Career Opportunities: Urban Outfitters Store Detective - New York City (5372)

Job Posting ID 5372 - Posted 07/16/2013 - Urban Outfitters - Store Management - New York


REPORTS TO: Regional Loss Prevention Manager

OBJECTIVE: To maintain and assume total accountability for a safe work environment by protecting the assets of the Company.



  • Detect and apprehend shoplifters through visual observation and EAS activations
  • Process all apprehensions in accordance to company policy
  • Identify and report indications of internal theft and/or policy violations to the direct supervisor
  • Understand and adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Conduct employee check out in accordance to company policy
  • Perform daily physical security checks and communicate with management team areas of opportunities that could prevent loss to the store
  • Take an active role in identifying all forms shrinkage and help identify prevention solutions




  • Must possess New York State Security Certificate, complete relevant security training as required by state law, take Pre-Employment Survey and pass comprehensive background check
  • Must have 2+ years’ experience, with a successful apprehension track record,  in a retail store environment
  • Be able to work independently at all times
  • Have open availability, including the flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Represent the company in court proceedings related to apprehensions
  • Be willing and capable of handling and diffusing hostile situations
  • Basic computer skills needed to process case reports
  • Be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time and perform duties in a fast paced retail environment
  • Work productively within the store team and maintain and ensure professional through the entire store
  • Have working knowledge of CCTV equipment





  • Full-time position
  • Salary is competitive and based on candidate’s experience
  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation and Personal Time based on accrual and length of service
  • Employee Discount