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Loss Prevention Officer

Posted April 9, 2021

Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, SC

About This Job


Performs the daily functions of the department to ensure protection of property assets, colleagues, guests and property. Maintains logs, certifications and documents required by law and Standard Operating Procedures. Ensures safety protocols are maintained within the property and follows emergency procedures and accident and fire prevention procedures.

Essential job FUNCTIONS:

  • Patrols and monitors an assigned area; reports suspicious activities to local authorities.
  • Monitors surveillance cameras, inspects property, and monitors crowds.
  • Contacts law enforcement or fire department in case of an emergency.
  • After business hours, checks doors, offices, windows, and gates to ensure the property is secure.
  • Investigates reports of suspicious activity on the property.
  • Reasonably detains persons suspected of criminal activity until law enforcement arrives.
  • Escorts discharged staff, trespassers, and other unwelcome parties off the premises.
  • Respond to accidents and assist guests/employees during emergency situations
  • Defuse guest disturbances and escort individuals from the property if necessary
  • Conduct investigations, gather evidence, and facilitate interviews with relevant parties
  • Complete required shift reports and maintain confidentiality of all loss prevention
  • Previous Security experience preferred.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have valid Driver’s license and meet Resort driving standards
  • Must be able to drive guests safely in extreme weather conditions (e.g., rain, wind, fog)
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Excellent observational skills and attention to detail.
  • Authoritative verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to learn the layout of the property and buildings.
  • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbal and written
  • Must be highly detailed orientated
  • Must have basic mathematical skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent listening skills
  • Refined verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must be professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Must always ensure a teamwork environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with guests and Colleagues
  • Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests
  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast-paced environment.



  • Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 lbs without assistance;  and assist with moving objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, and repetitive hand and arm movements frequently, along with occasional squeezing & overhead reaching. 
  • Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time and walk moderate distances
  • Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, push, pull, and walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis.
  • While primarily an indoor job, must be able to walk outside in a variety of weather conditions (e.g., rain, wind, heat, cold);
  • Must be able to climb stairs occasionally, both indoors and outside in a variety of weather conditions (e.g., rain, wind, heat, cold).
  • This role requires compliance with quality assurance expectations and standards.
  • You may be required to stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time.
  • Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


About this Employer

Wild Dunes Resort

1 Sundial Circle
Isle of Palms, SC 29451

(843) 886-6000

393 Room Resort

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Our Resort

This is Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms, South Carolina, a place you can make all your own. Whether it's choosing from a variety of accommodations including the Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn, The Village, family-friendly vacation rentals, condominiums and cottages, or deciding whether to fill your days with award-winning golf, tennis, a visit to historic downtown Charleston or one of dozens of other activities, here you'll find yourself in a better place.

At Wild Dunes Resort, we know that no two trips and travelers are exactly alike. So we thought it made sense to offer accommodations that work for every type of visit. Here, you can select from rooms and suites in the AAA Four Diamond Boardwalk Inn (including ADA accessible rooms), Village at Wild Dunes, private condos or even beach house rentals. Choose attentive full-service or undisturbed independence. Choose pool-side, beachside, court-side, or course-side. Tell us your vacation home rental style and we will accommodate you during your stay near Charleston, SC.