overt security cameras to prevent theft and shrinkage in the store.
  • Reduce theft and company loss by monitoring security cameras, creating security presence, and increasing awareness throughout store.
  • Maintained watch over the store through security cameras and communication with fellow employees to help reduce theft.
  • Greet all customers; verify receipts and supervising the entire stores safety through the security cameras.
  • Help prevent loss in store, monitor security cameras and also provide customer service.
  • Keep track of all security cameras to ensure no theft is taking place.
  • Monitored employee and customer behavior via security cameras, to prevent shop lifting.
  • Monitored security cameras at all times to prevent store theft.
  • Monitor all security cameras, write hourly report.
  • Assisted in the installation of security cameras.
  • Monitored security cameras for nineteen stores Conducted monthly store audits and safety inspections
  • Monitored the stores security cameras and reported any suspected theft.
  • Controlled and monitored storewide security cameras.

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18. Financial Losses

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Here's how Financial Losses is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Tasked with minimizing the financial losses of a retail operation related to theft, vandalism, accident and injury.
  • Minimized financial losses attributed to recording errors, theft, and damaged products.
  • Implement protocols to reduce property or financial losses.
  • Recommend methods to reduce potential financial losses.
  • Implemented and monitored processes reducing property and financial losses.
  • Provided computer graphic information to illustrate financial losses.

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19. Exception Reports

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Here's how Exception Reports is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Created Fraud Detection and Prevention Program that included development of numerous exception reports and analysis of fraud patterns.
  • Utilized exception reports, surveillance equipment and employee tips to resolved internal and external theft investigations.
  • Conducted all internal investigations and interviews based on exception reports, complaints and inventory levels.
  • Initiate and support investigations based on exception reports and other data collected.
  • Performed essential safety and operational audits and analyzed exception reports.
  • Worked on exception reports to identified dishonest activities.
  • Utilized exception reports, surveillance, and employee tips to generate cases and taught fact investigation techniques to loss prevention associates.
  • Generate exception reports on Aspect exception system, and conduct necessary audits to identify waste and safety issues.
  • Reviewed exception reports, video, and installed covert camera systems to reduce shrink.
  • Utilized exception reports, surveillance, and employee tips to generate cases/prosecute illegal actions.
  • Review, compile, maintain, and report Closed Circuit Television and exception reports.
  • Investigated internal theft, review XBR exception reports, and conduct integrity interviews.
  • Analyze and follow up on daily exception reports for fraud related issues.
  • Review of Exception Reports for internal theft detection & operational risk assessment.
  • Reviewed daily exception reports in order to assist with store operations.
  • Initiated internal cases via exception reports and CCTV surveillance.
  • Excel Spreadsheets, over/short forms, exception reports.
  • Submitted exception reports on a weekly basis.
  • Run and Analyze exception reports.
  • Review and analyze exception reports, identify specific incidents for further investigation and discover ongoing issues.

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20. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored and enforced company safety policies and trained personnel to maintain compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Executed daily operations of department OSHA regulation safety checks.
  • Educated store personal on OSHA best safety practices and store operations by conducting training/refresher classes for new and old associates.
  • Educated store associates on OSHA guidelines and store policies annually or upon hire using supplied video presentations and verbal directions.
  • Provide safety training on OSHA, First aid, CPR, incident command/emergency scene management and Fork lift operation.
  • Verify and file all lift truck certification material per OSHA standards and ensure checklists are completed on lift equipment.
  • Implemented safety criterion and programs from regulation updates and changes related to DOT, OSHA, and EPA.
  • Use risk assessments to prevent any injuries for both employees and customers by following OSHA certification guidelines.
  • Performed yearly OSHA training for yearly associates as well as OSHA training for newly hired associates.
  • Trained upper management on how to meet and comply with OSHA standards within their various departments.
  • Provide monthly OSHA reports and conduct follow up investigations for workers compensation and customer injuries.
  • Conducted OSHA-related wall-to-wall inspections of warehouses, docking facilities, maintenance garages, and offices.
  • Initiate and drive all investigations involving internal/external loss, customer/employees accidents, and OSHA compliance.
  • Maintained company compliance with regulatory statutes involving DOT, OSHA, and EPA.
  • Maintain safety by following policies and procedures through OSHA and safety laws.
  • Make sure that facilities were operationally safe under company and OSHA requirements.
  • Assisted business partners in identifying safety hazards in compliance with OSHA guidelines.
  • Monitored and ensured company in compliance with fire safety and OSHA regulations.
  • Conduct training sessions for Power Equipment use and OSHA safety standards.
  • Maintained Safety Standards and Hazardous Material Standards as per OSHA guidelines.

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21. Circuit Television Systems

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Here's how Circuit Television Systems is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Utilized store's Closed Circuit Television Systems and database for daily investigations.
  • Observe and research incidents via closed-circuit television systems.
  • Monitor closed circuit television systems.
  • Direct all aspects of the implementation of closed circuit television systems.
  • Use short circuit television systems and keep them running.
  • Monitor closed circuit television systems Enforce company standards as they relate to security and safety procedures.

