Job Overview: The Security Guard's primary responsibility is to deter theft, communicate suspicious activity to the Asset Protection / Loss Prevention Department, maintain a safe business environment, and provide strong customer service. The Security Guard is primarily stationed at the customer entrances and monitors customer traffic entering and exiting the store.The Flex schedule is designed to allow Macy's to flex up staffing during key events and peak selling times, and allows you the flexibility to maintain your current responsibilities while earning extra money and enjoying a retail discount of up to 20%. If you have a flexible availability and think that you would enjoy a fast-paced retail environment, then this may be the opportunity for you! ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the storeSuccessfully complete all Asset Protection / Loss Prevention training requirements including CPR and First Aid and maintain personal certifications as required by lawCommunicate all suspicious activity to the Asset Protection / Loss Prevention Department to prevent potential theftResponsible for reacting to alarm conditions at the doors should the EAS (Electronic Article Surveillance) system activateProvide strong customer service by ensuring that customers do not leave with an EAS tag on their purchasesMonitor high shortage areas such as receiving and jewelry as needed May perform audit functions in high shortage areasUse two-way communication devices to maintain contact with Store Detectives to ensure store safetyPrepare prompt and complete reports relative to all theft incidents, merchandise recoveries, accident investigations, audits, and other activities as assigned by the AP/LP ManagerHave knowledge of and maintain strict compliance with the law and company policies concerning apprehensions, searches and seizures, and the preservation of evidenceWorks on special assignments, investigations, and surveillance as directed by Store AP/LP ManagerMaintain a safe business environmentPerform other duties as necessaryFollows shortage programs and procedures Perform these functions in an efficient manner, as directed by the Supervisor Regular, dependable attendance and punctualityQUALIFICATIONS:Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent. Some college is desirable. Completion of Store Agent Training program required upon assignment to position. Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals. Mathematical Skills: Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Able to use a calculator. Reasoning Ability: Self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a team and must have good time management skills.Physical Demands: This position involves regular walking, standing, hearing, and talking. Extended periods of sitting are also involved. Some kneeling, stooping, crouching, or crawling may be involved. Involves moving and/or lifting at least 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to use restraints in an apprehension. Ability to sustain long periods of time enclosed in surveillance areas. Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.Other skills: Must be able to operate cameras and other surveillance equipment. Ability to think and act clearly in possible stressful and hostile situations. Ability to collaborate and function as a member of a team. Must possess a strong sense of urgency. Should be comfortable with the use of computers and frequent use of RF equipment.Work Hours: Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours, which may include day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays. This job description is not all inclusive. In addition, Macy's, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy’s, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Additional Info Job Industries Retail
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Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites. The company also operates 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.