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Security Associate

Company: Ocean State Job Lot
Location: North Kingstown
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview
The Security Associate is responsible for protecting company assets and preventing shrink from all areas of the business, including the Corporate Office, Distribution Center, and Store Locations. This role is responsible for ensuring compliance with C-TPAT and company standards when receiving freight.

  • Check in trucks at freight yard entrance, including but not limited to verifying per C-TPAT procedures and communicating effectively with internal business partners

  • Verify outbound OSJL store deliveries by cross-matching shipment documentation and truck seals, resolving discrepancies as appropriate, and communicating effectively with drivers

  • Monitor CCTV surveillance cameras and report incidents as needed

  • Act as a central contact and control for all asset protection, safety, and security concerns

  • Enter all tractors and trailers into appropriate internal systems to track movement and access

  • Partner with business leadership to take appropriate action in the event of a security incident

  • Properly document safety and security accidents and incidents, in accordance with company policy

  • Ensure compliance with OSJL established policies and procedures, C-TPAT, OSHA, DOT, and any other applicable standards, laws, and/or regulations

  • Leverage industry best practices to hold the Security team accountable for safe and secure practices

  • Physical Responsibilities:

  • Ability to move, transport, and position material up to 50 pounds at a time

  • Bending, lifting, stretching, and reaching both below the waist and above the head

  • Frequent moving in and out of the building and around the freight yard and guard shack

  • Fluctuate between remaining stationary and moving, for up to 10-12 hours a day

  • Ascending and descending ladders, stairs, and gangways safely


    • 1-3 years experience in a related setting (asset protection, or guard shack security experience)

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish, preferred)

    • Proficient in Google platform (i.e. slides, docs, drive, sheets, sites)

    • Ability to read and review written instructions, manuals, documents, and reports that are submitted by the LP department on a daily basis

    • Effective written and verbal communication skills

    • Complete C-TPAT certification within 30 days of hire


      • Communicator: You possess strong communication skills and enjoy working with customers and coworkers.

      • Team Oriented: You are capable of embracing the ideas of others (even if they conflict with your own) for the sake of the company and client.

      • Self-motivated: You can work with a minimum of supervision and be capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner.

      • Passionate: You must be passionate about collaboration and ensuring our clients are successful.


        • The warehouse environment is characterized by temperature extremes, noise, movement of conveyors and equipment, and other conditions associated with the operation of a high volume distribution center.

        • Candidates must be able to perform assigned tasks at various posts including but not limited to: truck lot posts, mobile response, central station, and associate entrances.

        • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to

          perform essential functions.
          This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position. Management has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract, either express or implied. You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords: Ocean State Job Lot, Warwick , Security Associate, Other , North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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