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22. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain building security and implemented safety procedures throughout the building.
  • Enforced company standards related to security and safety procedures.
  • Examined purchase receipts, executed store safety procedures.
  • Develop and Implement new security and safety procedures.
  • Maintained company security & safety procedures.
  • Oversee daily operations and safety procedures.
  • Monitor that employees are engaged in proper safety procedures, employee s productivity and time clock fraud.
  • Developed great teams and partnerships by training associates daily on store policies, and safety procedures.
  • Maintain a safe work environments for all customers and employees, by monitoring all safety procedures.
  • Managed the daily safety procedures, and oversaw all training related to safety policy in store.
  • Participated in training of newly hired associates in matters of loss prevention and safety procedures.
  • Educate store associates on proper safety procedures and LP and shrink control procedures.
  • Created and maintained daily theft reports, as well as safety procedures.
  • Coach and train associates in shortage awareness and correct safety procedures.
  • Ensured all safety procedures and guidelines were followed and maintained.
  • Train new personnel in operations and safety procedures.
  • Speak to all incoming new hire associates regarding safety procedures and protocols at Groupon.

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23. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Provided inventory control and methods to ensure loss prevention procedures are followed while providing excellent customer service.
  • Prevent inventory shrink by conducting internal and external investigations and ensuring inventory control procedures are done accurately.
  • Monitor store activities via CCTV* Store incident investigation and documentation* Store merchandise loss prevention* Inventory control and monitoring
  • Develop and maintain inventory control programs to minimize shrink and maintain inventory levels.
  • Organized inventory control sheets to improve accessibility and enable more accurate reporting.
  • Monitored and maintained inventory control while increasing safety.
  • Insured proper inventory control with minimum supervision.
  • Managed inventory controls and physical counts.
  • Shrink reduction Strategies and inventory control/auditing.
  • Work alongside Loss Prevention and Safety Manager to:-Manage shrink through monitoring inventory controls, damages, and stolen product.
  • Worked to facilitate all aspects of retail loss prevention and inventory control in a large retail establishment in multiple locations.
  • Craft and implement all policies and practices related to theft prevention, physical security, safety and inventory control.
  • Train store staff on daily operations such as inventory control, cash handling, customer service, etc.
  • Instructed store management in inventory control, shrink management and controls as directed by the loss prevention manager.
  • Monitor and control items being processed and transferred through Inventory Control and Samples, utilizing Sample Track.
  • Operated camera system and prevented theft by ensuring all garments were affixed with inventory control devices.
  • Conduct audits of cash registers, cash offices, retail inventory controls and service operations.
  • Controlled External and Internal Theft as well as manager over all Safety and Inventory controls.
  • Administered systems and programs to reduce loss, maintain inventory control, or increase safety.
  • Traveled to stores outside and within the city to help with inventory controls.

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24. Risk Management

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Here's how Risk Management is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Risk management/General Liability/Worker's Compensation.
  • Coordinated and managed hospital risk management system, including installation of computerized Risk Master Incident reporting tracking system.
  • Provided risk management and employee safety consultation, training and education to customer facilities.
  • Formulated and conducted educational programs relevant to clinical safety and risk management.
  • Assist Risk Management Department with customer or employee accident claims investigations.
  • Administered in risk management on safety and security as assigned.
  • Prepared and maintained customer accident reports for risk management.
  • Slip and Fall/Customer incident investigations for Risk Management.
  • Work with Management in assigned stores to combat shrink, safety, risk management awareness, and point of sale variances.
  • Implemented & coordinated Risk Management Programs that reduced Workers Comp, Liability & Casualty claims by 35%.
  • Monitor stores compliance with policy and procedure, risk management, and loss prevention through audits and checklist.
  • Assist in the efforts to develop and enforce policies, standards for security and risk management.
  • Perform all tasks within the guidelines described in the Loss Prevention and Safety/Risk Management manuals.
  • Risk Management department team leader for a national merchant credit card processing company.
  • Trained staff and management in loss prevention and risk management procedures.
  • Performed (internal) financial and risk management audits.
  • Educated in safety and risk management programs.
  • Risk Analysis) Subject Matter expert for Risk Management product solutions, development and support.

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25. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Attended & testified in court hearings/cases involving defendants arrested for conducting criminal activities
  • Attended all court hearings for involved apprehensions
  • Maintain accurate and descriptive records; participate in court hearings; support workplace safety; support internal investigations.
  • Reported security violations, filed charges when applicable, attended court hearings, and coordinated safety drills.
  • Assisted the Store Detectives as necessary with investigations, interviews, court hearings and apprehensions.
  • Acted as a mediator for the company in attending Court hearings and prosecutions.
  • Participated in court hearings and accurately delivered facts to the witness stand.
  • Represent the company in court hearings and trials for prosecuted cases.
  • Participated in court hearings, and driving safety awareness.
  • Participate in court hearings related the theft apprehensions.
  • Act as a witness in criminal court hearings.
  • Testified in military and civilian court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings and trials as necessary.
  • Attend court hearings to testify against shoplifters.
  • Involved proactively in court hearings.
  • Conduct surveillance Interview suspects and write reports Maintain records Participate in court hearings Safety manager Training associates in shrinkage and safety

