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Loss Prevention Managers - 11-9199.08

O*NET-SOC Description

Plan and direct policies, procedures, or systems to prevent the loss of assets. Determine risk exposure or potential liability, and develop risk control measures.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Asset Protection Manager
  • Logistics Loss Prevention Manager
  • Loss Control Manager
  • Loss Prevention Director
  • Loss Prevention Manager
  • Loss Prevention Operations Director
  • Loss Prevention Operations Manager
  • Loss Prevention Supervisor
  • Market Asset Protection Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-9000 Other Management Occupations
11-9190 Miscellaneous Managers
11-9199.00 Managers, All Other
11-9199.08 Loss Prevention Managers

Related Occupations


  • Administer systems and programs to reduce loss, maintain inventory control, or increase safety.
  • Advise retail establishments on development of loss-investigation procedures.
  • Advise retail managers on compliance with applicable codes, laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Analyze retail data to identify current or emerging trends in theft or fraud.
  • Assess security needs across locations to ensure proper deployment of loss prevention resources, such as staff and technology.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement to investigate and solve external theft or fraud cases.
  • Coordinate or conduct internal investigations of problems such as employee theft and violations of corporate loss prevention policies.
  • Coordinate theft and fraud investigations involving career criminals or organized group activities.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies or members of the retail loss prevention community.
  • Direct installation of covert surveillance equipment, such as security cameras.
  • Direct loss prevention audit programs including target store audits, maintenance audits, safety audits, or electronic article surveillance (EAS) audits.
  • Hire or supervise loss prevention staff.
  • Identify potential for loss and develop strategies to eliminate it.
  • Investigate or interview individuals suspected of shoplifting or internal theft.
  • Maintain databases such as bad check logs, reports on multiple offenders, and alarm activation lists.
  • Maintain documentation of all loss prevention activity.
  • Monitor and review paperwork procedures and systems to prevent error-related shortages.
  • Monitor compliance to operational, safety, or inventory control procedures, including physical security standards.
  • Perform cash audits and deposit investigations to fully account for store cash.
  • Perform or direct inventory investigations in response to shrink results outside of acceptable ranges.
  • Provide recommendations and solutions in crisis situations such as workplace violence, protests, and demonstrations.
  • Recommend improvements in loss prevention programs, staffing, scheduling, or training.
  • Review loss prevention exception reports and cash discrepancies to ensure adherence to guidelines.
  • Supervise surveillance, detection, or criminal processing related to theft and criminal cases.
  • Train loss prevention staff, retail managers, or store employees on loss control and prevention measures.
  • Verify correct use and maintenance of physical security systems, such as closed-circuit television, merchandise tags, and burglar alarms.
  • Visit stores to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on business or operational matters.
  • Advise others on legal or regulatory compliance matters.
  • Analyze forecasting data to improve business decisions.
  • Analyze risks to minimize losses or damages.
  • Communicate with government agencies.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Conduct financial or regulatory audits.
  • Determine operational compliance with regulations or standards.
  • Determine resource needs.
  • Develop computer or information systems.
  • Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Establish interpersonal business relationships to facilitate work activities.
  • Examine financial records to ensure compliance with policies or regulations.
  • Hire personnel.
  • Inspect condition or functioning of facilities or equipment.
  • Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information.
  • Investigate crimes committed within organizations.
  • Investigate illegal or suspicious activities.
  • Maintain operational records.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Monitor flow of cash or other resources.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Monitor organizational procedures to ensure proper functioning.
  • Recommend organizational process or policy changes.
  • Supervise employees.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Investigations (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Investigator (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Marine Safety Specialist Response (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Maritime Law Enforcement Specialist (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Military Police (Army - Enlisted)
  • Physical Security Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Apprentice, Combat Arms (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Apprentice, Military Working Dog Handler (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Helper, Military Working Dog Handler (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Journeyman, Combat Arms (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Journeyman, Military Working Dog Handler (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Senior Military Police Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Manager, Internal Security