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PROTECTIVE SERVICE WORKERS, ALL OTHER
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Occupation Description:
 
  All protective service workers not listed separately.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
   Retail Loss Prevention Specialists (ONET code: 33-9099.02)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Implement procedures and systems to prevent merchandise loss. Conduct audits and investigations of employee activity. May assist in developing policies, procedures, and systems for safeguarding assets.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Investigate known or suspected internal theft, external theft, or vendor fraud.
  • Implement or monitor processes to reduce property or financial losses.
  • Identify and report merchandise or stock shortages.
  • Maintain documentation or reports on security-related incidents or investigations.
  • Apprehend shoplifters in accordance with guidelines.
  • Verify proper functioning of physical security systems, such as closed-circuit televisions, alarms, sensor tag systems, or locks.
  • Identify and report safety concerns to maintain a safe shopping and working environment.
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
 
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Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $46,981.00 $22.59 $13.95 $14.52 - $25.43
Bridgeport/Stamford $45,958.00 $22.09 $13.97 $14.52 - $22.38
Danbury $38,453.00 $18.49 $12.90 $12.90 - $20.51
Hartford $46,096.00 $22.16 $14.31 $14.82 - $25.43
New Haven $50,936.00 $24.49 $13.99 $14.27 - $31.99
New London/Norwich $49,145.00 $23.62 $14.23 $14.06 - $31.41
Waterbury $44,476.00 $21.39 $14.39 $13.98 - $20.88
      
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