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26. Safety Program

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Here's how Safety Program is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Provided assistance in emergency situations, disaster and fire protection planning and ensured compliance with company safety programs.
  • Developed safety programs to aid in training personnel and minimizing general liability and workman's compensation claims.
  • Worked closely with the store management team to increase sales using associate customer awareness safety programs
  • Developed safety programs, performed hazard assessments, underwriting site surveys, and accident investigations.
  • Monitored and implemented safety programs, awareness, meetings, and accident reporting and investigations.
  • Recommended and provided analysis to support the development of loss prevention/safety programs.
  • Reviewed and approved all safety programs submitted.
  • Conduct safety audits and coordinate store safety program
  • Drafted and enforced store-wide safety program.
  • Maintained a successful safety program.
  • Helped administer vital inventory and safety programs at each store including employee training, compliance, documentation, and reporting.
  • Assisted in the development of new safety programs leading to approximately 30% reduction in total customer and associate accidents.
  • Worked with clients to create and improve safety programs, safety conditions, and lower workers' compensation costs.
  • Managed the stores Hazardous Materials and Safety programs, and provided safety and security training to employees and management.
  • Manage the safety program and ensured personnel had the adequate medical services after sustaining an injury on the job.
  • Assisted the Florida Director of Safety with overseeing the execution of the safety program during night operations.
  • Attended and participated in company's loss prevention and safety programs to keep abreast with current standards.
  • Spearheaded Internal and External theft investigations, Safety programs, and protecting the assets of the company.
  • Conducted loss prevention training and safety programs at store level; audited cash and inventory regularly.
  • Manage pressure vessel safety program to insure inspection/corrective actions are met per the Virginia Dept.

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27. Safety Issues

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Here's how Safety Issues is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Trained management and associates in identifying loss prevention and safety issues.
  • Performed comprehensive risk management inspections, and communicated safety issues.
  • Conduct employee awareness classes concerning loss prevention and safety issues
  • Required developing ways to detect safety issues and security violations, and to put programs in place to prevent repeat occurrences.
  • Observed staff members in the work environment for safety issues and consult with the facility for safety interventions as needed.
  • Organized and presented manager safety meetings; audited each department daily and informed employees of potential safety issues.
  • Respond to safety issues and accidents within Navy Exchange main store as well as outer Mini Mart locations.
  • Prepare various reports relating to theft, fraud, cash over/shorts, check fraud and safety issues.
  • Managed over 300 employees and managers and made them aware of shrink and safety issues.
  • Monitor for safety issues, correct, and assist in training associates in appropriate practices.
  • Retail Monitoring the store for theft and safety issues, using closed circuit television.
  • Provide a visible presence at store entrances/exits and monitoring for potential safety issues.
  • Managed occurrence event reporting system, referred safety issues to appropriate venues.
  • Identify and correct safety and potential safety issues in the store.
  • Worked with management on various safety issues and training programs.
  • Maintained and Assisted with all safety issues regarding the store.
  • Monitored the racking systems and resolved safety issues.
  • Monitored retail environment for theft and safety issues.
  • Communicate coaching sessions when safety issues arise.
  • Worked with manager on all safety issues.

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28. Retail Crime

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Here's how Retail Crime is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted organized retail crime investigations in the Pacific Northwest including Alaska, Washington and Oregon.
  • Detected and prevented credit/debit card fraud and organized retail crime utilizing exception based reporting software.
  • Selected by District Manager and Organized Retail Crime Manager to perform detailed surveillance and reporting.
  • Conducted live surveillance in high-market area apprehending organized retail crime groups impacting Limited Brands business.
  • Identify and gather intelligence for organized retail crime groups and communicate information to management.
  • Worked with Organized Retail Crime Manager to identify/combat external crime rings.
  • Interviewed and identified suspects involved in Organized Retail Crime.
  • Identified and prevented Organized Retail Crime activity.
  • Conducted investigations of Organized Retail Crime rings.
  • Work special assignments for Kroger, conducting Live/Vehicular surveillance of residences, business and social activities of Organized Retail Crime suspects.
  • Gather information on Organized Retail Crime Groups and network with other companies to inform and reduce shrink within our stores.
  • Contracted to Safeway Stores* Supervised the (ORC) Organized Retail Crime team* Apprehended and prosecuted Organized Retail Crime shoplifters
  • Apprehend shoplifters, reduce company shrink, internal investigations, training new employees, organized retail crime investigations.
  • Contributed to the identification, surveillance, and eventual prosecution(s) of Organized Retail Crime suspects.
  • Communicated with the Organized Retail Crime unit on all (ORC) occurrences and arrests.
  • Partner with other stores and businesses to identify local and regional Organized Retail Crime.
  • Targeted ORC (organized retail crime) groups and internal theft focus.
  • Identified and reported organized crime to the Organized Retail Crime Manager.
  • Partner with Market Investigations to reduce and terminate Organized Retail Crime.
  • Investigated fraud, organized retail crime, and employee theft.

