Top Protection Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Protection Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Protection Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.9% of Protection Specialist resumes contained External Theft as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Protection Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. External Theft

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Here's how External Theft is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Monitor for potential internal and external theft via the use of in-person and Closed Circuit Television Surveillance.
  • Contribute to resolving and preventing internal and external theft and dishonest and illegal activity in the city.
  • Investigate shortage through reports and inventory tracking while monitoring both internal and external theft trends.
  • Maintained high levels of confidentiality when working with internal and external theft and fraud cases.
  • Participated in internal and external theft and fraud investigations Safeness Captain for the store.
  • Leverage technology and human resources to reduce shortage through external theft and process shortage.
  • Achieved the highest merchandise recovery results in the district for internal and external theft.
  • Investigate internal and external theft; maintain logs, case files, and reports.
  • Monitor the store for internal and external theft, unload freight and stock merchandise
  • Investigate eternal and external theft, made arrests, testified in court etc.
  • Investigate known or suspected external theft or fraud and case build and prosecute.
  • Led the district for most amount recovered and most cases written on external theft
  • Collect external theft and fraud occurrences and document information in Target Case Management.
  • Served as a security guard to minimize loss through internal and external theft.
  • Provide daily reports of merchandise lost due to internal and external theft.
  • Effected yearly shortage results by preventing and resolving internal and external theft.
  • Supported higher AP during their investigations of internal and external thefts.
  • Deter external theft by creating an appropriate presence in the store.
  • Deter external theft and assist in the apprehensions of external cases.
  • Investigated and prosecuted internal and external theft and fraud cases.

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2. Safety Issues

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Here's how Safety Issues is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored for potential safety issues, assisting managers in maintaining safe and secure environment for associates and customers.
  • Developed and detected safety issues and violations, and put action plans in place to prevent repeat occurrences.
  • Use surveillance cameras to monitor the store, looking for safety issues and possible thefts in progress.
  • Prevented and reported on theft and fraud, provided crisis report and promptly addressed safety issues.
  • Prevented and reported theft and fraud and responded to safety issues quickly and professionally.
  • Ensured store safety and responded to any safety issues.
  • Help develop a fast, fun and friendly team Use good judgment and respond to safety issues quickly and professionally.
  • Responded to safety issues quickly and professionally Read product and receipts when needed for to verify merchandise.
  • Provide crisis support, Respond to safety issues quickly and professionally.Check receipts and provide customer service.
  • Helped educate team about safety issues Aided in apprehension of shoplifters Installed cameras, both overt and covert, in ceilings

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3. Merchandise Recoveries

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Here's how Merchandise Recoveries is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain detailed documentation of store safety incidents, theft incidents, merchandise recoveries, and successful shoplifting apprehensions.
  • Conduct Productive Merchandise Recoveries and provide apprehension support as needed.
  • Cased files for theft reports, merchandise recoveries, and investigations as well as worked alongside law enforcement when necessary.
  • Accounted for over $30,000 in intelligence between Known Theft Reports and Productive Merchandise Recoveries in just over 6 months.
  • Saved Target thousands of dollars with merchandise recoveries and ensuring inventory numbers are correct and adjusted as required.
  • Prevented loss of merchandise by conducting Productive Merchandise Recoveries, receipt checks, and assisting in apprehensions.
  • Ended the year of 2015 with 45 Preventive Merchandise Recoveries averaging a total of $5,956.75.
  • Respond to safe and secure incidents, conduct productive merchandise recoveries, and document known thefts.
  • Procured over $20,000 worth of case resolution amounts / merchandise recoveries per year.
  • Prevent theft and fraud by conducting productive merchandise recoveries and apprehensions of known shoplifters.
  • Led district in merchandise recoveries with over 150 in less than 11 months.
  • Lead District 137 in merchandise recoveries for fiscal year 2012.
  • Write reports for known thefts and productive merchandise recoveries.

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4. Fraud Claims

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Here's how Fraud Claims is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Create and process fraud claims and ensure fraudulent transactions are properly credited to the customer.
  • Accept incoming calls and use decision making processes to accept or reject fraud claims.
  • Analyze within Serve/ Bluebird and review incoming fraud claims from card members.
  • Answer inbound calls from Card members and set up/action fraud cases on calls Review fraud claims from Card members.
  • Detect, review, and investigate fraud & make timely decisions on the validity of fraud claims.
  • Collect and analyze data to support or refute fraud claims.

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5. Video Surveillance

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Here's how Video Surveillance is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Required to Conduct investigations of suspected individuals of external and internal theft while providing evidence via documentation and video surveillance.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and staff by communicating professionally and effectively over audio and video surveillance.
  • Help detect and deter merchandise theft and fraudulent activity by using video surveillance along with investigation techniques/tactics.
  • Monitored for suspicious or criminal activity via video surveillance and conduct company approved announcements.
  • Conducted security video surveillance and live audio store announcements.
  • Prevent theft through physical/video surveillance -Maintain safety of team members, guests, and store -Apprehend suspected shoplifters -Document cases and information
  • Spearheaded strategies to decrease shrinkage by providing video surveillance for retail, jewelry store, banks and also celebrity high rises.
  • Conduct live video surveillance, inventory counts and complete merchandise protection in order to prevent shortage from external theft.
  • General Security, Crowd Management, Receipt Checks, Video Surveillance, Reconciling Reports, Assist Investigations.
  • Target Corporation - Flower Mound, TX Prevent and deter theft through physical and video surveillance.
  • Conduct physical and video surveillance of individuals suspected of theft, whether cash or merchandise.
  • Keep store merchandise protected by using security wraps, video surveillance, and physical surveillance.
  • Communicated with customers on a daily basis through live video surveillance including live voice announcements.
  • Control of live video surveillance in order to supervise all actions in the store.
  • Compiled report and case information, video surveillance, and physical evidence for investigations.
  • Supported team with maintaining video surveillance when undercover was following shoplifters on the floor.
  • Communicate with multiple clients through live video surveillance and making live voice announcements.
  • Skilled in the use of high-tech video surveillance equipment and safe apprehension techniques.
  • Used a POSSI video surveillance system to identify and gather evidence against shoplifters.
  • Prevented and detected theft through the use of physical and video surveillance.

