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Security Assistant  

Category Security  


Under the direction of the Retail Manager and Manager of Risk Management, the Retail Security Assistant will provide Safety and Security services at the Opportunity Village Retail Store, through enforcement of company policies and procedures.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with clients and colleagues, demonstrating ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT.Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village’s organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.




  1. Observes customers’ activities to detect theft, fraud or suspicious activity. 
  2. Takes direction from Retail Manager to monitor team member activity as needed. Reports infractions of company policy to Manager of Safety & Security and/or store management.
  3. Aids store management to communicate current shrinkage and safety topics.
  4. Open and close building when required, to include locking/unlocking perimeter doors and arming/disarming burglar alarm systems
  5. Conduct Security patrols and Safety inspections throughout the property.
  6. Identify and address potential hazards to customers and employees; take initiative to correct minor hazards, conduct incident investigations and complete associated reports.
  7. Meet and greet all entering personnel. Randomly check customer receipts when they depart with merchandise.
  8. Assist with video surveillance and Safety and Security reporting and investigations
  9. Identify and communicate all security incidents or other policy violations to the Retail Manager and Manager of Risk Management.
  10. Check security cameras for proper operation daily. Report discrepancies to the Manager of Risk Management.
  11. Provide guidance and assistance in emergency situations.
  12. Provide excellent customer service.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • This position has no staff supervisory responsibilities.  
Position Requirements


  • Learn and stay up to date on Company policy and procedures relating to loss prevention and relevant local legal requirements
  • Balanced Temperament – Maintains composure and handles high-stress situations in a calm/effective manner. Handles difficult situations with discretion.
  • Provide great customer service; cooperate and build positive, inclusive and respectful relationships; take accountability for own actions and outcomes.
  • Proactively find ways to improve the customer experience; show the confidence and courage to do what’s right; take action with energy and urgency.
  • Must be computer literate with strong emphasis on Windows, Word, Outlook and Excel.



  • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Required: Two years’ work experience in Retail Security-related field
  • Required: Reliable transportation to work a flexible schedule
  • Preferred: Experience working with individuals with disabilities 



The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed. 

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to stand and patrol on foot for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a typical retail environment
  • Ability to tolerate stress
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines
  • Position is generally 90 percent in a climate-controlled environment



I have read and understand and have been given the opportunity to ask questions regarding this position and agree to perform these responsibilities and duties to the best of my ability.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.  To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  


Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Rate of Pay $14.75 Per Hour  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number SEC-22-00001  
Open Date 3/9/2022  
Location Varies  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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