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29. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Respond to increased incident reports and travel to affected locations for targeted investigation and apprehension.
  • Conduct internal and external investigations; apprehend suspected shoplifters per policy and completing incident reports.
  • Document all Security/Loss Prevention related incidents with detailed incident reports including daily summary reports.
  • Generated thorough incident reports and organized detailed database of all activity.
  • Complete incident reports to document all Security related incidents.
  • Submit daily activity reports and incident reports when required.
  • Maintained detailed incident reports and other information
  • Documented incident reports and daily reports.
  • Write incident reports for criminal activity.
  • Completed all statistical and incident reports.
  • Write accurate and detailed case/incident reports.
  • Prepared investigations and incident reports.
  • Completed concise and complete incident reports
  • Provided daily audits, surveillance, and detaining shoplifters, interacting with customers and employees, and completing incident reports.
  • Excelled at writing detailed incident reports for use in civil and criminal court testimony.
  • Reviewed facility Workman's Compensation Claims and Employee Incident Reports.
  • Review incident reports to ensure compliance with loss prevention standards.
  • Documented store activities, and filed daily incident reports.
  • Finished accident and incident reports on customers and employees.
  • Write incident reports for management and Police Officers.

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30. Safety Inspections

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Here's how Safety Inspections is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Perform building security and safety inspections, apprehend dishonest customers, conduct internal investigations, and facilitate cash pickups.
  • Perform safety inspections monthly for 16 regional facilities and prepare comprehensive corrective action plans as necessary.
  • Perform routine safety inspections and reported all hazardous and unsafe conditions to management for immediate corrections.
  • Conducted safety inspections and communicated hazards and made recommendations on preventing loss.
  • Conducted safety inspections and communicated hazards to Store Management.
  • Direct safety inspections and communicate hazards to management.
  • Complete Daily Safety Inspections including racking safety.
  • Coordinate insurance audits and safety inspections.
  • Key responsibilities of a retail loss prevention associate include conducting store surveillance, safety inspections, and asset security checks.
  • Conducted numerous loss prevention and safety inspections throughout the state and communicated the findings to parish and diocesan personnel.
  • Performed routine security and safety inspections to maintain a secure environment for Lowe's inventory, equipment and personnel.
  • Conduct monthly audits, safety inspections, research sales using sales journal tapes and videotapes.
  • Insured a safe work environment by conducting safety classes and safety inspections.
  • Provided on-site safety inspections for customers in a variety of industries.
  • Conducted store surveillance, safety inspections, and assist security checks.
  • Conducted safety inspections and held safety meetings with store employees.
  • Completed regular safety inspections to all DPS property.
  • Conduct safety inspections and loss prevention audits.
  • Provide daily safety inspections for the store.
  • Conducted monthly Store Procedure and Safety Inspections.

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31. Vendor Fraud

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Here's how Vendor Fraud is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Investigated potential or actual security violations, including customer theft and vendor fraud.
  • Scheduled and managed loss prevention agents to addressing profit shrinkage due to internal larceny, vendor fraud and shoplifting.
  • Investigate external, internal, and vendor fraud.
  • Ranked a top store in the region form 2014 - 2016 for the reduction of theft and vendor fraud.
  • Manage all internal theft, work place violence, and vendor fraud investigations within assigned area.
  • Investigate known or suspected internal theft, external theft, or vendor fraud.Identify and report merchandise or stock shortages.

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32. Local Police

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Here's how Local Police is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Aided Local police and Federal Law enforcement in apprehending convicted felons.
  • Collaborated with local police on investigations.
  • Provided crowd control during sale days (in cooperation with local police) and handle all security situations.
  • Communicate clearly any situation as it arises to management, LPGM's, and local police.
  • Find, investigate and interview external and internal theft while forming relationships with the local police.
  • Recover merchandise from shoplifters and produce reports for evidence to Local Police.
  • Apprehend 2 shoplifters and detain them for turnover to local police.
  • Apprehend shoplifters, file reports and assist local police with investigations.
  • Direct contact with local police and FBI agencies to conduct investigations.
  • Established a partnership with local police force.
  • Use camera and suveillance equipment, keep a good relationship with local police agencies as well as staff and management.
  • Developed and maintained a good workingrelationship with local police, other law enforcement agencies and court personnel.
  • Worked along side local police to reduce criminal activity.
  • Keep close relations with local Police Departments.

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33. EAS

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Here's how EAS is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conduct unbiased and objective investigative audits to measure logistical inbound/outbound shipping accuracy, inventory data integrity and assess operational execution.
  • Participated in awareness meetings to identify areas of opportunity for loss and to develop action plans for reducing those opportunities.
  • Arranged department budgets based on monthly assignment, documenting all inconsistencies and areas of opportunity to the regional director.
  • Increase associate awareness on effective processes to minimize operational shortage by training and educating around shortage reduction initiatives.
  • Performed detailed analysis of data to identify potential issues and areas of concern for management and investigations opportunities.
  • Participated in all division conference calls to effectively increase awareness on safety initiatives and emergency and crisis procedures.
  • Conceptualized, developed and directed role of Loss Prevention Specialist, increased responsibility centered on internal investigation.
  • Identified and analyzed assets protection risks in order to effectively implement comprehensive countermeasures designed to eliminate/minimize losses.
  • Conducted evaluations of all resort operations to determine areas of liability and made recommendations to correct deficiencies.
  • Researched and analyzed information given on numerous daily reports for functionality, accuracy and ease of use.
  • Partnered successfully with Executives and Department Managers to increase awareness of internal and external theft and fraud.
  • Managed human capital and sales with a focus on minimizing turnover and increasing profitability each year.
  • Reported and provided corrective measures for identified noncompliance with daily operating procedures and quality control measures.
  • Provided training to store managers after each investigation to ensure understanding of effective preventive measures.
  • Conducted periodic assessments of loss prevention performance and identified areas of improvement with recommended actions.
  • Observed shoppers' behavior and identified specific areas for concern and vulnerability regarding shoplifting.
  • Compiled and analyzed data for monthly management Loan Loss Reports to measure portfolio performance.
  • Stayed abreast with new industry trends resulting in improved security and reduced inventory shrinkage.
  • Conducted objective and detailed audits to identify potential areas of loss and opportunity.
  • Implemented Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and streamlined warehouse operations increasing productivity.

