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Allied Universal South Bay Undercover Store Detectives in Hawthorne, California

At Allied Universal® , we continue to build an inclusive, Be Phenomenal® culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse workplace. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities in which we serve. Allied Universal offers so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take great pride in our promote-from-within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® today!

Allied Universal is seeking the position of a Undercover Loss Prevention Associate . For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, sick pay (in states where required), employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

We are looking to make immediate hires for Experienced Undercover Store Detectives that are familiar with California shoplifting laws

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

• Recover merchandise and make safe apprehensions within company policy and guidelines, be diplomatic and professional during all stops

• Have knowledge of, and ensure strict compliance with local police and company policies concerning apprehensions, search and seizure in the preservation of evidence.

• Prepare prompt and complete reports relative to all theft incidents, merchandise recoveries, and other activities as assigned by the client or supervisor/manager

• Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor at all times when dealing with the public, client, and employees

• Must be able to make timely decisions and evaluate circumstances based upon the five steps of apprehension

• Must be able to stand/walk sales floor for entire scheduled shift

• Attention to detail skills must be excellent, knowledge of store layout and experience in random cycle counts to reduce store shrinkage

Requirements:

100% open availability with scheduling

Willing to travel between stores

California Guard Card

One year of verifiable Loss Prevention or Asset Protection experiences, resulting in numerous shoplifting apprehension is preferred.

Benefits:

• Vacation pay for full-time employees

• Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for full-time employees

• Paid training and Accrued paid time off

• Advancement opportunity for dedicated and reliable employees.

Job Requirements

· ACTIVE California Guard License

· Willing to work Morning, Mid-Day and Evenings

· State Issued Identification

· Social Security Card or Birth Certificate

· Security or Retail Experience (+3 Years)

· Loss Prevention Experience is preferred

· Personal Vehicle - Reliable Transportation

A Loss Prevention Associate allows us to contribute to our company’s core purpose of providing unparalleled service, systems and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses of our communities. We are looking for an experienced Loss Prevention Associate that has a background in the apprehension of shoplifters. Previous security experience or former military/ law enforcement encouraged to apply

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent for non-driving and 21 years of age for driving positions

  • Possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner

  • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.

  • Previous Law Enforcement or Military preferred or prior retail Loss Prevention experience - Undercover experience a plus

  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws

  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills

  • For Driving Positions must be 21 years of age, Current state driver’s license, clean driving record (no points in prior 3 years), minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and ability to safely operate a vehicle required.

  • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites

  • Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

  • Ability to travel to store locations within 25 miles of home

  • Ability to work retail store hours - to work evening and weekends

  • Possesses general operating knowledge of retail security camera equipment

  • Blend into a retail environment

  • Perform successful customer surveillance while walking the sales floor

  • Detect and apprehend shoplifters following company policy and guidelines

  • Able to:

  • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com .

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com .

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Job ID: 2021-536619-2

Location: United States-California-Hawthorne

Job Category: Security Officer

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