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6. Company Assets

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Here's how Company Assets is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted with internal investigations under direction of Loss Prevention Manager of unlawful activity relating to the security of company assets.
  • Initiated comprehensive security/safety procedures to protect company assets from internal and external theft.
  • Target Protected company assets Used physical and digital surveillance Produced written reports of incidents
  • Provided world-class customer service while building guest satisfaction and protecting company assets.
  • Protected company assets by executing established controls that minimize loss.
  • Maintained daily reports on inventory and company assets.
  • Document response and outcome of CIP alarms, utilizing various computer programs and company assets to investigate the situation.
  • Provided a safe and secure environment for employees and guests, while protecting company assets.
  • Detoured over $6,000.00 in company assets from walking out the door unpaid.
  • Protect company assets, employees, guests, or others on company property.
  • Protect the company assets: Employees, property, equipment and merchandise.
  • Protect all company assets including employees, facilities, and products.
  • Worked with a team to protect company assets and merchandise.
  • Track all company assets and ensure company SOP compliance.
  • Ensured company assets weren't being stolen.
  • Target Protection specialist * Established high level protection of company assets and environment.
  • Protect company assets Assist with reduction of loss of inventory Provide outstanding guest service Investigate internal and external theft Monitor surveillance equipment

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7. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Fostered relationships with Investigations, local law enforcement agencies and neighboring retailers for a theft-and fraud prevention environment.
  • Ensured removal of ammunition from military, law enforcement, and armed United Nations personnel upon entry into compound
  • Provide technical and tactic support for government and industrial contracts through weapons and military/law enforcement tactical role playing/teaching.
  • Maintained appropriate evidence, and strong partnership with law enforcement and procedures when law enforcement participation was needed.
  • Coached customs officials, law enforcement, and regulatory enforcement officers on counterfeit product identification and potential harm.
  • Assist and cooperate with other government and law enforcement agencies to identify and investigate consumer law violations.
  • Coordinated and acted as liaison with Japanese national military and local law enforcement for security operations.
  • Partner with Assets Protection team and local law enforcement to investigate potentially fraudulent and/or illicit activities.
  • Generated detailed reports on each case and provided to local law enforcement that provided additional insight.
  • Foster relationships with investigations, local law enforcement agencies and neighboring retailers through in-store efforts.
  • Apprehended suspected shoplifters and detain in a secure facility until local law enforcement officers arrived.
  • Planned and executed community events focused on developing relationship with the community and law enforcement.
  • Manage reports internally and external cases alongside partnership with local companies and law enforcement.
  • Developed rapport with law enforcement officers and remained professional and approachable at front entrance.
  • Completed and submitted detailed crime reports to both corporate management and local law enforcement.
  • Assisted in investigations of shoplifting with both Target Security and local law enforcement.
  • Foster relationships with Target Investigations, law enforcement agencies and neighboring retailers.
  • Investigated these incidents and relayed findings to company and law enforcement partnerships.
  • Patrol and investigation, Liaison between Corporate Management and law enforcement.
  • Participate in apprehensions of shoplifters and communicate with law enforcement.

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8. Loss Prevention

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Here's how Loss Prevention is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Communicated effectively will all levels of staff and management to increase loss prevention awareness.
  • Develop and implement loss prevention strategies to attain elimination goals and accident reduction.
  • Maximized sales through asset protection and loss prevention strategy implementation.
  • Assisted in establishing internal and external loss prevention measures.
  • Assisted certified loss prevention peers in apprehending shoplifters.
  • Target Protection Specialist: Assets Protection/Loss Prevention.
  • Maximize loss prevention by apprehending shoplifters.
  • Exceeded above expectations in a very detailed environment and was frequently asked for my advice in areas outside of loss prevention.
  • Assisted the Assets Protection Executive Team Lead with loss prevention and trained store team members on safety topics and preventing theft.
  • Manage overstock, directed restock, customer service, inventory assistance, loss prevention, asset protection assistant, security monitoring.
  • Implemented loss prevention strategies such as camera placement, communicating theft awareness to team and putting merchandise protection in place.
  • Trained new hires, current employees with loss prevention strategies and established the best loss prevention teams in the district.
  • Complete daily assignments; parking lot patrols, merchandise protection, loss prevention, and any required documentation needed.
  • Provided security to store - Worked closely with community based organizations - Worked as part of Loss Prevention Team
  • Provided work in the areas of law enforcement, security, loss prevention, and criminal justice.
  • Led orientation sessions for groups of over 15 team members, providing training regarding loss prevention methods.
  • Documented all incidents in computer program for other Loss Prevention coworkers throughout the district to view.
  • Worked closely with loss prevention and responded to emergency incidents in efforts to decrease shrinkage.
  • Conducted loss prevention, special event security, and threat assessment and planning for Apple.
  • Coordinate all activity with loss prevention team, store management, and team members.

