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Retail Loss Prevention Specialists

Implement procedures and systems to prevent merchandise loss. Conduct audits and investigations of employee activity. May assist in developing policies, procedures, and systems for safeguarding assets.   (O'Net 33-9099.02)

 
Reported job titles:   Asset Protection Associate (APA), Asset Protection Lead, Asset Protection Specialist, Loss Prevention Agent, Loss Prevention Associate (LPA), Loss Prevention Detective, Loss Prevention Investigator, Loss Prevention Leader, Loss Prevention Manager, Loss Prevention Officer, Loss Prevention Representative, Loss Prevention Specialist, Loss Prevention Supervisor, Regional Loss Prevention Manager (Regional LP Manager), Retail Asset Protection Specialist, Retail Loss Prevention Investigator, Retail Loss Prevention Specialist
 
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    Wages
    for Protective Service Workers, All Other which includes:
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 11.02   $ 13.38   $ 16.68   $ 23.48   $ 29.51   $ 18.98  
    Yearly $22,930   $27,830   $34,700   $48,830   $61,390   $39,480  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 12.37   $ 15.03   $ 18.71   $ 24.37   $ 29.45   $ 19.96  
    Yearly $25,730   $31,270   $38,910   $50,680   $61,250   $41,510  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 13.13   $ 14.15   $ 15.54   $ 20.96   $ 26.68   $ 18.04  
    Yearly $27,310   $29,430   $32,320   $43,590   $55,500   $37,530  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 10.21   $ 11.10   $ 14.36   $ 22.99   $ 39.01   $ 18.55  
    Yearly $21,230   $23,090   $29,860   $47,830   $81,140   $38,570  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


    Employment Trends
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 113 119 0.5% 3
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Protective Service Workers, All Other which includes:
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Educational services; state, local, and private 30.8%
    Local government, excluding education and hospitals 16.4%
    Transit and ground passenger transportation 15.5%
    General merchandise stores 7.9%
    State government, excluding education and hospitals 6.4%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
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  • Implement or monitor processes to reduce property or financial losses.
     
  • Investigate known or suspected internal theft, external theft, or vendor fraud.
     
  • Collaborate with law enforcement agencies to report or investigate crimes.
     
  • Conduct store audits to identify problem areas or procedural deficiencies.
     
  • Direct work of contract security officers or other loss prevention agents.
     
  • Identify and report merchandise or stock shortages.
     
  • Inspect buildings, equipment, or access points to determine security risks.
     
  • Maintain documentation or reports on security-related incidents or investigations.
     
  • Monitor compliance with standard operating procedures for loss prevention, physical security, or risk management.
     
  • Perform covert surveillance of areas susceptible to loss, such loading docks, distribution centers, or warehouses.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Retail Loss Prevention Specialists  updated June 2009
     


    Knowledge
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    Skills
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    Abilities
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    Interests
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  • Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
     
  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Retail Loss Prevention Specialists  updated June 2009
     


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