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Security and Safety Specialist

REI

REI

Administration
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024
Overview

REI Co-op is united around discovering, building and celebrating better ways of working in this world, all so that folks can find and pursue a love of the outdoors. When you work for the co-op, you do your best work with the support to live your best life. And you play a part in shaping the future of the outdoors, for people and our planet.

This job contributes to REI's success by ensuring the security and safety of your store team and members by providing a presence on REI property and events. Activities include but are not limited to: fostering partnerships with and training store management and staff and taking action to address shrink and security. Models and acts in accordance with REI's guiding values and mission.


Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively partner with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Monitors, assesses and takes action to address physical security and safety of retail store(s) and events.
  • Is engaging and has a positive attitude to all members and teams.
  • Makes consistent patrols in and around retail store(s)/events, checking for unsafe conditions, hazards, security violations, and unauthorized persons.
  • Observes, verbally deescalates and reports incidents or suspicious activity to Asset Protection team and store management. Prepares narratives, logs, and case reports as required.
  • When requested, represents REI in court.
  • May support other market stores with Asset Protection services.
  • Adheres to REI’s policies and procedures and ensures that such policies and procedures are implemented throughout the store.
  • Assists management in the event of any emergencies.
  • Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of emergencies and provides direction or information to others.
  • Participates in periodic training and subject matter updates for store team
  • May create and/or execute the security strategy for special REI events.
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary.

Closing

At REI, we believe the outdoors is for all. We are committed to becoming a fully inclusive, anti-racist, multicultural organization. We know that there's strength in our diversity – that each employee brings unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. Every day you are driving change, fostering a culture of respect, and knowing you're backed by benefits that support your whole life. To work towards this commitment and fulfill our brand promise of inspiring and enabling a life outside for everyone, we seek employees who demonstrate different ways of working, create a sense of belonging, and actively listen and learn.

Pay Transparency

We are committed to practices that promote pay equity and transparency. As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors.

REI offers all regular employees a generous employee discount, access to health benefits, a retirement savings plan and accrued time off. Click here for a detailed overview of benefits plans by employee profile.


Pay Range

$21.59 - $32.40 per hour