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Director of Loss Prevention

Posted November 23, 2022

JW Marriott Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Beach, FL
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Loss Prevention & Security


JW Marriott Tampa Clearwater Beach, One Marriott Drive, Clearwater, Florida, United States VIEW ON MAP



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Planned to open Spring of 2023, the JW Marriott Resort & Spa Clearwater Beach Tampa will be a premier beach front resort situated on the #1 beach in the US.  An element that adds to the property’s exclusivity is its private beach spanning over 250 feet.  Resort amenities will include a spectacular roof top pool & bar located on the 11th floor, full-service luxury spa, over 11,000 square feet of premier event space, fitness center and an ocean-front destination restaurant.  Located at the most southern tip of Clearwater Beach all guests and residents will enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal waterway from their private balconies.    

Job Summary

Manages security/loss prevention operations on a daily basis. Areas of responsibilities include protection of property assets, employees, guests and property, accident and fire prevention and response. Ensures that all areas of the property are safe and secure. Maintains logs, certifications and documents required by law and Standard Operating Procedures. Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maximizing the financial performance of the department.

Candidate Profile

Education And Experience
  • High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the security/loss prevention or related professional area.


  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Criminal Justice or related major; 2 years experience in the security/loss prevention or related professional area.

Core Work Activities

Managing Security/Loss Prevention Operations
  • Assists in the development and implementation of emergency procedures.
  • Conducts investigation of all losses of property assets and refers to proper management for disposition.
  • Deploys security staff to effectively monitor and protect property assets.
  • Comply with all Corporate Loss Prevention safety and security management guidelines and procedures.
  • Conduct periodic patrols of entire property and parking areas.
  • Recognize success across areas of responsibility.
  • Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
  • Identifies and makes recommendations for minimizing physical hazards and unsafe work practices.
  • Implements action plans to monitor and control risk.
  • Maintains required reports and documentation regarding patrols of property and parking areas.
  • Provides means for obtaining necessary medical attention on a timely basis.

Leading Security/Loss Prevention Teams

  • Attends pre- and post-convention and weekly forecast meetings to understand group needs and gather critical information to communicate to Loss Prevention officers.
  • Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
  • Communicates the importance of safety procedures, detailing procedure codes, ensuring employee understanding of safety codes, monitoring processes and procedures related to safety.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Provides personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an "open door" policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

  • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Meet quality standards and customer expectations on a daily basis.
  • Incorporates guest safety and satisfaction as a component of departmental meetings with a focus on continuous improvement.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

  • Assists in minimizing cost of accident claims through aggressive claims management.
  • Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.
  • Completes proper documentation and reports all employee accident and general liability incidents to Claims Reporting Service.
  • Conducts hourly employee performance appraisals according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Complete disciplinary procedures and documentation according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
  • Administer property policies fairly and consistently.
  • Maintain first aid and CPR certifications required for Loss Prevention officers.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Identifies the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Develops and maintains a working relationship with local law enforcement authorities.
  • Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.
  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels

, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

Jw Marriott

is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.
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JW Marriott Clearwater Beach

423 Mandalay Ave, Suite 102
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

(727) 755-0144

36 Room All Suite

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Inspired by the principles of mindfulness, the JW Marriott Residences in Clearwater Beach are a haven designed to let you focus on feeling whole - present in mind, nourished in body and revitalized in spirit. 

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