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34. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Assist human resources by conducting employment law investigations/interviews involving harassment, discrimination and workplace violence.
  • Collaborated with Human Resources while conducting Work Place Violence, Harassment and employee integrity investigations.
  • Conduct employee background investigations and review reports with operational or human resources managers.
  • Coordinated safety and security training functions in partnership with Human Resources.
  • Supported Human Resources in highly sensitive employee investigations.
  • Developed strong partnerships with all levels of management, Human Resources and store associates to obtain support for our programs.
  • Continue professional relationships with human resources to ensure power equipment training and other safety and shrink training is complete.
  • Provided supportive evidence to management, courts, human resources, and law enforcement regarding cases and employee violations.
  • Worked closely with Human Resources/ Labor Relations and shortage control department to ensure policies and procedures were being followed.
  • Coordinate with risk management, human resources, or other departments to assist in investigations, or training.
  • Investigate customer and employee accidents and report to Human Resources; Investigate internal and external crimes.
  • Prepare Loss Prevention reports for Human Resources, Labor Relations, Security Department and Law Enforcement.
  • Worked with employees, human resources and union representatives to address labor issues or concerns.
  • Collaborate with the Compliance, Procurement, Human Resources, Legal and corporate facility departments.
  • Worked in unison with the Human Resources Department to alleviate employee security issues.
  • Partnered with risk management and human resources in resolution of workplace incidents.
  • Partnered with Human Resources in the investigation of employees violating policy.
  • Investigate and assist with Human Resources into policy violations of associates.
  • Assisted with human resources and other management duties when needed.
  • Communicated well with all management and human resources.

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35. Hazmat

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Here's how Hazmat is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Implemented impact training for new hires as well as seasoned employees on HAZMAT, safety and company policies and procedures.
  • Implement and monitor all programs for loss prevention, safety and HazMat.
  • Guided store management/employees through internal, external, operational and safety/hazmat functions and reduced multiple store's inventories.
  • Supervised all Safety and Hazmat functions * Investigated and apprehended internal and external theft * Ensured audit compliance
  • Experience in assisting, monitoring and coordinating general organizations associated with Safety and Hazmat Programs and guidelines.
  • Supported store management/employees through internal, external, operational and safety/hazmat.
  • Conducted routine surveillance; assured OSHA regulations and Hazmat/Safety controls were always in place and were being followed by all employees.
  • Complete the daily safety and hazmat review to prevent any injuries to our customers or my fellow co workers.
  • Supervised a Hazmat cage composing of 12 drums designated for chemicals and arranged for disposal.
  • Manage the daily, weekly and monthly loss prevention, Hazmat and safety program.
  • Maintain safety, Hazmat, and security of the store.
  • Ensured stored hazmat materials were in compliance with OHSA regulations.
  • Received advanced training in safety and hazmat fields.
  • Directed associates in how to clean up Hazmat spills, and how to correctly dispose of Hazmat waste.
  • Maintained company required hazmat programs through weekly audits, employee training, group presentations, and conference calls.
  • Monitor and maintain awareness as it relates to environmental related exceptions (i.e.Hazmat, storm water).
  • Monitor Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Coordinated handling of Hazmat issues
  • Complete Hazmat Inspection Safety Report Complete weekly High Shrink Merchandise Cycle Count Monitor closed circuit television system for external and internal theft
  • Conduct Safety/Hazmat/OSHA audits Conduct monthly safety meetings Certified in shoplifter detention, hand cuffing and surveillance techniques

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36. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Performed internal audits to ensure compliance with security policies and safety standards.
  • Audited retail locations and coached management to ensure compliance.
  • Developed and implemented consistent training programs and action plans that helped to ensure compliance and minimize the potential for loss.
  • Review procedural updates and utilize procedures in all daily work to ensure compliance with company audits.
  • Monitor & review collector accounts and collector queues to ensure compliance with established works standards.
  • Partner with Store Management to ensure compliance with shortage audits by maintaining Merchandise Protection Standards.
  • Research suspicious transactions, track packages, ensure compliance with applicable laws for consumer privacy.
  • Analyze facts and data from numerous sources in order to ensure compliance with laws.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly audits to ensure compliance to operational standards.
  • Partner with store leadership to ensure compliance of Loss Prevention policies.
  • Patrolled store property to ensure compliance with security controls and policies.
  • Inspected and/or evaluated workplace environments, equipment or practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Identified and apprehended external and internal shoplifters Ensure compliance of company programs and policies.