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9. Personal Security

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Here's how Personal Security is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Promote Mission security policies concerning procedural, information, and personal security.
  • Provided transportation and personal security for VIP and Celebrity clients.
  • Provide personal security for corporate officers including transportation and event management
  • Provided for the safety and personal security of the client (executives and others, as assigned).
  • Provided safety and personal security of the Company CEO, Executive Management, and designated other employees.
  • Ensured the safety of senior level Boeing Executives by providing close personal security.
  • Manage and coach principles/ personal security detail teams.
  • Conduct Background Investigations Personal security to managing partner
  • Performed personal security for the Base General's Head Quarters and private bunker.

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10. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Help develop a fast, fun and friendly team * Inventory Management * Lead store meetings on safety procedures
  • Created visual displays promoting store safety procedures and assisted in implementing an employee reward system for positive safety conduct.
  • Monitored accounting processes for the management of site cash depository while adhering to all company Haz-Mat and safety procedures.
  • Certified Buddy Trainer coaching all new associates on shortage and safety procedures
  • Provide documentation of accident reports resulting in improvement in safety procedures.
  • Communicate safety procedures and important store policies to management and sales associates.

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11. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Delivered excellent customer service to customers and staff- Created formal reports for incidents observed and reported within the store
  • Maintained consistently high level of customer service while meeting/exceeding corporate culture needs in a constantly fluctuating industry.
  • Provide excellent customer service in every situation to maintain company brand and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide training of positive individuals to become excellent customer service representatives.
  • Received recognition for outstanding customer service while maintaining perfect compliance adherence.
  • Provided superior customer service by greeting customers and answering questions.
  • Executed safe apprehensions Customer service Inventory of merchandise in store.
  • Promote consistent and enthusiastic focus on customer service.
  • Provide consistent and professional customer service.
  • Protected people, property, and reputation in a customer service driven environment while assisting with internal and external shortage.
  • Provide customer service to guests and sell merchandise while creating a fast, fun, and friendly environment for customers.
  • Provided excellent customer service throughout the store as well as assisted retail employees with any security issues that came up.
  • Exemplified the fast, fun, and friendly customer service delivery for which Target is nationally known for.
  • Job responsibilities included landowner contact, GIS, customer service, liaison between stakeholders, and database management.
  • Created weekly schedule, provided customer service and conflict resolution; and worked directly with my supervisor.
  • Provided outstanding customer service while at the same time conducted primary duties as an armored car driver.
  • Communicated clearly, both orally, in writing, and provided excellent customer service in person-to-person situations.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to guests in order to enhance their experience and satisfy their needs.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) mentoring, development and coaching of customer service agents.
  • Assisted customers in communicating with credit bureaus, and resolved customer service regarded issue.

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12. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Provided store and customers a sense of safety and protection by being visibly present and responsive to emergency/non-emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations and coordinated the response of emergency services.
  • Handle emergency situations and monitored coordination of logistical support.
  • React to emergency situations with calm professionalism.
  • Responded to and managed any emergency situations.
  • Trained to support management in emergency situations.
  • Dispatched police in emergency situations etc.
  • Deterred theft and fraud, protected employees and guests, responded appropriately to emergency situations, filed paperwork relevant to situations
  • Act as a primary contact during emergency situations, and provide guidance to all management in the same emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations to prevent loss of or damage to Target's property.
  • Help create safe and secure plans for big sales and emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency situations such as injury or lost child.
  • Use communication and people skills in emergency situations.

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13. Cctv

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Here's how Cctv is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored and operated CCTV equipment.
  • Trained individuals in the latest Electronic Surveillance Systems devices; CCTV normal and Infrared, Motion and Sound Detection equipment.
  • Identify internal external theft and fraud through the use of industry technical triggering devices such as CCTV and Integral.
  • Watch CCTV for potential thefts, conduct training, Assist AP management with store loss strategies, and plans.
  • Assist in investigation of internal and external theft and fraud and review of CCTV video footage for applicable evidence.
  • Protect Target's assets using the CCTV monitoring system, physical deterrence, and documenting reports of theft.
  • Minimize theft within the store by following persons of interest through live CCTV or through physical surveillance.
  • Base Defense Operations Center (BDOC) qualified, including Closed Circuit Television (CCTV).
  • Write reports and case summaries, utilize CCTV system to maintain safe store and prevent shoplifters.
  • Maintained a Safe and secure building every day through uniformed security presence and CCTV monitoring.
  • Monitor Target through CCTV surveillance to stop theft and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Worked in Base Defense Operations Center as a radio/CCTV operator on an as-needed basis.
  • Maintained CCTV systems as well as made necessary camera adjustments to fit store needs.
  • Perform as a static security guard at various towers, equipped with CCTV equipment.
  • Utilize CCTV systems to help monitor fraudulent activity including financial fraud and merchandise theft.
  • Deter potential shoplifters by conducting physical and CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) surveillance.
  • Monitored CCTV, documented and investigated all lost, stolen or damaged assets.
  • Minimized theft and fraud by monitoring CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras.
  • Survey guests and team members via CCTV and cameras located throughout the location.
  • Worked as the Radio Transmission Operator and CCTV operator in the Operations Center.

