Wegmans Asset Protection Specialist in Erie, Pennsylvania

Title: Asset Protection Specialist Location: PA-Erie-ERIE,6143 Peach Street,Erie,PA 16509 Other Locations:

Asset Protection Specialist – Full-time

In your role as a Wegmans Asset Protection Specialist you will deter theft to ensure that employees and customers have a safe place to work and shop. You will detect, investigate and prevent theft. To accomplish these goals you will use CCTV systems, product tracking software, incident reporting computer systems, and be trained in interviewing and investigative techniques. Come join a team of high-performing security professionals that have been recognized by local and federal law enforcement agencies for their assistance in multiple investigations.

Why should you consider this opportunity? If you like solving problems through investigation and attention to detail, a position on our team would be a great place for you to use those talents! Do you like to be challenged? This role will provide you with that opportunity by allowing you to use your decision-making and conflict resolution skills on a daily basis. This position provides employees with a diverse work environment, balancing independent surveillance work, interpersonal communication and advisement of store leadership. As a Specialist, you will be empowered to manage the Asset Protection program for your assigned store. Wegmans Asset Protection Specialists rely on their written and verbal communication skills to provide direction during high stress situations. You will be the go-to person for stores during emergencies, larcenies and sensitive employee issues. In order to be successful in this role, Asset Protection Specialists must to be strong team players capable of making difficult decisions on the fly.

Work environment:

Majority of hours are spent working independently in the store’s security center Tasks involve monitoring and operating various computer screens and equipment at one time and rely heavily on technical skills Work requires sitting for long periods of time, intermixed with walking the store to monitor for suspicious activity Responsibilities include handling conflict situations and diffusing heated situations in a calm matter while being respectful of all parties involved, avoiding physical encounters whenever possible All offers of employment are contingent upon you taking and our evaluation of a background check and/or physical & drug screen.

  • Alternate job titles include: "Security Officer" or "Loss Prevention Associate" or "Loss Prevention Detective" or "Asset Protection Detective" or "Asset Protection Associate"

We are looking for candidates with a background in law enforcement, military security forces or fire service, who are passionate about providing incredible service. This is a great opportunity to you to leverage the skills you have gained during your career in public service, and apply them in your next career opportunity. We place a high value on the training and experience you bring the table, and would welcome the opportunity to help you transfer those skills to the private sector.

*Candidates must be willing to travel between Erie, PA and Jamestown, NY.

*Position requires excellent computer skills, and the ability to learn new software quickly.

We are a 24/7 Department. Candidate MUST be available to work Sunday-Saturday, including holidays.