Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Medford


Asset Protection Specialist

Department: FM Store Operations
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Asset Protection Manager
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Position Summary:

Prevent and reduce loss due to bad debt, cash over/short and civil liabilities; reduce shrink and improve margins. Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

Model Customer 1st behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
Detect, deter and/or detain external theft suspects
Reduce customer and associate dishonesty by initiating and encouraging actions to prevent external and internal theft
Monitor large shrink areas in stores
Report incidents to the asset protection manager
Support customer and associate relations through communication and training
Provide credible court testimony
Identify areas of high theft
Verify compliance with corporate policies
Promote and follow company initiatives
Maintain flexibility to work any shift, overtime and weekends on a regular basis
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or a combination of relevant education and experience
Minimum 18 years of age/21 years of age in Alaska
Ability to pass a drug test
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to handle sensitive information while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality
Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
Familiarity with loss prevention terms and processes
Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures and organizational structure
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice
Retail security experience
Law enforcement experience
Ability to continue education

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]
Regions: West




Nearest Major Market: Medford

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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