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14. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Apprehend shoplifters using Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.
  • Completed non violent crisis intervention training.
  • Utilized my Social Work skills during crisis intervention in life and death situations.
  • Trained to use NCI (Non-violent Crisis Intervention) for disruptive guests
  • Trained in Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI).
  • Performed de-escalating techniques for immediate crisis intervention.

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15. Security Personnel

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Here's how Security Personnel is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Assist undercover security personnel with surveillance / apprehension of suspects confirmed of theft in store premises.
  • Train new security personnel on requirements, regulation, policies, rules of engagement and protocol.
  • Supervised security personnel and provided close personal protection for multi-billion dollar, Forbes 400 family in around-the-clock operations.
  • Armed security personnel that are directly responsible to provide support for NATO operations here in Kosovo.
  • Provide integrated security personnel and security-related technology solutions.
  • Supervised the physical security and protection of all company assets, supervised the contract security personnel and provided assignments.

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16. Receipt Checks

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Here's how Receipt Checks is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Conduct receipt checks against high-dollar exposed merchandise.
  • Complete receipt checks *Conduct parking lot patrols *Assist in apprehension of shoplifters *Input of cases and recoveries in the computer system
  • Prevented loss of merchandise via receipt checks and assisting with the apprehension of guests.
  • Perform receipt checks and monitor store for any type of illegal activity.
  • Prevented loss of merchandise responding to store alarms & receipt checks.
  • Receipt checks on high dollar / high theft merchandise.
  • Conducted receipt checks for all merchandise exiting the store.
  • Conduct receipt checks on high value merchandise.
  • Conducted receipt checks for merchandise purchased.
  • Conducted receipt checks on exposed merchandise.
  • Minimize theft by performing receipt checks.
  • Receipt checks, Greet guest.
  • provide uniformed deterrent to shoplifting, conduct inventory checks and receipt checks as well as parking lot patrols.

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17. Suspicious Activity

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Here's how Suspicious Activity is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Investigated and prepared reports on suspicious activity, criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and other incidents.
  • Detail oriented in identifying suspicious activity while following company processes.
  • Watch closed circuit cameras for suspicious activity.
  • Perform digital Surveillance on any suspicious activity.
  • Investigate any and all suspicious activity.
  • Monitored and reported any suspicious activity.
  • Investigated and reported suspicious activity.
  • Monitor cameras for suspicious activity.
  • Coached and trained team members on safety, fraudulent, and suspicious activity to promote a positive culture in the store.
  • Communicated with the Investigations Center if suspicious activity is observed for a known subject and if support is needed.
  • Constructed detailed reports of any suspicious activity, thefts, and/or fraud in store.
  • Conduct parking lot patrols for suspicious activity and potential harm.
  • Assisted with the apprehension of shoplifters within the store Monitored suspicious activity via.

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18. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Engaged with guests on the sales for and in the market to help convey a safe environment.
  • Helped maintain safety of the store by reducing security incidents, and ensuring a safe environment.
  • Work closely with business guests, vendors and employees to ensure a safe environment.
  • Uniformed Security, responsible for providing a safe environment for guest and team members.
  • Created a safe environment for guest and team members by being in uniform.
  • Assisted in reducing store shrinkage by creating a welcoming and safe environment.
  • Helped provide a safe environment for the team as well as guests.
  • Delivered a clean and safe environment for all guests and employees.
  • Create a safe environment for our guests and team members.
  • Educated store team members on routines and practices providing safe environments
  • Created a safe environment to limit theft and fraud.
  • Provided a safe environment for customers and team members.
  • Helped to maintain a safe environment for guests.
  • Provided a safe environment for guests.
  • Maximized safeness by creating a safe environment for guest and team members interaction, maintaining a professional appearance and presence.
  • Protected high value merchandise with security tags and spider wraps Store patrols to insure safe environment for employees and customers
  • Keep target a safe environment for our customers and co workers..watch cameras.
  • Provide a safe environment for customers and employees Deter theft of merchandise Monitor theft trends
  • Prevent loss of company merchandise Provide safe environment for customers and team members Secure parking lots Write reports Operate surveillance cameras

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19. Sales Floor

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Here's how Sales Floor is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Advanced through various positions including cashier, cart attendant, cashier trainer, cashier supervisor, and sales floor team member.
  • Deliver fast, fun and friendly service to target guests, both face-to-face and by supporting sales floor teams.
  • Encouraged sales floor workers to stay upbeat and alert throughout the day, boosting confidence and team morale.
  • Assisted guests on the sales floor and supported store operations with in-stocks, price accuracy and zone.
  • Maintain visible presence at the front doors and on the sales floor while providing live surveillance.
  • Prevented loss from the sales floor and backroom through both taped and physical surveillance.
  • Crowd Management: Hourly Parking Lot / Perimeter Patrols, Sales floor safety walks.
  • Monitored sales floor as well as stockrooms/unloading areas for internal and external theft.
  • Patrol the sales floor while helping guests with any questions or concerns.
  • Assisted sales floor team members in maintaining the fitting room area.
  • Conducted daily counts of merchandise and products on sales floors.
  • Conduct security sweeps of the parking lot and sales floor.
  • Minimize Theft and Fraud* Organize and Execute Team Surveillance* Sales Floor
  • Store presentation, signing, inventory, and sales floor.
  • Provide guest service and help guest on the sales floor.
  • Partner with logistics team to maximize sales floor in-stocks.
  • Act as a liaison between the front-lanes, sales floor and AP.
  • Provided retail security, deterrent & conducted sales floor surveillance, apprehended & processed shoplifters through the company data base Loronix.

