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Law Enforcement Officer - Charlotte

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondWhen you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with a dynamic and diverse team of mission-driven professionals to strengthen and protect our economy and our communities.

Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition assistance, generous paid time off, top-notch health care benefits, child and family care leave, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) match, pension, and more. All brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance.

About the Opportunity

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has an opening for a Law Enforcement Officer. In these highly visible roles, your availability must be flexible to accommodate any shift over a 24-hour period (Day, Evenings, or Overnight). Under direct supervision, you will protect and safeguard Bank operations, property and employees and perform various duties of a Law Enforcement Officer. You will operate various technologies, including, but not limited to x-ray and magnetometer screening equipment, access control systems and other specialized areas of security related equipment. This position also responds to Bank emergencies, drills, alarms, potentially dangerous situations, including providing aid to individuals in distressed situations. The tentative start date will be March 2023 and the assigned shift will be Third/Nights.

What You Will Do:

  • Protect and safeguard Bank operations, property, and employees.

  • Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure timely and effective resolution.

  • Remain alert and vigilant while performing repetitive duties such as walking, screening, standing and sitting, all while assigned to a post.

  • Respond to Bank emergencies, drills, alarms, potentially dangerous situations and other circumstances.

  • Perform recordkeeping and reporting of moderately complex crimes, complaints, accidents, investigations, and follow-ups.

  • Control vehicle and pedestrian access to building; receive the public, determines nature of business, and directs persons to appropriate destination.

  • Escort individuals throughout the building when needed; examines packages coming into building; ensures all persons in Bank are properly displaying appropriate access badges.

  • Perform both vehicle and walking patrols to prevent crimes and enforce laws and ordinances.

  • Operate various technologies such as, but not limited to, x-ray and magnetometer screening equipment.

  • Maintain required training and certifications, including firearms, CPR, and First Aid. Maintain working knowledge of department policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned: Executive Protection Unit (EPU), Training Coordination, Field Training Officer (FTO), Explosive Detection Dog (EDD).


  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Some college courses or graduation from an accredited college or university, preferred. Prior law enforcement experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Law Enforcement procedures and operations is preferred.

  • Knowledge of various automated physical security controls is preferred.

  • Knowledge of life-saving techniques such as first aid, CPR, AED; certification in standard first aid, CPR, and AED preferred.

  • Attend and successfully complete basic law enforcement training and maintain certifications to remain a sworn federal law enforcement officer.

  • Familiarity with the use of various firearms; must maintain firearms qualifications.

  • Must have basic computer skills.

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join the Richmond Fed, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:

  • Great medical benefits

  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee resource networks

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Flexible work options

  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun!

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.

  • Employees who work at and/or visit another Federal Reserve entity or outside business as part of their job duties are required to comply with any onsite safety and health protocols of those organizations (including, but not limited to, requirements to vaccinate or test, mask, social distance, etc.).

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.

  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications/experience.

  • The Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer hiring range is $45,000 - $56,200, annually.

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Law Enforcement/Protection/Security

Work Shift

Third (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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