Fred Meyer Asset Protection Specialist in Seattle, Washington

Position Summary:

Prevent and reduce loss due to bad debt, cash over/short and civil liabilities; reduce shrink and improve margins. Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Model Customer 1st behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Detect, deter and/or detain external theft suspects
  • Reduce customer and associate dishonesty by initiating and encouraging actions to prevent external and internal theft
  • Monitor large shrink areas in stores
  • Report incidents to the asset protection manager
  • Support customer and associate relations through communication and training
  • Provide credible court testimony
  • Identify areas of high theft
  • Verify compliance with corporate policies
  • Promote and follow company initiatives
  • Maintain flexibility to work any shift, overtime and weekends on a regular basis
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum 18 years of age/21 years of age in Alaska
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive information while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with loss prevention terms and processes
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:
  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures and organizational structure
  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice
  • Retail security experience
  • Law enforcement experience
  • Ability to continue education

*Jobs at Fred Meyer: *Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy. We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.

Company Overview Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Date: Oct 12, 2017

Location: Seattle, WA, US, 98107

Job Segment: Asset Protection, Loss Prevention, Pharmacy, Bank, Banking, Retail, Security, Healthcare, Finance

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Education Level: None

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight

Regions: West

States: Washington