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20. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Performed traffic analysis, generated incident reports, investigated and responded to network intrusions.
  • Completed incident reports including pictures, descriptions and specific time information.
  • Dispatched police to sites and completed/submitted police incident reports.
  • Created detailed incident reports and inventory logs.
  • Documented detail oriented incident reports.
  • Prepared incident reports for all unusual occurrences and serve as an escort officer for material movements.
  • Reviewed and edits Incident Reports, Threat Vulnerability Assessments, security overviews and threat profiles.
  • Complete incident reports when needed and dispatch the police to the location upon request.
  • Authored incident reports for events such as armed robberies, medical emergencies and shoplifting.
  • Interviewed witnesses, prepared incident reports, and testified in court when called upon.
  • Responded to telephone and radio calls, maintained daily activity and incident reports.
  • Complied detailed incident reports and assistance with police reports, and insurance claims.
  • Fill out incident reports, daily logs, and any other miscellaneous duties.
  • Well versed in radio procedures, and in writing accident and incident reports.
  • Write incident reports for theft, recoveries, medical, or harassment.
  • Organize and create incident reports for clients at numerous locations.
  • Organize and record facts to prepare incident reports.
  • Create and file incident reports for clients.
  • Document incident reports in English and Spanish
  • Manage and maintain theft incident reports.

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21. Access Control

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Here's how Access Control is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Checked personnel identification badges at access control points for authorized entry of Official and Non-Official visitors into facility.
  • Delivered security briefings to employees and contractors ensuring compliance with access control and proprietary information security policies.
  • Managed a Physical Security/Force Protection Buy and Drop program for access control biological and chemical detection equipment.
  • Supervised and performed Force Protection duties involving perimeter security and facility access control.
  • Guarded ammunition resupply points and supervised access control measures.
  • Issue passes and ensures that all authorized visitors are escorted while on base when required by local access control procedures.
  • Armed access control consisted of personnel searches for weapons and drugs by use of metal detectors and access control scanners.
  • Conducted vehicle and personnel searches at entry control points searching for explosives, contraband and verifying access control documents.
  • Maintain and coordinate communication with all guard towers, roving patrols, supervisors and access control points.
  • Provide individual access control at the Access Control Points to ensure only authorized personnel enter the installation.
  • Provide access control at up to 24 entrances with several hundred visitors per day.
  • Conducted security sweeps of private and public venues and maintained access control.
  • Provide armed tower guard, roving guard, and access control service.
  • Access control of all personnel and visitors into facility.
  • Force Protection Specialist responsible for Access Control.
  • Performed armed access control and perimeter security for a NATO multi- national division force military base.
  • Configure Access Control Lists (ACLs) to grant and restrict network access to authorized users and processes.
  • Experience in access control, video surveillance software applications, intrusion prevention and detection.
  • Eagle Base, Bosnia Performed armed access control and perimeter security for a NATO multi-national task force military base.

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22. Security Systems

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Here's how Security Systems is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Monitor virtual security systems, utilizing innovative security techniques to protect people, property and assets.
  • Directed implementation of comprehensive security systems for protection of individuals, and business.
  • Maintained a professional appearance and verified that security systems were working properly.
  • Prevented theft by utilizing security systems software and partnering with Anaheim Police Department
  • Reprogrammed hand-held and mounted security systems.
  • Ensured security systems are working properly.
  • Monitored security systems for alarm signals.
  • Address all theft and fraud issues, reducing merchandise shortage through receipt checks, alarm responses and monitoring all security systems.
  • Reduce shortage by performing receipt checks and responding to EAS alarms and monitoring and maintaining all security systems.
  • Ensured security systems are functioning and reviewed video on empty packages found to identify the guilty subject.
  • Utilized various electronic security systems to monitor the base perimeter and sensitive areas within the base.
  • Reduce shortage by receipt checks, alarm responses and monitoring all security systems.
  • Monitored multiple security systems for a Fortune 500 company.
  • Verified the functioning of security systems.
  • Prevent internal and external theft and fraud Maintain and to ensure security systems are working properly

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23. Security Cameras

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Here's how Security Cameras is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Watched and operated security cameras looking for any suspicious customers/ stealing, vandalizing, harm to themselves/employees/other customers, etc.
  • Provided a security presence, emergency response and operated security cameras.
  • Monitored security cameras and performed hourly round of premises.
  • Identify and installed new positions for security cameras.
  • Monitor and work security cameras.
  • Monitored security cameras and motion sensors in the Base Defense Operation Center.
  • Monitor and control security cameras; change tapes and maintain daily log.
  • Use technology such as walkies, computers and security cameras.

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24. TPS

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Here's how TPS is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Trim foam repairs to engineer guidelines Repair rework hardware to engineering requirements Prep and use equipment according to TPS process.
  • Communicate effectively through two way radios with other TPS's, AP-Team Leaders and other Target team members.
  • Awarded Sr. TPS of the Month twice and Great Store Team Hero for work performance and dedication.
  • Help my team maintain a clean and safe store environment by completing and executing daily TPS routines.
  • Nominated for TPS of the month during my first month of employment.
  • Record necessary data and maintain records for all TPS tasks
  • Trained new hires to be successful TPS agents.
  • Facilitate new TPS team member training.
  • Job Duties: A TPS is responsible for being professional and creating a Safeness Culture atTarget Stores.
  • Trained new-in-position TPSs for area stores through specialized learning plans and on the job behavioral activities.
  • Received 2 "TPS of the Month" Awards for excelling in the position.

