In your resume for loss prevention position, you should emphasize on your skills in monitoring the premises to minimize potential losses. Also, mention on your ability to meet or exceed the loss prevention goals by investigations, training of associates and addressing related issues. Keep the format simple yet attractive.

Do not forget to attach a Loss Prevention Cover Letter along with this resume while sending your job application.

Following is a very detailed resume sample for Loss Prevention Associate. Feel free to modify it as per requirements of employer.


Loss Prevention Resume Sample


Abby Anderson

33 Example 8th Street, Turnersville, NJ 65987
Contact #, Email Address


Bringing superb analytical and observation skills to minimize the losses and improve the company’s profitability.

Professional Summary: Over 7 years of hands-on experience in directly assisting employers in the safety and protection of their assets and merchandise. Familiar with New Jersey criminal law and surveillance principles. Successfully performs surveillance activities through patrolling and video systems. A driven individual who is known for making perfect decisions under pressure. Skilled in detection and apprehension of external theft. Special talent for investigating frauds and recovering stolen items.

• Implemented creative techniques of loss prevention – Reduced internal and external theft by 30%
• [Other achievements here]


July 2011 – Present
Burlington Store – Turnersville, NJ
Loss Prevention Specialist
• Detect and apprehend shoplifters
• Perform camera surveillance
• Respond to all calls of urgent situation in the store
• Open and close the store
• Detect and investigate fraudulent workers
• Provide physical security
• Carry out operational audits
• Enforce stock protection standards
• Conduct consciousness training

May 2009 – July 2011
The TJX Companies, Inc. – Fort Lauderdale, FL
Loss Prevention Agent
• Patrolled the store and stood at assigned locations
• Detected and deterred individuals involved in deceitful or illegal activities
• Monitored closed circuit television systems
• Ensured programs to prevent and detect internal theft are followed
• Assisted store with investigations
• Oversaw store shortage committees for meeting compliance and efficiency
• Reviewed loss prevention exception reports

Diploma: ST ANDREW’S HIGH SCHOOL,Fort Lauderdale, FL – 2009

Specialized courses in modern loss prevention strategies

• Friendly and courteous demeanor
• Strong report writing skills
• Able to work independently, team player, self-starter
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

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