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Lead Specialist Corp Security

Apply Now Location: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403-2542; job id: R0000219194
job family: Security & Loss Prevention
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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, fuel and 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.

All About Target Corporate Security

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

To match the signature style and passion of Target’s distinctive retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of experts. Whether specializing in law, government affairs, employee relations, risk, compliance, ethics, security or food safety, we use our expertise and influence to advocate for Target, support Target’s business and mitigate risk for the company. We work with both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target’s ability to productively, ethically and securely conduct business. Through our understanding of Target’s business models and operations, we help facilitate Target’s growth, and provide guidance that leaders rely on to make appropriate, well-informed decisions. Simultaneously, we help protect the business by applying our comprehensive understanding of risk and the law on issues that impact our brand, guests, team members, stores, distribution centers and corporate locations. Your passion for learning the business, collaborating with others, and building relationships will be essential to maintaining the security of Target assets at our various facilities. Here, you will support Target’s resiliency by planning, preparing, responding to, and recovering from crisis events impacting our operations.

A role within Corporate Security means working with a team dedicated to protecting the Target team, guests, property, and brand.You will use our comprehensive understanding and management of evolving security risks to protect our Target community throughout the world.You may support Target's Crisis and Threat Management, Preparedness and Continuity, Forensics, Intelligence, Physical Security and Safety, Executive Services, or Operations teams.

As a Lead Specialist on the Corporate Security & Safety team, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities. You’ll be responsible for leveraging Target’s policies and procedures to coordinate and direct daily intelligence-led security operations that secure Target’s team members, partners, guests, communities, and reputation. You’ll be involved in the hiring, training, and scheduling of non-exempt security staff, as well as maintaining accountability with contract guard services. With this role on an on-call basis, you’ll respond appropriately, when necessary, to direct Corporate Security & Safety responses to incidents, investigations, events, and concerns occurring on property. As a point of contact, you’ll serve as resource to leaders, team members, partners, guests, and external agencies to communicate your subject matter expertise. You’ll also support your Sr Manager and various partners in the execution of strategic plans and projects to advance our goal to minimize risk at Target.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

All About You

Bachelor’s degree or higher education/certification.
Three to six years of relevant work experience within physical security, crisis management, or team leadership.
Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to complete routines and patrols utilizing a company vehicle.
Meet any state or local licensure and/or other legal requirements related to the position.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Above average computer hardware and software knowledge.
Ability to interact in a friendly, emphatic, and professional manner.
Detail oriented with an ability to prioritize.

Strong decision making ability during both crisis and non-crisis situations

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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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