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25. Camera Systems

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Here's how Camera Systems is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Provided surveillance and counter-surveillance using high tech camera systems and specialized force protection equipment.
  • Monitored the Security Operations Center including alarms and camera systems.
  • Maintain a safe and secure building through the use of physical surveillance, Target camera systems, and patrols.
  • Use of high end camera systems and troubleshooting/repair of these systems.
  • Monitor, review, archive video using several camera systems.
  • Install new camera systems and cameras.
  • Operate camera systems Prevent shrink throughout the building Apprehend shoplifters

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26. Security Operations

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Here's how Security Operations is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Participate in the execution of security operations for government facilities, State Department Representatives, international clients, and official dignitaries.
  • Interacted with local nationals to exchange data vital to camp security operations and personnel.
  • Lead approximately 50 PSS personnel in daily security operations throughout region.
  • Provided emergency medical support during protective and security operations.
  • Assist military police on security operations.
  • Managed the Embassy security operations center, responsible for all operations and information within U.S. Embassy's and Consulate's worldwide.
  • Conducted Homeland Security operations, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, in order to deter and prevent terrorist acts.
  • Assisted in protective security operations for the President, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense.
  • Led multiple advance security operations to conduct threat, risk and vulnerability assessments to secure sites.
  • Conduct base security operations to include entry control points, rover, tower guard and QRF.
  • Reviewed policies, security operations plans,structural/infrastructural engineering and emergency management procedures.
  • Administered the Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (JSIVA) , Security Operations, Emergency Management and Infrastructural Engineering.

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27. General Security Presence

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Here's how General Security Presence is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Man Post serving as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime.
  • Patrolled the facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule infractions.

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28. Police Department

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Here's how Police Department is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Recover stolen merchandise and report to Police Department when necessary.
  • Worked closely with the local police department to investigate reports of theft and criminal activity involving the store and surrounding area.
  • Assisted supervisor with investigations of internal thefts and networked with local police departments and other Target stores within the area.
  • Partnered with San Diego Police Department and the District Attorney to ensure prosecution of the Subjects in question.
  • Gather, retain and communicate safety, theft and fraud issues to the local police department.
  • Write reports similar to the ones written by the San Francisco Police Department.
  • Work closely with neighboring police departments to help solve credit fraud and theft.
  • Maintained a positive rapport with the local Police Department with ongoing investigations.
  • Work closely with Henderson Police Department and local retail stores.
  • Have strong communication with team members and local police department.
  • Partner with the Alton Police department to prosecute apprehended shoplifters.
  • Apprehend and prosecute all shoplifters with local police department.
  • Work closely with the San Francisco Police Department.
  • Assisted the Alpharetta and Roswell Police Departments in the arrest of criminals.

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29. Security Incidents

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Here's how Security Incidents is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Investigate, document and report on facility security incidents and infractions.
  • Documented security incidents, apprehensions, and recoveries of store merchandise.
  • Composed detailed reports for security incidents and counterfeit currency cases.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports related to security incidents.
  • Documented theft and security incidents using objective report writing.
  • Document known theft reports, fraudulent currency, security incidents, check and credit card fraud, and coupon fraud.
  • Serve as an escort officer for personnel, materials movements, submitted accurate reports on security incidents.
  • Write reports of known theft, successful merchandise recoveries, apprehensions and security incidents.
  • Report theft and security incidents to local police by writing fact based statements.
  • Deterred theft, fraud and security incidents by being a visible presence.
  • Responded to all safety and security incidents within store.
  • Report writing for any security incidents that occur.
  • Report security incidents in a timely manner to resolve activity.

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30. Visible Presence

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Here's how Visible Presence is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Provided visible presence at front doors, parking lots and around the store while in full uniform.
  • Act as a deterrent for any potential crimes by keeping visible presence throughout the store.
  • Provide visible presence of security to ensure a safe and secure environment for Target guests.
  • Maintained a highly visible presence at the entrance- consistently greeting guests and offering guest service.
  • Provide visible presence at Home Depot store entrances / exits, mitigating theft and fraud.
  • Prevented loss, provided safety and deterred theft and fraud by being a visible presence.
  • Prevent loss of merchandise by providing a visible presence for guests and team members.
  • Maintained a visible presence throughout the store to minimize annual shortage.
  • Maintain a visible presence throughout the store to deter theft.
  • Target Corportation 11/2006-Present Senior Target Protection Specialist Prevent loss of merchandise by providing a visible presence for guests and team members.

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31. Property Damage

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Here's how Property Damage is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Write reports of various activities such as equipment or property damage, theft, or unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Complete reports on various incidents such as; theft, fraud, property damage, assault, and suspicious behavior.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, and theft.
  • Developed reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual occurrences.
  • Write schedules for security staff Write reports such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Served as liaison between company and customer with an accident/personal property damage claim.

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32. Circuit Television Systems

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Here's how Circuit Television Systems is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Monitored closed circuit television systems, and enforced company standards as they relate to security and safety procedures.
  • Worked daily with Closed Circuit Television systems to identify and apprehend individuals who commit retail theft.
  • Conduct surveillance to detect and apprehend shoplifters and to monitor closed circuit television systems.
  • Monitored closed circuit television systems.
  • Conduct surveillance through closed circuit television systems to detect and apprehend shoplifters.
  • Monitored closed circuit television systems.

