Develop your investigative skills as part of our industry-leading asset protection team you'll use innovative technology and dive deep into analytics to reduce shortages and protect Macy's bottom line. You'll have lots of opportunity to grow your career under leadership that's committed to developing their teams and building leaders, and you'll also have the ability to focus on highly specialized areas including Investigations, Organized Retail Crime, and Asset Protection Training.
The Asset Protection Detective's primary responsibility is to prevent the loss of company property while maintaining a safe business environment. Support store's efforts in providing the best customer service within a controlled environment so as to ensure maximum sales at the highest profit rate attainable. Under general supervision and established procedures, the Asset Protection Detective detects and apprehends shoplifters and dishonest employees.
In a Flex (Flexible Work Team) position, you'll design your own schedule each week by selecting your shifts from those available in your area or zone. While you won't have assigned shifts or guaranteed hours each week, you'll have maximum flexibility to earn money and a generous employee discount - around your personal schedule. On key days or peak shopping times, however - like a One Day Sale or the week leading up to Valentine's Day you will be assigned a shift. These assigned shifts are based on preferences that you set and update periodically during the year.
Respond to customer and associate incidents to facilitate first aid and minimize company liability
Recover stolen merchandise and apprehend shoplifters and other people who commit fraud or other criminal acts against the company
Investigate criminal violations against the person or property of any customer or associate that is committed on company premises
Prepare prompt and complete reports relative to all theft incidents, merchandise recoveries, accident investigations, audits, and other activities as assigned by the Asset Protection Manager
Have knowledge of and maintain strict compliance with the law and company policies concerning apprehensions, searches and seizures, and the preservation of evidence
Promote shortage awareness and theft deterrence among associates by conducting meetings and participating in training events
Successfully complete all Asset Protection training requirements including CPR and First Aid and maintain personal certifications as required by law
Conduct audits to ensure sales department compliance to merchandise exposure standards and asset protection policies
Testify in court concerning any case, criminal or civil, wherein the company is a party of interest to which the Asset Protection Store Detective is summoned
Works on special assignments, investigations, and surveillance as directed by Store Asset Protection Manager
Responds to alarm conditions at assigned store
Perform other duties as necessary
Follow shortage programs and procedures
Perform these functions in an efficient manner, as directed by the Supervisor
Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality
High School Diploma or equivalent. Some college is desirable.
Completion of Store Detective Training program required upon assignment to position.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Able to use a calculator.
This position involves constant moving and standing.
Involves standing for at least two consecutive hours.
Involves lifting at least 30 lbs.
May occasionally involve reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.
May involve reaching above eye level.
Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.
Must be able to operate cameras and other surveillance equipment.
Ability to think and act clearly in possible stressful and hostile situations.
Ability to collaborate and function as a member of a team.
Must possess a strong sense of urgency.
Should be comfortable with the use of computers and frequent use of RF equipment.
This job overview is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job overview at any time. Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Macy's, Inc. including Macy's and Bloomingdale's will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal convictions in a manner consistent with SFPC Art. 49 and LA MC ch.XVIII Art. 9.
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