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37. Safety Audits

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Here's how Safety Audits is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Directed LP/Safety meetings, accident investigation, Installed security camera systems, performed LP/Safety audits and cash audits.
  • Conducted weekly audits of safety on each department in the store, and corporate safety audits monthly for the whole store.
  • Completed Safety audits and New Store set up to include Mass receiving, physical security and Vendor compliance.
  • Observe safety policies and procedures, perform inventory of guns and tobacco, perform safety audits as needed.
  • Assisted in investigations of in-store theft, apprehended shoplifters, and conducted safety audits for the store.
  • Conducted safety audits to assure a safe work environment for company's associate.
  • Conducted safety audits and trained store personnel in first aid and CPR.
  • Complete daily safety audits in and around the perimeter of the store.
  • Conduct daily safety audits and safety hazard inspections for three facilities.
  • Conduct food sanitation, safety audits, and quality control audits.
  • Performed safety audits of stores and compliance audits of policies.
  • Oversee workplace safe practices and conduct random safety audits.
  • Verified and recorded monthly shrink and safety audits.
  • Conducted food safety audits and fresh foods inspections.
  • Conduct all monthly shrinkage and safety audits.
  • Performed safety audits throughout the warehouse.
  • Retail and safety Audits Witness in court
  • Point Person for Associate Commission Fraud Internal and External Fraud Investigations Internal Operational and Safety Audits
  • Investigate Internal theft Investigate fraudulent checks and credit cards Perform department & safety audits Conduct safety meeting Apprehension of internals and externals

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38. Surveillance Equipment

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Here's how Surveillance Equipment is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Documented any suspicious activities or violations of standard operating procedures captured by the surveillance equipment.
  • Operated electronic surveillance equipment and stayed alert for customers who acted suspiciously.
  • Used camera surveillance equipment and anti-theft systems to monitor suspicious activity.
  • Operated Surveillance equipment to monitor internal and external theft.
  • Monitored inventory control with the assistance of surveillance equipment.
  • Maintained and fixed surveillance equipment for optimum operation.
  • Monitored store with assistance of surveillance equipment.
  • Monitored surveillance equipment inside/outside store.
  • Conduct camera checks through store with CCTV surveillance equipment, report writing on any and all incidents.
  • Operate company surveillance equipment * Perform backups of surveillance footage * Maintain a safe and secure environment
  • Maintain knowledge and use of surveillance equipment, and attending court hearings on Kohl's behalf.
  • Secure premises by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; and access points; permitting entry.
  • Installed and monitored surveillance equipment, and supported the customer service team as necessary.
  • Utilized electronic surveillance equipment to secure the perimeter and interior of the store.
  • Monitored surveillance equipment and the retail floor to prevent the theft of merchandise.
  • Conducted training and orientation of specialists on CCTV and other surveillance equipment.
  • Monitor employees and shoppers in plain clothes or surveillance equipment for theft.
  • Used CCTV surveillance equipment to monitor theft and investigate possible losses.
  • Trained store management on the use and maintenance of surveillance equipment.
  • Utilize surveillance equipment to detect loss within a store environment.

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39. Police Department

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Here's how Police Department is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Assigned to order escalations and reroute integrity plus selected to handle communication with police departments in setting up potential sting operations.
  • Communicated with Chicago Police Department and other neighboring retail stores regarding organized theft groups and high theft merchandise.
  • Partnered with internal legal department and police department during investigations and to resolve cases.
  • Collaborated with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in sting operations of stolen goods.
  • Work closely with local Police Department to facilitate possible criminal prosecution.
  • Worked closely with local police departments and prosecutors.
  • Maintained cooperation and the support of the local police department, the fire department, EMS, and emergency management.
  • Call the Amarillo Police Department or the Sheriff s Office to notify the shoplifter pick up from the store.
  • Typed reports for Harper Woods Police Department to help with the investigation of persons suspected of retail fraud.
  • Processed bad check cases with the local Police Department, recovering lost monies due to non-payment of sales.
  • Attend monthly meeting with ARAPA to maintain a presence with store within the community and police department.
  • Work closely with the Seattle Police Department to prosecute misdemeanor and felony shoplifters.
  • Developed and maintained a good working relationship with the local Police Department.
  • Write reports and process documentation internally and with San Jose Police department.
  • Communicate with PG County Police Department when detaining suspect shoplifter.
  • Work with Austin Police Department to file reports against suspect.
  • Maintain excellent relationships, including SF Police Department.
  • Interacted with store management and local police departments.
  • Work with the police department in theft investigations.
  • Burned video for Police Department when necessary.

