**Job Description** The ideal Asset Protection Agent prevents the loss of company property while maintaining a safe business environment. Suppo
The ideal Asset Protection Agent prevents the loss of company property while maintaining a safe business environment. Supports store efforts in providing the best customer service within a controlled environment to support maximum sales at the highest profit rate attainable. Under general supervision and established procedures, the Asset Protection Agent detects and apprehends shoplifters and dishonest employees.
**A day in the life…**
+ Maintain the general safety and security of customers, employees, and the store
+ Respond to and report all store security and emergency situations
+ Monitor and conduct surveillance of customer behavior for indicators of theft
+ Conduct external and internal investigations utilizing available information to track, mitigate and resolve theft
+ Monitor, conduct surveillance and educate store employees on indicators of Organized Retail Crime (ORC) activity, grab & runs and high impact theft
+ Conduct investigations of fraudulent gift card and credit card activity
+ Reduce and control loss of inventory through audits, training, and store awareness
+ Recover stolen merchandise and apprehend individuals for theft and illegal activity while following all safety precautions
+ Understand and maintain rigorous compliance with the law and company policy regarding apprehensions, searches and seizures and the preservation of evidence.
+ Prepare and submit prompt and complete reports relative to all theft incidents, merchandise recoveries, accident investigations, audits, and other illegal activities,
+ Monitor and interpret key performance indicators (KPIs) and exception-based reporting to help reduce loss, proactively identify trends, and root cause in high shrink locations
+ Testify in court concerning any case, criminal or civil, wherein the company is a party of interest to which the Asset Protection Agent is summoned
**You own this if you have…**
+ The ability to make, and be accountable for, decisions in a fast-paced environment
+ Have solid verbal and written skills
+ Good interpersonal skills
+ A calm demeanor when dealing with safety issues, including dealing with individuals who engage in aggressive behavior
+ Accountability, initiative, and a high level of ownership
+ The ability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs
+ Meet any local licensing requirements
+ Experience in investigative, asset protection and security procedures (preferred)
+ Experience prioritizing and executing tasks in a high-pressure environment.
+ Experience recognizing the required criteria to determine what constitutes shoplifting.
**Skills / Ability**
+ Possess excellent communication skills, with a focus on customer service across all levels of leadership
+ Use two-way radio communication devices to maintain contact with asset protection / leadership to confirm safety
+ Demonstrate knowledge of Emergency Response and Preparation
+ Possess strong ethics and can maintain confidential information.
+ Apply strong analytical and problem solving skills in day to day tasks
**Essential Behavior and Cognitive Work Functions**
+ Ability to be at work for scheduled time and demonstrate reliable, punctual attendance. Includes taking and returning from breaks, attending meetings, and working overtime when requested
+ Ability to learn from directions, observations, and mistakes, and apply procedures using good judgment.
+ Ability to work independently or as part of a team, utilizing interpersonal skills to interact appropriately with coworkers and customers in timely, professional, and personable manner.
+ Ability to respond appropriately to direction, feedback, evaluation, and coaching.
+ Ability to demonstrate initiative and self-direction with little to no supervision
+ Previous retail and/or Asset Protection experience preferred, but not required
The job description highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this job.
**We’ve got you covered…**
Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
+ Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
+ Life Insurance and Disability
+ Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources
A few more important points…
The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.
Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com .
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