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Safety & Security Team Leader

Richmond, British Columbia - Explore location Risk & Compliance Full Time

Job description


•You have at least 2 years’ work experience in Loss Prevention, Safety and Security or a similar field.
•You hold a valid provincial security license, are CPR and Basic First Aid certified, too (strongly preferred but not required)
•You have excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with keen eye for details and strong sense of responsibility.
•You handle sensitive reports and confidential investigations with extreme professionalism and integrity.
•You keep calm under pressure and can quickly take initiative and ownership of crisis situations.
•Your reliability and knowledge make you a “go-to” person for our co-workers who need education and support on Safety and Security issues.
•You have in depth knowledge of federal laws and court procedures, as well as up to date with all recent local laws, regulations, standards and Health and Safety processes (including fire and building safety codes)
• The IKEA Leadership approach inspires you and to lead by example is important to you.


•Ensure that a safe and secure environment is always maintained in our unit and on our property for our customers and co-workers.
•Follow and apply all appropriate IKEA safety and security procedures ensuring that all team members are coached and fully trained.
•Respond to all Safety and Security needs promptly and perform First Aid or other emergency/security procedures as needed.
•Open and close the store as scheduled following IKEA procedures.
•Regularly perform all operational and safety audits as required
•Conduct assigned Safety and Security investigations and follow-up on all incident reports and insurance claims in a timely manner.
•Make sure all security systems and equipment are well maintained and all local laws, regulations, standards and Health and Safety processes are adhered.
•Assume responsibility for other tasks and projects including positively lead, mentor and support your team members with their responsibilities as needed.


You could think that we have supernatural powers, but the truth is that our team is really great at putting our insights together to detect potential risks early on. We’re a diverse group of people who work together to protect and strengthen the IKEA brand through our laser focus on risk management, data protection, compliance, business operations, health and safety. Thanks to us our assets, co-workers, visitors and customers can feel safe. At least we think that’s pretty cool!


In the IKEA world, this position is officially referred to as: Safety and Security Co-worker

Please note: This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.