Security Greeters and Loss Prevention-Retail

We are hiring.  Retail store Greeters for Cleveland and Columbus, OH. First and second shift. Starting wage $9 per hour.  The Greeters need to be able to be polite and courteous, but not afraid to stop an employee or customer if they are attempting to walk out of the store with an unbagged item.     Loss Prevention and Monitor for Columbus – starting wage is $10 per hour.  We ask for experienced Loss Prevention Reps only.  They are responsible for walking the store floors watching for shoplifters.  Hours vary.  Desired Skills & Experience If you are 21 or older, have a clean police record,  pass drug screening, have a HS Diploma or equivalent and you want to be part of our team, apply now. Please submit an online application only at www.teamuas.com Company Description United American Security was formed in 2010 to bring excellent regional security companies together. With our corporate headquarters in Raleigh, NC, the Midwest Group Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, the Mid Atlantic Group in Virginia Beach, Va., and the Southern Group in Palm Coast, FL. and strategically placed regional offices, United American Security is positioned to deliver the high level of service you expect. United American Security, LLC combines the best security guards with the best security practices. The results have been consistent growth and long-term relationships due to very satisfied clients. We provide both unarmed and armed security to a wide variety of industries including; Corporate & High Rise, Manufacturing, Distribution, Chemical & Petrochemical, Distilling, Financial Institutions, Airport, Government, University & College, Retail and Gated Communities.  What you can expect from our services: Unmatched quality...

4 steps retailers can take to combat flash robs

(GREAT Article worth reading!) News about large crowds of organized thieves is popping up in the headlines. But should retailers really worry and prepare? By Joan Goodchild, Senior Editor          November 29, 2011— CSO— As the start of holiday shopping season kicks off, retailers know they will no doubt deal with inevitable amounts of theft this year, particularly in a difficult economy. But this season, news of a phenomenon known as flash robbing is putting a new twist on smash-and-grab tactics. The National Retail Federation says the trend of flash mobbing, or using social networks such as Twitter and Facebook to organize en masse and get together in one place, has taken on a nefarious form called flash robbing. Flash robs, technically known as multiple-offender crimes, occur when a group of people coordinate to overcrowd a retail outlet and steal items by overwhelming staff with their numbers and speed. According to a poll the NRF conducted among retailers around the country, over three-quarters (79 percent) of retailers report being a victim of a multiple-offender crime in the past 12 months, some of these incidents (10 percent) have involved so-called flash mob tactics. Earlier this month, a crowd of youths in Maryland, some estimate as many as 50, made headlines when they flash robbed a 7-Eleven in Silver Springs, the third time such an incident has happened in that area this year. But crowds getting together to steal is nothing new, according to J.R. Roberts of J.R. Roberts Security Strategies. Roberts said flash robs, known also as swarming, have been utilized for decades, often by traveling groups of people, gangs...
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