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Security Guard

Company: Bi-Mart Corporation
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Bi-Mart CorporationWe've been a part of the Northwest for over 65 years. Bi-Mart stores are convenient, easy to shop at, and offer real values every day on name brand products. Whether it's the everyday shopping list, a home improvement project, automotive maintenance, or outfitting for the great outdoors, you'll find it and more at your local Bi-Mart.We're part of the neighborhood, and we've served generations of Northwest families with honest values that your family can count on. We also have a long history of giving back to the communities we serve by supporting charitable organizations and worthy causes. Our goal has always been to create more value for our members in our stores and in their communities.Why work for Bi-Mart?

  • Employee-owned
  • Growing company
  • Great work-life balance
  • Community involvement
  • Great work environment
  • We love our customers!About the Loss Prevention TeamThe Loss Prevention (LP) team provides comprehensive support to the Company's retail stores, distribution center, and business office in the areas of: internal and external theft control, OSHA compliance, and liability claim management. About the Security Guard PositionThe security guard position is responsible for protecting company assets present within a retail environment, primarily as a visual deterrent. In addition, protection of company assets is done through the observation of suspected shoplifters; other means of protecting assets may include, but are not limited to, ensuring the safety of store employees, assisting management with disorderly customers, and being aware of potential safety hazards.You should apply today if:
    • You enjoy being a part of a team working towards a common goal of customer satisfaction
    • You share community-based ideals
    • You are interested in pursuing internal growth within the company Responsibilities:
      • Observe, detect, and assist loss prevention officers in the lawful apprehension of subjects involved in retail theft activities in accordance with state laws relating to arrest, search and seizure, use of force, and any other governmental rules or regulations pertaining to loss prevention activities.
      • Back up management in the enforcement of store policies and occasional removal of individuals who are being disorderly or violating property guidelines.
      • Occasional overnight patrol to maintain physical security or fire watch of store locations.
      • Maintain awareness of circumstances and surroundings to perform duties in a safe, professional and effective manner.
      • Interact with non-cooperative, intoxicated or aggressive individuals in a manner that is safe, professional, and in accordance with company policy and state law.
      • Be aware of potential safety hazards and report those observations to management.
      • Appear in court or before other governmental boards and bodies and provide clear, concise, and accurate verbal testimony during administrative or judicial proceedings.
      • Coordinate activities and interact well with store personnel and law enforcement agencies.
      • Assist with the installation, maintenance, and repair of low voltage CCTV and various merchandise alarm systems as necessary.Requirements:
        • Write comprehensible, legible, and accurate structured reports in case management.
        • Comply with all company policies and procedures as they relate to surveillance and apprehension of shoplift suspects.
        • Ability to interact positively with store and business office personnel.
        • Ability to interact positively with law enforcement agencies.
        • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion.
        • Ability to write comprehensible, legible, and structured reports in English.
        • Ability to maintain composure under adverse conditions.
        • Knowledgeable of laws and regulations pertaining to loss prevention.
        • Ability to travel to surrounding areasExperience:
          • Prior loss prevention experience is preferred but not required.
          • Prior experience at retail brands such as Target, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Fred Meyer, Safeway, and Albertsons is an asset!Schedule:As an employee-owned company, Bi-Mart stores are open 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday - Friday and 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday - SundayHours may vary depending on workload and assignment, some overnight may be required.Pay:Bi-weekly

Keywords: Bi-Mart Corporation, Portland , Security Guard, Other , Portland, Oregon

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