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33. Local Police

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Here's how Local Police is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Communicated with local police and emergency service departments on a daily basis.
  • Maintained contact with local police; detained individuals until police arrived.
  • Filed reports and assisted local police in investigations.
  • Work with local police, fire and emergency medical teams when necessary.
  • Monitored buildings physical security, and dealt directly with the local police.
  • Collaborated with local police, state police on investigations.
  • Performed undercover retail security, surveillance camera monitoring Performed undercover employee intra-store security and surveillance Responsible for local police arrest assistance.

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34. EAS

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Here's how EAS is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted forward reconnaissance operations and collected intelligence vital to the success of all executive protection operations within designated areas of operation.
  • Provide security presence Merchandise protection Verify inventory Theft prevention Compose written reports for law enforcement Communicate safety and security measures to employees
  • Skilled in defusing escalated and confrontational emergencies and utilized deductive reasoning skills and strategies to resolve theft and merchandise disappearance issues.
  • Provided security for mid-ranking officers and finance personnel outside of established protected areas in southern Iraq between forward operating bases.
  • Conduct staff assistance visits and surveys to gather information and determine proper threat levels and applicable implementation of countermeasures.
  • Decreased market theft of targeted items by dedicating perpetual inventory and surveillance efforts to product category and item-level focus.
  • Provided surveillance on key military installations and other areas of importance considered high-profile by the Department of Defense.
  • Validated security clearances and processed badge paperwork to grant access to facility and classified areas within the facility.
  • Achieved significant increase in productivity and client satisfaction while providing a safer work environment by resolving critical issues.
  • Conducted patrols to ensure a physical security presence, observed assigned areas for security gaps and vulnerabilities.
  • Question individuals entering secured areas to determine their business, directing and rerouting individuals as necessary.
  • Directed activities of personnel in revising and updating security measures due to new or revised regulations.
  • Conducted risk assessment, surveillance detection, area/facility vulnerability analysis, enhanced physical security measures.
  • Ensured that all necessary documentations were completed for all transactions, and enforced security measures.
  • Provided and enhanced the force protection posture for military personnel in several overseas locations.
  • Located areas of operational shortage and develop strategies for reducing or removing problem areas.
  • Followed through on planned and coordinated security measures instituted by Division level officers.
  • Provide specialized analytic expertise and counsel to senior-level clients in respective business areas.
  • Apprehended suspects and released them to law enforcement authorities and security personnel.
  • Operated over 80 surveillance cameras to monitor interior and exterior public areas.

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35. Alarm Response

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Here's how Alarm Response is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Designed policies and programs to ensure excellent security including protection of clients, assets, and alarm response.
  • Prevent loss of merchandise through receipt checks and alarm responses.
  • Assisted in general supervision duties: Prevented loss of merchandise through receipt checks and alarm responses.

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36. Professional Appearance

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Here's how Professional Appearance is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Resolved guest complaints while maintaining a professional appearance.
  • Maintained a safe and secure work environment while maintaining a professional appearance.
  • Maintain a professional appearance consistent with the requirements of the job.
  • Maintained a professional appearance at the main entrance as guests entered and exited the store.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and presence.
  • Organized daily notes and maintained a professional appearance.

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37. Bondsteel

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Here's how Bondsteel is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained and controlled the issuance of access badges for limited access of individuals entering Camp Bondsteel.
  • Maintained and monitored an (ESS) electronic surveillance system of Camp Bondsteel.
  • Force protection for NATO forces on Camp Bondsteel.
  • Provided all security for U.S. Army Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo and all U.S.
  • Protected the American military base, Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo.
  • Perform Force Protection Duties at Camp Bondsteel Kosovo.
  • Force Protection Officer/ Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.
  • Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo Responsible for: Perimeter security, entry point control as well as vehicle and pedestrian search.
  • Conducted complete searches on all vehicles and individuals entering Camp Bondsteel .

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38. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Responded to traffic accidents involving DOD personnel.
  • Key Results: Ensured safety mishaps investigated and reported resulted in compliance with OSHA, DoD, and AF safety requirements.
  • Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo DoD Contract
  • Implement integrated pest management approaches IAW DoD regulations.
  • Experience working directly for commanding officers and making security recommendations to ensure the security of overall DOD operations in the area.
  • Established resource requirements and allocations for all training within security departments as well as for other DoD and DoN institutionalized training.

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39. Surveillance Equipment

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Here's how Surveillance Equipment is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain surveillance equipment including digital cameras and computer systems.
  • Monitor store activity through live surveillance equipment.
  • Uniformed security guard acting as a physical deterrent to theft, maintained surveillance equipment, and tracked high theft merchandise.
  • Learned how to operate and utilize Analog CCTV surveillance equipment and how to install cameras and multiplexer equipment.
  • Skilled in skill in operating various surveillance equipment, radios, scanners and security devices.
  • Use advanced surveillance equipment; maintain M4 rifle and Glock pistol qualifications.

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40. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Led and oversaw the daily activities of fifteen security professionals and local workers at various posts and positions around the base.
  • Provided assistance to family members in daily activities and other types of transactions.
  • Assisted in managing Principal's daily activities, needs and requests.
  • Provide electronic voice commands to assist associates in daily activities.
  • Maintain logs of daily activities.
  • Managed administrative support for the daily activities needed in transitioning the analytic workforce from legacy tools to an enterprise capability.

