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Loss Prevention Investigator

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Edmonton, AB, CA

Are you ready to suit up?


Do you like working in a stimulating environment where you can make the most of your experience and make a positive difference?

Join a team of dedicated and highly skilled professionals who work together to detect and intercept suspects who may commit theft and fraud in retail businesses.

We are currently looking for Loss Prevention Investigators to prevent theft in our client sites.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide a cost-effective solution to combat retail crime by reducing internal and external shrinkage
  • Detect and apprehend shoplifters or those committing fraud or other criminal offenses in accordance with section 494 of the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Create and retain records of lawful apprehensions as need for court or arbitration
  • Ensure that the client’s safety and emergency procedures are adhered to
  • Support operations and sales teams with possible shrinkage concerns
  • Undertake site specific training and follow direction and guidance from the Loss Prevention Manager/Supervisor or Store Manager
  • Provide excellent cutomer service as needed
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize multiple projects effectively to meet strict deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced and evolving environment 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as being a team player
  • Ability to work collaboratively with store management, other investigative bodies and law enforcement officials
Required Qualifications
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar capacity
  • High School Diploma and Police Foundations Diploma or similar is an asset
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification
  • Capability to travel to different retail locations in Edmonton and surrounding area
  • Must possess a valid SSIA Security or Private Investigators License
  • Strong knowledge of Criminal Code of Canada, Trespass to Property Act and Powers of Arrest
  • Ability to operate security equipment/systems, camera recording systems, computers and radios
  • Available to work days, evenings and weekends, as schedules may vary
Additional Requirements
  • Exceptional judgement and decision-making ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Above average level of accuracy and detail-oriented
  • Meticulous record keeping, report writing and observational skills
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking in a professional and organized environment
  • Must be able to work with a high degree of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to walk/sit/stand and work in confined spaces for extended periods of time
  • Good physical fitness to make active arrests
Benefits Included
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Paid on the job training
  • Free training and professional development courses
  • Access to Perkopolis - discounts with multiple retailers


Interested? Join our workforce today!


GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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