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Field Investigator(Remote Or Hybrid)

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000287720
job family: Security & Loss Prevention
schedule: Full time

Field Investigator

Classification: Exempt (L5)

Date: January 2022

About us:

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and the second-largest retailer in the United States.

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships,fueland develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It’s how we care, grow, and win together.

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 and 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 ensuring 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 our guests by leading complex market/regional theft cases including Organized Retail Crime (ORC), fraud, brand and

reputation 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 an store AP teams to aggregate applicable investigation charges, and you will ensure all 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:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of retail assets protection/loss prevention or criminal justice experience Meet any state or local licensure and/or other legal requirements related to the position

  • Experience and knowledge with internal and external theft investigations tactics and apprehending subjects

  • Experience preventing and/or addressing organized retail crime

  • Experience interviewing theft subjects

  • Experience in specialized investigative tactics (surveillance, CCTV/DVR equipment, etc)

  • 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)

  • Be “on-call” for emergency issues

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target’s needs.  A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that’s not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. The salary range is :(min) USD - (max) USD. Pay is based on several factors which may include, but are not limited to education, work experience, certifications, labor markets, etc. In addition to your salary, 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

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Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) 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 Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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