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40. Company Standards

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Here's how Company Standards is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Complete all necessary Loss Prevention documentation according to company standards.
  • Performed safety and security audits in compliance to company standards.
  • Ensured environmental compliance to company standards.
  • Evaluate assure that the physical security of all company property is maintained to company standards, by conducting weekly audits.
  • Trained store associate and team members on safety and shortage culture accordingly to company standards.
  • Implemented and executed store shortage programs, shortage awareness and compliance to company standards.
  • Assisted in training new loss prevention specialists in an effort to meet company standards.
  • Enforced company standards in security and safety in order to maintain loss prevention.
  • Audited multiple departments within the store to uphold company standards and efficiency.
  • Ensured all documentation met company standards for control of evidence and presenting in court.
  • Enforced company standards in security and safety, trained new hires in lossprevention.
  • Ensured store was meeting company standards Trained employees on safety, emergency, and loss prevention procedures Conducted internal and external investigations

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41. Credit Card Fraud

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Here's how Credit Card Fraud is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Performed Credit Card fraud investigations.
  • Analyze reports for cash over/shorts, credit card fraud, charge backs, and bank errors to identify potential theft issues.
  • Conducted investigations regarding suspected incidents of internal and external fraud, employee theft such as credit card fraud, and embezzlement.
  • Conducted investigations into credit card fraud, embezzlement, phone fraud, time card fraud, and employee theft.
  • Worked with retail establishments in Boston to obtain a flow of information on credit card fraud and professional shoplifters.
  • Created and implemented a new process for training new employees on cash, check and credit card fraud.
  • Conduct and make apprehensions on external investigations (shoplift, credit card fraud, theft by deception).
  • Conduct internal and external investigations of credit card fraud, shoplifting, ticket switching and employee dishonesty.
  • Monitor surveillance systems for shoplifters, employee theft, refund/credit card fraud and safety concerns.
  • Conduct thorough investigations and make arrests on credit card fraud and identify theft.
  • Investigated ethics and policy violations, Investigated credit card fraud and identity theft.
  • Identify, investigate and resolve all theft incidents including credit card fraud.
  • Worked with NYPD Detectives in helping to investigate credit card fraud.
  • Conducted theft investigations, including refund and credit card fraud.
  • Apprehended external offenders of theft or credit card fraud.
  • Credit card fraud prevention and investigation.
  • conducted analysis for check and credit card fraud.

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42. POS

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Here's how POS is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Served as witness and company representative in criminal justice proceedings, and maintained positive working relationship with law enforcement.
  • Provide assistance to customers by offering different programs such as extensions and temporary reduced payments to prevent repossession.
  • Aided store management in controlling inventory and reducing losses including research and resolution of possible inventory operational losses.
  • Developed and analyzed statistical reports tracking department activities, company crime trends, and possible terrorist activity.
  • Developed and maintained records of interviews, witnesses, apprehensions, disposition and evidence of recovered merchandise.
  • Provided personalized customer service to the highest level by establishing rapport with a positive and friendly attitude.
  • Resolved operational deficiencies including such topics as cash handling, deposit preparation, opening & closing procedures.
  • Patrolled selling department in immediate vicinity of assigned post to maintain visibility and a professional profile.
  • Performed duties and responsibilities that regularly required standing, walking and exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Worked closely with other security department leads with verification of possible suspects of financial crimes.
  • Develop restructuring plans to assist customers in resolving delinquency and avoiding repossession of the vehicle.
  • Reviewed customer activity involving check deposits and wires that were alerted as possible suspicious activity.
  • Reviewed loss prevention techniques and implemented proactive policies and standards to positively affect inventory shrinkage.
  • Gather theft indicators and use internal and external intelligence to positively impact shortage trends.
  • Analyze financial transactions, identifying fraudulent activity; evaluate exposure, mitigating potential loss.
  • Promoted and maintained positive customer service, often interacting with customers in stressful circumstances.
  • Conducted specialized store shrink/cash compliance audits and recommended action which reduced exposure to loss.
  • Position Description - worked to secure facilities, monitored inventory, and apprehended shoplifters.
  • Coordinated repossession efforts through outside agents by filling out necessary reports and documentation.
  • Contacted severely delinquent customers to negotiate payment commitments to avoid repossession of automobile.

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43. Security Practices

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Here's how Security Practices is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Maintained knowledge of existing sales promotions, policies concerning payments and trades, and the security practices.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.

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44. Access Points

low Demand
Here's how Access Points is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Completed fire alarm and health and safety checks and inspect buildings, equipment, or access points to determine security risks.
  • Inspect the building, equipment and access points thoroughly to determine security risks.
  • Inspected buildings, equipment, or access points to determine security risks.
  • Inspect buildings, equipment, or access points to determine security risks Maintain documentation or reports on security-related incidents or investigations.
  • Monitor closed-circuit video monitoring system and access points.
  • Patrolled industrial and commercial installations to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure the security of access points.

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45. Identify Problem Areas

low Demand
Here's how Identify Problem Areas is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Apprehend shoplifters in accordance with guidelines Conduct store audits to identify problem areas or procedural deficiencies.
  • Conducted store audits to identify problem areas or procedural deficiencies.
  • Conducted store audits such as Jewelry, Electronics, and Layaway to identify problem areas or procedure deficiencies.
  • Conduct store audits to identify problem areas or procedural deficiencies Direct work of contract security officers or other loss prevention agents.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agencies to report or investigate crimes\ Conduct store audits to identify problem areas or procedural deficiencies.
  • Conducted store audits to identify problem areas Investigated known or suspected internal theft, external theft, or vendor fraud.
  • Retail Loss Prevention Investigator Wynn Hotel and Casino- Las Vegas NV *Conduct store audits to identify problem areas or procedural deficiencies.

