Store Detective Job Description Samples

Store Detective Job Description 1:

The Store Detective’s primary responsibility and role is to identify, observe and apprehend individual’s committing external thefts within their assigned stores. Each detective is in charge with maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the execution of his or her duties within the store. The store detective must maintain both written and oral communication with all store personnel, outside agencies ( I.E. Law Enforcement and the court system), and their Loss Prevention Manager.


-Must be willing to travel to multiple locations throughout an 8 hour shift.

-Must have a reliable vehicle!

-Must be 21 years of age.

-Must be able to pass Drug Test & Criminal Background Check.

-Must Have high school diploma. College degree is preferred.

-Must possess strong written and verbal skills in order to prepare case paperwork and testifying in court proceedings as a representative of XXXXX.

-Must satisfy all state licensing requirements. ( as required by state or local jurisdiction )

-1-2 year’s retail experience preferred.

-Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays appropriate to retail business needs.

-Must be able to stand/walk sales floor for entire scheduled shift.

 Job Responsibilities:

-Contribute to overall shortage reduction.

-Recover assets and or make safe apprehensions.

-Ensure compliance with company apprehension guidelines.

-Must be able to communicate with all levels of staff and management.

-Ability to evaluate circumstances and make timely decisions based on company apprehensions guidelines.

-Participate in weekly management meetings.


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