Store Detective

Posted 5 April by Eclipse Recruitment

We are currently looking to recruit experienced Retail Store Detectives to cover a national retail company in a number of locations across London

We are searching for candidates who genuinely want a career in security and would enjoy being able to make a difference by actively reducing stock shrinkage in any store that they cover

The Company

Formed in 1919, Lodge Service is the UK’s oldest family owned security specialist and a consistent innovator in business security solutions over a near 100-year history.

Today they are the UK’s foremost independent security company, leading the way in intelligent, technology-driven security solutions that deliver maximum Return on Investment (ROI) for our clients.

With more than 900 personnel, Lodge Service operates in every major city in the UK and Ireland and across mainland Europe.

Position: Store Detective

Location: London area

Starting salary: £10.30 per hour

Hours: Full time contract 40 hours per week

Benefits include: Pension scheme, Health Insurance Scheme, Lodge Service (Tax) Benefit Scheme and Loyalty (long service) Scheme

The Role

SD’s play a critical as part of the store management team working together to reduce all forms of external and internal theft. By doing this SD’s will directly contribute to improving the profitability and success of each individual store

Store detectives work in plain clothes and will use their observation skills to spot signs of suspicious behaviour or attempted theft

The ideal candidate

Minimum of one year experience in a security, loss prevention or supervisory retail type role

Good standard of:

- Numeracy skills

- Literacy skills (reading and written English)

- Verbal communication (spoken English)

Good levels of physical fitness

Confidence to challenge people when necessary

Mature and responsible attitude to work

Honest and reliable

Knowledge of ASCONE

Experience of using modern surveillance systems, such as CCTV and electronic tagging

Work to and achieve a range of performance KPI’s/targets, set by client to reduce stock shrinkage

Willing to be flexible regarding covering different days, early and late shifts, and local stores as required by the needs of the business

Ability to handle sensitive situations

Ability to make quick decisions

Official documentation required for the role

Frontline SIA license

(CCTV SIA license is an advantage)

Complete FIVE year career history

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK

Proof of National Insurance number

Proof of address

Due to the high volume of response that we anticipate from this advert we will only be able to respond to suitable applicants, if you have not heard from us, within 14 days, then your application for this role has been unsuccessful

Required skills

  • Loss Prevention
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Shrinkage
  • SIA

Application questions

Do you have a SIA license?
Do you have a complete five year career history?
Do you the right to work in the UK?
Do you have previous security/retail experience?
Do you have good communication skills (verbal and non verbal)?

Reference: 34832466

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