Division Protective Services Specialist

All Divisions

Opportunity Details

Full Time Division Protective Services Specialist

All Divisions


We are accepting applications for all of our divisions, including, Tulsa, OK / Charlotte, NC / Greenville, SC / Wichita, KS / Kansas City, MO / St. Louis, MO / Phoenix, AZ / Atlanta, GA, Austin & San Antonio, TX

Primary Purposes of job.

This position provides both physical and administrative security services for the Company. It protects employees, customers, authorized visitors, vendors, and QuikTrip and private property from harm; and deters illegal activity, theft, and vandalism within and upon QuikTrip’s property while preserving QuikTrip brand reputation as the convenience retail destination of choice. This position also provides research and documentation for security incidents occurring on QuikTrip property.


Major Functions of Position.


  • Conducts interior and exterior security checks of Store grounds and as directed, Non-Store Facilities.  Essential tasks include identifying, reporting, and mitigating (within capabilities under the circumstances) observed life, fire, and safety hazards. 
  • Designated primary responder for Security Incident Response for incidents that occur within and upon Store property, and as directed, Non-Store Facilities.  Enforces Corporate Security Incident Response policies, secures scene and potential evidence, renders first aid, and directs traffic, if required.  Responds to security alarms and calls for assistance. Provides security during the transportation of large sums of cash and/or other valuables, as directed. 
  • Conducts research, documentation, and preparation of evidentiary case files for Security Incidents occurring on QuikTrip property. 
  • Secures and safeguards Lost and Found property. 
  • Performs other Security / Operations-related tasks and functions as directed by Management, including Physical Security Assessments of QuikTrip Stores and Non-Store Facilities per Corporate Enterprise Security System standards.  Maintains 24/7 recall readiness to respond to QuikTrip Corporation-related incidents on a rotational schedule.  Additional duties may require travel to and from any of the states QuikTrip Corporation conducts business to perform Protective Services-related missions.  These duties will include the requirement to have and maintain a current and valid driver license.  Must satisfactorily complete annual Physical Aptitude Test, Weapon Qualification, TASER re-certification, Emergency First Aid (CPR-AED) re-certification, Blood Borne Pathogens, NARCAN, Defensive Tactics, Active Shooter, Legal Update, and Mental Health Update per Corporate Policy as well as submit to annual 10-panel drug screen, background check, and motor vehicle record check.
  • Customer Relations.
  • Store Appearance.  Complete Store UpKeep tasks by complying with QT Standards of Store Operations.  Tasks include stocking shelves, sweeping/mopping floors, cleaning store, running trash, etc. 


Position in Organization.

Reports to: Store Manager or Assistant Manager on Duty/Protective Services Team Leader/Protective Services Manager/Corporate Security Officer

Directly Supervises: N/A


Inside the Company: Employees, Managers, Corporate Service Center, and Corporate Security Operations Center.

Outside the Company: Customers, Visitors, Vendors, and other guests to QuikTrip property Emergency First Responders.


Position Specifications.

The required specifications (education, experience, and skills) are those that the employee must have to hold the position.  The desired specifications are those that are not required for the employee to hold the positions, but the employee should try to obtain the desired education, experience, and/or skills to be effective and successful in the position.

Required Education:High school diploma; Department of Public Safety (or other state equivalent) certification for Armed Security Officer; Emergency First Aid Level C (CPR/AED) certification; TASER certified; OC Spray certified; Hand irons and Baton certified.

Desired Education: Bachelor’s degree (criminal justice preferred); Department of Public Safety (or other state equivalent) Peace Officer or Reserve Peace Officer certification; Standard First Aid Level C (CPR C/AED) certification.

Required Experience:Three or more years as a commissioned peace officer; or five or more years reserve peace officer, armed security officer, armed investigations, or validated honorable military police service.

Desired Experience: Five or more years as a commissioned peace officer; or seven or more years reserve peace officer, armed security officer, armed investigations, or validated honorable military police service.  Retail store experience.

Required Skills: Patience to deal with challenging interpersonal communication / conflict resolution situations; self-motivated; good communication skills (written and verbal) in English; detail oriented; ability to work independently and within a group; ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information; good computer knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Desired Skills:Leadership, complex problem solving, proven sound decision making.  Designation as an ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), or Physical Security Professional (PSP) or equivalent.  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. 

Sensory Requirements.

Worker must be able to hear, see and speak to supervisors, co-workers, internal customers and vendors, and to identify and deal with such via the telephone or in person in order to accomplish job responsibilities.

  1. .  Far vision acuity of at least 20/30 in each eye with or without corrective lenses.  Peripheral vision without correction of 140 degrees in the horizontal median of each eye.  Vision capable of distinguishing basic color groups against a favorable background.
  2. .  The ability to verbally communicate effectively under noisy circumstances.  The ability to detect or tell the difference between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness, to distinguish low intensity voice sounds from background noise.  The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.

Physical Requirements.

(Frequent) This job requires that the worker be able to stand for extended periods of time to perform work duties. (Occasional) Worker must walk to pick up, carry, and deliver items weighing up to 60 pounds. (Continuous) Worker is required to hold items such as writing utensils and tools.  (Continuous) Worker must be able to grasp and hold items as necessary to complete necessary job functions.  (Continuous) He/she must breathe (non-assisted) in order to effectively perform all duties.  (Occasional) Worker must be capable of using physical force to detain a person in excess of 200 pounds or prevent unauthorized entry, be capable of sustained pursuit of a person on foot, and be capable of dodging, crawling, climbing, and rapid ascent or descent of stairs.  (Frequent) Worker must be capable of spending extensive time outside and/or exposed to environmental extremes while wearing duty equipment and personal protective gear and perform a variety of tasks on various and potentially hazardous surfaces.

  • Must pass pre-employment medical examination.
  • Must satisfactorily complete pre-employment Physical Aptitude Test (PAT), and follow-up PATs annually thereafter.

Mental Requirements.

(Continuous) Worker must be able to concentrate and perform work with many interruptions (persons and telephone). (Continuous) He/she must be able to conceptualize work delegated by supervisor in order to complete it correctly. (Frequent) He/she must learn new processes as QuikTrip changes (working with new software and computer programs or updating Policy & Procedure). (Frequent) He/she must be able to think through, reason and solve problems (detecting and handling real and potential security threats, etc.).  (Continuous) He/she must maintain his/her composure with internal and external customers, including individuals with mental health conditions, while deescalating / resolving interpersonal communication challenges and conflict resolution situations.  

Must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) screening.

Additional Criteria:

  • Must be 21 years of age at time of application.
  • Must submit to a pre-employment criminal history background check dating back to age of 18, or seven years, whichever period is shorter.
  • Must submit to a pre-employment and annual 10-panel drug screen, in addition to annual and/or random drug screens as determined by management.
  • Must submit to a pre-employment financial background check.
  • Must submit to Department of Motor Vehicles screen and possess and maintain a current, valid driver license.
  • Must submit to pre-employment Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) screening.

Pay Details: Differential Pay incentives for qualified applicants up to $35.31/hr for flexible shift schedules. 



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