Internal Security Manager

Supervise and coordinate activities of Store Detectives.

What does an Internal Security Manager do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of STORE DETECTIVES, conducts private investigations, and sells internal protective service to wholesale and retail businesses: Assigns STORE DETECTIVES to shifts at various locations according to job requirements and worker’s abilities, skills, and experience. Observes workers in performance of duties to evaluate efficiency and to detect and correct inefficient work practices. Interviews and hires workers to fill vacant positions. Demonstrates and explains methods of detecting and apprehending shoplifters. Explains state laws concerning arrest and detention to employees. Conducts private investigation to obtain information concerning such matters as divorce evidence, juvenile runaways, and background data on persons applying for employment, insurance, or bonding. Acts as undercover agent in retail stores to detect employee incompetency and dishonesty. Prepares detailed reports concerning matters investigated. Contacts business establishments to promote sales of security services. Analyzes security needs, estimates costs, and presents proposal to prospective customer.