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Property Protection Specialist - Retail

Company: Publix
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


**Position Title:**

Property Protection Specialist - Retail


Loss Prevention & Security


Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa


+ Responsible for conducting investigations into all fires and fire system related events reported by stores or the alarm monitoring company

+ Responsible for conducting investigations into all burglar alarm related events reported by stores or the alarm monitoring company

+ Responsible for participating in due diligence efforts on all property acquisitions providing information concerning building or plaza fire equipment

+ Responsible for working with Architects, General Contractors and fire alarm companies on tenant build outs

+ Responsible for participating with service, inspections and testing and documentation of property protection systems

+ Responsible for conducting physical fire safety audits and performing data analysis of same

+ Responsible for reviewing fire department inspection report results and working with stores and Facilities Service on system violations or service related issues

+ Responsible for providing effective fire safety training and education "best practices" for retail associates and real estate

+ Responsible for participating with all retail commissioning's as it pertains to property protection systems and life safety protection

**Req ID:**


**Hours of Work:**

Minimum 45 Hours per Week



**Frequency of Pay:**


**Travel Frequency:**


**Minimum Base Pay:**


**Additional Information:**

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.


1936 George Jenkins Blvd

**Potential Annual Pay with Bonus:**

63,960- 96,330



**Year End Bonus:**

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month's extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

**Maximum Base Pay:**


**Required Qualifications:**

+ associate's Degree in Business or Management or Fire Science or equivalent experience

+ 4 years direct knowledge and experience in property protection practices, including fire sprinkler systems, fire prevention, fire alarm systems, and building/fire codes, or equivalent experience

+ certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) and OSHA 511, or equivalent experience (Must be able to achieve these certifications within 2 years of employment)

+ HAZWOPER operations (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) (must be able to achieve this within 1 year of employment and each year thereafter)

+ knowledge of Fire and Building Code Interpretation

+ knowledge of Fire Department Organizational Structure

+ strong knowledge of Fire Investigation

+ communication skills in written and verbal formats

+ ability to provide education on a multi-level basis, depending on the knowledge level of the audience

+ ability to work independently and unsupervised

+ decision making skills

+ analytical skills

+ problem solving skills

+ technical ability to read as built drawings

+ organizational skills

+ time management skills

+ persuasion skills

+ negotiation skills

+ willingness to be available 24 hours a day, seven days week, and a willingness to travel with little to no prior notice

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science or Fire Protection System Contractor 1 or equivalent experience

+ 10 years direct knowledge and experience in property protection practices, including fire sprinkler systems, fire prevention, fire alarm systems, and building/fire codes. Experience and understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) process.

**Zip Code:**


**Benefits Information:**

+ Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

+ An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

+ 401(k) retirement savings plan

+ Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

+ Group dental plan

+ Group vision plan

+ Pay parental leave

+ Sick pay

+ Long-term disability insurance

+ Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death and dismemberment benefits)

+ Supplemental life insurance

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ General equivalency diploma reimbursement

+ Vacation pay

+ Holiday bonus

+ Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

+ Direct deposit of your earnings

+ Credit union

+ Recognition for continuous service through service awards at five-year intervals

+ Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless service and device purchases

+ Associate wellness program which offers free health screenings and flu shots

+ 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager's approval: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

Keywords: Publix, Lakeland , Property Protection Specialist - Retail, Hospitality & Tourism , Lakeland, Florida

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