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46. Audit Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted training for Main Office and Field Staff with focus on Loss Prevention techniques and Audit procedures.
  • Conducted training on the detection of potential dishonest employees, company audit procedures, and daily LP policies and procedures.
  • Adhered to security and audit procedures.
  • Updated loss prevention manual and audit procedures.
  • Conducted training on the detection of potential dishonest employees, company audit procedures, and daily LP policies and procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with departmental security, audit procedures and code dating procedures.

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47. Stock Shortages

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Here's how Stock Shortages is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted inventory of merchandise and documentation to detect stock shortages.
  • Identify and reported merchandise or stock shortages; Inspect buildings, equipment, or access points to determine security risks.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agencies to report or investigate crimes, identify and report merchandise or stock shortages.
  • Identified, put in notes, and reported merchandise or stock shortages.
  • Inventory audits are performed to detect stock shortages.
  • Identify and report merchandise or stock shortages.
  • Monitored shoppers Detect, determine and report missing merchandise or stock shortages.

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48. Safe Environment

low Demand
Here's how Safe Environment is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained a safe environment by monitoring all CCTV cameras and all entrances requesting proper authorization and access.
  • Patrol of building as well as parking lots to maintain a safe environment for customers and employees.
  • Promote and ensure the store is a safe environment for both customers and employees.
  • Promote a safe environment for associates and customers and respond to emergency situations.
  • Promote a safe environment for all store based guests and employees.
  • Create and maintain a safe environment for our Associates and Customers.
  • Acknowledge and address safety concerns to ensure a safe environment.
  • Maintain safe environment for customers and more than 30 employees.
  • Maintained a safe environment throughout the store.
  • Secured and maintained and safe environment for patrons entering and exiting M&T Bank Stadium during events.
  • Reduced shrink by minimizing external and internal theft Maintained a safe environment for employees and customers Investigated employee discount abuse
  • Observed customers and store environment.Greeted customers.Maintained a positive and safe environment.
  • Provided a safe environment for employees Product Monitoring Correcting and reporting all unsafe acts, conditions, and accidents to management
  • Maintain safe environment for customers and staff Control shrink and cash shortages Control shoplifting as a deterrent

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49. Inventory Shortage

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Here's how Inventory Shortage is used in Loss Prevention Specialist jobs:
  • Work with store managers to assess and identify inventory shortage opportunities and recommend solutions and technologies to address shortage reduction opportunities.
  • Focus included inventory shortage, safety related losses and operating expense, adding value and profit contribution while enhancing customer service.
  • Monitored inventory shortages and theft deterrence with associates by conducting meetings and participating in Security sponsored training events.
  • Maintain documentation on any security -related incidents and report inventory shortages.
  • Work with store personnel to identify inventory shortage and recommend solutions.
  • Provided support for physical security equipment to retail stores for purposes of inventory shortage, investigations, repair and related tasks.
  • Assisted the Loss Prevention Manager in detecting, reporting, and resolving all issues related to Loss Prevention and Inventory Shortage.
  • Detected, reported and resolved safety, inventory shortage, cash handling and theft issues for large retail establishment.
  • Participated in team loss prevention programs that reduced inventory shortages and profit losses.
  • Contribute to shortage reduction/ investigations: 55% Work with store personnel to identify inventory shortage opportunities and recommend solutions.
  • Reduced inventory shortage by 57% in assigned region resulting in savings of [ ] annually.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Loss Prevention Specialist

Loss Prevention19%
Store Safety15.5%
External Theft11.6%
Video Surveillance10.1%
Fraudulent Activity7.6%
Cctv7.3%
Customer Service4.7%
Security Personnel3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Loss Prevention Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Loss Prevention
Loss Prevention
15.6%
15.6%
2
2
Store Safety
Store Safety
12.7%
12.7%
3
3
External Theft
External Theft
9.5%
9.5%
4
4
Video Surveillance
Video Surveillance
8.3%
8.3%
5
5
Fraudulent Activity
Fraudulent Activity
6.3%
6.3%
6
6
Cctv
Cctv
5.9%
5.9%
7
7
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Security Personnel
Security Personnel
2.5%
2.5%
9
9
Retail Store
Retail Store
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Company Policies
Company Policies
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Sales Floor
Sales Floor
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Apprehend Shoplifters
Apprehend Shoplifters
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Store Audits
Store Audits
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Suspicious Activity
Suspicious Activity
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Company Assets
Company Assets
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Security Cameras
Security Cameras
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Financial Losses
Financial Losses
1%
1%
19
19
Exception Reports
Exception Reports
1%
1%
20
20
Osha
Osha
1%
1%
21
21
Circuit Television Systems
Circuit Television Systems
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Risk Management
Risk Management
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Safety Program
Safety Program
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Safety Issues
Safety Issues
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Retail Crime
Retail Crime
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Safety Inspections
Safety Inspections
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Vendor Fraud
Vendor Fraud
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Local Police
Local Police
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
EAS
EAS
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Human Resources
Human Resources
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Hazmat
Hazmat
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Safety Audits
Safety Audits
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Surveillance Equipment
Surveillance Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Police Department
Police Department
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Credit Card Fraud
Credit Card Fraud
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
POS
POS
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Security Practices
Security Practices
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Access Points
Access Points
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Identify Problem Areas
Identify Problem Areas
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Stock Shortages
Stock Shortages
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Inventory Shortage
Inventory Shortage
0.4%
0.4%

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