Loss Prevention Associate

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To assist in the protection of assets of the Ross Stores, Inc. logistics network by manning post positions, patrols, and CCTV monitoring. This individual must use extreme confidentiality in respecting employees' privacy within the company guidelines and procedures. This individual will provide communication of all activity to peers and superiors as well as express all questions and concerns relating to the job to the LP Supervisors.


• Conduct safety and security tours of the distribution center identifying unsafe acts, weaknesses in the protection program, etc.

• Discover and document facts by conducting basic investigations into associate dishonesty, power equipment accidents, personnel injury accidents, etc.

• Respond to emergency situations, such as medical, fire, weather, haz mat and security related incidents and take appropriate actions, as stated by corporate policy.

• Conduct on-going loss prevention and safety awareness programs for associates, to include presenting new hire orientation programs.

• Conduct audits that are designed to uncover associate dishonesty, paperwork errors (i.e., miss-picks, etc.) and compliance to governmental regulations (OSHA, EPA, USDA, BATF, DEA, etc.). As well as security audits to ensure physical security standards.

• All associates must know the contents of the security procedures manual and support the printed regulations therein.


• Quality
• Interpersonal Effectiveness

• Communication
• Collaboration

• Adaptability
• Technical/Functional Competence


• High school degree or equivalent required.

• Security Guard Card required. (California Only)

• Basic knowledge of loss prevention and safety practices, to include knowledge of fire/burglar alarm and CCTV.

• Good verbal and written communication skills.

• Must maintain current certification in the following: 1) Basic First Aid, 2) CPR, 3) Oxygen Administration (if applicable) and 4) Blood borne Pathogen.

• Successfully complete a detailed security background investigation that may include the following; credit history, criminal history and motor vehicle driving history.

• Must be a person of integrity and possess highest ethical standards.


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.