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41. Criminal Investigations

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Here's how Criminal Investigations is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Direct interface to law enforcement for arrest and criminal investigations.
  • Helped to find missing persons or performed research for legal, financial or criminal investigations.
  • Supported Foreign Counter intelligence, Counter terrorism and Criminal investigations, and gather intelligence information of investigative interest for the FBI.
  • Offer solid experience in Counter-Terrorism, Force Protection, criminal investigations, physical security and security operations.
  • Gathered intelligence data and conducted interviews to support foreign counter intelligence, counter terrorism and criminal investigations.
  • Supported Foreign Counterintelligence, Counterterrorism, and White Collar Criminal investigations.

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42. Security Procedures

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Here's how Security Procedures is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted vehicle searches and performed mobile patrols to enforce security procedures while preventing breaches of security.
  • Worked closely with civilian security personnel in implementing security procedures.
  • Conducted physical training and security procedures for team members.
  • Lead, audit, and monitor safety and security procedures to mitigate principles' exposure to risk.
  • Prepare, maintain and update security procedures.
  • Conduct training to ensure all personnel handling classified materials is familiar with and adheres to proper security procedures.
  • controlled the store entrances, exits, and front end, with trained security procedures.
  • Managed the safe transportation of Executive Personnel Managed personal surveillance and security systems Implement security procedures

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43. Physical Surveillance

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Here's how Physical Surveillance is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Performed surveillance of subjects using binoculars, cameras and physical surveillance.
  • Conducted physical surveillance and assisted in apprehension of shoplifters.
  • Conducted physical surveillance and apprehended shoplifters.
  • Maintain the safety of all guests and Team Members through the use of physical surveillance and thorough reporting systems.
  • Trained multiple undercover AP Team members on physical surveillance tactics.
  • Maintain physical surveillance of subjects.
  • Conduct video and physical surveillance.
  • Assist in investigating incidents of fraudulent activity Conduct physical surveillance on shoplifters Educate team members about the importance of reporting suspicious behavior

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44. Internal Investigations

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Here's how Internal Investigations is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Conducted internal investigations on team members involved in known theft incidents.
  • Initiated internal investigations and assisted in their closing.
  • Assisted with multiple internal investigations resulting in termination.
  • Assist with identifying and resolving internal investigations.
  • Assisted in shoplifter apprehensions and external/internal investigations.
  • Conducted external and internal investigations.
  • Tasked with all aspects of corporate security, internal investigations, and protection services for owner and executive team members.
  • Collaborated with NYPD on internal investigations of theft and loss and surveillance of traffic and parked cars.
  • Prepared reports on internal investigations, losses, and violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Have a flexible schedule in the event I am needed for internal investigations.
  • Collaborate with Assets Protection leaders in daily tasks and Internal investigations.
  • support external/internal investigations and apprehensions.
  • Recovered merchandise and apprehended external subjects * Initiated and closed multiple internal investigations.
  • Initiated numerous internal investigations * Received recognition for numerous recoveries.

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45. Explosive Devices

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Here's how Explosive Devices is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Performed identification checks and personal/vehicle/package searches for contraband, weapons, and explosive devices at all facility entry points.
  • Searched all incoming vehicles for explosive devices or other unauthorized materials.

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46. Inventory Shortage

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Here's how Inventory Shortage is used in Protection Specialist jobs:
  • Train and educate associates about inventory shortage reduction initiatives, and provide excellent customer service to customers.
  • Conduct productive merchandise recoveries to prevent inventory shortage by providing a visible security presence and by using guest service techniques.
  • Work with store personal to identify inventory shortage and recommend solutions.
  • Investigate cash and inventory shortages, associate theft, and vendor theft.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Protection Specialist

External Theft18.4%
Safety Issues10.3%
Merchandise Recoveries7.9%
Fraud Claims7.2%
Video Surveillance6.9%
Company Assets6.5%
Law Enforcement6.5%
Loss Prevention5.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Protection Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
External Theft
External Theft
15.9%
15.9%
2
2
Safety Issues
Safety Issues
8.9%
8.9%
3
3
Merchandise Recoveries
Merchandise Recoveries
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Fraud Claims
Fraud Claims
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
Video Surveillance
Video Surveillance
6%
6%
6
6
Company Assets
Company Assets
5.6%
5.6%
7
7
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
5.6%
5.6%
8
8
Loss Prevention
Loss Prevention
5%
5%
9
9
Personal Security
Personal Security
4.3%
4.3%
10
10
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
4.1%
4.1%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.2%
3.2%
12
12
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
3%
3%
13
13
Cctv
Cctv
2.8%
2.8%
14
14
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Security Personnel
Security Personnel
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Receipt Checks
Receipt Checks
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Suspicious Activity
Suspicious Activity
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1%
1%
19
19
Sales Floor
Sales Floor
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Access Control
Access Control
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Security Systems
Security Systems
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Security Cameras
Security Cameras
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
TPS
TPS
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Camera Systems
Camera Systems
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Security Operations
Security Operations
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
General Security Presence
General Security Presence
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Police Department
Police Department
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Security Incidents
Security Incidents
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Visible Presence
Visible Presence
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Property Damage
Property Damage
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Circuit Television Systems
Circuit Television Systems
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Local Police
Local Police
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
EAS
EAS
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Alarm Response
Alarm Response
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Professional Appearance
Professional Appearance
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Bondsteel
Bondsteel
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
DOD
DOD
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Surveillance Equipment
Surveillance Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Criminal Investigations
Criminal Investigations
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Security Procedures
Security Procedures
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Physical Surveillance
Physical Surveillance
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Internal Investigations
Internal Investigations
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Explosive Devices
Explosive Devices
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Inventory Shortage
Inventory Shortage
0.3%
0.3%

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