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Field Investigator (Chicago)

Apply Now Location: 800 BROADVIEW VILLAGE SQ, BROADVIEW, Illinois, United States, 60155-4887; job id: R0000325868
job family: Security & Loss Prevention
schedule: Full time
The pay range is $67,600.00 - $121,700.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

One of the world’s leading and most recognized brands requires an industry-leading Asset Protection team who ensures the safety and security of our team, guests, store and merchandise. We use preventive techniques to maintain a comfortable, safe and secure environment, whether within our stores, our headquarters or throughout our supply chain. Here you will promote a culture of mindfulness around safety and security, while preventing and responding to incidents that fall within our many areas of expertise.

As a Field Investigator – no two days are ever the same, but overall, you will be responsible for leading investigations to ensure the protection of Target team members, physical assets and corporate facilities as well as increasing profitability by resolving theft and reducing shortage. You will support a shortage prevention and resolution culture to ensure product is in stock and available to our guest by resolving theft cases including Organized Retail Crime (ORC), fraud, brand and reputational issues. You will be expected to develop and investigate major organized external and internal cases, which may result in a significant loss to Target, and to use methods of prevention, detection, investigation, resolution and recovery. You will collaborate with law enforcement, HQ, field and store AP teams to aggregate applicable charges, and you will ensure the prosecution/referral of local theft and fraud investigations are completed to the highest possible level, and when necessary, represent Target in legal proceedings.

 Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you: 

  • Demonstrated experience with internal/external theft and fraud investigations 

  • Advanced cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making ability, financial and quantitative analysis 

  • Meet any state or local licensure and/or other legal requirements related to the position  

  • Experience preventing and/or addressing organized retail crime 

  • Strong interpersonal skills 

  • Proven execution skills and ability to drive change 

  • Operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment  

  • Quickly adapt to changing priorities and tasks  

  • Work in high intensity situations with composure and ease  

  • Solution-based mindset with desire to uncover business gaps and solve problems 

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills 

  • Build strong working relationships with key partners 

  • Willingness to travel (~25% of the time) 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule 

  • Be “on-call” for emergency issue

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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