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Loss Prevention Officer 1

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville

Administration
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023
Description
CLASS SUMMARY: This is the first of two levels in the Loss Prevention series. Guards, patrols, or monitors facilities to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. Responsibilities may include operating and maintaining x-ray and metal detector equipment and performing and documenting inspections of facilities, life safety equipment, and other essential equipment. This position will occasionally require working flexible hours as assigned.

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE EMPLOYEE TO BE A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES AND AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH AUGUST 11, 2023, OR UNTIL FILLED.***
Example of Duties

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES(These duties are are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  1. Guards, patrols, and monitors City facilities to prevent theft, violence, infractions of rules, and other forms of loss, Makes short term decisions on actions needed during emergency situations. Grants or denies access to restricted areas of facilities.
  2. Provides accurate and timely responses to telephone inquires from the general public and gathers and provides information to personnel as applicable.
  3. Performs and documents inspections of life safety and other essential equipment and City facilities. Enters work orders as needed and follow up to ensure discrepancies are resolved.
  4. Answers alarms and investigates disturbances. Notifies public safety personnel in the event of an emergency. Analyzes information to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  5. Enters, transcribes, records, stores, and maintains information in written and/or electronic form.
  6. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Typical Qualifications
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Supplemental Information

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
Licensing Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:
  • Public safety, security, and loss prevention;
  • Tools and equipment used in security and loss prevention including but not limited to alarm systems, video monitoring, handguns, night sticks, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, and two-way radios;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • CPR/First Aid;
  • Computers and related software applications.

SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
  • Critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: sitting, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, oils, bodily fluids, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.

NOTE:
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.